Despite having three years to craft a new policy, the UK government's triennial review of the gambling industry announces new three-month consultation.
Two gamblers who did £20k worth of damage to a Ladbrokes betting shop claim they were in a trance induced by the shop's fixed-odds betting terminals.
Ladbrokes probed by the UK Gambling Commission for not stopping a compulsive gambler from taking out payday loans to play fixed-odds betting terminals.
Different bookmakers are now raising their eyebrows after PP Betfair surprisingly throws its support on the imposition of heavy curbs on betting machines.
Operators of fixed odds betting terminals are now bracing for a possible government clampdown after Chancellor Philip Hammond backed down over the issue.
UK media goes nuclear over new UK Gambling Commission problem gambling stats, despite the percentage of problem gamblers remaining under 1%.
The two-time EPT Main Event winner, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, gives the (FOBTs) a good kicking, & more on GambleAware experts advise
MP Tracey Crouch, is investigating the potential max buy-in change for FOBT machines, has called the Daily Mail's allegations as ‘fake news.'
The results of the UK government's triennial review of the gambling industry won't be released until October at the earliest.
Association of British Bookmakers slams Labour manifesto's call for cutting fixed-odds betting terminal stakes and requiring longer breaks between spins.