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Jim Duffy

Online gambling is a lucrative business ' the co-founder and major shareholder in Bet365 raked in a �323m pay packet last year. Picture: AFP/Getty

Jim Duffy: Place your bets on how many ways you can gamble online

There are certain scenes in your life that you will ­never forget. Not because they are particularly poignant in terms of life events. More so as they are vivid memories of times past. One such memory for me is the old style bookmakers or bookies. As you may know a bookies is a place, usually a shop, where you can stick on a bet on the horses, football or almost anything that entails odds. My memories are of the ­bookies in Kilbirnie in deepest, darkest ­Ayrshire.

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