However, the Government has shelved plans to shake up the gambling industry, the same report says. Proposals which would have allowed Las Vegas-style casino complexes to be built in Britain have been dropped from the Queen’s speech.
It will come as a blow to Leisure Parks which wants to build Pharaoh’s Palace, a 1,000-bedroom Las Vegas-style casino-hotel in Blackpool.
Government insiders insist the Bill has only been temporarily shelved because there is too little parliamentary time for it
The Sunday Times 06/10/02 page 6