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Lightbulb Scotland - 1958 & 59

The operation in Brighton detailed above wasn't Britain's fist casino at all.


Doing a search on the European Document website Europeana there were several operations open in Scotland at the end of the 1950's.
http://www.europeana.eu


This one is dated 27th September, 1958.

Gambling - All eyes on the table during a roulette game at the 88 Club
http://www.scran.ac.uk/database/reco...00-000-053-366


The New Grafton Gambling Club in January 1959.

New Grafton Gambling Club - 16 Home Street - First game of Roulette
http://www.scran.ac.uk/database/reco...earchdb=scran&


28th March, 1959.

Calton gambling club opened - Mr G Slappatiece manager - Spins roulette wheel
http://www.scran.ac.uk/database/reco...earchdb=scran&


Pity that the images are so small


Perhaps we also think of guides to gaming as something new.
Obviously not.... This one is from circa 1860.

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Last edited by ian; 7th December 2012 at 01:11 AM. Reason: Changed links to ones that work
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