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.
- Retired Oxford betting shop manager
I write with fifty years’ experience of the betting industry. Since the introduction of FOBTs about ten years ago the whole ethos and atmosphere of the betting shop has changed radically for the worse.