How to Win at the Bookies

LONDON -- "The bookies always win," as they say -- but so can their shareholders. Look at Paddy Power  (ISE: PAP.L) , for instance, whose shares are up 1,000%! In this video, David also discusses the fortunes of William Hill  (ISE: WMH.L) and Ladbrokes  (ISE: LAD.L) , and talks to Sonia Rehill about three factors that investors should look out for when evaluating a bookmaker's potential.

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