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Ladbrokes ordered to shut Arc racecourse shops in pictures row

Ladbrokes: will be forced to close their shops by Arc  By Jon Lees 7:08PM 25 JAN 2017  LADBROKES have been ordered to close all their betting shops on six Arena Racing Company-run tracks in a dramatic escalation of the dispute over new betting shop channel The Racing Partnership (TRP). The bookmaker has been told the betting outlets at Doncaster, Wolverhampton, Lingfield, ...

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Ladbrokes take over sponsorship of Gold Cup at Newbury

 By David Baxter 12:19PM 23 JAN 2017  LADBROKES have been confirmed as the new sponsor of the race formerly known as the Hennessy, signalling the end of longest sponsorship deal in British racing history. Speculation had been rife the bookmaker would take over sponsoring the famous Grade 3 handicap chase, which was won this season by Native River and which had ...

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Monday pictures blackout in Betfred, Ladbrokes and Coral

Ladbrokes: have not agreed a deal with The Racing Partnership  By Mark Scully 8:17AM 9 JAN 2017  PUNTERS visiting Coral, Ladbrokes and Betfred shops on Monday will not be able to enjoy any live racing from Britain as the dispute over media rights between the bookmakers and The Racing Partnership rumbles on. TRP, which comprises all 15 Arena Racing Company tracks ...

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Ladbrokes Coral plc share price increased

   By Stuart Riley 8:21AM 1 NOV 2016  THERE was a 3p increase in the share price in the first morning of trading as Ladbrokes Coral plc as two of the betting industry’s most famous names. Ladbrokes share price closed at 133.60 and has not been lower than 134.70 on Tuesday morning, and no higher than 138.10, and is trading at ...

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Ladbrokes and Coral merger to be completed Tuesday

Coraland Ladbrokes: Merger is to be completed on Tuesday   PICTURE: Jay Vincent    By Bill Barber 7:55PM 31 OCT 2016  TWO of the most famous names in British betting officially join forces on Tuesday when Ladbrokes Coral plc begins trading on the London Stock Exchange, the latest seismic change in the betting industry. More than 16 months since the Racing ...

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CMA gives final approval to Coral and Ladbrokes merger

The Ladbrokes and Coral merger has been given the go-ahead   PICTURE: Charles Shearn    By Bill Barber 4:16PM 26 OCT 2016  THE Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given its final approval to the £2.3 billion merger between Ladbrokes and Coral. Ladbrokes said in a statement that they expected that completion of the merger would “take place in the very ...

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Ladbrokes report strong growth despite racing loss

Ladbrokes were able to report good growth thanks to digital revenues  By Bill Barber 8:15AM 18 OCT 2016  RACING results may have turned against them but Ladbrokes were able to report revenue growth of 12.1 per cent for the third quarter of the year in a trading statement released on Tuesday. The company, closing in on their £2.3 billion merger with ...

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Ladbrokes boss hails strong half-year results

Ladbrokes got conditional approval for a merger with Coral last month    By Mark Scully 7:30AM 4 AUG 2016  LADBROKES on Thursday announced a headline operating profit of £52.3 million for the first half of 2016, up 34.4 per cent on the same period of last year. The bookmaker’s profit before tax to the period ending June 30 came in at ...

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Ladbrokes and Coral must sell 350-400 shops before merger

Coral and Ladbrokes must sell shops for the merger to go ahead   PICTURE: Jay Vincent    By Tony McFadden 7:24AM 26 JUL 2016  THE Competition And Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed that Coral and Ladbrokes must sell around 350 to 400 of their betting shops to gain clearance for their proposed merger. The CMA’s report, which was released on Tuesday ...

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