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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

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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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Betting firms warned over marketing strategy – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
We are all accustomed, and probably almost immune, to fake reviews published on shopping sites. Those shopping sites don’t need naming and most have now taken steps to ensure customer reviews are genuine and not the work of bots or paid reviewers with a financially-dependent opinion of a product. But it was believed that the betting industry had  been…
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The new NFL season is here and Paddy Power have new Fantasty bets

Who hasn’t sat there playing a bit of fantasy football? It has become a really popular aside for punters. That dream of entering the world of being a football manager for a day. A lot of different fantasy football sites exist and with a set budget, you are charged with building say a Premier League or Champions League dream team. Then you get points awarded for performances.…
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Boylesports announce UK expansion – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
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

Bookmaker News
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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