The Gambling Act of 2005 allowed for larger "regional" casinos. However, the Daily Mail campaign against them forced a climb down by Gordon Brown, and the money spent by Manchester on the bid was wasted. Prevelance studies have shown that casino gambling is by far the lowest problem gambling area, when compared to betting terminals in bookmakers and online gaming.

 

Why is this idea important?

Opening these casinos would provide employment, bring new businesses to the area and provide a significant income to the government.

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