Leeds large casino moves step closer - BBC News

This decision will enable GGV to apply for a large casino premises licence in due course. Leeds is the largest of eight local authorities in the UK to be granted a large casino licence under the Gambling Act 2005, which permits 150 gaming machines with a maximum jackpot of £4,000 and a minimum table gaming area of up to 10,750 sq ft. Yorkshire's 'super casino' prepares to open at noon. The largest casino in Yorkshire, Victoria Gate in Leeds, is scheduled to open at midday. Face covering must be worn at all times by staff and customers and hand sanitizing stations are dotted around the Headrow casino. 08:37. Rule changes coming into force today. In parts of Yorkshire there are several changes to the lockdown restrictions The proud new owner of the Commonwealth super-welterweight strap, Metcalf will be looking to build on his success quickly. Before that, Shakiel Thompson continued his progress with a decision win Leeds - Global Gaming Ventures Ltd won the Leeds licence in May 2013. The casino is planned for the city's £150m Victoria Gate development. The council required an upfront payment of £1 million The huge Las Vegas-style super-casino planned for Manchester is to be scrapped, the government has confirmed. Manchester had won the bid to develop a gambling resort but Gordon Brown effectively killed off the plans soon after taking over as prime minister. But Culture Secretary Andy Burnham said that 16 smaller casinos will go ahead in towns including Leeds, Milton Keynes, Swansea and Manchester has been chosen as the surprise location of Britain's first Las Vegas-style super-casino. The decision is a blow for Blackpool and London's former Millennium Dome, which were the bookmakers' favourites. The licence will allow Manchester to build a venue for up to 1,250 unlimited-jackpot gaming machines. Meanwhile, licences were granted for new "large" casinos to Great Yarmouth, Hull A large casino moves a step closer to opening in Leeds after the city council awarded Global Gaming Ventures a "provisional statement".

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