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'It stinks: Monmore Green Stadium owners slammed by MPs for 'underhand' gambling lobbying

The owners of Monmore Green Stadium, who are making Wolves Speedway Club homeless, have been criticised by MPs for 'underhand' lobbying tactics.

Entain are not renewing Wolves speedway lease

Entain Group, which own brands Ladbrokes, Coral and PartyCasino, publicly backed Government plans to make gambling safer while mounting a secret lobbying campaign to keep the current rules.

Customers were sent templates for letters to send to their MPs urging them to oppose the Bill and take the matter up with ministers.

MPs campaigning for tighter gambling regulation after recent suicides of those who have lost savings to gambling, are furious with the company.

Carolyn Harris, who chairs a cross-party parliamentary group on gambling harm, said: “These emails reveal their true colours as they immediately try to undermine the proposals using covert and dishonest tactics.”