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David Cameron must curb gambling machines

Posted by seumasach on December 4, 2013

David Cameron must curb gambling machines or society will pay the price

Tom Watson

Guardian

4th December, 2013

We’re in the grip of a new addiction – high-speed, high-stakes gambling.

What’s fuelling this destructive habit is the fixed odds betting terminal(FOBT), a machine that allows people to bet £100 every 20 seconds for 13 hours a day.

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