Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes’ Donohue takes fifth place in the Tipster Challenge

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Alex Donohue, PR Manager at Ladbrokes, landed his second winner in the final race of the day at Hereford to enter the Tipster Challenge in 5th place. The 4.11 points he collected from Long Call (3/1) and Lady Karina (11/10) put him between Coral’s John Hill and Sky Bet’s Michael Shinners in the latest standings. This meant that Stephen Harris …

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Betting industry asks…How long can President Trump last?

With President-Elect Donald Trump taking full US Presidential duties on 20 January (inauguration date), bookmakers are wondering whether ‘The Donald’ will survive a full four-year term as leader of the United States of America.   Trump who yesterday gave his first official press conference as President-Elect, having won the US Election on 8 November reemphasized to the world’s media that …

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Ladbrokes’ Donohue takes the Tipster Challenge at Hereford

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Alex Donohue, Head of Ladbrokes News and PR Manager for the bookmaker, has provided expert tips for today’s six-race Tipster Challenge at Hereford. Donohue, who has been at Ladbrokes since joining the PR team in 2010, will be going up against bettingexpert’s 10th placed Stephen Harris, and the experts from Timeform. He is the latest industry expert to challenge Alan Alger’s …

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AppBet launches cash-back bonus after hitting 1,000 sign-ups

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AppBet has introduced a £10 cash-back bonus for new betting accounts set up through the app, after securing 1,000 sign-ups during its first month online. The free online service, which is exceeding Q1 targets despite only limited promotion, allows users to integrate their betting accounts in one place. The app’s developers are now looking to add more bookmakers to the …

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‘Add, Swap or Remove’…bet365 launches ‘Edit Bet’ functionality

Independent online bookmaker bet365 has released its new ‘Edit Bet’ feature, which enables customers to ‘add, swap and remove selections’ from their wagers in both pre-match and in-play markets. Seeking to boost its market choices, the Edit Bet feature will be made visible within the bookmaker’s betslip functionality once its ‘Cash-Out’ option is live, thus allowing bet365 customers to ‘change …

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Ari Lewski – Digital Sports Tech – All hands on deck

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In another of our end of year roundups we spoke to Ari Lewski, Executive Director at Digital Sports Tech.  Clearly not one to believe in patience being a virtue, Digital Sports Tech only launched in 2016 but has already entered Australia and the UK, whilst it has ambitious, and advanced, plans for global expansion in the new year. The company …

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Ladbrokes Coral & William Hill eyeing Tatts wagering assets

‘The Australian’ newspaper has this weekend reported that FTSE-listed betting operators’ Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill are eyeing the potential takeover of ASX-listed Tatts Group’s sports betting assets, should the company be acquired by the Pacific Consortium. Last week, Pacific Consortium a group of investors led by London private equity firm Macquarie and New York fund KKR made a formal AUS …

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Tabcorp found guilty of illegal new accounts promotion

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Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has been found guilty of illegally luring punters to open new accounts via a promotion published both online and in the newspaper. The promotion, published in August 2015, offered bonus bets and other rewards as inducements. The company was brought to court because it is illegal for bookies to publish ads tempting NSW residents with inducements …

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Why Not? GVC linked to Ladbrokes Coral takeover

The City of London has registered speculation that newly merged Ladbrokes Coral Plc is a potential takeover target of FTSE rival GVC Holdings. Last Friday the Financial Times reported that Ladbrokes Coral shares had gained circa 5% value on the speculation that GVC governance were considering an ambitious reverse takeover of the betting giant valued at a reported £3.2 billion …

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New Lightning Box Games slot gets exclusive launch on LeoVegas

Silver Lion has been given an exclusive launch on LeoVegas. The new slot from Lightning Box Games is only available to players on LeoVegas.com until it goes to general release on December 7. The 5×4 reel, 1024 ways slot which features zebras, hippos, meerkats and tribesmen, takes players on safari across the sweeping plains of the African Savannah in search …

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