Friday, 14 February 2014
Southampton could join Milton Keynes and Stratford in London as the home of a 'super casino' if Aspers get their way.
The casino giant operates the UK's two existing 'super casinos' and has confirmed that it is interested in a £330m development on the south coast city's Royal Pier.Aspers’ chief operating officer, Richard Noble told the Southern Echo that Aspers have “been monitoring this redevelopment opportunity for several years and believe that the modern leisure facilities and the socially responsible gaming commitment we deliver to local communities would be a great fit for the Southampton area.”“I’m pleased that a major company like Aspers is willing to spend money in Southampton,” added Southampton city council leader Simon Letts. “When the competition opens we will welcome bids from as many organisations as wish to bid.”Holders of large casino licences are allowed to offer up to 30 poker and jackpot tables in addition to 150 slot machines with jackpots of up to £4000. In standard UK casinos only 20 slots are currently allowed.There are still plenty of hurdles before a new Southampton venue becomes a reality though. Planning permission has yet to be granted and only then can a formal competition to run the casino take place.A final decision on which company would operate any potential 'super casino' at Royal Pier could take as long as 'three to five' years added Letts.
Juicy Stakes has just launched a range of new online poker tournaments and is celebrating by offering a limited-time 50% re-load deposit bonus worth up to $100.
Intertops Poker and Juicy Stakes are offering online poker players the chance to take part in the main event at the upcoming St Maarten stop of the TK Poker Tour for as little as $1.10.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to kick off from February 16 and one lucky online poker player will be taking part after winning a prize package worth $4,000 into the Austrian extravaganza’s main event at Intertops Poker on Sunday.
The Winter Poker Championship Seefeld 2017 is set to run from February 16 to February 26 and online poker players are being offered the chance to win a prize package into the Austrian tournament series’ main event for as little as $3.30.
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