Today I came across this story from dailymail.co.uk that thinks the truth about betting terminals in bookies.
However will it change? They occupy the empty shops in town centres, They pay rent and service charges to local councils. Will they cull the cash cows for local governments. The UK government e are heavily scrutinising online gaming and in turn penalising affiliate promoters. Yes in some cases rightly so for the falls claims they portray on social media. The conflict is the government is one party and very often the local council is another party and that is politics and the game will never end.
If the same practice was applied to a casino then it would be shut down, I wonder how much per person is spent in a casino compared to a betting shop.
… Philp backs a crackdown on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals. The study, by the Respublica think tank, reveals Britain is the only country in the developed world which allows gamblers to stake £100 every 20 seconds on casino-style games on the high street. Cut the stake on ‘crack cocaine’ betting machines to �2, says MP: Damning report to back crackdown on the fixed odds …
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