Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Bookies’ Corner – The Brexit Fallout

The fallout from perhaps the most important political event for the UK in our lifetime has continued this week with Leave campaigner and former UKIP leader Nigel Farage stepping down. With David Cameron also having resigned, and Boris Johnson announcing he won’t be standing in the race for the next Prime Minister, the political betting markets have been in overdrive. In …

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BREXIT sees Davy downbeat on industry growth forecasts

Financial advisory group Davy has lowered sector-wide growth forecasts for UK-listed gambling operators as a result of BREXIT. The ‘Leave’ outcome has forced Davy to review the current positions of listed gambling operators as the UK economy faces months of fiscal and legal uncertainty.    Issuing a market note, Davy analysts detailed that UK legacy operators with both large retail …

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SIS signs on-demand Virtuals deal with Ladbrokes

SIS has signed a deal to deliver its portfolio of on-demand racing games to Ladbrokes in a move which will significantly increase the reach of the SIS Infinite Games product.  Ladbrokes customers will now have access to six times more betting opportunities compared to traditional scheduled virtuals, thanks to the SIS Infinite Games on-demand capability. The deal comprises SIS’ full second …

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Intertain names former Sportingbet CEO in leadership team

Intertain has announced the appointment of Neil Goulden as its new Chairman of the Board and Andrew McIver as the new CEO. With McIver’s appointment, John Kennedy Fitzgerald has resigned as CEO, and Brent Choi has also resigned from the Board. Neil Goulden has spent the last twenty-five years at the board level within a number of significant gaming and …

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Bookmakers’ see night of high drama as Britain votes for BREXIT!

As British citizens hit polling stations yesterday, the UK ‘Remain’ camp were confident of victory as bookmakers priced the outcome at 1/6 at the close of polls. The low odds would give ‘Remain’ a 90% probability outcome, as ‘Leave’ drifted to between the 6/1 – 7/1 range. In the build-up to polling day, bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes had detailed …

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The Football Pools goes live with Colossus Bets’ Cash Out Pools

Colossus Bets has announced that its pools products, branded as ‘Cash Out Pools’, have gone live on both web and mobile with The Football Pools. Bernard Marantelli, Founder and CEO of Colossus Bets, said: “The Football Pools is an iconic brand with a long pedigree in offering life-changing jackpot prizes on football. It’s a significant milestone for us that they …

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UK Bookmakers – EU Referendum breaks all political betting records

British bookmakers have declared the EU Referendum to be the largest political betting market of all time as wagers pass the £100 million mark. This morning Ladbrokes stated that its ‘EU Referendum’ market had become its biggest non-sporting event of all time, beating the previous record held by last year’s UK General Election. William Hill declared that its customers had …

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Ladbrokes announces World Series of Darts title sponsorship

Ladbrokes has extended its support of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) as the new title sponsors of the Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, with tickets for the two-day tournament set to go on priority sale today. Ladbrokes returned to darts sponsorship in 2016 as title sponsors of the Ladbrokes Sydney Darts Masters, which will be held in August. In …

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Russia late show saves bookmakers from disastrous Euro 2016 opening weekend

Russian defender Vasili Berezutski has saved UK bookmakers a reported £20 million, as his injury-time equalizer against England in Saturday’s 1-1 draw spared bookmakers from an opening Euro 2016 weekend bashing! Coming into Saturday night’s match, UK bookmakers were in need of some Russian love, as favourites France and Switzerland had won their opening matches against Romania and Albania, whilst …

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The Mirror renews Fantasy iTeam partnership and Ladbrokes joins the party

It has been revealed that The Mirror has renewed its deal with fantasy football mobile app Fantasy iTeam for Euro 2016, the 2016/17 Premier League and the Champions League following a hugely successful first season. The partnership saw unprecedented traffic on the opening weekend of last year’s Premier League season with 20 million page impressions and over one million app start-ups. …

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