Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Tag: FOBT campaign

Political pressure increases to cut FOBT stake

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The APPG has released a number of photos taken with MPs to raise awareness for the ‘Cut the stake. Reduce FOBT harm’ campaign.   The Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT) All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), has staged a photo opportunity at Portcullis House with MPs drawn from across the political spectrum invited to show their support for the ‘Cut the stake....

Church of England calls for changes to FOBTs

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Church of England votes to reduce FOBTs maximum stakes.   The Church of England has unanimously passed a motion urging the government to bring forward proposals to change maximum stakes on betting terminals from £100 to £2. Alan Smith, the Bishop of St Albans, said: “We are not debating harmless betting machines but a particular form of betting which has caused huge...

BALPPA joins growing parliamentary FOBT campaign

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Pier and leisure attractions trade group BALPPA has officially signed on as an association member of the FOBT APPG, which has recently become a lightning rod for the debate around B2 machines.   The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) has become the latest organisation to back the growing campaign for action on FOBTs. BALPPA is the Trade Association...