Tag Archives: Ladbrokes

Ladbrokes confident of 2016 targets as ‘recreational strategy delivers’

The governance of FTSE-listed Ladbrokes Plc is confident of delivering on its full-year 2016 expectations following the operator posting a fourth successive quarter of group revenue growth. Presenting its Q3 2016 trading update (period ending 30 September) Ladbrokes governance expects to post a 12% group revenue uplift delivering a strong KPI metrics across its divisions. Of particular note, the operator …

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Ladbrokes clears up eSports market closure rumours

Responding to news reports that it had closed down its eSports market, bookmaker Ladbrokes has stated that it will continue to take bets on the vertical. The bookmaker moved to clear up industry rumours that it had shut down its eSports market, following reports by esportsbettingreport.com that eSports would no longer be offered as a market. Ladbrokes detailed that the …

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Ladbrokes shuts down eSports markets

eSports industry news source eSportsbettingreport.com has informed that Ladbrokes has ‘quietly dropped its eSports betting markets’. The news source points to a customer query with Ladbrokes support asking the bookmaker why no eSports markets were visible on its sports betting product. The bookmaker replied to the query stating that its eSports markets had been ‘taken away currently’, further noting that …

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Ladbrokes places Haruki Murakami as Nobel Literature Prize favourite

Ladbrokes has placed Japanese writer Haruki Murakami as its 4/1 market favourite to be crowned the ‘2016 Nobel Literature Laureate’. With the Swedish Academy set to reveal its Nobel Prize literature winner next Thursday 13 October, the bookmaker places the popular Japanese ‘contemporary surrealist’ as its current market favourite. Presenting its market to the Guardian Newspaper, Ladbrokes PR spokesperson Alex …

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Bookies’ Corner – America Awaits…Clinton vs Trump TV Showdown!

Next Monday New York will host the first ‘US Presidential’ TV debate. With nationwide US Election polls tightening, the race to the White House is expected to go down to the wire. SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ gets the lowdown on ‘Clinton Vs Trump,’ with just 45 days to go until America hits the polls (8 November), the US Election has become …

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Ladbrokes launches ‘Unbelievable’ with Kammy & Ally

Updating the market, Ladbrokes has announced the launch of its ‘Unbelievable’ TV advertising campaign featuring brand ambassadors Chris Kamara and Ally McCoist. The new TV campaign developed by London creative advertising agency The Moment is set to debut on Saturday 24 September. Ladbrokes marketing plans to deliver five TV adverts throughout the Autumn with the aim of building on Ladbrokes’ …

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Ladbrokes Chairman announces changes to Non-Executive board

John Kelly, Chairman of Ladbrokes plc, has announced the appointment of Mark Clare as Senior Independent Director (SID) and Stevie Spring as Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. Both appointments will take effect at the close of business today. As part of the transition towards the merged Ladbrokes and Coral business, Non-Executive Directors Sly Bailey and David …

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Ladbrokes retail gains Beehive ‘sophisticated’ CRM tools

In a move to boost its cross-channel customer engagement capabilities, Ladbrokes has implemented industry marketing and CRM specialist Beehives tools’ across its retail estates. The FTSE-listed operator expands its current partnership with Beehive, who have delivered CRM solutions across Ladbrokes digital divisions in the past twelve months. Ladbrokes retail will be armed with Beehive’s ‘sophisticated CRM engine,’ allowing the division …

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BOS – Politics a ‘real underdog market’ back on bookmakers agendas!

Changing political dynamics combined with unpredictable voter behaviour has seen politics return to the top of bookmakers’ agendas. Opening Betting on Sports (BOS) ‘Politics Session,’ Matthew Shaddick Head of Political Betting at Ladbrokes detailed to delegates that the market was no longer considered ‘expensive wallpaper’ used by bookmakers for PR outreach. Detailing a ‘vibrant market,’ Shaddick stated that recent political …

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