Gambling warning

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MP Gregg McClymont joined MSP Mark Griffin on a visit to a William Hill in Cumbernauld town centre to see what the company is doing to help people addicted to gambling,

The visit follows McClymont highlighting concerns which have been raised around fixed odds betting terminals. McClymont previously quizzed the gambling minister Hugh Robertson but was told that no action would be taken pending a review and consultation.

The casino-style slot machines are known as the “crack cocaine of gambling” because the high stakes and instant prizes make FOBTs highly addictive.

Read the full article on Cumbernauld News online.

 

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