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Labour would give councils power to ban fixed-odds betting machines

Ed Miliband says that he will give local councils the power to ban fixed-odds betting machines from the high street if his party wins the next election.

The Labour leader says the machines target disadvantaged communities and often act as a magnet for crime and anti-social behaviour.

Labour says some machines can allow punters to bet up to £300 a minute.

Chris Mason reports.

  • 20 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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