Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: B2 stakes

Minister for sport quits over FOBT stake date

Tracey Crouch MP resigns FOBT Stake
Sports minister Tracey Crouch has resigned her post - amid claims that the “registered interests” of the bookies hold sway over the government’s lagging implementation of reduced betting terminal stakes.

Ladbrokes chief warns of “doomsday” for betting shops

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Ladbrokes chief Jim Mullen highlights potential job losses and bleak future for betting shops ahead of the proposed B2 max stake drop.   Ladbrokes chief executive, Jim Mullen, has become the latest member of the bookmaking fraternity to speak publicly in defence of FOBTs. Speaking on the opening day of the Cheltenham festival, he quoted figures from a recent secret KPMG report,...