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Betfair Group PLC (BET)

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Thursday 23 February, 2012

Betfair Group PLC

Transaction in Own Shares

RNS Number : 0359Y
Betfair Group PLC
23 February 2012




Betfair Group plc (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 22nd September 2011 it purchased 9,288 of its Ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each ("shares") on 23rd February 2012 for cancellation.


The average price paid per share was 883.57 pence per share.

The highest price paid per share was 885.00 pence per share.

The lowest price paid per share was 875.50 pence per share.


To date 4,922,295 shares have been repurchased under this authority.


Following the above transaction the Company has 103,671,711 shares in issue. This number represents the total voting rights in the Company and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Services Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.


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