Chris Snowdon appears on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show
In the interview Chris makes the point that this reduction will lead to thousands of jobs being lost. When you consider that bookies are making on average about half their profits on these machines, you can’t expect to remove them and for the businesses to continue as normal. And the problem gamblers will simply move to online where there are unlimited stakes and prizes.
Watch the full interview here. Chris’s segment begins at 1:24:22
Further IEA Reading: The Crack Cocaine of Gambling? Gambling Machines in the UK