Why football bets are far more profitable to bookmakers than gambling machines
Newall PWS (2017) Why football bets are far more profitable to bookmakers than gambling machines. The Conversation. 17.01.2017. https://theconversation.com/why-football-bets-are-far-more-profitable-to-bookmakers-than-gambling-machines-70830
First paragraph: When the government completes its review of the gambling sector in the coming weeks, a clampdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) looks to be on the cards. Dubbed the “crack cocaine of gambling” for allowing punters to bet stakes of up to £100 in games like roulette and poker, even former UK culture secretary Tessa Jowell has joined the chorus demanding curbs – despite overseeing their expansion in the 2000s.
|Publication date online||17/01/2017|
|Publisher||The Conversation Trust|
|Place of publication||London|