Ladbrokes

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...