See how fast ‘crack cocaine’ betting machines swallow a day’s pay

Posted on March 23, 2017 by admin
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Betting machines can swallow a whole family’s daily income in less than a quarter of an hour, an ECHO investigation can reveal.

Fixed-odds machines or FOBTs have been dubbed the “crack cocaine” of gambling, with critics alarmed by how swiftly they can hoover up cash and fears they could be addictive.