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MP Wilkie Likes FOBT Stake Limits for Aussie Gamblers

When UK lawmakers made good on their promises to regulate the maximum wager on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) last week, they set forth a precedent that Australian MP Andrew Wilkie would like to follow. Earlier this week, the anti-gambling MP advocated the institution of severe stake limits on Aussie …

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Operators Fret After UK Regulators Approve FOBT Stake Limit

Fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) have long been the source of controversy in the UK and, late last week, UK gaming regulators made the decision to move the maximum stake at FOBTs from £100 to a mere £2. To say that this decision will have a major impact on the …

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UK Horse Racing Industry Says ‘Whoa’ to Proposed FOBT Minimums

An effort by UK lawmakers to limit the maximum wager at fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBT) is meeting resistance from some of the very people it’s designed to protect. Earlier this week, representatives of the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) came out against the effort being made by secretary of the Department …

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