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Boylesports announce UK expansion – Bookmaker News

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Irish bookmakers Boylesports will open their first betting shops in the UK next week and are set further expansion in the coming months. The Dundalk-based organisation is bucking a trend which has seen UK bookmakers retreat from the high street. Boylesports are Ireland’s largest independent bookmaker with some 250 shops across the country but have…
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Dettori Ascot Multiples – Bookmakers News

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Contemporaries have turned on fellow bookmakers, some of them high profile, after it was reported that some layers would not take some multiple bets on Frankie Dettori’s rides at Royal Ascot last week. Star Sports boss Ben Keith was among those furious that punters had been unable to get bets on one of the sport’s most popular figures at one of racing’s…
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Fantastic horse racing predictions land €7k for Boylesports punter

Boylesports
Last Friday a punter decided to go for some ambitious horse racing picks to create a couple of bets at Boylesports. The punter struck a €1.50 each way accumulator and a €0.25 each way Lucky 15 bet with the bookmaker. Four racing selections were picked for the Lucky 15 along with an acca built from races at Downpatrick. The stake played in total across the two bets…
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William Hill Receive ASA Condemnation – Bookmaker News

William Hill have, yet again, fallen foul of the Advertising Standards Authority. The UK bookmaker placed an advertisement on dating site Tinder which included a link to its betting app. But the attempt to indirectly lure lovelorn punters into having a bet in the run up to the Cheltenham Festival in March was deemed to have breached the ASA’s code of conduct…
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Bold Liverpool scorecast defies 215/1 odds

Boylesports
It will be a long, long time before anyone forgets about the epic night that Liverpool pulled off in the UEFA Champions League 2018/19 semi-finals. Trailing Barcelona 3-0 from the first leg of the tie at the Camp Nou, Liverpool defied all the odds and weight of history to find a way to triumph. While there have been a lot of stories telling of how optimistic punters…
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€2.50 bet lands punter over €80k at Punchestown

Boylesports
There was an absolutely massive win on the horses recently for a Kildare punter. They had played a €2.50 bet which smacked bookmaker Boylesports right where it hurts the most, in the pocket. This was some amphibious bet that returned the life-changing sum of money. The bet was over seven races at the recent Punchestown Festival and it returned €84,000 and more…
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Punter cashes in on Norwich’s Championship title

With Norwich’s Championship title success this season, one punter (and Canaries fan) pocketed more than £1,600 on their success. The punter, 73-year-old Trevor Milton had made three separate bets on Norwich at the start of the season, backing them to get the league title. Just a few games into the season, Milton placed a £5 each way on them coming out on top, at…
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Punter lands £10k from a 20-year-old bet on Trump’s Snooker success

Judd Trump landed his first ever World Championship title on Monday as he took down former champion John Higgins. The final itself was regarded as being one of the best for many years with the standard of play being so high. Trump raced away to an 18-9 success in the match. Just over twenty years ago a punter placed a £10 bet with bookmaker Coral that one day Trump would…
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Ladbrokes punter cashes out for £19k on title race

Ladbrokes
Waiting for a bet to come good can be a nervous, tense time. At this stage of the football season, teams are closing in on title chances, but the pressure is ramped up to new levels. Up in the top flight, the battle between Manchester City and Liverpool looks to be going down to the wire. Ahead of the new domestic season, a Ladbrokes punter had taken Manchester City…
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188Bet Crash – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
Just weeks after one front-line bookmaker, Betbright, ceased trading and defaulted on the majority of its ante-post bets, another has followed suit. We were warned that bookmakers faced an uncertain future following the decision to greatly reduce the stakes on FOBTs but that ruling was only supposed to impact on layers who actually have shops on the high street.…
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Betfred donates £1.25m to charity

Betfred
During the Cheltenham Festival 2019, bookmaker Betfred stepped up with a huge donation of £1.25m to the charity fund for the Royal Manchester Hospital. That generous donation from the operator saw the Hospital’s target of £4m reach above the halfway point. Betfred owner Fred Done used the profits from the first day of the Cheltenham Festival 2019 to…
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Betbright Collapse – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
Rich Ricci has been a darling of the Cheltenham glitterati for a few years but it will be interesting to see if any reporters are brave enough to ask him the proper questions should one of his horses (and there will be quite a few) win at this year’s Festival. As befits his name, Ricci is a very, very rich man. He was head of corporate and investment banking at…
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Paddy Power Go Non-Runner No Bet on ALL Cheltenham 2019 races

Paddy Power
There is still no official word yet if the Cheltenham Festival 2019 is going to get the go-ahead because of the Equine Flu breakout. So British racing has been in something of a lockdown and the Festival will await the green light. Paddy Power has gone non-runner no bet on ALL 28 races at the Cheltenham Festival 2019. Back in early January, they had produced the cover…
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Irish Betting Tax Increase – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
Ireland’s bookmakers, small and large, are awaiting news of a review over the decision to double the tax that bookmakers are obliged to pay on amassed turnover from one to two per cent. The Irish Government’s Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe, outlined the planned legislative change during his 2019 Budget speech to the Dáil Éireann and it came…
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Manchester United cut to beat PSG in UCL after injury to Neymar

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On Wednesday night in the French cup, PSG superstar Neymar rolled his ankle and left the pitch in tears. While PSG did win the cup tie against Strasbourg in what was a testy affair, they have paid a price it would seem as they are going to be potentially losing Neymar for a considerable length of time. Manchester United v PSG to qualify odds* PSG 4/11 Manchester United…
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