Stanley Leisure

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Stanley Leisure is a British casino firm.[1]

The company was founded in the 1950s as a bookmakers in Belfast. It was originally run by Leonard Steinberg, Baron Steinberg.[1] In 1977, Steinberg moved the business to Liverpool after an attempted assassination by the Provisional IRA over protection money.[2]

In 2004, he sold half of his shares to the Malaysian company Genting.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Genting seals Stanley Leisure takeover". The Guardian. 11 September 2006. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Stanley Leisure founder Lord Steinberg dies". Manchester Evening News. 3 November 2009. Retrieved 29 March 2018.
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