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Betting in Leeds

Published on: 08/08/2016

The city of Leeds is located in the English county of Yorkshire. Today, Leeds has a population of approximately 774 million citizens. Originally, Leeds started out as a small village, later growing into a local agricultural market town and eventually progressing into a thriving city and major industrial hub. Historically, Leeds mainly produced and traded in wool. Modern day Leeds is dominated by the service sectors such as finance, banking, insurance, distribution, health and education and tourism.

There are many cultural aspects to the city. Theatre enthusiasts can be dazzled by the Grand Theatre, numerous music halls, Leeds Arena, Leeds festival, the West Indian Carnival and the International Film festival. While sports lovers are also catered for as Leeds is home to Leeds United football and the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, as well as Rugby teams from both codes. Partygoers might want to head to Millennium Square, Call Lane and the Northern Quarter where one will find countless bars, restaurants and nightclubs.

Grosvenor Casino, located within the Podium Building, allows for round the clock gambling. There are no less than 20 games machines and 14 tables featuring poker, roulette and 7-card stud. In between wagering, players can find refreshments at the establishments bar and restaurant.

Gala Casino is open 24 hours a day, every day. It has 10 gaming machines and 17 games tables offering casino stud poker, punto banco, American roulette and blackjack. There are also 64 electronic Roulette games with play starting at a minimum of ten pence. Napoleons Casino & Restaurant can be found in the Westport Centre building. Napoleons Casino offers 16 gaming machines and 19 tables including Poker games, whilst the restaurant offers a promotion comprising of a four-course meal and a gaming chip to get you started. Leeds is home to three Mecca Bingo venues. To the east of the city, the Leeds Cross Gates Mecca Bingo has more than 60 games machines. On the south side, the Leeds Hunslet has over 60 gaming machines. Players can enjoy a range of refreshments on site. Moving towards downtown, the Leeds Mayfair Mecca Bingo venue offers a similar number of games machines plus a bar and restaurant.

Wetherby Racecourse is just 12 miles away from Leeds city centre and is situated on the North bank of the river Wharfe. The Romans are said to have raced Arab horses in nearby Netherby. Founded in 1891, the National Hunt racecourse held its first flat racing event in 2015.

Wetherby Racecourse has become one of England’s finest horse racing tracks. The venue has held on to its traditional steeple-chase heritage, whilst encompassing the modern world. Wetherby offers state of the art facilities including Tote kiosks, a Tote Credit Shop and betting office, as well as official Betting Rings. The property sits within hundreds of acres of park and farmland, commanding breathtaking views.