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Irish punter lands four-figure win with Tiger Roll success

Boylesports
Anyone watching Tiger Roll come home first at the Grand National last weekend witnessed a piece of history. Gordon Elliott’s star completed back to back wins in the most famous National Hunt race there is. He became the first horse to do that since Red Rum pulled it off in 1974. An ambitious punter had Tiger Roll included in a €2 each-way Lucky 15 bet at Boy…
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Ladbrokes Leeds United competition – play at Elland Road

Ladbrokes
Ladbrokes are currently running a competition offering the chance to play on the Elland Road turf. So fans will have the chance to do just that on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 with the free-to-enter competition that Ladbrokes are offering for Whites supporters. There is a simple entry for this as all that needs to be done is to visit their promo page and enter your Lad…
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Paddy Power US Masters Finders Keepers

Paddy Power
Paddy Power have announced that they are running another Finders Keepers event this Wednesday. This is just a free cash giveaway for their customers. They have done this before it has proven to be highly popular of course and customers don’t have to do anything other than log in to their accounts to be in with a shot at money. Paddy Power are doing this cash drop t…
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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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Tiger Roll plays a part in punter defying 3,175/1 Aintree odds

Paddy Power
Saturday was a massive day in British racing with the Grand National taking centre stage on Saturday. Tiger Roll came out and became the first runner to land back to back wins in the Nationals since Red Rum in the 1970’s. That was the highlight of the day and for one Paddy Power punter, Tiger Roll’s success helped them defy odds of 3,175/1 on Saturday at Ain…
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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 s…
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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 t…
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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 c…
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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 cam…
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Manchester United cut to beat PSG in UCL after injury to Neymar

Bookmaker News
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 Un…
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Patriots edge favouritism in Super Bowl LIII betting odds

Bookmaker News
It is one of the biggest single sporting events in the world. On February 3rd it will be all eyes on Atlanta when the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams in the Super Bowl. The early betting markets for the match have now settled down after the drama of Sunday’s Championship matches in the AFC and NFC. It was the Rams who opened the early Super Bowl LIII
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Request a bet – how to make your own bet at the bookies

Request a Bet
Bookmakers have started to put a fair bit of control into the hands of punters thanks to online betting opportunities where you can create your own bet. No longer do punters just have to go and settle for what is on offer in a sportsbook with a bookmaker. The Request A Bet phenomenon has grown exponentially and you are able to find many versions of it out there.  Sk…
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Bookmaker News – Bookmakers Shares Tumble

Bookmaker News
The share price of some of Ireland and the UK’s leading betting companies tumbled this week after the US Department of Justice effectively performed a U-turn and called for wider restrictions on all gambling on the internet. The stock value of the likes of Paddy Power Betfair, William Hill and 888 Holdings fell as much as seven per cent after the US regu…
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