Ladbrokes Coral Group hit with £5.9m fine for not protecting problem gamblers

The Gambling Commission said consumers had been harmed and stolen money had ‘flowed though the business’ due to ‘unacceptable’ shortcomings.

GVC and Labrokes Coral agree £4bn takeover

The deal will see the creation of a global gambling giant, combining Ladbrokes' high street and online operations with GVC's brands.