There were twelve entries from the gambling sector to make this year’s UK Sunday Times Rich List, with a combined wealth of more than £12.8bn.

The fortunes of Britain’s richest gambling individuals and families grew by 20 per cent compared to last year.

There were three entries in the top 100, with bet365 founders Denise, John and Peter Coates seeing their wealth reach £5.0bn, an increase of £1.2bn compared to the previous year.

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