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Casino operator opposes plan for rival facility

The Isle of Man is too small to support two casinos.

That's the belief of the Sefton Group, which owns the Palace Hotel and Casino.

A statement has been issued as the Department of Economic Development seeks interested parties to open another facility, as part of a five-star resort.

DED believes a second casino could boost tourism and help diversify the local economy, but Sefton Group chief executive Brett Martin thinks the move would have a detrimental effect:

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