Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Matt Shaddick ends 18-year reign as Ladbrokes Politics guru 

Posting an update via Linkedin, Ladbrokes’ Matt Shaddick has confirmed that he has ended his 18-year stint as the bookmaker’s lead political markets analyst.  Shaddick, who joined Ladbrokes in 2007 as sportsbook executive, thanked “the many fantastic people” who had helped establish and support Ladbrokes Politics as a key market offering of the heritage bookmaker. Announcing his departure, Shaddick detailed …

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ASA clears Ladbrokes for ‘Goonies’ themed slot ad

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has decided not to uphold a complaint against Ladbrokes relating to a new slot game themed around the 1980s film The Goonies. In a paid-for Facebook post for Ladbrokes, seen on 31 March, the slot in question was advertised with the statement ‘Play The Goonies Jpk at Ladbrokes. Get 30+ Free Spins on top of …

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OPAP recruits James Curwen to lead new digital strategy

OPAP Q3 bounce back hurt by continued lottery declines

OPAP SA has confirmed the appointment of James Curwen as its new Chief Online Officer, leading the Athens-listed operator’s new digital strategy. Curwen will replace incumbent Petr Matejovsky, who is set to leave the company after seven years of service leading the Greek national lottery and sports betting operator’s online divisions. Curwen has over 30 years of career achievements within …

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BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

A group of Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members have committed to donate all-profits from the Britannia Stakes, giving a ‘major’ financial boost to a selection of charities. Participating BGC members include bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), the Tote and Fitzdares. “I am absolutely …

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Ladbrokes unites the public for Euro 2020’s rock n roll return 

Ladbrokes will this weekend unveil ‘This Time We Play Together’, its new flagship HD advertising campaign for this summer’s UEFA Euro 2020 football championships. The campaign devised by Neverland, Ladbrokes new creative advertising agency, celebrates football’s unifying return to the international stage following the pandemic which has impacted all levels of society.  Ladbrokes will kick-start its new campaign during Saturday …

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Entain monitors sale of William Hill’s European assets

The leadership of Entain Plc is closely monitoring the planned sell-off of William Hill’s UK and European assets by new owner Caesars Entertainment.  Group CEO, Jette-Nygaard Andersen, disclosed to Bloomberg that the FTSE100 firm was looking at the possibility of acquiring William Hill’s UK/European divisions, which are set to be divested by Caesars Entertainment as new owner of the heritage …

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SBC Innovation Report: Football Player Props, Part 3

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We put the latest football player prop products under the microscope in conjunction with Stats Perform and Degree 53  The final review in a three-part series for SBC News features Sky Bet’s G.O.A.T market Link below to download a full report with 25 real-life player prop case studies to inform and inspire Click here to view part 1 of the …

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SBC Innovation Report: Football Player Props, Part 2

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We put the latest football player prop products under the microscope in conjunction with Stats Perform and Degree 53  The second in a three-part series for SBC News features BoyleSports’ Player First markets Link below to download a full report with 25 real-life player prop case studies to inform and inspire Click here to view part 1 of the series on …

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SBC Innovation Report: Football Player Props, Part 1

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We put the latest football player prop products under the microscope in conjunction with Stats Perform and Degree 53  The first in a three-part series for SBC News features Ladbrokes’ Five-a-Side game Click here to read part 2 of the series on Boylesports‘ Player and Team First Markets Click here to read part 3 of the series on Sky Bet‘s …

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Tennis and esports lead IBIA Q1 betting alerts report

The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) has published its report for Q1 2021, revealing that tennis, esports and football accounted for the bulk of alerts. Overall, 18 alerts were generated by tennis, 17 by esports and 12 by football, making up 75% of the 64 total alerts reported, although it has been emphasised that this figure is ‘broadly similar’ to …

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