A high-stakes battle between the UK’s biggest bookmakers and anti-gambling campaigners has been triggered after the government announced its intention to crack down on betting machines dubbed by activists as the “crack cocaine” of gambling. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

A high-stakes battle between the UK’s biggest bookmakers and anti-gambling campaigners has been triggered after the government announced its intentio(...)

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