Tag Archives: john kelly
- Betfred eyes shops from Ladbrokes-Coral merger
December 8, 2015
Another bookmaker is on the lookout for soon to-be offloaded betting shops from the Ladbrokes-Coral merger. Fred Done, co-owner of UK-based bookmaker Betfred, plans to buy as many as 500 betting shops, which he believes will be sold to satisfy competition concerns of the £2.3b Ladbrokes-Gala Coral merger. “If somebody...
- Peter Erskine to step down as Ladbrokes Chairman; Smurfit Kappa CEO eyes Paddy Power chairmanship
May 8, 2015
Ladbrokes chairman Peter Erskine has announced that he is to step down from his position this year, with the search for his replacement now underway. Senior non-executive director John Kelly will lead the search Erskine’s successor while he works with the board to ensure a smooth transition once a new...
- Ladbrokes non-executive buys £25,000 of shares in the bookmaker
October 27, 2011
Ladbrokes non-executive John Kelly - who was the founder and chief executive of Gala Coral Group - has bought nearly £25,000 of shares in the bookmaker. He took 18,041 shares in the company at 137.9p, making it his first investment in the firm even though he joined the board over...
Ladbrokes Australia fined (again) for inducing gamblers
April 7, 2017