Ladbrokes

UK 'Warmer Than Athens And Rome' On Hottest Day Of The Year (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

People flocked to parks and beaches on Saturday as the hottest temperature in Britain of the year so far was recorded, hotter than Athens or Rome. ...

Bookmakers To Refund Bets On Doped Horses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport

Bookmakers have promised to refund thousands of pounds in bets placed on horses that have tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The news...

Masked Robber Dies In Botched Raid On Ladbrokes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies. The man, in his 50s, was believed to be we...

Armed Robber Dies After Being Pinned Down By Betting Shop Customers

PA | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookies. The man, in his 50s, was believed to be we...

Who's The Bookies' Favourite To Replace Entwistle?

PA | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK

Caroline Thomson is the favourite to become the new director general of the BBC, according to Ladbrokes. Following George Entwistle's resignation t...

How Many Tweets Make A T**t?

PA | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Politics

Bookmakers will be counting their losses today after David Cameron defied expectations by racking up more than 100,000 followers on Twitter in a matte...

Charlie Thomas

Why Do We Gamble In A Recession?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

Last week, Adrian and Gillian Bayford won £148m on the EuroMillions, making the mild mannered couple from Suffolk richer than icons like Tom Jones an...

Police Seek Punter Who Lashed Out after Losing Bet

SWNS | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK

Police are seeking a furious punter who punched a woman cashier in the face after losing a bet. The gambler flipped when the assistant behind the d...

Sam Parker

Why Costa Awards Have Bookies In A Flutter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 25.01.2012 | Home

At first, the two worlds couldn’t seem further apart. On one hand - literary award ceremonies, those buttoned-up affairs where hushed academics p...