The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has published its recommendations for fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT), calling for maximum stakes on the machines to be cut from £100 to £2 per spin for certain games.

The regulator has backed the £2 stake for slot games on FOBTs (B2 machines), warning that lowering the stake level further could have a corresponding negative impact on players' staking strategies. 

It also recommends a higher maximum stake level of around £30 for other games such as roulette, based on the lower risk posed to players.

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