Gambling trade bodies plan to merge to create powerful lobby group

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Tougher regulation by politicians leads to betting industry shakeup

Gambling companies are planning to set up a new trade body to lobby politicians as the prospect of tougher regulation of the industry grows.

Job adverts posted by the recruitment firm Ellwood Atfield appear to confirm rumours of a merger between the Remote Gambling Association, which represents online betting firms, and the Association of British Bookmakers, which came in for heavy criticism during the battle over fixed-odds betting terminals.

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