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

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The initiative, launched in July, allows people with a gambling problem to call a confidential helpline to request to be refused service at any of 36 participating betting shops in Glasgow city centre.
Norton's Coin is the first race horse we've had open a betting shop," said Mr Lawrence.
The firm was reacting to the news that betting shops, along with payday lenders, have been put in their own planning classes under an order coming into effect on April 15.
Two computers, 18 betting coupons, two printers and e1/4182 in cash were seized from the betting shop, police said.
My uncle was killed in a betting shop which collapsed and left him pinned against a wall by a slab of betting slips.
CONFRONTED with one on every corner you turn, Newcastle city centre is of-ficially overrun with betting shops.
Coun Barry Henley (Lab, Brandwood) added: "It is these gaming machines which turn a betting shop into a mini casino on the High Street.
With punters at betting shops throughout the country following his choice, the horse started as favourite, at odds of 11/2.
The partnership will not only provide Betland with the opportunity to strengthen their domination of the Nigerian market with SBTech's superior live betting product for land based network and betting shop operations, but will also set them up for a planned expansion into the online medium with their sights set on the SBTech's impressive online and mobile solutions.
Acting sergeant Miguel Sutcliffe said: "They got into the betting shop by drilling though a rear security door.
Two people broke in a betting shop on Sunday, stole e1/49,000 and injured the owner in the process, police said.
In fact such views are offensive to the many hardworking betting shop staff who are located across the UK.
He said: "Licensing laws must be updated to allow councils to consider the impact a new betting shop would have.
Residents in Hodge Hill have campaigned unsuccessfully against a fourth betting shop at the Fox and Goose shopping centre while there are 43 such shops alone in Ladywood, which has Britain's highest jobless rate.
It has been argued that bookmakers have deliberately targeted constituencies with high levels of deprivation, and taken advantage of their higher number of empty shop premises to avoid the limit of four FOBTs per betting shop, thus clustering betting shops on high streets.