Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes – Bet markets roar ahead of Lionesses’ Euro 2017 clash against Scotland

UK bookmaker Ladbrokes reports that there is an exalted level of anticipation amongst punters for the UEFA European Championship (Euro 2017) run of England women’s football team. Bookmakers have priced England Women as current third 7/1 favourite to win Euro 2017, behind joint 5/2 favourites France and Germany. National success at youth level and extended media coverage has been proven to be the …

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Ladbrokes puts retail players in a Quickspin with Second Strike

Second Strike - Quickspin

Swedish game studio Quickspin has targeted UK retail players with the launch of its first shop-focused product across more than 7,700 Ladbrokes terminals. Second Strike, a first shop-focused product for the slot specialist since being acquired by Playtech for a maximum consideration of £50 million last year, has been designed with specific USP’s for UK retail players, but also made …

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Ladbrokes launches investigation into Glasgow ‘player information’ incident

Ladbrokes Coral Group governance has launched an internal probe relating to confidential player self-exclusion information being found outside a Ladbrokes Glasgow Central betting shop. The incident has hit national headlines, with The Guardian newspaper reporting that Ladbrokes may face an investigation by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). It has been reported that the player information related to Ladbrokes customers who …

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City views tough Q2 trading outlook for FTSE bookmakers

Industry market analysts are weary of FTSE listed operator stock performance, taking the position that ‘punter friendly’ sporting results, rising costs and a tough 2016 comparable period, will have hindered all-round Q2 trading. As FTSE-listed bookmakers prepare to announce their full H1 trading results this coming July and August. City analysts have placed a gloomy forecast for industry H2 performance, …

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UKGC responds to the FA’s end of relationship with betting

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a response to yesterday’s news that the English Football Association (FA) has ended all commercial ties with the betting/gambling industry. Following a governance review, the FA has decided to end its £4 million per year betting partnership with Ladbrokes, just one year into its four-year contract. English football’s governing body is reported to …

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The FA cuts Ladbrokes partnership, stating no more to gambling relationships

The English Football Association (FA) has confirmed that it has ended its ‘official betting partnership’ with Ladbrokes, just one year into its four-year contract (reported to be worth £4 million per year). Following an internal management review, FA governance has deemed the sponsorship to be inappropriate as the body has to act as supervisor for the sport’s integrity and its …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – Snap Judgment – UK 2017 Election Aftermath…

Another year… Another shock political outcome as PM Theresa May failed to secure her parliamentary majority following the shock results of the 2017 UK Snap Election (8 June).  SBC’s Bookies’ Corner’gauges the impact of the Snap Election results on the UK political landscape, as Theresa May handles a fragile government ahead of entering Brexit negotiations, while opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – UK 2017 – Entering the Final Leg…

As Britain hits polling stations this Thursday 8 June, SBC details bookmaker opinion on what has been a short but intriguing General Election campaign. On first sight, the UK 2017 election was viewed as a Conservative Party ‘Whitewash’, however a number of blunders has handed the initiative to the opposition. Can Labour do the impossible, has Theresa underestimated her position …

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Consistent bet365 tops the list for bookmaker search popularity

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Using data from Google trends, Bookmaker Ratings has proved that bet365 was consistently the most searched for bookmaker in the UK between April 2014 and April 2017. Although there were short periods where other firms rivalled its Google search popularity, bet365 has been “thriving in terms of online popularity” since selling off the entirety of its betting shop chain to …

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Are you experiential? Future-casting for retail betting…

The major high-street bookmakers are facing up to the challenge of how to re-invent retail betting in the face of increasing channel shift and the potential fall of machine revenues…. ____________________ As benefits the current limbo afflicting the UK betting shop sector, the first-quarter trading statements from Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill presented a mixed picture of the health of …

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