Gambling News 24th February, 2017

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TOUGH YEAR FOR WILLIAM HILL PLC

24th February, 2017 at 15:41:24
Revenues mark time as profits decline.

2016 has not been online and land gambling group William Hill's best year, judging by FY-2016 results released Friday; revenues marked time whilst profit declined, and even its once-powerful online division struggled.

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FORTUNA TO ACQUIRE GAMING SYSTEMS PROVIDER

24th February, 2017 at 15:41:24
Gambling operator has not revealed consideration agreed for acquisition of Hattrick Sports Group.

Central European online and land gambling group Fortuna Entertainment has announced an acquisition deal that will see it take over gaming systems provider Hattrick Sports for an undisclosed consideration.

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LONDON ADVERTISING AGENCY THE7STARS LANDS MAJOR LADBROKES ACCOUNT

24th February, 2017 at 15:41:24
Agency thanks its lucky stars following award of GBP 40 million account.

Ladbrokes Coral has announced that its GBP 40 million media planning and buying account has been awarded to London agency The7stars.

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SCOTS POSTAL WORKER STOLE MORE THAN GBP 134,000 TO GAMBLE ONLINE

24th February, 2017 at 08:31:15
26-year-old pleads guilty and now waits sentence.

Edinburgh postal worker Daryl Louden (26) had a yen for sports betting online, and it ultimately led to his appearance in a local court this week, charged with stealing GBP 134,177 of Post Office money at his Ferry Road branch.

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