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Betfred confirms closure of Wigan Tote Park call centre

Betfred governance has confirmed the closure of its Wigan Tote Park  call centre, in a move which will effect more than 100 employees, the majority part time workers. The operator confirmed that it found jobs for seven of the fourteen full time staff affected by the closure. The Warrington based bookmaker will look to close the Wigan call centre by …

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Betfred closes Wigan Tote Park call centre

Betfred has announced the closure of its Tote Park Wigan call centre. The call centre was inherited from its 2011 £250 million acquisition of former state-owned betting operator Tote. The closure of the call centre could see 14 full-time and 98 part-time employees lose their jobs, although the company says that, given the size of the overall enterprise, it would …

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Green Party opposes Betfred opening in Scunthorpe

Betfred’s plans to open a betting shop in Ashby’s Broadway Center (Scunthorpe) have come under fire from the UK Green Party. The Green Party, supported by the Campaign for Fairer Gambling and local retailers has opposed Betfred’s proposed plans of opening a third bookmaker on Ashby commercial shopping centre. The protesters believe that a third betting shop would be detrimental …

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totejackpot given flexibility to choose day’s best races

totejackpot operator totepool has announced some changes that are being made to the bet from next week in order to reinvigorate the format and produce some juicy high jackpots for the product. Instead of limiting the totejackpot to a single meeting, from Tuesday 13 October the bet will have the freedom to take its six legs from more than one …

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Betfred – Labour Leadership market reaches £250,000 in wagers

UK independent bookmaker Betfred has revealed that it has recorded £250,000 wagered on the outcome of the Labour Party Leadership election. The bookmaker stated that its market levels were unprecedented, reaching its highest levels for a party political leadership campaign. With candidate ballots due to be sent out today to party members, the bookmaker revealed that it had recorded 50% …

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Betfred’s Totepool launches £1 million Scoop6soccer

Just in time for the start of the 2015/2016 Premier League season, Betfred’s Totepool has announced the launch of its £1 million Scoop6soccer fund. For only £2 Betfred customers will be allowed to make correct score predictions on six selected Premier League matches, if guessed correctly the lucky predictors will win a guaranteed £250,000. Additionally the Scoop6soccer punters who predict …

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Betfred launches new campaign across sporting portfolio

Bookmaker Betfred has launched a new TV advertising campaign covering a range of sporting events and featuring owner Fred Done. Seven new commercials have been produced and they feature nine different sports. The adverts were shot on location at Haydock Park Racecourse, Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Nottingham Greyhound Stadium, Widnes Vikings’ stadium and Liverpool Olympia. Betfred’s Head of Marketing Gemma …

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Betfred forms Racing Post data & form partnership for mobile

Independent bookmaker Betfred have released an upgrade to their mobile betting platform that sees the inclusion of Racing Post data and form news available to its UK racing customers. Betfred mobile customers will now be able to view the latest form and ratings. Plus there is now access to the Racing Post verdicts and spotlight data. The Manchester based bookamaker hopes …

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Betfred on the up with £593 million profits

Manchester based bookmaker Betfred has reported £593 million in profits for the 18 month period from March 2013 to September 2014, up from £362 million for the previous 18 months. Detailing UK media insights into its operations, Betfred reported that it recorded £13 billion in turnover for the period. The bookmaker further noted that its online gaming division had recorded …

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Sportech completes first phase system integration into Betfred’s Totepool

Sports betting and betting pools technology provider,Sportech has completed the first phase of a multi-part technical delivery to Betfred. Sportech confirmed that the Sportech Racing and Digital division has completed the successful integration of Quantum System into Betfred’s Totepool business. The introduction of Sportech’s Quantum System is the first phase of a multi-part project and was showcased at Royal Ascot last …

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