Fred Done, 72, opened the first Betfred shop in 1967, using £250,000 he won betting that England would triumph at the 1966 World Cup. In 2011, the Warrington firm bought the state-owned horse racing bookmaker the Tote for £265m. Betfred, which has nearly 1,400 betting shops and a mobile and online gaming service, last year saw net annualised revenue of £486.1m as punters gambled more than £13bn.
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