UK’s plan to tackle ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling lacks evidence

 作者:文鹊     |      日期:2019-03-08 05:12:01
Simon Dawson/Bloomberg via Getty Fixed-odds betting terminals make gambling away your cash a breeze – they let you place a bet of up to £100 on a digital game of chance once every 20 seconds. No skill is required to win, just pure luck. For some they can be a fun thrill, but for others they are so dangerously addictive that they have gained a reputation as the crack cocaine of gambling. The machines are particularly prevalent in UK betting shops,