Derek Webb used to make £5,000 a night as a professional poker player in London and Las Vegas. After 15 years of smoky clubs and casinos, he moved from playing card games to inventing them, and proved so successful that he was able to sell his business for $23m.
These days, he finds himself on the other side of the table to the bookmakers. Webb, a significant Liberal Democrat donor and a shareholder in Vegas-based Galaxy Gaming which bought his company, is leading a campaign to curb the use of electronic versions of roulette and blackjack in betting shops.
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