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Betting and Gaming Council criticizes Liverpool lockdown

In the United Kingdom and the Betting and Gaming Council has declared that it is unhappy with today’s decision from Prime Minister Boris Johnson (pictured) to temporarily close all casinos and retail betting shops in the city of Liverpool.

The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and expressed its dissatisfaction only minutes after Johnson introduced a new three-tiered system to help the nation overcome the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although most areas of the country are to initially be placed in the ‘medium’ alert level, Liverpool and its 1.5 million inhabitants are set to start life in the ‘high’ category from Wednesday morning with the closure of all area casinos, …