Ladbrokes

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US firm DraftKings abandons takeover bid for Ladbrokes owner Entain
Fantasy sports and gambling firm had made indicative offer of £16.2bn in September but decided not to proceed

Rob Davies

26, Oct, 2021 @2:41 PM

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Energy suppliers Avro and Green cease trading; Fed signals tapering may start soon – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

22, Sep, 2021 @8:11 PM

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$22.4bn bid for Entain underlines value of British online gambling expertise
Analysis: overturning of prohibition on sports wagers in US has triggered a 21st-century gold rush

Rob Davies

22, Sep, 2021 @7:27 PM

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A windfall tax? Kwarteng better be sure it doesn’t get messy | Nils Pratley
The gas crisis is global and HM Treasury can hardly send an invoice to Gazprom or Qatar

Nils Pratley

22, Sep, 2021 @6:03 PM

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Ladbrokes owner bet big that it was undervalued. It won … big
Liberalisation of US gambling law is fuelling a wave of buyouts of more tech-savvy UK betting firms

Nils Pratley

21, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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DraftKings makes $20bn offer for Ladbrokes and Coral owner Entain
Shares in FTSE 100 gambling company rise by almost a fifth after approach from US rival

Mark Sweney

21, Sep, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Some bets are safe despite upheaval in the British and US gambling industry
The Covid lockdown bonanza may be ending for big gaming firms but the smart money is on boom times ahead

Rob Davies

07, Aug, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Ladbrokes keeps Covid furlough payments despite online betting surge
Entain, owner of the betting firm, made £114m in profits and claimed up to £30m from taxpayer

Rob Davies and Joseph Smith

11, Apr, 2021 @1:53 PM

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UK betting companies report profits in 2020 as US market opens up
Rise in online gambling during lockdown also boosts profits, with only William Hill struggling

Rob Davies

04, Mar, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Betting firm accused over 'astroturfing' with customer lobby group
The Players’ Panel, created by Ladbrokes owner Entain, criticised for giving false impression of grassroots campaign

Rob Davies

16, Feb, 2021 @3:52 PM

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UK betting faces bigger threats than losing its sport shirts
Industry fears the government’s review of gambling laws could introduce ‘existential’ changes

Rob Davies

01, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Let's hope Cineworld's shameless bonus scheme proposal flops | Nils Pratley
Greidinger brothers’ outrageous plan must be voted down. Plus: the worrying rise of spread betting

Nils Pratley

21, Jan, 2021 @7:59 PM

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