Offline bingo is big business in Britain, but recent tax hikes have threatened to spoil the game for bingo hall owners and offline bingo aficionados. A group of more than 50 British MP’s are taking time out to visit bingo halls in order to support the new Boost Bingo Campaign.
Although bingo is often called the softest form of gambling, high taxes levied against bingo halls have caused an unfortunate decline, leading to the closure of bingo halls and to the loss of more than 6,500 jobs.
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