#BettingPeople: TONY LAWS We speak to the Star Sports legend Tony Laws, aged 80, who has worked in the betting industry since 1966. He still works in Star’s Woodley Branch, located near Reading …… Meeting Tony Laws with Simon Nott.
TONY LAWS (part 1 of 3)
Tony talks about how he got into the industry, his various jobs, and the changes he’s seen over his long career, and the passion he still has for the game.
TONY LAWS (part 2 of 3)
Tony talks about his stint as an on-course bookmaker at Wokingham Whippets, what’s kept his interest in betting, how he navigates personal relationships with punters, and what the best and worst parts of the job are.
TONY LAWS (part 3 of 3)
Tony talks about being kicked out of school at 14, being the school bookie, how he started his working years, why he’d recommend working in a betting shop to anyone watching, and how long he plans to keep working in the industry.