CasinoCityTimes.com

Gurus
News
Newsletter
Search News Subscribe
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
Newsletter Signup
Stay informed with the
NEW Casino City Times newsletter!
 

Bookie Now Operating on Platform 9

25 November 2003

LONDON, UK -- As reported by the Evening Standard: ``Ladbrokes, the betting chain owned by leisure group Hilton, is opening the first bookies on a mainline railway platform in one of the clearest examples yet of the deregulation of gambling.

``Paddington (Train Station) commuters will be able to bet seven days a week at the shop, situated on Platform 9

``…The shop shows how magistrates are deciding on betting licences even before new legislation is enacted. Previously, Ladbrokes would have had to prove there was a natural demand…"

< Gaming News