Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes extends retail lay-to-lose policy

Bringing its racing policy in line with that of Coral’s, Ladbrokes has extended its ‘lay to-lose’ horse racing bets guarantee, which will be spread across all the operator’s retail outlets. As first reported by the Racing Post, The group had already put in place a policy to lay bets to lose no less than £5,000 per capita on all races …

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Ladbrokes’ Grid App heads towards paperless betting

Ladbrokes’ retail division has moved towards installing ‘paperless betting’ across its UK high street portfolio, by announcing the launch of its new ‘betslip generator’ functionality. The betslip tool forms part of Ladbrokes’ Football Buddy feature made available through its omni-channel ‘Grid App’. Utilising the Football Buddy feature to build bets, Ladbrokes customers will now be able to generate an instant …

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CMA continues bonus promotions clean up

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BGO Entertainment has agreed to change the way in which it offers bonus promotions, following a Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation. Relating to consumers who play “casino-like games online”, the adjustments give users the ability to access and release their own money. The study, carried out in conjunction with the Gambling Commission, aims to ensure that the £4.7bn online gambling …

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Ladbrokes loses legacy £71 million HMRC tax dispute

The UK Court of Appeal has rejected Ladbrokes Coral’s £71 million tax avoidance claim, siding with UK Revenue & Customs (HMRC) over the decade-long legal dispute. In October 2017, Ladbrokes Coral governance had taken its dispute to the Court of Appeal, having lost a three-year-long hearing at the UK Tribunal Court. The Ladbrokes legacy tax avoidance case relates to a …

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Variety of cash-out improvements disclosed by PBS

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has unveiled a multitude of retail cash-out improvements, designed to heighten a punters retail wagering experience, while bringing the high street in-line with its online counterparts. Detailed the improvements, PBS states that its cash-out option is to stay open for longer on matches with strong favourites, therefore heightening the tools availability in multiples bets. Players would …

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Ladbrokes estate receives Playtech single account functionality

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Ladbrokes players throughout the UK are now able to use one account and one wallet across all online, mobile and retail products, following an integration of the Playtech single account omni-channel functionality across its entire retail estate. In line with the Playtech One strategy the newly unified sportsbook platform, encompassing Self Service Betting Terminals (SSBTs), is fully integrated with the …

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Battle of the bookies: Oddschecker launches second Cheltenham Tipping League

Oddschecker has launched the second consecutive Cheltenham Traders Tipping League, expanding this year’s tournament to 11 operators. Last year’s tournament was dominated by Coral, who ran out comprehensive winners with 141.5pts of profit, it meant that if you had staked £10 on each tip provided by the bookie, you would have ended the festival with £1415 profit. The odds comparison …

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Ladbrokes Coral revises sponsorship agenda ahead of FOBTs judgement

FTSE100 betting group Ladbrokes Coral Plc may seek to significantly reduce its £8 million sports sponsorship budget, should the UK government drastically reduce FOBTs wagering levels through its pending industry review judgement. Operating as the UK bookmaker with the most exposure to FOBTs revenues, Ladbrokes Coral governance eagerly awaits the government’s judgement on machine wagering reductions, which is anticipated to …

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UKGC supports CMA withdrawal restrictions investigation

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a further investigation into gambling firms withdrawal procedures. Detailing “enforcement action” being launched against a “number of online gambling firms,” concerns have been raised regarding unfair obstacles that may be placed in the way of people withdrawing their money, whether that be part of promotion or not. In its statement the CMA …

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Ladbrokes Coral researches Arcade strategy

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral may adapt its retail strategy, focusing on converting a number of its betting shops into Adult Gaming Centres (AGC), commonly referred to as arcades. At present, the FTSE betting group has the highest betting shop exposure, in relation to the government’s pending triennial review crackdown on FOBTs wagering levels and sector advertising standards. Should the government impose a …

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