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Gaming Machines

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 112525, tabled on 13 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, if she will reduce the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals to £2.

Answered on

21 November 2017

The Government issued a call for evidence to inform the Review of Gaming Machine Stakes and Prizes and Social Responsibility Measures last year. Following on from the call for evidence the Government published on 31 October a consultation which includes options on reducing the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals. The consultation, and its accompanying impact assessment, can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-proposals-for-changes-to-gaming-machines-and-social-responsibility-measures