Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

6 of the Best – Ladbrokes’ Jessica Bridge

BetITBest‘s Nico Jansen is interested in discovering the best in people. This week it’s Jessica Bridge. Jessica has been part of the PR team at Ladbrokes since November 2011. She has made live or recorded broadcasts on BBC News, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Sky Sports News, BBC Radio 5 Live and talkSPORT. Before joining Ladbrokes, she completed work placements with Sky …

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bettingexpert launches odds comparison site SmartBets

bettingexpert.com is launching SmartBets, a customisable odds comparison site that has been optimised for both desktop and mobile. Initially, the service will just be for Football markets across the world, with more major sports set to be added in the future. Punters logging in will be able to create a tailored dashboard based around their favourite teams, leagues, betting markets …

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Ladbrokes becomes official betting partner for the FA

The FA has announced a long-term agreement with Ladbrokes to become its new official betting partner. The deal, which will commence on August 1st 2016, will see the leading Ladbrokes’ relationship with The FA span the England team and The Emirates FA Cup. Under the terms of the agreement, Ladbrokes will benefit from premium brand exposure alongside England senior men’s …

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Jessica Bridge picks her Tipster Challenge winners at Nottingham

After first taking the Tipster Challenge in Catterick back in early March, Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes is back for a second attempt at Nottingham today. Jessica, part of the PR team at Ladbrokes, has made live or recorded broadcasts across every major UK television and radio platform, including BBC News, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Sky Sports News, CNN, CNBC, …

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Ladbrokes launches ‘Game Changer’ – Edit My Acca in partnership with OpenBet & Playtech

Ladbrokes has announced the launch of its ‘industry first’ innovation ‘Edit My Acca’ function which will allow players to make changes to their football accumulator bets while matches are in play. Developed in-conjunction with industry technology providers OpenBet and Playtech, Ladbrokes management, have labelled ‘Edit My Acca’ as a game-changing function for sports betting consumers. ‘Edit My Acca’ will allow …

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‘Archaic’ Australian in-play ban will force players offshore

Scott Longley looks at the future of the in-play betting in Australia and finds that it might not have one after this summer’s General Election. If there is a song which occasionally typifies the relationship betting and gambling companies have with regulators and governments when they end up pushing the boundaries of what is acceptable according to the limits of …

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Betfect adds William Hill to its social network

Betfect went live last year with Ladbrokes and it has now been announced that the sports betting social network will henceforth include odds from William Hill too. The London based tech start-up is aimed at enhancing the sharing of bets and making digital sports betting more of a social activity, as was the case when people would place their bets …

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Ladbrokes Coral need to sell 350-400 shops for merger approval

The UK Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) has said it will allow Ladbrokes and Gala Coral to continue with their merger plans, but only if the firms divest 350-400 betting shops. The proposed merger would create Britain’s biggest bookmaker with around 4,000 betting shops, but the CMA has identified 659 areas across the country where the deal could harm competition. …

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Jim Mullen – Ladbrokes stands to lose £1 million per England Euro 2016 win

Speaking to Bloomberg News Ladbrokes CEO Jim Mullen has detailed that his firm stands to lose £1 million per England win during Euro 2016 opening half (France June 10 – 10 July). Gearing up for a crucial period in bookmakers’ calendars, Mullen stated that England winning the Euro 2016 tournament would pose ‘the biggest single risk’ to Ladbrokes financial year …

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Coral suspends bets on Hiddlestone to be next Bond

Coral has suspended betting on Tom Hiddlestone, star of BBC drama The Night Manager and Loki in Thor, to be named as the next James Bond.  There has been much speculation about who’ll replace Daniel Craig with a number of big names being thrown around. A great increase in betting activity on Hiddlestone this weekend though prompted Coral to first …

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