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Should high street gaming laws be changed? Geoff Burch seeks out solutions to empty high street shops, and the fight to accord the WWII Bevin boys the recognition they deserve.

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.

29 minutes

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Mon 30 Sep 2013 19:30

Gambling addict calls for stricter laws

Gambling addict calls for stricter laws

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

Role Contributor
Presenter Marie Ashby
Reporter Geoff Burch
Series Editor Tony Roe

Broadcast

  • Mon 30 Sep 2013 19:30