Tag Archives: Ladbrokes
- Great British Bake Off hit by betting scandal
October 6, 2015
The Great British Bake Off television program has been rocked by claims of a £10,000 betting scandal involving BBC employees. Bookmaker Ladbrokes has launched a full-scale probe after they found 42 new gambling accounts, which have been created with links to BBC workers and Love Productions, the independent production company behind...
- Ladbrokes Chief Financial Officer Ian Bull to Leave in Feb 2016
September 17, 2015
Ladbrokes Chief Financial Officer Ian Bull has been told he can leave the company in February 2016, or before, if the proposed merger with Coral goes through sooner. The planned merger of Ladbrokes and Coral has chewed up and spat out its first casualty after Ladbrokes announced that Ian Bull,...
- Mergers, Mergers Everywhere, But William Hill Can’t Drink
September 15, 2015
The word “merger” sounds like a big threatening word in the world of markets. It suggests you’re getting tag-teamed, double teamed, or otherwise boxed out. As if on a political chess board or war game (or actual war), the natural instinct is to build alliances and make sure you’re not...
- Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Leadership Victory Hits Bookies for Six
Jeremy Corbyn’s appointment as the new Labour Leader has hit the UK bookmakers for six, with numerous outfits admitting that a ton of bets were made when Corbyn was a 200/1 to 100/1 underdog. When it comes to left-wingers the name Ryan Giggs is permanently tattooed into my lips; that’s...
- Betclic Everest Group pays €80k fine, gets name off blacklist, preps Belgian return
September 11, 2015
French gambling operator Betclic Everest Group is planning to re-enter Belgium’s online gambling market after having its name expunged from the country’s blacklist. Betclic Everest made the very first blacklist issued by the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) in 2012. In February 2014, the BGC seized €600k of Betclic Everest funds...
- The Thrill of Gaming Can Match That of Adrenaline Sports
September 1, 2015
A study into the impact of adrenaline on the body has revealed that the thrill of gaming can match the rush provided by popular extreme sports. The study, by Ladbrokes Games, invited four male volunteers with different jobs and backgrounds to take part in an online gaming session, indoor skydive...
Why Malta is a Sure Bet for iGaming Companies
October 9, 2014
Ladbrokes Australia fined (again) for inducing gamblers
April 7, 2017
The LCB Network Acquires Wizard of Odds for $2.35 Million
September 19, 2014