Paddy Power wins legal case over shop licence

Posted on June 17, 2013 by admin
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The Irish bookie went to court after Newham Council blocked it from opening a new branch in Upton Park, Hackney, on the grounds that the majority of the shop’s income would be generated from gaming machines known as fixed-odds terminals.

Anti-gambling campaigners claim fixed-odds terminals are highly addictive and have labelled them the crack cocaine of gambling.

Read the full article in The Daily Telegraph online.