Significant rise for Scottish FOBTs

Posted on July 30, 2013 by admin
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Scottish gamblers staked £4.4bn ($6.65bn/€5.09bn) on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) between October of 2011 and September of 2012, a year-on-year increase of £176m, according to new figures from the Campaign For Fairer Gambling.

The Daily Record newspaper said that £149m of the total amount staked was lost on the casino-style terminals, which allow gamers to bet up to £100 every 20 seconds on roulette, poker and blackjack.

Read the full article on iGaming Business online.