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Get an extra 10% on dividends with the new Tote+

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Tote.co.uk have a new feature available to their customers and that is the Tote+. We take a look at what this new offering from the operator is. Tote runs both horse racing and football betting pools such as the Scoop6 and Placepot products. This long standing tradition of sports betting in the UK allows punters to look for value as their stake goes into a pool. All…
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Paddy Power punter earn big win from 9-fold Saturday acca

Last weekend there was a big 9-fold accumulator winner by a Paddy Power customer. The wager was struck on a big acca which was cashed out early. The odds on the wager was a staggering 57,432/1 for the nine selections played. It was a £5 stake that was put down for the bet. With nine legs of the wager having been positively settled, the punter didn’t hang around…
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Ladbrokes punter lands massive 15-fold acca on the Nations League

Nations League Acca Win: There was plenty of Nations League action over the weekend and among all the excitement, one punter came up big. The punter in question played a £1 bet on a 15-fold acca on winning selections from Nations League matches. That produced astonishing 7000/1 odds on the acca and the prices within that range at Ladbrokes were from 3/10 up to 8/5.…
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He Knows No Fear sets new UK and Irish record with 300/1 win

Horse racing record falls in stunning result. UK and Irish racing history was made on Thursday as HE KNOWS NO FEAR romped to a shock win from a 300/1 SP. The excitement happened at Leopardstown. The race wasthe 2:30 Irish Stallion Farms EBF Maiden. With the narrow victory by a nose, He Knows No Fear became the longest-priced winner in UK and Irish history. The previous
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Bookmaker News – TV Ads To Be Pulled

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We are all-familar with those late-night TV commercials for online casino, slots and poker from the likes of Ladbrokes and Mr Green. But it appears that all television and radio adverts for gaming are to be removed during the Covid-19 lockdown by members of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) in a voluntary move by the gambling industry trade body. The UK government…
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Bookmaker News April 21 – Betfred under fire

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Betfred is under fire having been accused of backtracking on a pledge to honour outstanding customer balances in the failed online bookmaker MoPlay. The Manchester-based firm won the auction to take over MoPlay’s UK and Ireland customer list from a liquidator in Gibraltar last month. MoPlay stopped trading in February after its parent company, Addison Global,…
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UKGC ban on Credit Card deposits comes into effect – April 14th 2020

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The new Gambling Commission UK regulations on betting with credit cards started today, April 14th 2020. Bookmakers are no longer allowed to accept deposits to players’ accounts through credit cards. This is the result of a public consultation which happened last year. Ban addresses problem gambling Around 24 million adults in Great Britain gamble.
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Bookmaker News – Protection of Punters’ Funds

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How safe are the funds in your betting account? The Horse Bettors Forum has a league table of bookmakers which indicates with firms have safeguards in place to separate punters’ funds from company accounts and guarantee no customer will end up out of pocket should their bookmaker collapse. The coronavirus pandemic has virtually ended all sports betting…
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Virtual Grand National Runners & Odds – April 4th 2020

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With no actual Grand National running this year because of the Covid-19 Pandemic, a virtual version will instead be broadcast on ITV on Saturday. The virtual Grand National, which will be generated using the latest CGI technology and algorithms, will not only serve as some light relief for sports fans, but there will be a bigger purpose to it. Several major betting…
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Ladbrokes punter wins 10,000/1 sevenfold Acca

A punter at Ladbrokes came up with a stunning betting success in midweek. Despite there being a lack of familiar football action around at the moment because of the outbreak, the punter chanced a hand at international club friendly games. The punter, who has remained anonymous, picked up a cool £1,094.76 from just 10p Acca. So that means that the bet defied 10,000/1…
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Bookmaker News Bet 365 – Stoke-based betting firm leading the way in staff welfare

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With the worldwide sporting schedule having been decimated, bookmakers are under severe financial pressure along with many other businesses. British racing has been called off until at least the end of April, for example, and football suspended until April 30 at the earliest. Greyhound stadiums also look like they will fall foul of the latest social distancing…
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MPs try and push for betting cap during outbreak

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A new fallout from the current outbreak has crept up on the betting industry. MP’s have reportedly made the call to betting firms to temporarily limit punters to a cap of £50 a day while the crisis is happening. Punters seek alternatives Naturally with so many of the big sports for betting shut down, like football and British horse racing (Irish racing continues…
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Irish racing betting has a big weekend

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The decision to keep Irish racing going despite the outbreak of the coronavirus seems is doing wonders for bookmakers. Bettors have been flocking to Irish racing as British racing is on shutdown at the moment. Irish racing an oasis in streamlined action So betting, in general, has become streamlined for punters and bookies alike. Even though Irish racing is…
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Punter celebrates £7k racing windfall from £2 stake

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One punter at Paddy Power enjoyed an incredible weekend of horse racing betting. After some fairly big upsets at the Cheltenham Festival, things settled down a bit on the weekend. On Saturday there was jump action (sponsored by Paddy Power) at Kempton, and there was also a big meeting at Uttoxeter for the Midland National day on Saturday. A Paddy Power punter…
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Bookmaker News – Grand National cancellation a further hammer blow

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The Randox Health Grand National, a worldwide spectacle, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. The world’s famous steeplechase, run over 4m4f across Aintree’s fearsome and unique fences, will now not take place in 2020. Jockey Club Racecourses, which owns Aintree, had been considering plans to stage the race behind closed doors…
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