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Tag: Jim Shannon

Statistics show “hardcore” state of FOBT’s high stakes

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Industry statistics published by the Gambling Commission have shown that FOBTs brought in £1.8bn for bookmakers. But, Bacta analysis has uncovered the effect of B2’s £100 maximum stake. The FOBT debate will not go away.   Analysis of industry statistics by Bacta has revealed that FOBTs are responsible for 96 percent of all machine gross gambling yield (GGY) made in excess...

Minister stresses National Fairground Inspection Team committed to best practice

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Work and Pensions Minister Penny Mordaunt has affirmed that “any lessons learned” from National Fairground Inspection Team (NFIT) investigations “are communicated to the industry” following criticism of safety at fairgrounds and theme parks by unionist MP Jim Shannon. The MP for Strangford had requested statistics for the number of members of public who reported injuries at funfairs and amusement parks. The...