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Leeds casino plans in turmoil

29 March 2007

LEEDS, England – As reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post: "Plans for a major new casino in Leeds were in disarray today after the Government suffered a humiliating defeat in the House of Lords.

"…Their vote was, in part, a protest against the decision not to award the licence for the Las Vegas-style complex to long-time favourite Blackpool.

"However, the wide-ranging order also included proposals for another 16 smaller casinos – one of which is due to be built in Leeds.

"And today it was unclear whether the lengthy process of selecting the sites of all 17 casinos would have to start again from scratch.

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