RNS Number : 6646E
01 June 2012
1 June 2012
Ladbrokes Awarded Licence in Spain
Ladbrokes plc has been awarded an eGaming licence in Spain and will launch its new website in accordance with the introduction of the new gaming regulations on 5th June.
At launch the site - http://www.LBapuestas.es - will offer a wide range of sportsbetting, casino and poker services.
Ladbrokes Chief Executive Richard Glynn commented: "We are pleased to be among the first wave of regulated operators in Spain and an online marketing campaign for the Euros will begin on our first day of operation in line with the regulatory timetable."
Ladbrokes already operates a successful retail Joint Venture in the Madrid and Aragon regions of Spain. The JV, called Sportium, currently has 192 outlets across the two regions with expansion into further regions expected later this year.
For further information please contact:
Ciaran O'Brien, Corporate Affairs Director
Tel: 07976 180 173
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