Leeds Enters UK Super-Casino Race - Friday 3rd of February 2006

UNITED KINGDOM – As reported by the Leeds Today: " Leeds has thrown its hat into the ring to be the home of the country's first Las Vegas-style super casino, it emerged today.

"The city is one of nearly 30 places which have expressed a firm interest in providing a site for the huge gaming attraction.

"Land at Leeds United's Elland Road ground could be used for the multi-million pound development, should the bid come up trumps.

"…The complete list includes Scarborough, Sheffield, Manchester, Newcastle and Birmingham, alongside the two West Yorkshire contenders.

"Blackpool, widely regarded as favourite to get the nod, is on there too.

"…Today a spokesman for Leeds City Council confirmed it was interested in the scheme…"

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