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Coventry casino reeling from setbacks

2 April 2007

COVENTRY, England – As reported by the icCoventry: "The future of Coventry's £35 million casino at the Ricoh Arena is looking less rosy after two major setbacks.

"The first came when Chancellor Gordon Brown whacked up gaming tax unexpectedly which will slash profits.

"The second blow was the government's plans for bigger casinos being thrown into disarray by the House of Lords.

"They threw out the bill which would lead to Manchester becoming Britain's first pilot supercasino, able to offer unlimited jackpots on up to 1,250 slot machines.

"Chris Brammer is in charge of getting the Isle of Capri's new casino at the Ricoh Arena ready for its opening on July 6.

"…He said: 'We are crucially disappointed.'

"…When it opens in July, the huge complex in the Ricoh basement will include restaurants, bars, a private gaming room and a spectacular entrance with two waterfalls - one 70ft-high…"

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