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In-Play Gambling Ads – Opponents Marshalling Resources

Bookmaker News
The Church of England has joined in the campaign to stop gambling advertisements during live events. Apparently, the church has its own spokesman on gambling – the Right Reverend Alan Smith, Bishop of St Alban’s – and he is accusing bookmakers of failing to protect gambling addicts. The bishop is calling for new legislation to stop the broadca…
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Boylesports punter puts €5k down on McGregor to beat Nurmagomedov

Boylesports
Talk about having some confidence in a bet. A punter has struck a bold €5k at bookmaker Boylesports on Conor McGregor to beat his big rival Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on the weekend in Las Vegas. Former featherweight and lightweight titleholder McGregor is the 11/8 underdog for the bout. If the €5k stake on ‘Notorious’ was to win that would return just unde…
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Two Lucky 15 winners hit Boylesports for over €12k

Boylesports
Two punters scooped winnings of over €12,000 between them last Friday at bookmaker Boylesports. Both punters had struck a €1 Lucky 15 bet with the bookmaker on Friday evening’s racing. One of them had picked out four winners from Newcastle which included 12/1 shot Mudawwan to pocket a cool €7,292. The second punter picked up a €5,190 return with three select…
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How can I request my own bet from bookmakers?

Bookmaker News
Bookmakers have started to put a fair bit of control into the hands of punters thanks to online betting opportunities where you can compose 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.  S…
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Hills slash odds on Manchester United relegation in half

William Hill
William Hill made a big slash of the odds on Manchester United to get relegated from the Premier League this season. That was in a response to a reported big bet that they got on the Red Devils to fall from grace. The last time United weren’t in the top flight was back in the 1974/75 season. The Red Devils were at 500/1 with the bookmaker, but those odds were slashed i
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Bookmaker News – Betting Firms Urged to Support Horse Racing Betting

Bookmaker News
The chairman of the Racecourse Association, Maggie Carver, is calling for UK-based bookmakers to commit more investment in betting on horse racing. The sport’s very future is intrinsically linked with income from wagering. Racing was, of course, the mainstay of bookmakers for many years until the growth in popularity of betting on sports like football a…
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Punter wins over £33k from a small stake

Bookmaker News
There was a staggering win off of a nine-fold accumulator on Sunday with bookmaker Sky Bet. The lucky punter won over £33,000 from just a £2.39 stake. The wager was built of one both teams to score bet and then the rest were full-time results and both teams to score options. The odds were an impressive 13,991/1 with the punter’s £2.39 stake returning £33,…
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Labrokes punter wins big from big 17-fold acca

Ladbrokes
It is always nice to hear of a big win through an acca, as it gives a little bit of hope to everyone out there trying to hit a big return from a small stake. There was a big 17-fold acca won at Ladbrokes on the back of UEFA Europa League fixtures, the bet returning a big win of £11k after a £1.30 seventeen-fold acca. The winning bet was made up of a mixture of full-time sco
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Punter lands €18k at Boylesports from €3 bet

Boylesports
A lucky punter from Limerick landed a great weekend bonus as they landed an acca and Lucky 15 success from the same four selection. The Punter threw down just the €3 stake on the bet and what came back was the significant rewards of more than €18k. There was a €2.50 acca played and a 50c Lucky 15 from the horses which were on races from Friday’s cards at Doncaster, Sa…
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Take on Betfair’s NFL Tipsters in new competition challenge

Betfair
There is a new competition over at Betfair that is running which the operator has started in conjunction with the new NFL season. They are running a competition through their Twitter feed which involves their followers taking on their NFL tipsters. For each week of the season, you will have a chance to pick between the top two players in a given position (eithe…
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