Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs)



FOBTs, or B2 machines as they were classified under the Gambling Act 2005, are ‘touch-screen’ terminals, they look like quiz machines offering numerous betting games like blackjack and roulette.

With recent figures suggesting a total of 9,100 bookmakers on high street in the year 2014, with an average of 3 to 4 FOBTs each.

According to anti-FOBT movements such as?the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, FOBTs make?a higher contribution to problem gambling than any other form of gambling.


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