A top British bookie may be close to going “under” … DOWN UNDER! Ladbrokes says it is looking to win the state wagering and gaming licence for Victoria, home of the Melbourne Cricket Club, The Australian Open Tennins Championships and Neighbours. The concession comes up for grabs in London Olympic year, 2012. Ladbrokes says it […]

Punter Paul Greenwood has been awarded 2008’s least-wanted title after “gut feeling” turned into “gut-wrenching agony”. Paul, 52, made his regular £10 accumulator bet on a series of 14 football matches with cumulative odds of 79,500-1. Originally the Barnsley man included his local Premiership giants Manchester United in his line-up but at the last minute […]

Two of Britain’s best-loved bookies says punters aren’t visiting their shops as much these days. The UK’s biggest bookmaker, Ladbrokes, and Dublin-based rival, Paddy Power, both say the credit crunch is making gamblers SPEND LESS. Online Ladbrokes UK wagers at their High Street outlets FELL in the four months through October, the company said today, […]

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