Curb fixed odds terminals: Jim Murphy urges bookies to set £2 limit on casino game gambling machines

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THE Scottish Labour Leader has called for a £2 cap on stakes, which he thinks will curb problems with punters spending too much too quickly.

JIM MURPHY has demanded a dramatic cut in the maximum bet gamblers can place on a single spin on casino-type machines.

Fixed odds betting terminals, which have been dubbed the crack cocaine of gambling, let punters stake up to £100 every 20 seconds on roulette, poker and blackjack games.

Read the full article in The Daily Record online.

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