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Ladbrokes punter collects £21,000 win from 8-fold acca

Ladbrokes
Usually, the big football acca wins that you hear about come from some dramatic goal after the 90th minute securing a missing leg of a bet. A customer at Ladbrokes over the weekend had taken a shortcut to an acca by selecting eight teams to all be winning at half time. There was still relative late drama though. On the Saturday 3pm matches, whistles were being blo…
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Remote Duty Increase – Bookmaker News

Bookmaker News
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has increased remote gaming duty from 15 to 21 percent in his Budget announced this week. The extra six per cent will affect all those operators who offer casino-type games to UK customers from locations outside of the UK. The rate increase will put extra pressure on online gambling operators but has been designe…
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98th-minute Newport goal gives punter £84k acca win

Ladbrokes
During the recent international break, where the focus shifts away from much of the domestic action that still goes on, a punter at Ladbrokes landed a huge return from an acca on lower league action from England and Scotland. The punter, from Dundee, netted a big £84,000 return from a seven-fold accumulator during the recent international break. All of the s…
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BetVictor sponsor English Open Snooker

Betvictor
Bookmaker, BetVictor have made a return to snooker sponsorship as they have taken up the sponsorship of the English Open, starting with this year’s event which starts on October 15th and runs through to the 21st. From 2013 BetVictor had sponsored the Welsh Open for four straight years to put their weight behind the sport. The English Open is the first of the se…
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Paddy Power sees punter take €100k from Lucky 15 win

Paddy Power
E/W bet goes against expectations Wow. This is one of the best wins that we have seen for some time now. On Tuesday night a Paddy Power punter turned their each way €1 Lucky 15 into a whopping €100k. The bet was struck on horse racing action. What made it spectacular was the odds that it defied some massive odds, starting with 9/1 winner Sfumato in the 15.40 at Catt…
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£10k for lucky punter after 12-fold BTTS acca success

Paddy Power
12-fold acca returns huge profit There was a weekend to remember for a Paddy Power customer as they struck a big acca return. The punter went out and defied odds of 1,065/1 to earn themselves a return of over £10,000. The bet was a monstrous BTTS 12-fold acca from matches spread across the top four tiers in England. It all kicked off with Burnley v Huddersfield an…
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Ireland betting regulations change impacts Paddy Power Betfair

Paddy Power
There was some bad news for Paddy Power Betfair as they suffered a loss of £250m from the value of the FTSE 100 this week. The big market reaction came after it was announced that the Irish Government plan to double the betting duties in the country. The Irish turnover tax is set to go up from 1pc to 2pc in the new changes and this applies to both retail and online bets…
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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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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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