Punters gamble £2 in betting shop gaming machines for every £3 going into the NHS

Posted on December 9, 2013 by admin
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Punters are gambling £2 in betting shop gaming machines for every £3 going into their local NHS .

Former Cabinet minister John Denham is furious that £200million went into the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals in his Southampton Labour constituency last year.

Spending on doctors and hospitals is £280million. Mr Denham said: “Nobody begrudges people a bit of fun, but the Government needs to act urgently.

Read the full story in the Mirror here.