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March 28th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Free Bets & Promotions
Online betting site Bet Victor have a good promotion running this week to cover your football betting, as they are giving away free bets. So there is going to be some valuable betting to be done at Bet Victor for this weekend’s matches and there are some big matches to look at too.
Saturday’s big game sees Arsenal trying to pick up the pieces after a bad week, but they have to host the in-form Man City who beat the Gunners 6-3 earlier in the season in a goal fest. Pellegrini’s men are still playing catch up in points and games to leaders Chelsea and will gunning hard for three points.
Sunday’s big game sees Spurs and their shaky defence head north to take on the free-scoring Liverpool at Anfield. The Reds are looking for their eighth win on the trot in the Premier League and more points to keep them fairly in the title picture. Leaders Chelsea make a visit to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Place a treble on the Premier League this weekend and get a FREE Treble on next weekend’s Premier League matches.
This offer applies to your first treble only in the Match Odds market from Premier League fixtures March 29th-31st inclusive. The maximum stake is £25 per person or household.
Great looking promotion and new customers registering an account with online betting site Bet Victor can also get up to a free £25 bet as well, the bookmaker matching the value of your original stake with a free bet bonus.
March 19th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Horse Racing Betting
With the excitement of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival done and dusted, there final forfeit stage of the 2014 Grand National betting has just past, so the build up to the next big event is gaining momentum. The 2014 Grand National runs on April 5th at Aintree of course and at this latest stage, there are 73 runners in contention for glory at the moment.
Topping the market is Teaforthree who will be carrying top weight in a weight-adjusted rating of 180. He came home third in last year’s renewal but didn’t put a foot wrong in the race. It was that accomplished run which has put him into a position of favoritism. He did take a run at the Cheltenham Gold Cup in March, and while he was pressing the leaders well, from about three out, he just didn’t have any extra pace left to challenge in the race and dropped all the way back to eighth.
In ante post Grand National 2014 betting, there has been natural interest in Tidal Bay. The experienced chaser, should he take the win this year, will become just the first teenage winner of the race since Sergeant Murphy took the win back in 1923. History is against Tidal Bay a bit, because there have only been three winners of the race who have been older than twelve, the oldest being Peter Simple in 1853 at 15 years old.
Tidal Bay is a threat and is only 2lb below Teathreeforthree in the 2014 Grand National ratings. He should be a fine fit for the conditions and the trip around Aintree and since joining up with Paul Nicholls back in 2011, he has found top form, including wins at the Lexus Chase and the Bet365 Gold Cup, the latter being won at top weight.
After opening around 25/1 in 2014 Grand National betting, Tidal Bay has been backed right into 16/1 at the final forfeit stage. Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run, after a disappointing term, has just been showing some positive signs again. With him paired up with Sam Waley-Cohen in the saddle, who has posted a great record over the National Fences, should make Long Run a pretty decent each way wager for many.
Some of the notbale absentees at the final forfeit stage included 2014 Cheltenham Gold Cup runner-up On His Own, Seabass and Home Farm.
2014 Grand National Betting Odds at Bet Victor
Teaforthree 10/1, Tidal Bay 16/1, Long Run 18/1, Monbeg Dude 20/1, Rock Creek 25/1, Triolo D’Alene 20/1, Colbert Station 25/1, Burton Port 25/1, Godsmejudge28/1, Mossey Joe 28/1, bar 33/1
Online betting site Bet Victor have gone Non-Runner Free Bet on the 2014 Grand National. The popular bookie is also pay out to six places on this year’s renewal as well. Great extra value for your betting and new customers opening an account with them can get upto a free £25 bet as a welcome bonus too.
January 27th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Free Bets & Promotions
No Premier League fixture has seen more red cards produced than the Merseyside derby. The passions run high in the match as pride in the north west of England is on the line. The Toffees, full of adventure and positivity this season under Roberto Martinez will be hoping to end a winless streak at Anfield which stretches back to 1999.
Liverpool are a side in decent form though and they of course have the goals of Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge to fire them forward. The Reds will be confident of taking a home win against their bitter rivals, which they would be satisfied with after having battled to a 3-3 draw at Goodison Park earlier in the Premier League season.
Will a red card influence this latest meeting between the two sides?
Online betting site Bet Victor have a Money Back Special running for your Liverpool v Everton betting on Tuesday night. If there is a red card shown in the match, Bet Victor will refund all losing Correct Score, First Goalscorer, Last Goalscorer, Scorecast and Half Time/Full Time bets as a free bet up to £25.
New customers registering an account with Bet Victor can also get up to a free £25 bet, as the bookie will match the value of your first stake on a new account with a free bet.
January 24th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Two betting sites have now pencilled in Chelsea as being the odds on favourites to capture the signature of Southampton left back Luke Shaw before the close of the January Transfer window. There have been rumours that the Blues were going to make a move for him.
This season, Ashley Cole has lost his starting place to Cesar Azpilicueta, but with Jose Mourinho reportedly ready to hand Cole a new 12 month contract, is there room for Shaw to be accommodated.
Both online betting sites Skybet and Betvictor have trimmed their odds on the 18 year old making the move to Stamford Bridge before the end of January to 8/13 and 2/5 respectively.
The move has been tipped to happen and the number which has been thrown around is £30 million, but some reports say that is the figure that the player quoted himself to friends. Shaw is a Chelsea fan apparently from boyhood and that has given weight to the Blues being the ones to capture the highly-touted defender from Southampton.
Manchester City’s name has been thrown in the mix as well, but the bookmakers seem so confident that Shaw won’t end up there by February 1st, that the Citizens are trading at a price of 25/1 to sign Shaw in the January Transfer window. Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham have also reportedly been keen to sign Shaw too.
The departure of chairman Nicola Cortese from St Marys sparked high transfer talk of one of their most promising young players. This one though may be worth considering for a longer term bet and simply backing Chelsea to be Shaw’s next club rather than expecting anything to rush through during the final days of January. If Cole is going to be handed a new deal, then there would be no real need to rush to sign Shaw in January.
January 14th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
There was a massive win on the horses over the weekend, as a lucky punter, based in Clitheroe, came up trumps with a £37,000 win.
Online betting site Bet Victor had to cough up the big prize purse as a bold punter went large with a Super Heinz.
The combination bet took in selections from Kempton Park, Warwick and Wetherby last weekend. The Super Heinz is a long shot bet and it can be an expensive proposition for punters, but the payoffs, as highlighted in this case, can be huge.
The Super Heinz, consisting of 120 bets over seven events, was taken at a 50p each way per bet. That meant that the punter, clearly confident in their actions, staked £120 on the wager and landed the £37k triumph.
BetVictor spokesman Charlie McCann explained: “Five of the customer’s seven selections won, with the other two unplaced, and, because of our Best Odds Guaranteed policy which enhanced his returns by an additional £5,500, his winnings came to a staggering £37,783.81p – not a bad start to the New Year for the lucky punter!”
January 8th, 2014 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
The 2014 Welsh Open Snooker tournament, hosted at the Newport Centre, will once again have the backing of online betting site Bet Victor. The bookmaker has renewed its sponsorship deal with the world ranking snooker event, this year to be held from February 19th through March 2nd.
The tournament will attract a glittering array of the best talent in the sport, with Welsh favourites Mark Williams and Matthew Stevens eligible and poised to join up with the likes of World Number One Neil Robertson, John Higgins, Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Mark Selby. The defending champion is Stephen Maguire, who beat Stuart Bingham 9-8 in a deciding frame shoot out in last year’s final.
There will be changes to the competition this year for the first time. As part of the big shake up in snooker ranking tournaments this year, all 128 entrants will be starting in the same round. No longer will the top ranking players have a free pass to the latter stages. Instead they are likely to come up against rookies who in turn will get their big shot at a big name from the sport.
The 2014 Welsh Open Snooker event will be televised live by BBC Wales, and as well as the prize money going up to a total prize purse of £300,000 (with the winner taking £60,000) the tournament will be four days longer as well. The Newport Centre this year will be offering a multi-table format, which will allow fans to watch more players.
World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “BetVictor sponsored the Welsh Open for the first time in 2013 and we are thrilled to welcome them back. They are clearly very pleased with the worldwide exposure that snooker can provide.
“We have a brand new format for the event this season, which puts all the players on a level playing field. The same format was used at the recent UK Championship and it produced some fascinating stories. I can’t wait to see how it pans out in Newport and we look forward to working with the BetVictor team.”
Magnus Grinneback, Managing Director of BetVictor Asia, said: “The Welsh Open is one of the sport’s iconic tournaments and we are delighted to again lend our name and support to an event that has been extended in 2014 to give snooker fans the opportunity to see legends of the sport rub shoulders with some of the new kids on the block in a brand new format.”
December 20th, 2013 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
It doesn’t look as if Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan is going to be on Malky Mackay’s Christmas Card list this year. The owner sent an email to the Bluebirds boss apparently, telling him to quit or be sacked. Mackay came in for some heavy criticism according to reports, for everything from the style of play through to transfer budgets.
Things have been kind of heading down a rocky road, when Tan kicked out Iain Moody, the head of recruitment at the club, and a trusted aide of Mackay’s. The owner installed a 23 year old with no experience of the job, because he was the friend of Tan’s son.
The latest episode was kicked off when Mackay said that he was hoping to sign three more players in the January transfer window. The Bluebirds spent nearly £30 million in the summer after their promotion from the Championship but life in the Premier League is hard and Mackay knows that he needs to strengthen his squad further to survive.
Mackay has said before that he will not resign from his position, but it doesn’t look as if his job is very safe. The club wouldn’t comment on the situation, but that hasn’t stopped bookmakers from having a field day in opening a Next Cardiff Manager betting market.
Should the Scot part company with the club after the weekend, then former Manchester United man Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks the man most likely to take over according to online betting site Bet Victor. The current manager Molde, if reports are to be believed has been linked with a move to the Premier League. The Norwegian has been already linked heavily to the vacant job at the Hawthorns with West Brom though.
So filling out the market of options for Next Cardiff manager, even before Mackay’s future in the Welsh Capital has been decided, includes Sven Goran Eriksson, Davie Jones, Craig Bellamy, Gianfranco Zola and Roberto di Matteo.
Next Cardiff Manager Betting Odds at Bet Victor
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 1/2, Sven Goran Eriksson 12/1, Dave Jones 14/1, Craig Bellamy 16/1, Gianfranco Zola 16/1, Roberto Di Matteo 20/1, Alex McLeish 20/1, Ralf Rangnick 25/1, Claudio Ranieri 33/1, Dennis Bergkamp 33/1, Glenn Hoddle 33/1
December 1st, 2013 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
There has been a flurry of bets coming in over the last week that Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas will be the next man out of a job in the Premier League. With Spurs’ form starting to slump, they were humiliated recently in a 6-0 hammering away at Man City, which sent punters flocking to the bookmakers to have a wager on the Portuguese man to get the boot next.
Online betting site Bet Victor posted odds of 10/11 on Villas-Boas to be the next Premier League manager to be shown the door, the new market leader.
Spurs hadn’t won in the Premier League since October, and then came that 6-0 drubbing by the Citizens heaped more pressure on the former Chelsea manager, whose side has been seriously lacking any forward punch all season in the English top flight.
Another flurry of bets also came in on Glenn Hoddle being the one to take over at White Hart Lane as unrest starts to grow there. The leaning towards Hoddle became so strong that Bet Victor trimmed odds from 66/1 down to 8/1 for the former Spurs player to take over the helm. However, Swansea’s Michael Laudrup remains the early favourite to be the next Spurs manager, if Villas-Boas gets the boot.
“We began to see money for the former England and Spurs manager late last night and have been forced to take evasive action cutting him from 66s to 8/1,” said spokesperson Charlie McCann.
“Michael Laudrup remains our 6/1 favourite and was the subject of media speculation about the post in the immediate aftermath of Spurs’ abject performance at the Etihad,” they continued.
“But the money has come for Hoddle and for AVB who is now odds on (10/11) to be the next PL manager to lose/leave his post with Martin Jol out to 7/4.”
Another former Spurs player, David Ginola, who spent three seasons at White Hart Lane, threw his name into the hat as well, saying on talkSPORT that he would like to be Spurs manager.
“I would love to manage Spurs one day,” he said while co-hosting the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.
“I will have my UEFA A license in the next eight months. If you become a manager one day the obvious thing is to manage a club you like, you know and you love.”
November 22nd, 2013 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Cristiano Ronaldo is now red hot favourite to land the Ballon d’Or award in January, but will he be there to collect it if he wins? FIFA President Sepp Blatter made the comment that Ronaldo “spends more time at the hairdresser” when he was asked to compare the Real Madrid star with Lionel Messi. Blatter’s strange impersonation of Ronaldo at the Oxford Union kicked off a bit of a spat with the players, Ronaldo responded that the video of Blatter showed “the respect and consideration that FIFA has for me, my club and my country. Much is explained now.”
After Blatter had extended the deadline for voting to November 29th, instead of the initial close off date just a few hours after the first legs of the European play offs, national team coaches, captains and journalists now have longer to vote. It means that Ronaldo’s hat trick performance in Sweden to fire Portugal to Brazil 2014, was probably the game in which he won the Ballon d’Or for himself.
Bookmakers have naturally reacted heavily to Ronaldo, who, up until the time of writing had scored 66 goals in 55 games during the calendar year, and Bet Victor have offered him up as 2/5 favourite to win the Ballon d’Or. The award has been won by Lionel Messi for the three editions since FIFA merged the Ballon D’Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year awards. But with the Argentinean likely to miss the rest of the year with a hamstring injury, it means that everything is pointing towards Ronaldo getting his hands on the title.
Ronaldo did beat Messi to the FIFA World Player of the Year award back in 2008, but the roles were reversed in the 2009 edition. Ronaldo wasn’t in the top three of the inaugural Ballon d’Or award when its new format was launched in 2010, but finished second to Messi in the 2011 and 2012 honours. So with Messi looking as if he is out of the way, not only does Ronaldo’s form for Real Madrid continue to astound, but his efforts at international level just put the icing on the cake for his case.
Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery is trading as 2/1 second favourite, with Lionel Messi then back at odds of 8/1 with Bet Victor. The award ceremony will be held in Zurich in January. But will Ronaldo be there to get it, despite Blatter congratulating Ronaldo and Portugal for their triumph over Sweden to reach the World Cup?
November 14th, 2013 / Lee A Jackson - Category:
Free Bets & Promotions
There is a great chance to get yourself a free bet on Friday as the World Cup Play Off matches kick off. Online betting site Bet Victor are offering their customers the chance to get a free bet to use on the second legs of the UEFA play offs, by betting on the first legs!
Just head to online betting site Bet Victor and place a 4-fold wager on the match outrights of Friday’s World Cup Play Off matches. If just one leg of the bet lets you down then the bookie will give you a free 4-fold wager to use on next Tuesday’s return legs!
This offer applies to only your first 4-fold wager placed on the Win/Draw/Win market to the maximum of £25. This applies only to the Greece v Romania, Ukraine v France, Iceland v Croatia and Portugal v Sweden.
If you get a free bet back because one leg of your acca lets you down on Friday night, then the free bet must be used on a 4-fold accumulator for the return legs on Tuesday, November 19th.
New customers registering an account with online betting site Bet Victor can get up to a free £25 bet as a welcome bonus. The bookmaker will match the value of your first stake on a new account with a free bet bonus to get you started.