This was one gamble which really paid off for this happy couple. Paul Smith and Clare Holden, from Forest Hall, North Tyneside, thought they were just going for a flutter when they headed down to the opening of a new casino in Newcastle.
Solihull could benefit from a £120m investment if the much-debated Resorts World development is given the green light by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, it is claimed.
Plans for a casino complex in Birmingham have been drawn up and, if given the go-ahead, could create hundreds of hospitality jobs in the West Midlands.
A £120 MILLION complex based around a casino and creating almost 3,000 jobs could be a reality within two years.