Playing roulette with people’s lives: Hammond scraps a review on ‘crack cocaine’ betting machines… because they make millions for the taxman

Posted on August 4, 2017 by admin
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A clampdown on betting machines labelled the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ has been shelved following an intervention by Chancellor Philip Hammond.

Last year, ministers ordered a review of fixed-odds betting terminals, which are linked to addiction, family breakdown, debt and money laundering.

Read the full story in The Daily Mail.