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Fixed Odd Betting Terminals

EDM number 174 in 2017-18, proposed by Jo Stevens on 12/07/2017.

That this House welcomes the re-establishment of the Fixed Odds Betting Terminals All-Party Parliamentary Group; acknowledges that there has been widespread proliferation in the number of fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) since the introduction of the Gambling Act 2005; notes that more can and should be done by all stakeholders to prevent the harm caused by such machines; further notes that a record of £1.82 billion was lost by players on FOBTs in 2016; and calls on the Government to publish the Review of stakes and prizes as a matter of urgency and to commit to reducing the stakes on FOBTs substantially.

This motion has been signed by a total of 2 MPs.

Jo Stevens12/07/2017Cardiff CentralLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley12/07/2017Worthing WestConservativeSeconded

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