Sport betting

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It was a safe bet my money was stolen but TSB won’t refund me
It accepted I was a victim of fraud but still refused my claim

Miles Brignall

01, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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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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Mortgage lenders need to warm up to energy-efficient homes
Government’s net zero plan wants to link energy upgrades to home financing, but policy details will be critical

Nils Pratley

19, Oct, 2021 @6:25 PM

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‘We couldn’t work it out’ – Football Index ex-employee on firm’s business plan
A former senior employee of Football Index has spoken for the first time about the structural flaws which brought the business down

Greg Wood

12, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Football Index executives were warned model was ‘unsustainable’ after launch
A former Football Index employee has said the betting site’s executives ‘were fully aware there was a problem’ soon after its launch in 2015 according to emails seen by the Guardian

Greg Wood

01, Oct, 2021 @6:00 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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Football Index: Gambling Commission and FCA criticised over failure to act
Collapse of the so-called ‘football stock market’ in March left £90m of users’ stakes trapped and an independent report has been heavily critical of two regulators

Greg Wood

22, Sep, 2021 @7:02 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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I saw betting’s toxic sludge swamp Australian sport. Now it’s coming for America
As sports gambling becomes legal in more and more US states, I remember how it slowly took over the social lives of my friends back home

Aaron Timms

21, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Gambling firm 888 buys William Hill International in £2.2bn deal
Online casino business signals intention to keep bookmaker’s shops as part of a foray into bricks and mortar

Rob Davies

09, Sep, 2021 @2:12 PM

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The Guardian view on the future of gambling: harms must be faced | Editorial
Editorial: The liberalisation of betting has had some damaging effects and the industry should stop denying it

Editorial

23, Aug, 2021 @5:25 PM

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