The multimillionaires making a packet out of Britain’s gamblers

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Within days, the government will announce the result of a gambling review examining, among other things, whether the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) should be cut.

The machines, which allow punters to stake up to £100 every 20 seconds, have become the pantomime villain of the industry, rarely appearing without their almost mandatory soubriquet – the “crack cocaine of gambling”.

Read the full story in The Guardian.

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