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Shares of the newly merged company, Paddy Power Betfair plc rose higher on Friday as the bookmaker increased its full year profit guidance. Shares of the company rose 3.5% to 8,880p during the first hour of trading as the company, created through...

By Kim Irwin on Nov 4th, 2016
William Hill

William Hill Rank Group PLC and 888 Holdings PLC have jointly submitted an offer to bookmaker William Hill PLC in a bid to buy the company for 3.6 billion pounds. The offer is expected to be around 364 pence per share, and the resulting synergies...

By Terry Fitzroy on Aug 9th, 2016

Ladbrokes is merging with competitor bookmaker, Coral. Bookmaker Ladbrokes achieved better-than-projected earnings during the 1st half of the financial year mainly because of positive sports results and wagers with a 13.1 percent annual rise...

By Terry Fitzroy on Aug 4th, 2016