Online gambling exchange Betfair said it wanted England to do well at the World Cup and boost its betting revenue after its annual profit beat forecasts. Photo: Bloomberg

Online gambling exchange Betfair said it wanted England to do well at the World Cup and boost its betting revenue after its annual profit beat forecas(...)

 Eddie O’Connell has received the most severe punishment handed out to a jockey by Irish racing’s regulatory body in modern times.

Jockey Eddie O’Connell has been disqualified from riding for four years by the Turf Club after a long-running investigation into betting on a horse in(...)

Betfair, which operates an exchange that allows gamblers to bet against each other, has been slimming down its operations and cutting costs under chief executive Breon Corcoran. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Online gambling exchange Betfair said today it was on course to reach the top end of its profit guidance as investments in Italy and New Jersey(...)

Betfair’s underlying pretax profit was £32.5m. Photograph: Getty Images

Betfair continued its push into regulated gambling markets as it posted record earnings and raised its interim dividend by 50 per cent.During the past(...)

Betfair launched online casino operations in New Jersey late last month and is seeking to set up a betting exchange in Italy. Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

Online betting exchange Betfair said it was looking to expand in Italy and the United States after reporting a 16 per cent rise in underlying profit i(...)

In partnership with Betfair, GAN recently obtained a licence to develop online casino games for the Trump Taj Mahal and the Trump Plaza casinos in Atlantic City

The original backers of GameAccountNetwork (GAN), including businessman Dermot Desmond, have taken £7.2 million (€8.6m) off the table as part of its £(...)

Betfair’s decision to pull out of markets including Greece, Germany, Cyprus and Spain where regulatory risks or tax hurdles were too high is beginning to yield benefits for the company. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Betfair is starting to reap the benefits of cost-cutting and its focus on attracting more punters in well regulated betting markets such as Britain an(...)

Ladbrokes’ customers shunned betting shops during July’s heatwave, contributing to a slide in first half operating profit which underscored the need t(...)

Betfair, which sponsors  the snooker Betfair World Championships, has rejected the latest bid from CVC Capital Partners. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Betfair and CVC Capital Partners have ended takeover discussions after the private equity firm said it would not make a third revised offer for(...)