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Cameron move on problem gambling blunts Labour attack – Financial Times


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Cameron move on problem gambling blunts Labour attack
Financial Times
Mr Miliband promised laws to control the spread of betting shops and betting machines before Christmas, as he added the gambling industry to his long list of sectors in need of reform. Old bookmakers' shops were “being turned into mini-casinos”, he said.
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Fixed-odds betting machines ‘concerning’, say ministers – BBC News


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Fixed-odds betting machines 'concerning', say ministers
BBC News
The "world had changed" since they were first licensed, he said, with the online gambling industry now worth more than £2bn. "These machines are an example of Cameron's Britain - one rule for constituents and another for big business which operate the ...
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Labour would give councils power to ban roulette machines – BBC News


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Labour would give councils power to ban roulette machines
BBC News
Critics say the machines are highly addictive and lead to crime and poverty but the gambling industry says there is no hard evidence of this and have promised a new code of conduct to allow players to limit their own stakes. The government has not ...
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India and betting: if you can’t stop it, legalise it? – Financial Times (registration) (blog)


Financial Times (registration) (blog)

India and betting: if you can't stop it, legalise it?
Financial Times (registration) (blog)
A recent survey by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry found that 83 per cent of people think a legal and well-regulated sports betting industry would be better than the status quo. And 74 per cent think bringing this within the ...

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