Adrian Parkinson continues his crusade against FOBTs in Guardian op-ed piece
Adrian Parkinson, who describes himself as the industry executive who turned whistle-blower on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals in the bookmaking industry in 2012, has continued his crusade against the betting machines in an op-ed article in The Guardian newspaper this week.
In the article, Parkinson explains why current measures to curb addictive fixed-odds betting terminals don't go far enough, and suggests tighter restrictions.
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