Fred Done

Fred Done (born March 1943) is a British billionaire businessman,[1] the owner of the bookmaking chain Betfred, which has more than 1,600 betting shops[2] in the United Kingdom. Fred Done stepped down as CEO in 2021, remaining as Chairman.

In February 2015, it was announced Fred Done was in talks to sell a 25% stake in the Tote.[3] In April 2015, The Sunday Times estimated his net worth at £1.0 billion.[4] In June 2018, Done has made an investment in the online advertising platform based in Nottingham, Adzooma.[5] In 2020, Done invested[6] in a new esports publisher called GGRecon[7] based in Manchester, continuing Dones' local investment streak.


  1. ^ "Billionaire Brothers Bet on William Hill Before Stock Surge". Bloomberg Online. 2 October 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  2. ^ BetFred About Us Retrieved 2 February 2021. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Duke, Simon (25 February 2018). "Betfred founder Fred eyes sale of 25% stake in the Tote". The Sunday Times. ISSN 0956-1382. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Sunday Times Rich List". The Sunday Times (34). 26 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Adzooma partners with Google to help SMEs grow online". Retrieved 2018-08-22.
  6. ^ "These Mancs play games for a living: GGRecon is Manchester's best Esports publisher". The Manc. 30 June 2020. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  7. ^ "About GGRecon". GGRecon. Retrieved 2 February 2021.