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Tributes paid to Dewsbury bookmaking legend George Carrigill

Betting industry tributes have been paid to bookmaker George Carrigill, who passed away last Thursday following a short illness. Aged 84, Carrigill was the founder of Dewsbury (West Yorkshire) based independent bookmaker ‘Carrigill’s Betting Centres’, a business he had first started in 1954 with the £300 his father had left him. Carrigill was one of the first UK businessmen to …

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