Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes fear Many Clouds Grand National win

Britain’s bookmakers are hoping for a successful Grand National on Saturday, following the hammering they took at the Cheltenham Festival just three weeks ago. It is estimated that the industry lost around £60 million, as a string of heavily-backed favourites led by horses owned by former Barclays banker Rich Ricci, romped to victory at Cheltenham. The nightmare started with a …

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Paysafe partners with Emerchants to deliver card solutions

Paysafe Group has partnered with Emerchants Ltd to deliver white-labelled pay-out card solutions to gaming operators across Europe. Emerchants, which counts gaming operators in Australia such as Ladbrokes, William Hill and Sportsbet among its clients, offers an innovative prepaid payment technology platform with processing and programme management services. Paysafe is a Principal Member of MasterCard® and authorised by the UK …

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Ladbrokes expects Special K to shine this weekend

Kell ‘Special K’ Brook goes up against Kevin Bizier in Sheffield this weekend and Ladbrokes are anticipating a routine win for the IBF welterweight champion. Brook’s record (35-0-0, 24 knockouts) speaks for itself and the 29 year old has his eye on a showdown with Amir Khan after this one. First up though is Bizier who has a record of 25-2-0, with 16 knockouts. …

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Inspired completes Virgo RGS integration with OpenBet

Inspired has successfully integrated its Virgo™ Remote Gaming Server (RGS) into OpenBet’s gaming platform. This integration allows for the supply of Inspired’s omni-channel content to OpenBet’s online and mobile customers, including Paddy Power and Ladbrokes, via Inspired’s Virgo™ RGS. OpenBet takes over a billion sports bets annually, and is renowned for its performance and scalability. Inspired has been supplying its leading …

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Ladbrokes aims for high coverage with Frankie Dettori as new brand ambassador

Ladbrokes has unveiled legendary champion jockey and TV personality Frankie Dettori as its new brand ambassador. Popular sporting figure Dettori will become the face of Ladbrokes new marketing and brand initiatives. Ladbrokes marketing stated that it wanted to fully integrate Dettori’s unique character and personality within its brand. The operator is aiming to create a distinct ambassador partnership with higher …

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Current Levy level unsustainable for LBOs

Horseracing and the government has been warned that the current level of Horseracing Levy being paid by betting shops is unsustainable and will need to be lowered if the sport is going to thrive in betting shops. Speaking at the Association of British Bookmakers AGM in London yesterday, Paul Darling QC underlined the fact that betting shop operators are paying …

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Bookies’ Corner: Brexit – Will we stay or will we go?

This, the second in SBC’s new Bookies’ Corner series, sees the experts from the world of betting hash out the EU Referendum and whether there’ll be a Brexit.  It has been speculated that Brexit may become the biggest political betting event in history. Political betting has been gaining popularity in recent times with the Scottish Referendum breaking records, and this …

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Tipster Challenge Results – Five Week 9 Winners for SBC

It was another shake-up at the top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard, as SBC managed the first five-win day of the series to take 1st place on 42.56 points. After a slow start for Jessica Bridge, Ladbrokes, she did manage to win the final three races to help the Guests stay in touch in 2nd. For bettingexpert, it was far …

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Tipster Challenge – Jessica looks to bridge the gap at Catterick

Week 9 takes us to Catterick, as Stephen Harris tries to keep bettingexpert on top of the Tipster Challenge leaderboard! He will be taking on SBC News, Timeform and Guest tipster, Jessica Bridge. 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 …

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The Queen to back Brexit is at 100/1 with Ladbrokes

Stories have been circulating in the tabloids that the Queen is in favour of a Leave vote in the forthcoming EU Referendum in June. Ladbrokes has responded to the rumours by offering odds of 100/1 that Queen Elizabeth will publicly announce her backing of the Boris Johnson fronted Leave campaign. Buckingham Palace also moved quickly to respond to the allegations, …

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