In 2007 the Casino Advisory Panel, set up by New Labour to determine where the nation’s first mega casino should go, gifted the lucrative licence to Manchester. The Panel dismissed Blackpool Council’s bid to become Lancashire’s Las Vegas, killing hopes of 3,400 new jobs. And Manchester’s mega-casino never got off the ground.
According to reports in the British press Blackpool is again up for consideration to win a super casino license. It is said that UK Ministers are in talks with Blackpool town council on the plans, this has been a long running story for the Northern seaside town that has struggled with plummeting investment in its leisure industry for decades and the hope of a super casino to help turn around.
In 2007 the Casino Advisory Panel, set up by New Labour to determine where the nation’s first mega casino should go, gifted the lucrative licence to Manchester. The Panel dismissed Blackpool Council’s bid to become Lancashire’s Las Vegas, killing hopes of 3,400 new jobs.Glasgow has lost its bid to become the location for the UK’s first Las Vegas-style super-casino. The Casino Advisory Panel (CAP) granted the potentially lucrative licence to Manchester, prompting anger from the frontrunner town of Blackpool, and accusations from Glasgow City Council of “luke-warm support” on the part of the Scottish Executive.The maximum Super Spins that will credited is 50. The Super Spins awarded will be at the maximum paylines, 1 coin per line at 0.01 coin size. The Super Spins must be used within 24 hours of being awarded. The Super Spins can be used across all online and mobile clients.
Soli-hull's plans for a pounds 250 million super-casino at the NEC, supported by Birmingham, were rejected by the panel in May. But Blackpool, Brent, Cardiff, Glasgow, Sheffield, Greenwich, Manchester and Newcastle made the shortlist for Britain's first regional casino, which could add pounds 1 billion a year to the local economy.Read More
Blackpool is a large town and seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.The town is on the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre estuaries, 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bolton and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester.It had an estimated population of 139,720 at the 2011 Census, making it the.Read More
An exclusive report from The Sun last week claimed that ministers have suggested that Blackpool could once again be earmarked for Britain’s first ever “super-casino.” The tabloid said that preliminary talks are already underway between Blackpool council and government planners for what could be a massive new gaming facility, combined with a brand new leisure complex.Read More
Newcastle's bid for a supercasino licence was dealt a blow yesterday with the release of a poll ( carried out for a rival bidder ( showing the city is backed by just 4% of the public. The opinion poll was carried out on behalf of Blackpool Council, one of Newcastle's competitors in the race for the first licence.Read More
Although Blackpool was unsuccessful in its bid for the super-casino licence, the “Seafront Experience” promenade work is ongoing, and plans such as the Talbot Gateway are progressing. Equally in.Read More
The 2005 Gambling Act, which came into force in September 2007, was going to enable the expansion of the UK casino sector, including large resort casinos. But the plans were diluted and, in the end, a single resort casino was awarded to Manchester, beating a rival bid from Blackpool.Read More
Government design watchdog CABE has been highly critical of the first super casino scheme to undergo a design review. Architect Gensler’s scheme for the 1.7m sq ft casino quarter in Blackpool was panned by the design review team for its over-eagerness to place a new tall building on Blackpool’s skyline and for being “an island site in character and accessibility”.Read More
The last time I visited Blackpool a few years ago, there were exciting plans for a complete regeneration and rebuilding of the central area and promenade, with new hotels, facilities and the super casino. I'm a bit out of touch, I realise, but have all these super plans bitten the dust, along with the town's bid for the super-casino?Read More
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I live in Blackpool (it is in the UK), and have been to Vegas once about 15 years ago. Although to be honest it really depends on what you mean by better. Less crime? Higher standard of living? Free healthcare? Better weather? Family friendly? Th.Read More