REVEALED: Chesterfield’s addiction to ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

People can bet �100 every 20 seconds on fixed odds betting terminals.
People can bet �100 every 20 seconds on fixed odds betting terminals.

Gamblers in Chesterfield lost more than £2.5m on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in just one year.

The shocking statistic was revealed in a report from the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, who have carried out extensive research into their use.

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins.

Chesterfield MP, Toby Perkins.