Category Archives for History

A History of Grosvenor

Grosvenor Group joined the online revolution by providing casino and sportsbook services yet many of us associate them with their physical establishments.

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Posted by Matthew
January 27, 2017

A History of GentingBet

The Genting Group have made good inroads into the British market and beyond but they are simply huge in their country of origin – Malaysia. Even in parts of the UK, they are better known for the casino side of the operation with a number of high class physical premises cropping up in our larger […]

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A History of Stan James

Like all established British bookmaking brands, Stan James started from very humble beginnings and they’ve also been around for a lot longer than many would think. They’ve been here for over four decades in fact with their first ever betting shop having been set up in Wantage, Oxfordshire, in 1973 and since the internet took […]

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A History of Paddy Power

They are one of the most popular bookmakers around and one that draws us in through entertainment and a great sense of humour which is displayed in their TV advertising and on Social Media. Paddy Power are also making far bigger inroads on the UK High Streets now and they are set for a long […]

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A History of Coral

Like most of the established British bookmaker brands, Coral’s history began in the days before gambling was fully legalised and as such, much of the early operation was a ‘cloak and dagger’ affair. It all began via the company’s charismatic founder Joe Coral, who dropped out of school at a young age as he’d found […]

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A History of BetVictor

They have been through more than one name change and have evolved to adapt to the changing world of online betting. These days, there are a household name in the industry. BetVictor are now one of the biggest and most respected bookies around and they have been with us now for 70 years. That sort […]

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A History of William Hill

For many this is the first name in gambling: Growing up in the days before the arrival of the Internet, William Hill betting shops were prevalent on British High Streets and those of a certain age who still like to bet online would have almost certainly used one of their shops at some point. They […]

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A History of Betfred

In a relatively short space of time, Betfred have grown to become one of the most respected names in online betting and their growing customer base reflects their standing among the established bookies.

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A History of Ladbrokes

They are one of the most respected names in the gambling industry and for many, they are one of the first names to add to their list of online sign ups. For those of a certain generation, Ladbrokes have featured so heavily on the high street that getting an online account is just a logical […]

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