The name Ladbrokes is synonymous with betting and gaming: the hallmark of a premier brand. The Company, the origins of which date back to 1886, is one of the world’s leading betting and gaming enterprises. Ladbrokes is a market leader in retail bookmaking in the UK, Ireland and Belgium where it operates betting shops. The Company also operates betting facilities at FA Premiership grounds and racecourses, including Ascot. In addition to its extensive retail presence Ladbrokes is a world leader in remote betting and offers thousands of betting markets on a daily basis over the telephone and Internet. The site incorporates the highest levels of security, which underwrite an integrated array of sports betting and gaming services available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.