A House of Commons Library Standard Note has been published setting out information on fixed odds betting terminals, which are electronic machines, sited in betting shops, containing a variety of games, including roulette.The Note contains a lot of useful background and links to documentation.

The House of Commons Library provides impartial information and research services for Members of Parliament and their staff. Research briefings which are published to the parliamentary website, offer an independent summary of facts on subjects of interest.

The Note can be found here.