an member station

In January, the British culture minister announced that the city of Manchester would be the site of Britain's largest casino. The announcement came after a nationwide debate over expanding gaming in a country that has long loved to wager on horse racing, but casino's are more like small, private clubs. Dave Schwartz offers his perspective on the development and the announcement by Tessa Jowell.

Dave Schwartz is the author of 'Roll the Bones' a gambling history, and he's the Director of the Center for Gambling Studies at UNLV.

Support comes from

More from

More Stories

Now Playing
My Queue
Press Play to start audio

My Queue

Nothing Playing

Add some items to your playlist to play them.