More Ladbrokes

Brentford FC announced a one-year deal w/ Matchbook.com. Leyton Orient FC, struck a similar sponsorship deal after signing a deal w/ 666Bet.

Hills sack seven

William Hill has sacked seven members of staff in Tel Aviv; Ladbrokes are enjotyng South Africa; Paddy Power CIO leaves

Ladbrokes posts a 2.5% rise in net revenues in Q3 2011, aided by strong performance at its UK retail operations.

Ladbrokes and Sportingbet have mutually terminated takeover talks

A takeover of Sportingbet by Ladbrokes seems unlikely due to worries of unregulated territories

Bodog gets new blonde

Amanda Leatherman joins Team Bodog; Hills confirm Probability approach; Lads could get takeover extention

Ladbrokes must have made a solid bid for Sportingbet by October 17

Betfred gets Gold Cup

The Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup 2012; Ladbrokes signs two deals; Sportech affiliate program

Ladbrokes, William Hill, and the Tote, has announced the launch of a live football channel for betting shops across the UK and Ireland.

Inspired has launched a virtual games offering in China

In business and sports news, William Hill is sponsoring the Scottish Cup for the next three years.

Coral has appointed the former Ladbrokes man John O'Reilly as MD of Interactive

Gaming VC have begun he process of acquiring Sportingbet's Turkish business

In marketing and gambling news, Sports betting firms have launched their respective ad campaigns as the season gets underway.

UK Gambling Commission says bet shops will eclipse banks on UK high streets; Tote Ireland has new GM; Europe-bet adds SkillOnNet backgammon

Branches of a number of well known bookmakers have been affected by the riots across London

Mecca Bingo in Edinburgh will allow smokers to play whilst smoking as Ladbrokes moves into Belgium with PMU and various shares continue fall

Greece passes controversial gaming law; DC Lottery public hearings set; WMS Industries sheds 10% of staff; Ladbrokes hires Tiziano Crudeli