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An £8k win for punter from big FA Cup Third Round Upsets

Betfred
The FA Cup third round was a cracker this season with upsets happening all over the place, such as League One side Gillingham taking out Premier League side Cardiff. There was an even bigger shock in south Wales as League Two side Newport knocked out former Premier League champions Leicester. 24-year-old Laura Ward from Sheffield collected a great return of…
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Paddy Power pays out on Andy Murray backers at AO2019

Paddy Power
British tennis icon Andy Murray is ready to hang up his racquet soon. At a press conference on Friday ahead of the Australian Open, he said that this could be his last tournament. The tearful Scotsman was clearly emotional when talking about his future and when that pending retirement comes, he will walk away with a fantastic legacy left on the sport. The three…
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€10k from Lucky 15 return for Boylesports punter

Boylesports
It has emerged that there was a big winner on the horse racing from Wolverhampton last Friday. The punter in question got a huge €9,632 return from a bet at bookmaker Boylesports. It was just a €15 stake on the action from the night’s all-weather card. The stake itself was on a 0.5 each way Lucky 15 bet. So an ambitious bet, but the wager was worth a lot more than it st…
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Boylesports seeks UK move in early 2019

Boylesports
Irish bookmaker Boylesports are apparently close to landing the acquisition of a chain of UK bookmakers. Who that is remains a secret at the moment but by all reports, it is likely that the deal will be closed during the first quarter of 2019. Boylesports have reportedly been in talks with a number of independent British bookmaker chains with a look at expansi…
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Boylesports Same Day Withdrawals Feature

Boylesports
Boylesports have become the first bookmaker in Ireland to launch a same-day withdrawal feature. This will allow customers to now pull out funds from their Boylesports account into their bank balance in just hours. The operator cited demands from customers for having made the move and they stated that the function worked 24/7, 365 days a year, allowing pe…
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Paddy Power refund SPOTY Fury bets

Paddy Power
2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas was crowned the BBC Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night. Amid all of the celebrations over the Welshman’s popular success, bookmaker Paddy Power had a gripe. They saw boxer Tyson Fury’s omission from the shortlist as so controversial that they went out and refunded all SPOTY bets placed on Fury winning the…
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Fairyhouse punt lands €11,000 for Boylesports customer

Bookmaker News
Back on Sunday from the horse racing action at Fairyhouse, a punter from Meath hit a nice €11,000 win from a Lucky 15. The punter had played a €3 Lucky 15 bet (€45 stake) on the afternoon action. The bet started off with a win for Chief Justice at 5/1, a narrow win by pretty much a nostril and nothing more. Delta Work at 10/3 followed up and then when a big 16/1 shot Dinn
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£40,000 14-fold acca won by Betfred punter

Betfred
Fortune favours the brave as the old saying goes. It is still a tough thing in the world of betting when you get all bold and create a massive wager to then have that bet come up trumps. Back on Saturday, November 3rd, a Stevenage punter struck it right from a £5 stake on a 14-old acca which returned close to £40,000 at Betfred. The wager covered matches from five div…
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Stunning golf double lands Boylesports punter €10k

Bookmaker News
Talk to many punters and they will tell you that golf is one of the hardest sports out there to predict. There are such big fields in attendance at a given tournament that narrowing the field is such a tough thing to do. One duffed drive into the rough can easily ruin an outright winner bet. But one punter at Boylesports showed everyone else how to do as they picked…
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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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