BACTABritish Amusement and Catering Trades Association
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BACTA spokesman Simon Storer insisted the organisation was "absolutely opposed" to FOBTs in their current form.
The Mirror understands BACTA has written to MPs demanding that its adult-only gaming centres - including amusement arcades and bingo halls - are allowed to feature the fixed odds terminals, dubbed the crack cocaine of gambling.
Up until now, BACTA had fought against the growth of the FOBTs.
Broadcaster Nicola Heywood Thomas and Institute of Directors regional chairman Robin Morrison will compere, and the Marriott and BACTA are sponsoring the event.
Meanwhile, more than pounds 7,500 was handed out to charity by Porthcawl businessman Geoff Dower, organiser of the BACTA pro-am after a successful day that attracted 45 teams to Pyle and Kenfig.
We are now on course to achieve it, and it's not just bookmakers: Camelot, Betfair, the Tote, casinos, BACTA and the online industry are all paying their way.
BACTA president Keith Smith said: "It's very good news for the punter, although there won't be an
Simon Thomas, managing director of Thomas Holdings Ltd and a former president of casino industry governing body, BACTA, said: "There will be a `slots' revolution.
Supported largely by BACTA, the British Amusement Catering Trades Association, a team led by Vicky Pryce, KPMG's chief economist, is carrying out a study on the value of gaming in the UK.