A 2017 report from Barclays forecast that Paddy Power  would lose about £60 million in annual turnover if the Fixed-odds terminals stake was cut to £2. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

No good deed shall go unpunished. It’s a well-worn phrase but one that must strike Peter Jackson and his team at Paddy Power Betfair as depressingly a(...)

Online betting group GVC Holdings is buying one of the “leading online gaming operators in the Republic of Georgia”, Crystalbet, as part of shift in s(...)

Operating profit jumped sharply at merged Ladbrokes Coral despite  despite group paying out heavily on a number of gambler-friendly sports results towards the end of 2016. Photograph:  Ladbrokes/PA Wire

British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group said on Tuesday 2016 operating profit rose about 22 per cent despite paying out heavily on a number of gambler(...)

 Apple’s Jade (left) ridden by Bryan Cooper leads home Vroum Vroum Mag ridden by Ruby Walsh to win The Bar One Racing Hatton’s Grace Hurdle on December 4th. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bryan Cooper emerged best in a titanic finish with Ruby Walsh for last weekend’s Hatton’s Grace Hurdle and this Sunday’s Grade One highlight at Punch(...)