Ladbrokes is in Deep Doo Doo

The Gambling Commission is investigating claims made in the Guardian that Ladbrokes agreed to pay nearly £1 million to the victims of a problem gambler who funded his habit with stolen money, in return for not informing the industry’s regulator.

A report in the newspaper Dec. 17 said the British man—who ran a property business in Dubai—had stolen from clients in order to gamble, five of whom complained to Ladbrokes…

Source: Ladbrokes Under Investigation by Gambling Commission

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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