Spike in betting shop violence ‘due to high stake machines’

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Addictive high-stake gambling machines are to blame for a high rise in reported crime at betting shops across the country, according to campaigners.

A Freedom of Information request to the gambling regulator revealed that police were called out to betting shops 9,083 times last year, an increase of 1,600 incidents on 2013.

Read the full story at The Christian Institute online

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