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In the Bookmaker News category we report on the news from the best online bookmakers like Bet365, Paddypower, William Hill, Sportingbet, Bwin, Betfair, Ladbrokes, Betvictor, Betfred, …

Major sporting events suspended amid coronavirus outbreak

The outbreak of the coronavirus has slowly but surely ground most sporting action a halt. Thursday proved to be a big day for cancellation announcements. Not only has the Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of the F1 calendar cancelled (with more races likely to follow), but all major sports in the US have now been suspended too. The big sports shutdown The
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Punter lands nearly £20k winnings from eight draws

A Paddy Power punter pulled off a remarkable wager on the weekend. The wager was a boldly optimistic 8-fold acca of only drawn outcomes in football matches. The bet had been placed with a £1 stake. After all eight draws (that’s right, eight draws) came up on the bet, the punter collected almost £20k in winnings. The selections were from up and down the English football
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Bookmaker News – William Hill report another big loss

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William Hill have announced a pre-tax loss of £37.6 million for 2019. Bad as though that sounds, it represents an improvement on the firm’s 2018 performance when a loss of £722m was reported. CEO Ulrik Bengtsson isn’t fazed by the latest loss which came in a year when the government reduced the maximum stake for fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs)…
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Bet365 go Best Odds Guaranteed on all Cheltenham Festival 2020 Races

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It’s coming. The 2020 Cheltenham Festival, one of the biggest highlights of racing’s calendar year is almost here. The action begins on Tuesday, March 10th and will draw to its exciting conclusion on March 14th, which is Cheltenham Gold Cup Day. For horse racing fans and punters, it doesn’t get much bigger or better than the Festival action from Prestbury Park.…
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Paddy Power punter lands 17-fold acca success

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A Paddy Power punter defied odds of 5,174/1 over the weekend to earn themselves a win of over £5,000. That was all from a simple £1 stake. Well, simple isn’t quite the right word, because the winning bet was a staggering 17-fold accumulator which was played. Porto strikes late in the final leg of the bet The final leg of the bet was resting on Porto winning a home match
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MoPlay no longer processing withdrawals due to insolvency

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Last week MoPlay suffered a suspension of their operator licence by the UKGC. It was confirmed on Monday that the business is now insolvent. It was also announced that customer withdrawals have been stopped. Solvency issues The MoPlay brand from Addison Global had its licence suspended by the UK Gambling Commission recently, with the governing body saying…
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Totesport becomes Tote: New offers & all you need to know

The Tote is one of the oldest and most famous betting institutions that exist in the UK. It was back in the 1920s that it was originated by a certain Winston Churchill. It is still going strong to this day and in fact, has just recently had a bit of a makeover. Visit Tote The new Tote.co.uk Formerly operational as Totesport, 2020 has seen the shift in re-branding to…
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Bookmaker News – Matchbook operating license suspended

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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

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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 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

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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

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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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