They’re powerfully addictive and allow punters to bet hundreds of pounds a minute. Now the government has agreed to slash the maximum stake at the tends of thousands of fixed odds betting machines around the country. The government is now launching a consultation.
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More regulation of the gambling industry is needed, a gambling addict who lost his son, his wife and his home due to his thousands of pounds per week habit, has told ITV News.
Tony Franklin’s warning comes ahead of the Government’s long-awaited review into the controversial industry.
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