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Bookmaker sponsors Catholic church confession box

TAGs: confession box, Paddy Power

Power to the Catholics

Power to the Catholics

We all know that Britain’s attitude towards online gaming is considerably different to that of the US. Although gambling is prevalent in America, it still remains effectively illegal in most states, partly because of right wing religious groups bashing their bibles and bemoaning the immorality of it all. In the Queen’s kingdom, meanwhile, gambling remains an intrinsic part of the fabric of society. HRH even owns a few horses of her own for fuck’s sake. And when you see a Catholic church in Newmarket happily taking £10,000 from a bookmaker to sponsor its confession box, it almost makes you want to go to mass. Praise the Lord! Read more.

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