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UK Gaming Academy Officially Opens

22 February 2006

LANCASHIRE, UK – As reported by the BBC: "The UK's first gaming academy, to teach trainee croupiers the tricks of the trade, will be officially opened in Lancashire on Wednesday.

"Blackpool and The Fylde College has built its own training casino in the resort, earmarked to benefit from the government's gambling law reforms.

"Courses ranging from GCSE to foundation courses for degrees will be available to students aged over 18.

"Students will learn skills such as operating a roulette wheel and table…"

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