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Glasgow Second on Casino Panel Shortlist

25 July 2006

GLASGOW, Scotland – As reported by the BBC News: "A shortlist of possible venues for the UK's first Las Vegas style "super-casino" has Scotland lying in second behind the Millennium Dome.

"Greenwich came ahead of Glasgow in the first round of judging by the Casino Advisory Panel, which whittled 27 entrants down to eight.

"Potential sites include Glasgow Harbour, Ibrox Stadium and the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre.

"…Rodney Brody, UK representative of Las Vegas Sands, the firm behind the Ibrox Stadium bid, said Glasgow was in an excellent position.

"…Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Lesley Sawers said: 'This demonstrates that Glasgow has made real progress in pushing the economic and business case for a regional casino licence'…"

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