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MPs: relax gambling rules

MPs: relax gambling rules
MPs have called on the Government to relax rules restricting gambling venues and machines.

The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee said councils should be able to allow more gambling machines in betting shops and casinos. The MPs also said the Gambling Commission should charge operators lower fees.

John Whittingdale spoke in favour of the proposals, adding: "For most people, gambling is a leisure activity which brings them entertainment and actually generates quite a lot of income and employment for the economy."

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