Date: 17th April 2019 at 7:24pm
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Celtic fans have registered their disgust at the club promoting the ‘Celtic Slot’ on the anniversary of the death of Brother Walfrid.

The new venture encourages fans to spend £20 to open an account with which will allow them to play the new slot game which features ‘retro jerseys, historic trophies and iconic locations’ and the chance to win tickets for the potential title clincher against Kilmarnock.

Walfrid formed a football club in 1888 to feed the poor of Glasgow’s east end where poverty was endemic among many of the immigrant Irish Catholic population.

More than 100 years on Glasgow is still blighted by poverty with drugs and gambling problems heavily linked to the conditions that may people live under.

In April legislation was brought in to reduce the maximum stake on fixed-odds machines in bookmakers shops from £100 down to £2 following pressure from campaigners.

That move was resisted by the bookmaking industry who are now concentrating on less regulated online options.

While launching their new partnership with Mr Green Celtic were also promoting their Walfrid Wish which involved a community lunch for over 300 many of whom are homeless and from refugee communities.