Anybody who sits down with a pack of cards around a pint glass is well aware of what they are letting themselves in for. However, an unsuspecting Facebook user who is “tagged” in a nomination on their friend’s status may feel a little less prepared. Anna, a student from Sheffield shared from her Twitter account a picture of a pint of beer mixed with wine, cocoa powder and topped with marshmallows.
£370m spent on fixed-odds betting terminals across the region. PEOPLE in our region are gambling more than £370 million a year on instant betting machines, shocking figures reveal. York Central MP Hugh Bayley called the fixed-odds betting terminals, or FOBTs, the “crack cocaine of gambling”, as MPs prepared to today debate their use in the House of Commons.