How can racing balance its funding structure with the issue of problem gambling? – Spectator.co.uk (blog)


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How can racing balance its funding structure with the issue of problem gambling?
Spectator.co.uk (blog)
The advertising watchdog the Committee of Advertising Practice has announced a crackdown on Bet Now! TV advertisements. The betting industry is panicking over the government’s planned reductions on the maximum amount that punters can stake on fixed
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FOBT Changes Will Open Up Betting Loophole Says Playtech Boss – OnlineCasino.co.uk


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FOBT Changes Will Open Up Betting Loophole Says Playtech Boss
OnlineCasino.co.uk
… a reduction in stakes. Under the current dynamics, players can stake a maximum of £100 per round. From this, British punters have wagered billions each year, with 2017’s figures showing that £13.8 billion had been bet over the course of a year

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No risk: The family who own Tasmania’s gambling industry – Smh – The Sydney Morning Herald


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No risk: The family who own Tasmania’s gambling industry – Smh
The Sydney Morning Herald
For over 50 years a family little-known in Sydney society has controlled legal gambling in Tasmania. All of it. Every single gaming machine in the state is theirs. The Keno is theirs. They own one of the two casinos and a controlling stake in the other

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Mayor of Newham backs Theresa May’s fixed odds betting terminal stake cut – Newham Recorder


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Mayor of Newham backs Theresa May’s fixed odds betting terminal stake cut
Newham Recorder
“The massive proliferation of betting shops in local high streets is driven by the gambling industry’s relentless pursuit of profit at any cost,” he said, adding: “The government must not run scared at the first sign of a threat from this powerful

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Bookmakers’ legal challenge to FOBT decision would be ‘last resort’ measure – Racing Post


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Bookmakers’ legal challenge to FOBT decision would be ‘last resort’ measure
Racing Post
He concluded: “If the government is insisting on maintaining a limit on the maximum stake for FOBTs I would suggest it settles at £50 and then works with the gambling industry to help introduce technological changes which will reduce and hopefully
Bookmakers hit back at ‘rumour’ of £2 betting machine stake limitTelegraph.co.uk
Industry prepares itself for FOBT crackdownGambling Insider – In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
Shares in bookmakers fall on gaming machine limit speculationHargreaves Lansdown
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Bookies may sue if stake is capped at £2 – The Times


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Bookies may sue if stake is capped at £2
The Times
A report last year by KPMG prepared for the betting industry suggested that half the country’s bookies could close, with the loss of up to 20,000 jobs, in the event of a £2 stake. The racing industry could take a knock-on hit of £100 million by losing
Bookies’ shares dive as curb on machines loomsEvening Standard
Ladbrokes chief warns of £2 FOBT ramificationsSBC News

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Bookmakers hit back at ‘rumour’ of £2 betting machine stake limit – Telegraph.co.uk


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Bookmakers hit back at ‘rumour’ of £2 betting machine stake limit
Telegraph.co.uk
The gambling industry was forced to dismiss as “rumour” reports that the Government was in favour of slashing stakes on controversial betting terminals to £2 after hundreds of millions of pounds were wiped off listed bookmakers’ values. The Government
Stakes are high as bookies warn of job losses and store closures if fixed odds betting terminal rules changeNorfolk Eastern Daily Press
Bookmaker shares plunge after report FOBT maximum stake could be slashed from £100 to £2The Independent
Ladbrokes chief warns of £2 FOBT ramificationsSBC News
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