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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.

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29 minutes

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Mon 30 Sep 2013 19:30
BBC One East Midlands

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. 


Role Contributor
PresenterMarie Ashby
ReporterGeoff Burch
Series EditorTony Roe