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Lurgan Coat of Arms The Armagh Guardian


22 May, 1889  

LORD LURGAN AQUITTED

The gamblers who were recently arrested while playing at a Baccarat club, including Lords Dudley, Lurgan and Paulet, have all been discharged. The owner of the club premises was fined 600, and the minor officials were also fined in various smaller sums.

A bill has been introduced into Parliament, in consequent of the recent prosecutions instituted against the betting clubs, providing for the repeal of the clause in the present Act which makes it a penal offence to play the game of Baccarat.

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