Gaming tycoon Baron Steinberg dies

NORTH WEST-based betting tycoon and Tory peer Baron Steinberg has died at the age of 73.

He died suddenly in London last night after travelling to attend a House of Lords session.

Born in Belfast he founded Stanley Leisure in 1958 a single betting shop. He moved to the North West in the late 1970s after he was shot by the IRA and initially in Sale, before later moving to Hale Barns.

Stanley Leisure - which was based in Liverpool was sold its betting shops in 2005 and then its 45 casinos to Singapore-b... For the full story register now for free or login below...