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UK Football Team Axes Casino Plans

13 October 2005

UNITED KINGDOM – As reported by the BBC: "Manchester United football club has axed proposals to build a casino.

"United joined forces in May with US-based gaming giant Las Vegas Sands Corp to put forward plans to redevelop a site adjacent to Old Trafford.

"…But with Blackpool among the favourites to get the UK's only super casino franchise, United felt it could be a long time before permission was given…"

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