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Sky Bet punter lands two winning Boxing Day Acca’s

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There was a huge betting win for a punter at Sky Bet on Boxing Day as he landed two accumulators, both of which all rested on Arsenal beating West Brom at the Emirates. The punter had played a £3 15-fold which returned £40,519.98, while a £2 13-fold wager (the latter containing all bar two of the same selections), brought him another £9,724.79 to make it the most memorable of Christmases. But the punter had Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud to thank as the Gunners were a selection to win in each bet. West Brom looked as if they were going to hold out to a point in a 0-0 draw at the Emirates as they had kept the Gunners at bay until the 86th minute, but then Giroud netted a late blow to the Baggies, and landed the punter a big win. The 15-fold was made up as follows: Arsenal to beat West Brom - 4/11 Burnley to beat Middlesbrough - 9/5 Chelsea to beat Bournemouth - 2/5 Manchester United to beat Sunderland - 2/9 West Ham to beat Swansea - 21/10 Aston Villa to beat Burton - 4/6 Barnsley to beat Blackburn - 23/20 Huddersfield to beat Nottingham Forest - 8/11 Leeds to beat Preston - 21/10 Reading to beat Norwich - 7/4 Wolves to beat Bristol City - 5/4 Bolton to beat Shrewsbury - 4/9 Sheffield United to beat Oldham - 2/5 Millwall to beat Swindon - 4/6 Rochdale to beat Chesterfield - 4/6 £3 staked at odds of 13,506/1. Winnings: £40,519.98 The Boxing Day fixture list was a bad one for the bookmakers with so many favourites winning their games and the two acca payouts weren’t the only big ones that Sky Bet had to dig into their pockets for, as another customer won £24,042.29 from a £10 stake on an eight-fold. All eight selections were odds-against shots. They were as follows: Burnley to beat Middlesbrough - 19/10 Everton to beat Leicester - 17/10 West Ham to beat Swansea - 19/10 Barnsley to beat Blackburn - 6/5 Fulham to beat Ipswich - 5/4 Reading to beat Norwich - 21/10 Rotherham to beat Wigan - 2/1 Wolves to beat Bristol City - 13/10 £10 staked at odds of 2,403/1. Winnings £24,042.29 Sky Bet spokesman Sandro Di Michele said: "All I can say is well done to these punters. "I hope they enjoy the Christmas holidays and New Year with their winnings." Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Punters cash in on Sky Bet Soccer Saturday Treble Boost

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Sky Bet saw their Soccer Saturday price boost landed by punters on Boxing Day. As part of their weekly promotion the bookmaker had raised the price from 4/1 to 6/1 on a treble of Arsenal, Chelsea and West Ham all winning their respective games. There was an easy time of things for Chelsea as they rolled out a 3-0 home win over Bournemouth at Stamford Bridge and West Ham were enjoying a field day out at Swansea, the Irons posting a 4-1 win in the game. But then Arsenal, who were finding the resistance of West Brom tough to handle at the Emirates, made punters sweat, before finally getting their breakthrough when Olivier Giroud got the only goal of the game in the 86th minute to give the Gunners the three points. Sky Bet's head of public relations Sandro Di Michele said: "It was another Christmas present for backers of the SSPB as we paid out again. "It's the third consecutive set of fixtures that the Soccer Saturday or Soccer Special Price Boost has landed and all we can do is congratulate customers and wish them a very merry Christmas. "We are already getting worried about the Soccer Saturday Price Boost on New Year's Eve, it could be our biggest payout ever!" In Sky Bet’s Super Six prediction promotion, the special £1 million jackpot wasn’t won, but three players did split the £10,000 consolation prize. The three punters had landed four score lines each and two results for a score of 24 points and also nailed the right golden goal time of 13 minutes. Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Sky Bet punters go Christmas crackers!

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There were two big winners through Sky Bet this week who landed themselves a nice Christmas present. The first punter to collect landed themselves a stunning profit of £22,240.85 from just a £15 bet from a 50 pence each-way Lucky 15 came up in under an hour of racing action. The big payout was largely down to Sky Bet's Best Odds Guaranteed concession which more than doubled the winnings. The bet got underway with Barton Gift striking home at 28/1 at Bangor-on-Dee for John Spearing and Andrew Thornton. Then an 18/1 chance in the form of Televi followed that up with a short-head victory at Chelmsford. It was then over to Wolverhampton where the 12/1 success of Arize, took out odds-on favourite Tegara. That left the bet riding on the Stuart Williams trained Realize (11/4 fav) who ran out a relatively comfortable half length winner of the feature Weatherbys Stallion Book Conditions Stakes at Chelmsford City. But the bad news continued for Sky Bet as a different punter earned just shy of £30,000 for a £12 stake. This totally inspired wager was a five pence each-way Super Heinz on the card at Bangor. The bet kicked off with the aptly named High Aspirations, but the 15/2 shot finished last of the eight runners. But then it was all on the up and up with Barton Gift's victory was just a sign of what was to come as Newera (66/1), Back To The Thatch (28/1) and Arian (50/1) all obliged at huge prices. Also included in the Super Heinz was Magic Mustard, which won at 10/1 and Premier Rose who finished second at 20/1. Sky Bet’s Pr Racing Manager Michael Shinners said: "What a fantastic way to start the festive season. "We take our hats off to the two customers who have managed to find some big-priced winners and put us on the ropes before we've even got to Boxing Day." Five Pence Each-Way Super Heinz selections (£12 stake won Won £28,904.03): 12.35 High Aspirations @ 15/2 Lost 1.05 Barton Gift @ 28/1 Won 1.35 Newera @ 66/1 Lost 2.10 Premier Rose @ 20/1 Placed 2.40 Back To The Thatch @ 28/1 Won 3.10 Magic Mustard @ 10/1 Won 3.40 Arian @ 50/1 Won Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Sky Bet ramp up Soccer 6 Promotion for Boxing Day

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The popular football betting prediction game at Sky Bet, the Soccer Saturday Super 6 has taken on a bit of a new look for the festive period. The bookmaker is now giving punters the chance to win a tremendous Christmas gift as they have cranked up the jackpot on the Soccer 6 to £1 million on Boxing Day! The prediction game is free to play at Sky Bet and the bookmaker has already shelled out over £2 million this season, including the jackpot on the midweek bonus round last Wednesday when two players shared the £250,000 prize. The first ever winner of the Sky Bet Soccer Saturday Super 6 actually happened on Boxing Day six years ago, so the date has proven fruitful before. Will there be another massive windfall for punters on Boxing Day as the prize pot sits at a huge figure? Another windfall looks a realistic possibility on a favourable day of football for punters, with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United strong home favourites on the 26th. Remember the game is free to play, you just need to be a Sky Bet customer to get in on the action! Here’s the Super £1m fixtures in full: Arsenal v West Brom Burnley v Middlesbrough Chelsea v Bournemouth Leicester v Everton Manchester United v Sunderland Swansea v West Ham Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Sky Bet punter turns £2.50 into £20,000

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There was a £20k winner at Ladbrokes this weekend who landed a tremendous 12-fold accumulator. However, a punter at Sky Bet landed themselves over £20 from just an EFL treble. This looks such as simple bet in hindsight and the returns from the £2.50 were through the roof. The punter had backed both teams to score in each half of three Sky Bet EFL games. The matches in question were: Wigan v Ipswich Northampton v Rochdale Blackburn v Reading Interestingly, all three of the selections were tied 1-1 at the break and that was a squeeze as Blackburn's Danny Graham netted an equaliser for his side in the 44th minute against Reading. With the respective odds at 28/1, 16/1 and 16/1, the treble paid out £20,852.50 at whopping odds of 8,340/1 in what will have been an incredible early Christmas present. But that was not it for the bookmaker who had to go and payout another big winner as a punter brought home a 13-fold football and racing accumulator. That punter took home £48,000 from a £25 stake at Sky Bet. The selections in question for that one were: Unowhatimeanharry to win Long Walk Hurdle - 6/5 Yorkhill to win beginners' chase at Fairyhouse - 1/8 Newcastle to beat Burton - 8/13 Leeds to beat Brentford - 6/5 Sheffield Wednesday to beat Rotherham - 4/11 Reading to beat Blackburn - 9/5 West Ham to beat Hull - 8/13 Middlesbrough to beat Swansea - evens Scunthorpe to beat Millwall - 7/5 Doncaster to beat Grimsby - 4/5 Carlisle to beat Yeovil - 4/5 Celtic to beat Dundee - 1/8 Forfar to beat Cowdenbeath - 19/20 Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Earn a free weekly bet in the Sky Bet Club

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Each week, simply through your regular betting at online betting site Sky Bet, you can earn yourself a free bet! If you are just going through your normal wagering in a given promotional week (which runs until midnight on a Sunday before resetting) then you will collect a free bet bonus on your account. The target for you to trigger your free bet bonus is simply a total of £25 each week and all odds must be at evens (2.00) or greater. There’s nothing much better than being able to collect a free bet and the beauty of this Sky Bet Club promotion is that it is not just a one-off thing. You can get one a free bet each and every week, so if the qualifying amount is at your comfortable wagering bankroll each week, then why not take advantage of this? Pretty much any bet across any sport, as long as it is at the minimum odds requirement of even money (including combined odds), will qualify you for the free bet promotion. This is not a case where you have to make the qualifying bet all in one wager either because you can spread it across as many qualifying bets as you need to, say 5 x £5 wagers, for example, would hit the total. Just remember the minimum odds requirement on each to count towards the promotion. Cashed out bets will not be eligible for the promotion. If you meet the requirement for the week then you will get your free bet credited by 7pm on the Monday following the close of the promotional week. Once you have collected that free bet then you will have until midnight the following week to use it up. There is a condition of the Sky Bet Club which you have to meet to stay in it. If you don’t make the qualifying amount of stakes for two consecutive weeks after having opted in, then you will be dropped from the Sky Bet Club. But that is not the end of things because you can re-join at any time by simply opting back in! Any Sky Bet customer can take advantage of this promotion. If you need to sign up for an account with them then you can enjoy a free bet bonus as well and you don’t even need a deposit to get it! Just register with Sky Bet and you will collect a completely free £10 bet back from the bookmaker as a new customer!
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Unibet and Bet365 big winners at EGR 2016 Operator Awards

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Online betting operator Unibet has swept up the “Operator of the Year” title at the EGR 2016 Operator Awards. This ceremony, which gives out honours to the best of the online betting industry was hosted at the HRC Artillery Garden and the Swedish-based operator Unibet took the top award of the night as well as further awar newsds of ‘Socially Responsible Operator’ and ‘Best Marketing Campaign’ for its multi-award winning “Luck Is No Coincidence” campaign. A statement from Unibet Group Commercial Officer Ebba Ljungerud said: “This is a true testament to the great teamwork everyone in the Unibet Group contributes and how all of our brands and teams work together to achieve a common goal – to give our customers the best experience.” Bet365 managed to win the EGR’s ‘Sports Betting Operator’ of the year award for the fourth year running and on top of that, the popular bookmaker claimed the title of the ‘Best in-Play Sports Operator’ on the night as well. The Stoke-based operator continues to reign supreme at the top of the industry, but Unibet will be massively pleased with their returns of three awards on the night to join Bet365 as the big winners on the night. Other winners at the EGR 2016 awards included Sky Bet who successfully defended their titles of ‘Mobile Sports Product’ and ‘Mobile Operator’ of the year. Irish bookmaker, BetBright claimed its first ever EGR Award of ‘Best in-house Developed Product’.
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Sky Bet boost Arsenal, Bournemouth & Newcastle all to win at 5/1

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Another big weekend of Premier League football betting on Saturday with some great looking matches again. That means that you can dip into Sky Bet’s Soccer Saturday price boost where they have upped the price of Arsenal, Bournemouth & Newcastle all to win from 3/1 right up to 5/1! So you get a nice couple of extra points on this wager if they all come in. So what’s involved in this week’s 3pm Saturday kick off price boost? Well Arsenal have a good home game on their hands as the Gunners take on Stoke. The Gunners still haven’t tasted defeat since the opening day of the season and have found their shooting boost with eight goals in their last two Premier League matches. They are likely going to have too much in the tank for the Potters who have only averaged a goal per game away from home this season. Then Bournemouth will be buoyed and fired up after their massive win over Liverpool last weekend. That was a bonus three points for the Cherries and they should carry over the confidence to go and take on and beat Burnley at Turf Moor on the weekend. Big game for the Cherries to build on that unexpected success of last week. Making up the Sky Bet enhanced odds offer is Newcastle v Birmingham from the Championship. The Magpies have let the lead go in the second tier as Brighton took a win on Friday night to move above them. So the Magpies, who have lost their last two league games have to strike back. This is a big game with the Blues pushing for promotion as well, but the Magpies have won their last two on Tyneside against them. Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Sky Bet Punter turns £6 into £25,000 windfall

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Bookmaker Sky Bet had a big payout to hand over on the weekend after a punter cashed out a 10-fold acca on Saturday. The cash out value with nine of the ten selections was for £24,492. The tenth selection in the wager was West Ham and after their crushing defeat at home against Arsenal, the punter clearly made the right choice.

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Chelsea 5/2 Crystal Palace 23/10 Stoke 4/7 Sunderland 23/10 West Brom 23/20 Fulham 10/11 Norwich 17/20 Blackburn v Huddersfield draw 11/5 Cardiff v Brighton draw 21/10 £6 bet cashed out for £24,492 West Ham 4/1 (lost) But that wasn’t all because the punter also had an eight-fold and a nine-fold success as well and the winnings from that took their payout to over £30,000 this weekend. Sky Bet also recorded some other big winners on Sunday as well, notably a 200/1 RequestABet which they received during the Bournemouth v Liverpool game. The bet was for Callum Wilson and Sadio Mane both to score, more than eight corners and Jordan Henderson, Simon Francis and Jack Wilshere all to be carded in the game. Two Sky Bet punters put separate 50p bets on Bournemouth winning the game when they were out at a price of 250/1 when they had fallen 3-1 down in the game. The Cherries struck back with a brilliant performance to win 4-3. Sky Bet's Sandro Di Michele said: "It really was a Super Sunday for backers of the winning 200/1 RequestABet. We were certainly impressed as the incredible selection came in!" Sky Bet also had to pay out on a second big acca win this weekend as well, when a punter from North Yorkshire placed £25 on a 1,081/1 acca which duly came in to deliver £27,000. The wager includes action from both England and Scotland.

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Spurs 4/11 West Brom 23/20 Bristol City 21/20 Fulham 19/20 Norwich 17/20 Tranmere 2/5 Rangers 13/10 Kilmarnock 9/5 St Johnstone 21/20 Leeds 17/10 Staked: £25; Won: £27,050 Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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Skybet offer 6/1 enhanced odds on Spurs, Stoke and Southampton all to win

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If you are looking for a nice boost for your Saturday afternoon kick offs in the Premier League then look no further than Skybet who are running their Soccer Saturday Special promotion again. This weekend in the deal you can take a big price of 6/1 which is up from 4/1 on Tottenham, Stoke and Southampton all to win their respective games. So what are the three of them up to this weekend? Well Tottenham have a winnable home match and they need a victory too to boost their morale. They have their unbeaten season snapped last weekend in a loss against Chelsea, but they take on the relegation threatened Swansea at White Hart Lane this weekend. The Lilywhites have good form going against the Welsh club and have won nine (D2) against them in their last eleven meetings. Sokte have strung together four wins in their last six games are are running along nicely at the moment. They will play hosts to Burnley who have produced some shocking form out on the road this season, having collected just the one point away from home. Good opportunity for the Potters in that one then. The Southampton will be hoping to take advantage of Crystal Palace’s massive slump as they go to Selhurst Park. The Eagles have lost their last six games on the bounce and Southampton will be keen to drive home three points against such a weak defence. Register an account with online betting site Sky Bet and earn yourself a free £5 bet each and every week. When you sign up you can take advantage of their £20 free bet welcome offer and then you can opt in to their Sky Bet Club. Just make £25 worth of qualifying stakes in their sportsbook each week (evens or greater) and in return you will take a free £5 bet bonus back! A promotional week runs from Monday through Sunday and the free bets will be handed out on Monday. Stay in the club by making the qualifying bets each week and keep on collecting those free bets!
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