Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Fresh crackdown on gambling machines (FOBT) unveiled by ministers

Following criticism from MP's including myself, the Government has decided to have a crackdown on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. Last weeks local news carried an article on my comments.
http://hhgrahamjones.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/hyndburns-fixed-odds-betting-terminals.html
"A fresh crackdown gambling machines unveiled by ministers has immediately come under fire from bookmakers.

Don Foster, the Liberal Democrat communities minister, told his party's conference there would be a Government review of high-stakes gambling machines. It could mean gamblers are restricted to spending to £2 per spin, bringing the machines in line with bingo halls and casinos.

http://www.politicshome.com/uk/story/29627/"