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Who are Fred and Peter Done, the brothers behind Betfred bookmakers?

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

The billionaires are in the news for making millions from a business treating gambling addicts Betfred owners make millions from company treating gambling addicts How Britain got the gambling bug The billionaire brothers have come a long way from their humble upbringing in Manchester. They grew up in what Peter Done has described as the “slums of Salford”, sleeping four siblings to a room in a two-up, two-down in Ordsall.
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How Britain got the gambling bug

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

The industry takes £14.4bn from UK punters every year Betfred owners make millions from company treating gambling addicts Who are Fred and Peter Done, the brothers behind Betfred? The gambling industry has exploded over the past decade and now takes £14.4bn from UK punters every year - equal to more than £200 from every man, woman and child in the UK - with the online sector growing particularly fast. The sector's major firms have been transformed into some of the most recognisable brands in the country and gambling is a vast business, despite mounting concern among politicians and...
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