Bet365 Group Ltd (Trading as "bet365") is a British online gambling company based in the United Kingdom.
Bet365 has more than 35 million customers globally.
The Group employs around 4300 people and is the largest private employer in the city of Stoke-on-Trent.
For sports betting, bet365 is licensed by the Government of Gibraltar (licence number: RGL 075) and regulated by the Gibraltar Gambling Commissioner.
Bet365's casino, games and poker operations are licensed and regulated by the Government of Gibraltar too.
The Australian business is regulated and licensed by the Northern Territory Government, with one hundred staff employed in Darwin. Jackson represents the company in their Australian TV advertising.
In addition to the company headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, bet365 have further offices in Manchester, Gibraltar, Malta, Bulgaria and Australia.
Bet365's site supports multiple payment methods, including Apple Pay, Google Pay and Pay Pal, in 19 currencies. Denise developed a sports betting platform and trading team to launch the business online in March 2001.
The business borrowed £15 million from RBS against the family's betting shop estate which had been started by Peter Coates in 1974 and had been run by Denise Coates as managing director from 1995.
Bet365 sold its betting shop chain in 2005 for £40 million to Coral and paid off its loan to RBS.
Bet365 has grown into one of the world's largest online gambling companies with its reported figures to March 2012 showing amounts wagered on sports at £12.2 billion, revenues of £646 million and an operating profit of £116.5 million, whilst paying £130 million in tax to the UK Government.
In 2018 the company announced it will add 100 new tech jobs in Manchester, England with hopes of tapping into Manchester's education infrastructure.