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Update on FOBTs

by Leon Duveen on 17 May, 2018

Five years ago I wrote about the curse of FOBTs and raised the issue with our MP, John Mann, (you can read the piece here along with our email exchange). At the time Mr Mann was very dismissive of my concerns and rejected the ideas that these machines should be controlled. I haven’t pursued the […]

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Stop the FOBTs

by Leon Duveen on 3 April, 2013

A few weeks ago I came across a campaign called “Stop the FOBTs”.  FOBTs are (to quote the Fairer Gambling group who are running the campaign) “electronic gaming machines in betting shops, on which it is possible to stake up to £100 every 20 seconds on roulette and other casino games. Betting shops are each […]

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