Ladbrokes Review


Surebet Monitor Overall Arbitrage Rating C+
Surebet Monitor Coverage A+
Arbitrage opportunites rating A
Financial security A+
Account lifespan (until limited) D
Customer support A
Withdrawal times A

1. The Company – Financial security

The company was founded by Messrs Schwind and Pendleton in 1886 as commission agents for horses trained at Ladbroke Hall in Worcestershire. Overall the largest betting company in the UK and largest retail bookmaker in the world, Ladbrokes owns over 2,400 retail betting shops divided between the UK and Ireland, with more shops in Spain and Belgium. It also operates several online gambling websites and has 14 000 employees (2012).

Ladbrokes is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 Index, having been relegated from the FTSE 100 Index in June 2006. It is however one of the largest betting Companies in Europe, which ensures safety to Clients funds.

Surebet Monitor recommends Ladbrokes as a one of the most financially stable bookmakers online.


2. Customer Support

Customer support is available through the e-mail, live chat or phone (skype). There are no cases of unfair Customers treatment, which brings further credits to the Service. You may contact customer support by calling them at the listed numbers or filling the contact form.


3. Withdrawal times and fees

Skrill (Moneybookers) withdrawals are very quick and are realized within few hours after request. All Skrill withdrawals are free of charge. Notably no verification is needed when funding/withdrawing via Skrill.


4. Account lifespan (until limited)

The biggest drawback of Ladbrokes is the attitude to arbers. You better avoid playing Asian handicap lines, exotic leagues and exotic sports. We also advise you not to play for a stake close to the maximal one, nor rebetting same line or defining strange stake (like 2331 EUR per bet). Make it 2 000 EUR or 2 500 EUR. Generally play rather up to 500 EUR per bet for a big games.


5. Arbitrage opportunities

Due to quite slow odds update Ladbrokes shines in a lot of surebets against sharp bookmakers like Pinnacle Sports, 188bet or 12bet. In most cases these surebets include english leagues, from premiership to Conference, European cups and basketball events…


6. Surebet Monitor Coverage

Surebet Monitor covers Pinnacle Sports markets exceptionally well across 7 sports and all of the markets. The odds updates times are instant.


7. General recommendation

Ladbrokes is a very solid service with strong reputation, that will present to you a lot of arbitrage action. While you may feel 100% confident when it goes to your funds security, there is a challenge not to end up with a limit after a couple of days.

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