U.K. targets "crack cocaine" gambling machines

May 17, 2018

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service ... They’re known as the “crack cocaine” of the betting world. Now, the U.K. government is slashing the maximum stake on electronic slot machines in a move it claims will protect vulnerable players. We'll look at what difference this will make. Then, U.S. grocery giant Kroger is buying a stake in Britain's Ocado. Bryan Roberts at TCC Global explains why the American retailer is hoping to take advantage of British technology. And, former Indian central bank boss Raghuram Rajan — among those who predicted the 2008 global crisis — has a new worry: debt. He explains why. Finally, what social media advice does the Pope have for nuns? (05/17/2018)