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Ladbrokes promotes Paul Cherry to Australia Chief Executive

Ladbrokes Plc governance has announced that Paul Cherry will replace Dean Shannon as new Chief Executive Officer of Ladbrokes Australia. Cherry will take over leadership in February 2017, as Shannon steps down having served as CEO of Ladbrokes Australia since its inception in 2013. In its leadership announcement, Ladbrokes governance declared that Shannon would be maintained as a corporate advisor …

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Ladbrokes Political Animals hold their own against rugby elites!

On  Wednesday 7th September the all parliamentary ‘Political Animals’ took to the rugby pitch, supported by Ladbrokes. MPs, Peers and political staff all took to the field at London’s prestigious Honourable Artillery Company to try a non-contact format of the game. The  Political Animals’ were joined by journalists from the lobby and the world of sport, whilst rugby league legends Kevin Sinfield, …

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Ladbrokes loses St. Ledger Festival legacy sponsorship

Ladbrokes is set to lose its sponsorship of the St. Leger Festival (7-10 September, Doncaster Racecourse). Being at loggerheads with the British Horseracing Association (BHA) regarding not joining its Authorised Betting Partner scheme (ABP), the FTSE-listed bookmaker will lose its 12-year sponsorship of world racing’s oldest classic.   Shunning the controversial ABP Scheme, which has split support from the UK …

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Ladbrokes extends sponsorship of snooker World Grand Prix & Players Championship

Agreeing terms with World Snooker, Ladbrokes marketing has announced that it has renewed its title sponsorship of the World Grand Prix and Players Championship for a further two-years. The bookmaker has agreed to extend its title sponsorship of both major snooker championships for their respective 2017 and 2018 editions. The Ladbrokes World Grand Prix runs from February 6 to 12 at the …

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Ladbrokes secures Ireland FAI betting partnership

Seeking to boost its coverage within Irish sports, Ladbrokes has announced that it has entered a betting partnership with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). The FTSE-listed operator has secured a two-year deal with the FAI, becoming its ‘Official Betting Partner’. Entering the partnership, the Ladbrokes brand will receive premium exposure at all Republic of Ireland international soccer matches and …

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The ASA raps Ladbrokes over misleading Euro 2016 promotion

Ladbrokes has been reprimanded by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for a misleading advert published on its news microsite during Euro 2016, in relation to the Group B game between England and Wales. The online promotion stated you could get ‘Get 6/1 for England to beat Wales OR Get 12/1 for Wales to beat England’, with a maximum £10 stake, which would …

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Exceptional costs sees Coral report £25 million losses ahead of Ladbrokes merger

Publishing what will likely be its last financial update as a private company, Gala Coral (Coral) has reported top-line metric growth hindered by significant exceptional costs as the company approaches its £2.2 billion merger with Ladbrokes Plc. Updating the market on its Q3 2016 performance (12-week period ending 2 July), Coral would declare net revenues of £264 million up 10% …

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Ladbrokes says no to ‘Bake Off’ market

Ladbrokes will not open a market on popular BBC TV baking competition ‘The Great British Bake Off’ (program often referred to as Bake Off or GBBO). Last year the FTSE-listed betting operator was stung for £10,000 following a flurry of early market bets placed on Nadiya Hussain the eventual winner of Bake Off 2015. Ladbrokes management would host an investigation …

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BOS Sponsor Profile – James Fleming – Emerchants

Emerchants are a leading provider of prepaid payment solutions, offering prepaid debit card programs which are specifically designed for the online betting and gaming industry. After enjoying success in Australia with Bet365, Ladbrokes, William Hill, Sportsbet and CrownBet, they will be in market with major European partners starting in Q4 2016. Emerchants are keen to introduce its solution, and the …

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Ladbrokes retail network secures BT Sport content

Ladbrokes’ retail betting division has confirmed that UK sports broadcaster BT Sport will be televised across its betting shop estate network. Confirming the partnership ahead of this weekend’s start of Premier League season 2016/17, BT Sport content will be displayed across all 2144 shops in the UK and 77 shops in Northern Ireland. The content of leading UK sports broadcaster …

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