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Westminster Bridge gambling: tourists warned not to get involved

London SE1 website team

A giant electronic sign has been installed on Westminster Bridge warning tourists not to get involved with the illegal gaming scams which have blighted the bridge in recent years.

Westminster Bridge gambling: tourists warned not to get involved
Westminster Bridge gambling: tourists warned not to get involved

The solar-powered sign has been installed by the Metropolitan Police and displays the message 'do not participate in illegal gambling' in a range of European languages.

Ironically, the electronic sign narrows the pavement for pedestrians in the same way that the gaming scams do.

Earlier this year one cup-and-ball gamer received an ASBO.

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