One of the reasons that Tracey Crouch resigned from her post as Minister for Sport, was the fact that two people a day are taking their lives due to gambling debts. We have been praying long and hard about the FOBT’s. The maximum stake of £100 can be lost in seconds and has caused huge suffering to addicted gamblers and their families. The new rule, reducing that stake to £2, will come into force within the next six months, and not the twelve months as originally envisaged.