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Expert Supports Cardiff Casino Plan

20 February 2006

WALES, United Kingdom – As reported by News Wales: "A leading academic has concluded that a regional casino in Cardiff would be good for the city.

"Professor Peter Collins, who is director at the Centre of Study of Gambling at the University of Salford, believes that a regional casino would have a positive effect on the Welsh capital.

"…If the Government agrees to Cardiff as a site for a regional casino, it will bring forward early large scale investment into the £700 million ISV project, ensuring funding for the sporting facilities come quicker, so it will be delivered by 2010 to support both UK and visiting international athletes for the 2012 Olympics.

"The council recently named UK/Australian organisation Aspers as the operator it wants to work with to deliver a truly world class destination incorporating the regional casino…"

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