Betting Britain: Social responsibility takes back seat as gambling flourishes

Labour MPs in the UK have failed to convince ministers to restrict stakes and prizes in betting machines installed in bookmakers shops. The fixed-odds terminals – into which Britons pump billions of pounds – have been dubbed ‘crack cocaine’ on the high street. RT’s Sara Firth reports on the high price of addiction.


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