New Street in Birmingham is one of the UK's worst gambling hotspots
Birmingham’s New Street has been ranked as the fifth worst gambling hotspot in the UK with punters frittering away more than £1.6 million on a machine labelled the crack cocaine of gambling.
Only punters gambling in streets in Glasgow and London lose more money than those betting on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals in New Street.
The touchscreen machines offer scores of casino games including roulette, letting gamblers stake up to £100 on the spin of a wheel.
There are 36 FOBT’s across New Street’s nine shops. Around New Street and Grand Central shopping centre, betting shops can be found... read more
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