Mark Jarvis

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Mark Jarvis Bookmakers are the largest independent bookie in the Yorkshire and Midlands operating a modern chain of 48 betting shops. Established in the 1960’s when UK betting shops were first legalised Mark Jarvis continued to expand until recent years and has maintained its Head Office in Leicester and operates a white label online betting site.

About Mark Jarvis Bookmakers

From humble beginnings, Mark Jarvis has grown into one of the UK’s largest and longest established independent bookmakers. The business is predominantly situated in villages and towns throughout the midlands and South Yorkshire and it’s betting shops are established brands within their local communities. In the year ended January 2019, the business had a Turnover of over £80M employing around 250 staff. The change in maximum stakes on FOBT terminals in April 2019 has forced the company into making further shop closures. In October 2018 the Gambling Commission fined Mark Jarvis £94000 for failing to follow adequate social responsibility procedures in relation to a customer who lost heavily on the company’s FOBT terminals. During 2019 ownership and control of the business changed hands and the company is now owned by Mark Jarvis Sports Inc which is based in Canada. 

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Do Mark Jarvis Bookmakers Have a Website?

Yes, they do and it can be found at mjsports.bet/sportsbook/. This is a white label website provided by FSB Technology and creates a few issues for the company. The odds on the website are generally different to those available in the Mark Jarvis betting shops and the Mark Jarvis online betting site does not always offer the same product as the shop estate. For example, betting on the Irish Lottery is very different to the shops as on the online site you have to place a minimum of 6 numbers and you are actually placing a bet in a similar way to if you were playing the Lottery. Also, the 49’s numbers game which is very popular in the betting shops is not available online. 

We recommend that betting on the Irish Lottery or 49’s is best carried out online with either Betfred or Bet365. See below for details of how to register a new Account with these established online bookmakers. 

It is possible to get a free bet when initially signing up for Mark Jarvis online and they do offer an in-play free bet club but there are very few other regular offers available.


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Mark Jarvis Bookmakers Details

Head Office Address: Ascot House, 104 High Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5YP

Contact Details:   [email protected]

Twitter: @mjsportsbet

Mark Jarvis Bookmakers Limited are regulated in the UK by the Gambling Commission.    

Mark Jarvis Bookmakers Shop Locations
429-431 Welford Rd, Knighton, Leicester. LE2 6BL
1 Egginton Street, Highfields, Leicester. LE5 5BD
128 Narborough Road, West End, Leicester. LE3 0BT
4a Carlisle Street, Black Friars, Leicester. LE3 6AH
201 Abbey Lane, Belgrave, Leicester. LE4 5QH
103 Melbourne Road, Spinney Hills, Leicester. LE2 0GW
24 Ratby Road, Groby, Leicestershire. LE6 0GG
19 Stamford Street, Glenfield, Leicester. LE3 8DL
34-38 Townsend Road, Enderby, Leicestershire. LE19 4PG
547 Saffron Lane, Aylestone Park, Leicester. LE2 6UL
69 Heyford Road, Braunstone, Leicester. LE3 1SR
6 Main Street, Evington, Leicester. LE5 6DN
102 High Street, City Centre, Leicester. LE1 5YP
8 Lower Fletcher Mall, Beaumont Leys, Leicester. LE4 1DH
43 The Parade, Oadby. Leicester. LE2 5BB
65-67 Leicester Road, Wigston Magna, Leicester. LE18 1NR
8b Lutterworth Road, Blaby, Leicester. LE8 4DN
46 Wood Street, Earl Shilton, Leicester. LE9 7ND
5 & 6 Edwards Centre, Regent Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire. LE10 0AZ
60 Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire. LE10 0QD
141 Sheep Dip Lane, Dunscroft, Doncaster. DN7 4AU
112-114 Warmsworth Road, Balby, Doncaster. DN4 0RS
103 Houghton Road, Thurnscoe, Rotherham. S63 0NG
26 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Sheffield. S25 2PS
The Old Surgery, Station Road, Askern, Doncaster. DN6 OJA
Adjacent York Bar WMC, York Road, Carolines Corner, Doncaster. DN5 8JH
Adjacent Rossington Labour Club, Gattison Lane, New Rossington, Doncaster. DN11 0NR
20a Hexthorpe Road, Hexthorpe, Doncaster. DN4 0BG
Park View, Church Street, Armthorpe, Doncaster. DN3 3AG
2&3 Main Avenue, Edlington, Doncaster. DN12 1AL
37 Green Arbour Road, Thurcroft, Rotherham. S66 9DD
84 High Street, Maltby, Rotherham. S66 7BN
38-40 Micklebring Grove, Conisbrough, Doncaster. DN12 2LG
42 Church Street, Conisbrough, Doncaster. DN12 3HR
6 Grays Court, Denaby Main, Doncaster. DN12 4UW
1 The Square, Attleborough, Warwickshire. CV11 4JY
177 Tatchbrook Road, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. CV31 3BE
105 Heath Road, Bedworth, Warwickshire. CV12 0BJ
142 Woodway Lane, Walsgrave, Coventry. CV2 2EJ
Unit 4 Lakeside Shopping Centre, London Road, Balderton, Nottinghamshire. NG24 3EZ
19 Eaton Place, Bingham, Nottinghamshire. NG13 8BD
205a Nottingham Road, Hill Top, Eastwood Nottinghamshire. NG16 3GS
530 Burton Road, Littleover, Derby. DE23 6FN
10a Station Road, Mickleover, Derby. DE3 9GH
85 Sitwell Street. Spondon, Derbyshire. DE21 7FH
26 St. Peters Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire. NG31 6QF
12 Southgate, Sleaford, Lincolnshire. NG34 7RZ
https://www.whichbookie.co.uk/independent-bookmakers/mark-jarvis/Overall rating: 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews.

A business is a reflection of its owner

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I met Ron Hallam one year around Christmas in the early 80s after he donated a prize to a local radio station running a charity auction. The prize being a ride in his hot air balloon! I won that auction and being a doting husband I passed the prize onto my then wife. We drove to Leicester and found Ron to be both extremely generous and charming. He not only made us most welcome in his home, but after the balloon crashed through a tree and threw everyone out, at a later date he gave my ex a second free trip in the skies. We did not stay in touch, but I still remember Ron as being one of the nicest genuine chaps I had ever met. I am sure that if Ron remains in control of 'Mark Jarvis' such attitude is reflected by all or most of his staff.

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