Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs), or B2s are touch screen roulette machines found in betting shops across Britain, on which gamblers can play casino style games with £100 maximum stake per spin.

If these easily accessible, high-stake, high-speed, hardcore gaming machines have affected you, a family member or friend, get in touch and take action.

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling wants the maximum stake on FOBTs reduced to £2 spin to bring them in line with all other gaming machines in the UK. It is aiming to gather public support to put pressure on the Government to take action on the “crack cocaine of gambling” – which are available in betting shops on every high street.

To request an excel spreadsheet of the data for each Local Authority in the UK, please email us at info@fairergambling.org


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Weak proposals in the government’s gambling review strengthen case for £2 stake on FOBTs

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling comments on the DCMS review into fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) stake levels and gambling advertising. [...]

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Bookies’ last roll of the dice before waving the white flag is to roll out their ‘white coats’

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling poses questions about the academic research into problem gambling and links to the gambling sector [...]

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‘Gambling addiction cost me £150,000 and left me homeless’

His gambling addiction cost him around £150,000, relationships with friends and family and even his home. Gambling addict is supporting [...]

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FOBT suicide and the politicians who forget what they've said

The heartbroken partner of a man who took his own life after blowing more than £65,000 on the bookies fixed odds betting terminals, has called for restrictions on the controversial machines.
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Why did one of the world’s largest betting shops open in Belfast?

Conor Johnston (@ConorJohnstonNI) asks Gary Toal of Toals Bookmakers why one of the biggest betting shops to be found anywhere outside the sports books of America was opened in Belfast, discovers a surprising twist in the history of betting shops in Northern Ireland and hears the view that the absence of legal Sunday betting here is a mystery to the modern punter…
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