This online bookmaker offers odds on everything from Premier League football to the financial markets. Owned and operated by the Coates family, the company sold its chain of high-street betting shops in 2005 to concentrate on its online operations. It has developed its own platform, Sportsbook, which allows punters to bet on games already in play. Bet365 is based in Stoke-on-Trent and also owns Stoke City football club. Sales of the combined organisation have grown 68% a year from £63.6m in 2006 to £299m in 2009. Bet365 has the biggest profits in the table.

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Company details
Year2009
Rank35
Companybet365
ActivityOnline bookmaker
LocationStoke-on-Trent
Average 3 year sales growth67.55%
Latest sales £000s*298,974
Staff900
Founded1974
Websitewww.bet365.com

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