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Old 29th March 2011
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As I've mentioned earlier in this thread and also on another similar one looking at Britain's casino history

Casino Gaming in Great Britain: 1960 - 2010
http://www.gamingfloor.biz/forum/showthread.php?t=3807


I believe, and this of course should not be taken as historical fact , that the first casinos in Britain were perhaps in Edinburgh & Glasgow.


This photo from The Scotsman is dated 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

January 1959 also in Scotland
New Grafton Gambling Club - 16 Home Street, Edinburgh - First game of Roulette
http://www.scran.ac.uk/database/reco...earchdb=scran&


16 Home Street was the home to The Liquorice Club but the domain has since expired
http://www.liquorice-club.co.uk
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nearthecastle/706153069/


So time for a look on Google Street view for 16 Home St. Edinburgh.



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