30/09/2013

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Duration: 29 minutes

Is it time to clamp down on high stakes casino games in betting shops? Why a millionaire former gambler from Derby is lobbying for a change in the law. Also, retail guru Geoff Burch goes in search of solutions to empty shops on our high streets. And one man's fight to get the Bevin boys of the Second World War the recognition they deserve.

  • Gambling addict calls for stricter laws

    Gambling machine

    A gambling addict who lost a month's salary in a few hours on betting machines at the height of his addiction says stricter laws must be brought in.

     

    Roger Radler, from High Wycombe, says Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals are as addictive as "crack cocaine".

     

    Read the full story and watch the video feature on the BBC News website. 

Credits

Presenter
Marie Ashby
Reporter
Geoff Burch
Series Editor
Tony Roe

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