A fine piece by Stan Hey on the past 50 years of betting shops

Stan conveys so much that the older generation fondly recall.  The modern-day punter, luxuriating in flat-screen TVs and soft furniture can find out how it used to be here.

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Writer, horse-racing fan, cyclist, consultant, entrepreneur. Worked at Aintree, SiS, The Tote, Ladbrokes. Created scoop6. Now run Gamtrain Ltd

Posted on May 1, 2011, in General. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Wonderful piece as you rightly say Joe but one point left out of the fifty year assessment….no mention of certain people sleeping on betting shop floors. Can’t think who I mean!

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