Not only did this not result in any tax for the government it also meant punters had little protection from crime and fraud.
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Brief History of American GamblingThis was the biggest betting-shop payout in history. One of the godfathers of English bookmaking, William Hill, who had started his business. There is a long history of English stereotypes involving heavy gambling, and it should be no surprise as England has a rich history of gambling. Britain's first betting shops will be allowed to open for business from May , the government announces.