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Legal Off-Track Betting / Britain #37498

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) In DC, national gambling commission hears off-track betting officials from New York state praise off-track betting. In Britain, country has been profiting for years from off-track betting and other forms of legal gambling.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(London, England) Most money wagered on horses through legal off-track betting shops. According to social studies, 9 out of 10 Britons bet on something. [Gambling board chairperson Sir Stanley RAYMOND - doesn't think gambling can be banned,] Casinos also popular in Britain. Govt. rakes in about $500 million per year on various gambling taxes.
REPORTER: George Watson

Reasoner, Harry;
Watson, George

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