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Charities set to win big as Britannia Stakes bookmaker initiative returns

SBC News Charities set to win big as Britannia Stakes bookmaker initiative returns

Several British bookmakers are donating all of their profits from this year’s Britannia Stakes race at Royal Ascot to UK charities. Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members which have signed up to the fundraising initiative include Flutter (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Evoke (888, William Hill), Kindred (Unibet), Betway, Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), Virgin Bet, LivescoreBet, Fitzdares, …

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Bookies make ‘bumper’ charity donation in fourth year of Britannia Stakes initiative

SBC News Bookies make ‘bumper’ charity donation in fourth year of Britannia Stakes initiative

Bookmakers have made a £277,000 donation to several UK charities following the flagship Britannia Stakes race at Royal Ascot. BGC members Flutter (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), bet365, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), 888 William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Betway, Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), Virgin Bet, LivescoreBet, Tote, Fitzdares and Bet with Ascot were all part of the initiative. The operators had pledged …

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BGC: Royal Ascot bookmakers donate £1.2 million to UK charities

SBC News BGC: Royal Ascot bookmakers donate £1.2 million to UK charities

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has revealed that UK charities will be rewarded with a share of £1.2 million from bookmaker profits donated from last week’s Royal Ascot. The marquee festival saw BGC members pledge to donate all winnings taken from Thursday’s Britannia Stakes race, won by 14/1 shot Thesis ridden by Ryan Moore, the victor in a nail-biting …

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Britannia Stakes ‘fantastic initiative’ distributes £1.25m to charities

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Member organisations of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) have distributed over £1.25 million to a selection of charities, donating the entirety of the profits from the Britannia Stakes race, held on 17 June during the Royal Ascot festival.  Participants in the initiative include BGC members Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), bet365, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), William Hill, Kindred …

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BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

SBC News BGC members commit ‘vital funds’ to charities from Britannia Stakes profits

A group of Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members have committed to donate all-profits from the Britannia Stakes, giving a ‘major’ financial boost to a selection of charities. Participating BGC members include bet365, BetVictor, Betway, Entain (Ladbrokes, Coral), Flutter Entertainment (Paddy Power, Betfair, Sky Bet), William Hill, Kindred (Unibet), Rank Group (Grosvenor Sport), the Tote and Fitzdares. “I am absolutely …

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BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes

SBC News BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes

UK Bookies have raised £250,000 for Cancer and Covid-19 charities after taking a beating on Thursday’s Britannia Stakes race at Royal Ascot. Earlier this week, Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) members vowed to donate all profits, after levy and duties were deducted, from win and each-way bets made on the race to charity. Participating bookmakers included Paddy Power Betfair, bet365, …

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BGC: UK betting to donate all Royal Ascot ‘Britannia Stakes’ profits to charity

SBC News BGC: UK betting to donate all Royal Ascot ‘Britannia Stakes’ profits to charity

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) will launch the betting industry’s latest charity initiative on Gold Cup Day (Thursday 18 June) at Royal Ascot. Regarded as the festival’s ‘biggest wagering day’, the BGC confirmed that 13 UK betting brands will commit to donating all win and each-way profits taken from the heritage handicap Britannia Stakes (race-start: 16:10 BST). Profits raised …

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