Ladbrokes Coral agree to 4bn GBP takeover by GVC

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Bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral is set to be taken over by online rival and Party Poker owner GVC in a deal worth up to £4bn ($5.4bn or €4.5bn). Earlier in December both parties said their were in ‘detailed discussions’ about a possible takeover which suggested a cash and shares arrangement. GVC, who are better known for… Read more »

UK bookmakers in possible merger talks

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High street bookmakers, Ladbrokes and Coral, have opened up talks about a possible merger. If successful it would create the biggest retail-bookmaker in the UK. However, previous attempts to do so were knocked back by the UK’s monopolies commission. The talks are to discuss whether the companies could bring together Ladbokes, Coral retail, Eurobet retail… Read more »

Playtech and Ladbrokes agree new slots and software deal

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Online casino software developer Playtech and sportsbook Ladbrokes have agreed a new deal that will see Ladbrokes offer a range of software and slots developed by Playtech at its online casino. The new software and services agreement will extends the current deal that is in place between the two companies and will see Ladbrokes using… Read more »

Player wins 2.6m on Mega Moolah Isis at Ladbrokes Casino

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One player was celebrating becoming a new millionaire this week after winning £2.6 million ($4 m) on the Mega Moolah Isis slot game at Ladbrokes Casino. The winning player has so far chosen to remain anonymous but it is believed they come from the Midlands region of England. They also managed to secure the multi-million… Read more »