ABB statement on “factually incorrect” claim on FOBTs.
Following a report in The Times newspaper (26th February 2018), the Association of British Bookmakers, said:
“We have not seen a copy of this report or the basis of its analysis, however it is factually incorrect to claim that sessions with a maximum stake of £2 delivered no losses of more than £100.
The Gambling Commission’s own figures show that sessions with wins and losses over £100 occur at all staking levels including at a maximum stake of just 25 pence.
Simple analysis of the Gambling Commission statistics by Landman would have prevented them making this most basic of statistical errors and the whole credibility of their report should be questioned.”