Racing should not be funded by ‘misery’ of fixed-odds betting terminals – culture secretary – BBC Sport

Racing should not be funded by ‘misery’ of fixed-odds betting terminals – culture secretary
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I love horse racing and there is an interaction between the sport and the gambling industry. “We are working with the British Horseracing Authority on a package of measures to mitigate the impact on horse racing. “But I would say this to people in the

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U.K. Restricts Bets on Gaming Machines in Blow to Bookmakers … – Bloomberg


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U.K. Restricts Bets on Gaming Machines in Blow to Bookmakers …
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The U.K. drastically reduced the size of bets allowed on roulette and poker machines, crimping a profitable business for the gambling industry that’s been …
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William Hill says hundreds of stores at risk of closure following government’s betting machine decision – The Independent


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William Hill says hundreds of stores at risk of closure following government’s betting machine decision
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Peter Jackson, Paddy Power Betfair’s CEO, said: “We have previously highlighted our concern that the wider gambling industry has suffered reputational damage as a result of the widespread unease over stake limits on gaming machines. “We welcome …
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Government slashes amount punters can stake on fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to £2 – Mirror.co.uk


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Government slashes amount punters can stake on fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 to £2
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Roger Devlin wrote: “Sadly, I fear that your Government is about to make a decision that is unnecessary and lacking in evidence – a decision that will also be catastrophic for a retail betting industry employing over 40,000 people.” “Consolidation
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Government to slash maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to £2 in bid to tackle problem gambling – The Independent


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Government to slash maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to £2 in bid to tackle problem gambling
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“Problem gambling can devastate individuals’ lives, families and communities,” said sports minister Tracey Crouch, announcing the move on Thursday. “It is right that we take decisive action now to ensure a responsible gambling industry that protects
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Fixed-odds betting stakes ‘to be cut to £2’ – BBC News


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Fixed-odds betting stakes ‘to be cut to £2’
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Chief executive Philip Bowcock told the BBC a £2 FOBT limit would have a devastating impact on the High Street betting industry, with up to half of Britain’s betting shops facing threat of closure and about 20,000 jobs going”. But anti-gambling
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