The effects of the recession on the Las Vegas Strip are “worse than 9/11?, an industry expert has claimed as the world-famous gambling centre posted its WORST fall in takings ever. Gambling revenues plunged 23 per cent in December, as fewer punters came to visit and those who did spent less, figures released by the […]

Punter Paul Greenwood has been awarded 2008’s least-wanted title after “gut feeling” turned into “gut-wrenching agony”. Paul, 52, made his regular £10 accumulator bet on a series of 14 football matches with cumulative odds of 79,500-1. Originally the Barnsley man included his local Premiership giants Manchester United in his line-up but at the last minute […]

A chance to escape the financial doom and gloom may be encouraging some punters to wager a little more at Britain’s bingo halls and casino tables. That’s what figures from one of the country’s biggest entertainment names seems to show. While admissions at Mecca Bingo halls fell by 5 per cent over the last 15 […]

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