Tag Archives: Betfred

Igaming searching for a contender

SBC’s Ted Menmuir looks at the state of the igaming supply chain and notices one name running through it like a stick of rock. In April Ladbrokes announced that it was on course to fulfil its migration to Playtech’s igaming services. The all-encompassing deal struck with the igaming software provider will see Ladbrokes drop its Microgaming inventory, as the sector …

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Hill comes to Coral

John Hill is the latest member of the Coral PR team after signing for the bookmaker earlier this month. Hill joins Coral having previously worked for Betfred since 2012 where he was at the forefront of Betfred TV which launched in March 2013. He also assisted their in-house media team, including representation on talkSPORT during their partnership with the national …

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Betfred plan mobile first strategy for Aussie market entry

Betfred announced plans to launch its brand in Australia, applying a mobile first strategy to its marketing and operations, as it aims to establish itself in the market. Betfred believes that utilising mobile channels for the Australian igaming market will create a point of difference between them and their competitors. Luke Brill Managing Director of Betfred Australia, announced that the …

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Fred Done selects Injured Jockey Fund as the Betfred Charity of the Year

Fred Done owner of UK sports betting and gambling operator Betfred has plans to raise £2.2 million for the Injured Jockey Fund (IJF). The money raised from Betfred donations will be used for the creation of Jack Berry House, an injury centre in Malton North Yorkshire which will focus on the rehabilitation of injured jockeys. The injury centre is currently …

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Turf TV funnels £45m of bookmaker money to racing

Live racing and data provider Turf TV recorded a year of strong growth in 2013, having secured record numbers of subscribers and returned £45m to the racing industry. Turf TV owner Amalgamated Racing Limited (AMRAC) owns live broadcast rights for 34 of Britain’s racecourses, including festivals at Ascot, Cheltenham and Epsom. It also provides TV pictures and data to betting …

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Fred Done sponsors Bolton Hospice Midnight Memories Walk

Betfred owner Fred Done may just be the most generous man in gambling. This March Done, a lifelong Manchester United fan, ordered Betfred management to refund £200,000 to Manchester United fans who had high hopes on their football club retaining the Barclays Premier League title. This week Betfred announced that Fred Done would sponsor the Bolton Hospice’s eighth annual Midnight …

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Betfred Refunds United Title Bets

Betfred has taken the unusual approach of refunding all customers who placed a bet on Manchester United winning the English Premier League. Owner Fred Done, who has made considerable marketing gains by settling title bets early, is now taking a different approach in a move which will cost the firm £200,000. Done told the Manchester Evening News: “These loyal fans …

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Done Blasts Man Utd Glazers

Betfred founder Fred Done blasted Manchester United football club owners the Glazer family, over the management of the  2012/2013 English Premier League champions. Done (71) a lifelong Manchester United FC supporter, condemned the ownership of the Club by the American Glazer family in an interview published in the Manchester Evening News on Sunday 9th of March. Speaking in an hour …

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Betfred 1-Tapped up by Skrill

Skrill, one of Europe’s leading online payments companies, have announced that bookmakers Betfred.com are now offering Skrill 1-Tap, to enable quick and easy mobile payments. Available to customers worldwide and fully integrated with Betfred’s mobile sportsbook, Skrill 1-Tap connects with Skrill’s Digital Wallet to offer quick and easy mobile payments to customers and merchants alike. Over the next five years, …

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Betfred Partners with Racing Post Greyhound TV

Manchester based iGaming operator Betfred has agreed to become a shareholder of Racing Post Greyhound TV – RPGTV, the dedicated live pay broadcasting service of UK betting and racing newspaper – the Racing Post. The partnership will see Racing Post Greyhound TV available through Betfred subsidiary Totepool in Betfred’s +1500 UK based retail outlets. The service will also be available …

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