Ladbrokes Supports Blackpool Super Casino - Saturday 3rd of June 2006

ENGLAND – As reported by This is Lancashire: "A major bookmaker has put its cards on the table and thrown its weight behind Blackpool in its bid to be the venue for the UK's only 'super casino'.

"Ladbrokes bookmakers chairman Christopher Bell, reaffirmed his support for the resort's case just two days after it was revealed Blackpool was one of eight boroughs in the UK with a chance of winning the golden ticket' which will allow it to build the super casino.

"…A company spokesman also confirmed that Ladbrokes will press ahead with the plans for the Palace of Light project incorporating two casinos and luxury hotels.

"…If Blackpool Council wins the licence it will have to put the contract to build the super casino out to tender, with firms from around the world expected to bid."

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