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Power to ban fixed-odds betting terminals could be devolved

Power to ban fixed-odds betting terminals could be devolved

Wales Office Minister Lord Bourne said he will look at the issue again after protests in the House of Lords.The UK government has agreed to consider giving Wales the power to ban fixed-odds betting terminals. ! Yet again the FOBT’s are in the news again and what will be done about them ? probably not that much as they earn people a fortune. Yes people lose a lot but lets face the facts. Most... »

Battle over FOBTs

Battle over FOBTs

The U.K. government had postponed it’s response to a report on the 2005 Gambling Act by a select committee of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, a decision that effectively removes the spotlight, at least for now, from the controversial fixed-odds betting terminals operating in the betting shops nationwide. The machines, which can be found in nearly every bookmaking shop, offer slo... »

Is there a link between Gaming and Crime in Westminster???

Is there a link between Gaming and Crime in Westminster???

Gaming and Crime The largest Gaming license authority in the country is launching a special task force to investigate the effects of besting shops in a back lash of local authorities against bookmakers and other gaming establishments. Westminster City Coucil has 130 betting shops in its eight square mile of central London and numerous casino’s. it is trying to establish if there is a link be... »

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