Casino-style Gambling as a Social Ill

Randeep Ramesh

This series of pieces in news story, video and data blog format which exposed how bookmakers have targeted poorer areas with high speed, high stakes gambling machines. The Guardian's revelations about violence, money laundering and problem gambling associated with these terminals put the issue on the government's agenda, forcing ministers to act.

Journalistic Writing

England's poorest bet £13bn on gambling machines

2/28/2014

The Guardian

David Cameron set to announce crackdown on gambling machines

4/6/2014

The Guardian

More than third of betting machine players experience problems with gambling

The Guardian

12/10/2014

Video

FOBTs: 'the crack cocaine of gambling' – video

4/6/2014

The Guardian