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Dan Boucher speaks to Premier about New Government Report Urging Action on FOBTs

6th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

After the final report from the All-Parliamentary Group on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) was published, CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs Dr Dan Boucher spoke to Premier, as the report makes a clear case for urgent government action.

Government has a clear case to take action on FOBTs

31st Jan 2017
Chris Buttenshaw

New Report urges Government to act immediately to crack down on FOBTs

Dan Boucher speaks to Premier

19th Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

CARE's Director of Parliamentary Affairs, Dan Boucher spoke to Premier radio about how the gambling industry must step up and do more to help out gambling addicts.

Government to review Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals – ‘crack cocaine of gambling’

24th Oct 2016
Essie Mac Eyeson

This afternoon, the Government published its long-awaited Call for Evidence on gambling machines –

Dan Boucher writes for The Times Red Box

13th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dan Boucher, CARE's director of parliamentary affairs wrote a comment piece for The Times Red Box on the dangers of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs).

Dan Boucher interviewed on TalkRadio

10th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dr Dan Boucher was a guest on 'Drive with Yasmeen Khan' in the prime drivetime slot, Friday evening on TalkRadio. Yasmeen Khan interviewed Dan on the dangers that gambling advertising and FOBTs have on society.

Dan Boucher quoted in The Mirror

10th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

Dr Dan Boucher, Director of Parliamentary Affairs for CARE welcomes the news that the government will be expanding it's FOBTs review to include gambling advertising as betting has become normalised to young people.

Government Ready to Take on the Gambling Industry

7th Oct 2016
Rachael Adams

The government has decided to widen its FOBT review to include gambling and betting advertisements.

BBC Panorama exposes the harmful nature of Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

13th Sep 2016
Essie Mac Eyeson

Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) have come under fire again, this time through Monday night’s (12 September) edition of BBC Panorama.  The show, which was presented by Wendy Bendel sought to examine the addictive nature of the machines.

Inquiry into Fixed Odds Betting Terminals

7th Jun 2016
Essie Mac Eyeson

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) has today (7 June 2016), launched an inquiry into the effects of FOBTs.