Some people have lost hundreds of pounds at a time on the machines which allow for up to £100 to be staked at a time.
Bacta said research from the Gambling Commission showed that there were 230,000 sessions in the last year which resulted in losses of more than £1,000 on betting shop FOBTs in the UK.
Edinburgh and North and South Lanarkshire also make the top ten local authority areas with the highest losses.
Calls have been made to curb the amount of cash that can be staked on the machines which have been labelled the “crack cocaine of gambling” due to their alleged addictiveness.
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Only London where half a billion pounds was lost on machines had a higher total.