William Hill has said it remains “on track” to hit forecasts after closing 700 of its betting shops following the Government crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs).
Some of Britain’s top betting companies have committed £10 million to a programme to teach children about the perils of gambling.
Punters in Oban have one less venue to place a bet as William Hill closed its George Street branch.
The Netherlands entry in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is expected to race through to the grand final in the second live semi-final in Israel on Thursday night.
A man has been jailed for going on a betting shop rampage – just 24 hours after he was released by police.
A campaign to tackle violence against women is being launched in betting shops in the north today.
Football players have teamed up with whisky workers to back a responsible drinking campaign.
Police are hunting for two masked raiders who robbed a bookmaker yesterday and are keeping an “open mind” on whether it is linked to a “similar” hold-up in the city.
Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? If so, those dreams may come true in the north-east this year.
Andy Burnham is now the favourite to suceed Ed Miliband as leader of the UK Labour Party, according one leading bookie.
Bookmakers William Hill are offering odds of 6/1 on Alex Salmond to be named as a Minister in the next Government.
Nicola Sturgeon is the front-runner to become the next first minister, according to bookies.
A gambler who bet a world record political bet of £900,000 on a No vote is set to collect more than £1 million after his wager was a success.
Punters in the north and north-east are confident of a Yes vote in next month's referendum.
A world-record bet of £400,000 was placed yesterday on Scots voting against independence in September.