If you've not been in a betting shop recently, you may not be familiar with the newest form of fruit machine. They are touch-screen machines where you can bet anything from £100 to £18,000 - in just an hour.
Medway Council's worried about Fixed Odd Betting Terminals - or FOBTs. It's meeting with the Gambling Commission and says it thinks bookmakers could be targeting people on low incomes.
But the body that represents bookmakers told us they had every confidence that the machines could be used responsibly.
John Ryall has our report. He speaks to former gambling addict Matt Zarb-Cousin, Cllr Mike O'Brien from Medway Council and Dirk Vennix from the Association of British Bookmakers.