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Gamblers need more protection, says culture secretary

The betting industry is not doing enough to protect gamblers, Culture Secretary Maria Miller has said.

Ms Miller said the industry's voluntary code for gaming machines in betting shops would now be made compulsory.

She has also asked industry regulator the Gambling Commission to look at tougher regulation.

Daniella Relph reports.

  • 02 Mar 2014
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