Gambling Queen To Receive Accolade

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Bet365 founder and Chief Executive Denise Coates has been named to the current New Year Honors list, according to the BBC.

Coates, the daughter of Stoke City FC Chairman Peter Coates will receive a Commander of the British Empire accolade. The award is being presented for Coates' service to the British community and business.

Denise Coates currently owns just over half of the company shares of Bet365. The company recently reported profits of £93.7 million on turnaround of £439 million. The company recently revealed that dividend payouts for the past three years totals £37.5 million.

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