There are a number of ways you can take action and support the campaign:
Tell us your story in confidence: Have you, a friend or family member been addicted to, or affected by FOBTs? Do you work in the betting industry and have seen the damage FOBTs cause? Send us your story.
Contact your MP: Write to your MP using the personalised form, encourage them to support the Stop the FOBTs Campaign.
Councillors? Table a motion: Worried about the number of betting shops in your ward, use this model motion package to raise the issue on your council’s agenda
Objecting to a betting shop? For support in submitting an objection to a betting shop premises licence application in your area, use this package.
Worried about problem gambling? Follow our five point plan to find support near you.
Colin Ross a retired-Bookmaker from Aberdeen, December 2012
“I know a great deal about the betting game and now as an independent Scottish-football odds compiler and Scottish football punter, I cringe and want to scream out loud as I watch another sad case succumb to the disease that is the FOBTs.