Jeremy Wright: Cutting FOBT stakes to £2 is the right thing to do

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, April 1, 2019 — Gambling

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Today the maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals will be cut from £100 to £2 in bookmakers across the country. This is a significant measure that will help stop extreme losses by vulnerable people and is an important step forward in tackling serious gambling related harm. As has widely been reported, these machines have…