Jersey OAP smashes up roulette machines

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A PENSIONER smashed up three gambling machines with a scaffolding pole in a desperate attempt to break the addiction that has ruined his life.

Former taxi driver Brian Unsworth (76) has lost almost £50,000 over seven years after his gambling habit spiralled out of control, leaving him in such despair that he tried to take his own life.

Read the full story and watch an interview online in the Jersey Evening Post. 

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