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Coral blames bookies closures on UK gambling reforms

Coral has become the latest UK high street bookmaker to blame new governmental legislation for the need to close a number of betting shops across the country. Coral’s parent company, Gala Coral has released their second-quarter financial figures, which show a three percent rise to £21...

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Coral blames bookies closures on UK gambling reforms

Coral has become the latest UK high street bookmaker to blame new governmental legislation for the need to close a number of betting shops across the country. Coral’s parent company, Gala Coral has released their second-quarter financial figures, which show a three percent rise to £215m in the group’s gross profits. However, the government's recently introduced measures - particularly the ABB Code on betting terminals - are hitting the retail-end of the business hard. A bad year for bookies Like Ladbrokes and William Hill, Coral is claiming that the government's new "protections and controls" are a reaction “to scaremongering and mi...

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Wigan on course to become betting capital of the...

Wigan is on course to becoming the gambling capital of the English north-west, according to a report in Wigan Today.

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Wigan on course to become betting capital of the North West

Wigan is on course to becoming the gambling capital of the English north-west, according to a report in Wigan Today . With fifty-eight bookmakers already in the borough, the town, usually more famous for its pies, now boasts more bookies per head than anywhere else in Greater Manchester. Remarkably, this figure is a drop from Wigan’s all time high of sixty-four in 2008. "Wigan could become the gambling capital of the North West" The abundance of bookmakers in Wigan has earned the ire of anti-gambling campaigners. Representing the Campaign for Fairer Gambling, Adrian Parkinson said; “Wigan has the highest number of betting shops of any borough, inclu...

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Giant Betfair octopus breakdown causes squidlock...

A van carrying a giant replica octopus for Betfair broke down in Oxford Circus this morning, causing traffic chaos.

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Giant Betfair octopus breakdown causes squidlock in Oxford C...

A van carrying a giant replica octopus for Betfair broke down in Oxford Circus this morning, causing traffic chaos. The octopus was being transported through London on a flat bed truck when the vehicle broke down in the middle of the crossing at Oxford Circus at around 9am, much to the bemusement of commuters. The pesky octopus brought traffic to a standstill and Transport for London issued a warning to motorists via their Twitter page: A lorry carrying an octopus has broken down at Oxford Circus. Approach with care. pic.twitter.com/GpQQEEoZi8 Paul's successor off to a rocky start — TfL Traffic News (@TfLTrafficNews) June 3, 2014 It was soon revealed that the giant...

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Intertain Group acquires UK online bingo giant M...

The Canada based online gaming business the Intertain Group Limited has purchased Mandalay Media, the UK online bingo company.

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Intertain Group acquires UK online bingo giant Mandalay Medi...

The Canada based online gaming business the Intertain Group Limited has purchased Mandalay Media, the UK online bingo company. It was announced last week that the Intertain Group negotiated an acquisition worth £45 million in cash with a further £15 million to be paid dependent on how well the business performs in the future. The CEO of Intertain John Kennedy FitzGerald said: “This bingo acquisition will add a missing gaming vertical, a bingo-focused marketing team, diversify our current casino offering and is expected to be materially accretive to earnings per share and free cash flow. The timing of this acquisition is also advantageous as we are acquiring the ...

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Bad Britain: sex, drugs & gambling - the crazy c...

Welcome to the sleazy side of Blighty. Our new infographic tickles the UK’s dirty underbelly to reveal the shocking facts and figures behind Britain’s ‘vices. ’Forget Broken Britain…this is Bad Britain!

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Bad Britain: sex, drugs & gambling - the crazy cost of Broke...

Our new infographic tickles the UK’s dirty underbelly to reveal the shocking facts and figures behind Britain’s ‘vices.’ You'll never believe how gambling stacks up alongside our multi-million pound sex, alcohol, narcotic, tobacco and junk food industries. For instance, did you know we cough up £15bn annually on cigarettes, and support the £15 billion craft beer industry? Not to mention our heart-stopping £96bn affair with fatty foods. Forget Broken Britain...this is Bad Britain! Copy and paste the code below to embed this infographic on your website <p style="text-align:center;"><a data-cke-saved-href="...

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