Betfair Group plc (the "Company") announces that in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 6th October 2010 it purchased 40,000 of its Ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each ("shares") on 1 August 2011 for cancellation.
The average price paid per share was 636.59 pence per share.
The highest price paid per share was 653.5 pence per share.
The lowest price paid per share was 616.5 pence per share.
To date 858,960 shares have been repurchased under this authority.
Following the above transaction the Company has 107,266,686 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.