Ladbrokes halts shops expansion

Posted on February 17, 2014 by admin
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Ladbrokes, the bookmaker under fire for its lacklustre digital business, has halted its betting shop opening programme amid a growing backlash over the number of outlets on the high street.

Having opened around 200 shops in the past two years, bringing its UK estate to more than 2,300, the bookmaker will tell analysts at its full-year results this month it expects to be a “net closer” of shops this year.

Read the full article in The Daily Telegraph online.