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Gambling facilities mushroom across London

Politicians fear influence of high street gambling facilities could be making the financial situation worse.

Last Modified: 31 Jul 2013 13:34
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London is feeling the long term effects of the financial downturn.

Local politicians say the city has up to 7,000 empty shops, costing the economy more than $500m and leading to social problems.

The influence of high street gambling facilities could be making the situation worse.

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

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