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Bookmaker News – Matchbook operating license suspended

Bookmaker News
Sports betting exchange operator Matchbook has had its UK gambling license temporarily suspended for as yet undisclosed reasons. On Monday, Matchbook’s UK customers reported receiving emails informing them that the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) had taken the decision to temporarily suspend the operating license of Triplebet Ltd, Matchbook’s…
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Favourites pay off for lucky Paddy Power punter

Bookmaker News
Sometimes just backing the favourites in horse racing does pay off. It did for one Paddy Power punter last Friday. The punter built a 10-fold acca consisting of all favourites at the races. Remarkably all ten of those favourites won, and the £1 stake on the wager returned a very cool £7,202.00. That’s a pretty remarkable outcome which all started with a dramatic
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Betfred secure sponsorship of Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II fight

Bookmaker News
Bookmaker Betfred have secured a deal to be the official sponsor of the massive Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II boxing match on the weekend. After an exhilarating draw between the two in December of 2018, the two will go at it again at the MGM Grand on Saturday, February 22nd. It’s been a long time coming this rematch and there isn’t going to be a bigger fight happening…
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Student wins £6k from complicated coupon bet

Bookmaker News
Cambridge Student Joseph Vambe collected a nice £6,793 win from a wager at Betfred last weekend. The big return for the 19-year-old came from just a £4 stake. Vambe had played the bet on a Yes or No coupon, where predictions are made as to whether a game will see both teams score or not. Both Team To Score Picks Leicester-Chelsea Watford-Everton West Ham-Brighton…
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Punter nails €8,000 in less than an hour with fourfold acca

Paddy Power
A punter from County Roscommon struck a nice win over the weekend on the horses, with bookmaker Paddy Power. They managed, with just a €5 stake to walk away with nearly €8,000. All in just 55 minutes as well from a fourfold acca on the horses. The first three runners in the wager all won convincingly at 5/1, 11/1 and 7/1 which left a nervous time on the final leg. The…
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Punter lands a £62k win from £5 Acca

Betfred
Here is nice betting success story to enjoy. Former Edinburgh binman Glemm Purves hit another big win this week. The punter had won a £10k haul back in August of last year from an acca. But this one was much, much bigger. Another 8-fold Acca win This latest win by the 72-year-old was over £62,000 from a £5 bet. He revealed his successful system. He sticks to accumulators…
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Gambling Commission set to recommend credit card bans on betting

Bookmaker News
There could be a major shakeup in online betting coming. The UK Gambling Commission looks set to announce on Tuesday this week, that they are proposing a ban on credit cards being used for gambling online. The watchdog’s goal is to prevent any exploitation of customers. Findings of credit study to be released The UK Gambling Commission is expected to publish
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Bet365 FA Cup Streaming – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has called on the Football Association to reconsider its decision to sell FA Cup broadcast rights via a third party to a gambling website. Since the start of last season, bookmaker Bet365 has had rights to show FA Cup ties on its website and app in a deal agreed in January 2017, six months before the FA announced…
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Why bookmakers making changes to Best Odds Guaranteed terms

Bookmaker News
Are you a regular punter on the horses? Have you noticed a change to the popular Best Odds Guaranteed promotion at certain operators? Well, since December last year, there have been changes happening to the BOG deal, depending on which bookmaker you are using. Popular offer undergoing reactionary changes The Best Odds Guaranteed offer is popular with punters…
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William Hill announces deal with Arena Racing Company

Bookmaker News
William Hill has announced that they have agreed on terms with Arena Racing Company. The bookmaker has a deal in place with At The Races. That is where live racing streams on the William Hill platforms are supplied from. Now they are using that streaming data deal to supply a broadcast to a new channel. This channel is called “Betting TV” and it is a free-to-air…
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2013 Acca the biggest payout by Paddy Power in the last decade

On Monday, Paddy Power released details on Monday of some of the biggest accumulator wins of the last decade. There were some stunning bets on the list and glancing over some of them, it’s hard to comprehend how some of them even happened. Top of the list of the bets that cost Paddy Power the most in one hit, was a staggering six-fold that came in at just under £1 million
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Bet365 claims 6th straight Sportsbook of the Year Award

Bookmaker News
Bet365 claims the top prize London hosted the SBC Awards 2019 ceremony was on December 3rd. Once again it was operator Bet365 who walked away with the title of the Sportsbook of the Year. That is the sixth consecutive year that they have claimed it and Bet365 were also awarded the Football Sportsbook of the Year title. The top honour for the Racing Sportsbook category
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On-Course Bookies Threaten Strike Action – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
We are all accustomed to bookmakers crying foul but maybe the threatened strike action by Irish on-course bookies hasn’t been allocated the column inches it deserves. Bookmakers eventually withdrew their threat of strike action at Punchestown’s fixture on Tuesday this week but there are deep divisions between the on-course fraternity, the Association
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Betfred sell remaining share of the Tote

Bookmaker News
The time of Betfred’s ownership of the Tote has officially come to an end. The racing pool, once run by the state, was purchased by Betfred back in 2011 through an auction format. But Betfred boss Fred Done has sold off the remaining 75% of the operation to the UK Tote Group. The UK Tote Group, which was known as Alizeti Capital when they purchased the first 25% share…
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Skybet Merger – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
It is huge news when three of the UK’s biggest bookmakers agree a merger, especially one that will be worth £9.3bn if it is given the go-ahead. Paddy Power and Betfair owner Flutter Entertainment has agreed a deal to buy Canadian rival The Stars Group, owners of Skybet. The combined group will headquartered in Dublin and listed on the London Stock Exchange…
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