betting shop

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a licensed bookmaker's shop that is not at the race track

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The law was in force until the adoption of a normative act banning activities of betting offices on the territory of Kyrgyzstan since April 29, 2015.
The Labour MP says the Government needs to look at the rules and said he will call on them to bring in greater powers to allow local councils to turn down applications for betting offices.
Along the way we learn that the number of betting offices in the UK peaked at just over 15,000 in 1968 - there are around 8,500 now - with flamboyant Scottish bookmaker John Banks calling them "a licence to print money", though he later sold to Mecca.
The addition of a further one would amount to an over-proliferation of betting offices and other gambling establishments within North Shields in general and the town centre in particular.
Yesterday's sale takes the Tote's betting office estate to more than 500.
A statement from William Hill said, 'William Hill is disappointed at the level of licensed betting offices which require disposal, but is pleased that the competition process has now concluded and is looking forward to bringing the Stanley and William Hill retail businesses together.
A statement from William Hill said: ' William Hill is disappointed at the level of licensed betting offices which require disposal, but is pleased that the competition process has now concluded and is looking forward to bringing the Stanley and William Hill retail businesses together.
Tom Kelly, head of the Betting Office Licence Association (BOLA), who represent the major bookies, said: "I don't wish to comment, as I don't know who, or what, prompted this letter.
Closure of betting offices will open new ways of money laundering for criminals, Member of the Parliament Dastan Bekeshev told Tazabek on the eve.
Our aim is to provide betting offices with the service they want, and it seems that a large number wish to trade on Sunday evenings.
BOOKMAKERS run licensed betting offices, where the public can gamble on the results of anything from horse races - such as yesterday's Grand National - to competitions, or the outcome of events such as elections.
It is expected to be completed within the month and comes after Hill's were told to offload 50 of the betting offices they acquired this year from the retail arm of Stanley Leisure.
Both workers were badly shaken by their ordeal and were sent home for the rest of the day by bosses of the bookmaking firm, which has 49 betting offices in an area stretching from Berwick to Beverley in Yorkshire.
n Police are protecting betting offices at opening time during the Aintree festival.
Turf TV, which shows exclusive pictures from racecourses including Aintree and Ascot, now covers more than 6,000 betting offices.