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11 Aug, 2011, 16:40 BST Betfred's Fred Done Invites you to Challenge his Premier League Fantasy iTeam

With just a few days remaining before the start of the English Premier League, Betfred's Fred Done has created his own Fantasy iTeam squad and is...


30 Jul, 2011, 18:52 BST Anonymous Punter Lands totescoop6 Bonus of £613,928

An anonymous totesport punter landed the totescoop6 bonus fund this afternoon after Hoof It defied the statistics to carry top-weight to victory in...


25 Jul, 2011, 09:11 BST Betfred Launch Fantasy iTeam App

With the English Premier League fast approaching, Betfred and Fantasy iTeam have agreed a 12-month partnership for a new fantasy football manager app....


25 Jul, 2011, 08:59 BST Betfred Announce Sponsorship of Betfred Ebor

Bookmakers Betfred have announced that they will be sponsoring the Betfred Ebor at York this year for the first time following their successful...


25 Jul, 2011, 08:59 BST Betfred Announce Sponsorship of Betfred Ebor

Bookmakers Betfred have announced that they will be sponsoring the Betfred Ebor at York this year for the first time following their successful...


23 Jul, 2011, 18:24 BST Small-staking Betfred Shop Punter one of Three Winners of Totescoop6

There were three winners of this weekend's totescoop6 who pick up a total of £173,203 each and now have a chance to go for next weekend's huge bonus...


22 Jul, 2011, 17:54 BST Betfred Announce Glorious Goodwood Sponsorship

Bookmakers Betfred are delighted to announce they will be sponsoring two races on Ladies Day at Glorious Goodwood. The bookmaker will be sponsoring a ...


13 Jul, 2011, 19:30 BST Cashback if McIlroy Wins the Open

Bookmakers Betfred will refund all losing win only bets on the outright market if Rory McIlroy wins the Open Championship. The Northern Irishman is...


12 Jul, 2011, 14:21 BST Betfred Taking on 8/1 McIlroy

Betfred are happy to take on Rory McIlroy for this week's Open Championship even though the US Open hero is easily the worst result in the book. The...


04 Jun, 2011, 12:05 BST Hats Off to the Queen

It's Derby Day and Her Majesty has the favourite for the Epsom showpiece with Carlton House. No reigning monarch has won the Derby since 1909 when...


03 Jun, 2011, 11:02 BST Betfred Confirms the Successful Acquisition of the Tote for GBP265m

- Racing to Benefit From More Than GBP155m Over 7 Years Betfred is pleased to confirm that it has entered into binding contracts with the Secretary...


30 May, 2011, 16:00 BST Racing's First Ever Big Society Raceday - a new Betfred Initiative to Support Local Charities, Communities, and Racecourses

Betfred announces a new initiative to raise money for Charity and to encourage more people to come racing. It will launch racing's first ever Big...


23 May, 2011, 18:41 BST Sir Alex Ferguson Puts His Money on Betfred's Tote Bid

Sir Alex Ferguson is supporting Manchester United fan Fred Done in his bid to buy the government owned Tote Bookmakers. The Betfred boss Fred Done is ...


23 May, 2011, 15:37 BST Betfred's Offer for the Tote Delivers GBP45m More for Racing

Further details of SIP's bid, which have yet to be made fully public outside the Racing industry, have emerged which suggest a value gap to Racing of ...


23 May, 2011, 11:33 BST Betfred Commit 120 Million to Racing and New Tote Racing Development Board

Betfred confirms that it is in discussion with racecourse groups on the creation of a new Tote Racing Development Board. Chaired by Barry...


17 May, 2011, 14:47 BST Racing to Receive at Least GBP120 Million if Betfred Tote Bid Succeeds

Betfred Executive Chairman Fred Done has today explained how the Racing industry is expected to receive at least GBP120 million should his company's...


17 May, 2011, 07:42 BST Betfred's Proposal for the Tote Delivers Long-Term Financial Backing for Racing

As the Government's decision in relation to the disposal of the Tote is imminent, Betfred is today announcing the principal terms of its offer....


29 Apr, 2011, 18:10 BST Royal Wedding Bashes Bookies

The honeymoon is over for special bets after the Royal Wedding turned into a costly affair for bookmakers Betfred. (Photo:...


23 Apr, 2011, 16:54 BST Betfred Pay Out on Man United Title

Bookie Fred Done has once again paid out early on Manchester United winning the Premier League. The Red Devils today beat Everton and the bookie has...


21 Apr, 2011, 22:28 BST Wizard's Win Makes Him Favourite Again

John Higgins has been restored as the sponsors' clear favourite at 9/2 for the Betfred.com World Snooker Championship after completing a 10-5 victory ...


11 Apr, 2011, 12:33 BST Betfred Launch New Mobile Advert

Bookmakers Betfred have launched a new advertising campaign promoting their mobile product. The advert will be shown tonight for the first time in...


08 Apr, 2011, 12:23 BST Sir Alex Set to be National Enemy of the Bookies

Sir Alex Ferguson will become the enemy of the bookmakers if his horse What A Friend wins the Grand National. What A Friend, co-owned by the Man...


31 Mar, 2011, 18:26 BST Betfred Scoop Top Award

Betview magazine is delighted to announce that Betfred has won the Betview Awards category of 'Most Creative Marketing Campaign' for their Deal or No ...


21 Mar, 2011, 14:54 GMT Selby Odds Cut Due to Suitable Draw

Mark Selby has been cut to 13/2 joint second favourite by the sponsors for this year's Betfred.com World Snooker Championship after the draw for the...


18 Mar, 2011, 17:58 GMT It's a Long Run of Losers for Bookies

Long Run won the feature race of the Cheltenham Festival the Gold Cup and it turned into another big loser for bookmaker Betfred. Betfred boss Fred...