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Punter wins £23,500 after placing 9,385/1 betJan 2, 2018
A punter from Norwich has won an incredible bet with the odds of 9,385/1 to win £23,500. The 27-year-old football enthusiast took to twitter to announce the windfall.
UK Gambling giants merge in $5.3 billion dealDec 29, 2017
Online gambling giant GVC has acquired Ladbrokes Coral in a deal worth $5.35 billion. The deal has made GVC one of the world’s largest listed sportsbetting companies
Ohio approves daily fantasy sportsDec 28, 2017
Ohio has become the 18th state in the United States to exempt daily fantasy sports from the state’s gambling laws.
Irishman wins €2,000 windfall from €5 betDec 22, 2017
An Irishman has won a staggering €2,000 from a €5 bet after making correct prediction of Hearts beating Celtic 4-0 last week.
Danish gambling industry hits record revenueDec 21, 2017
Danish Gambling Authority reveals record revenues in the quarter 3 of 2017. Sports betting bolstered the revenues to give hope to the long-ailing industry.
Glasgow punter takes a £1000 on 200-to-one oddsDec 19, 2017
A Glasgow punter predicted Hearts v Celtic score, with the staggering odds of 200 to one, to win £1000 from a £5 bet.
Rhode Island likely to legalize sports betting next yearDec 18, 2017
Sen. William Conley of Rhode Island has expressed optimism on the prospect of offering sports betting in his state. Conley believes legalize sports betting will give state’s revenues a push.
Michigan House gives nod to Gambling LawDec 16, 2017
Michigan House of Representatives committee has passed the bill to legalize online gambling in the state of Michigan on Wednesday.
Iowa likely to legalize sports bettingDec 15, 2017
Iowa could join Nevada to become the second state in the United States of America where betting on sports is legal. However, it all depends on New Jersey’s case of questioning the constitutionality of the status quo. If the ruling comes out in favour of New Jersey, Iowa state’ lawmakers might try to take advantage of the opening. The ruling on the NJ case is expected in the late spring-early summer timeframe.
The Ashes: Perth Test under a cloud of fixingDec 14, 2017
A British media house has produced the evidence of match fixing in the third Ashes test match between Australia and England in Perth. It reports that bookmakers have offered to fix parts of the Perth test.
The Ashes: Starc tipped to run the show at PerthDec 13, 2017
Australia go to the WACA Perth with a 2-0 lead. The punters see the hosts stretching the lead further and claiming the Ashes series at the venue of the 3rd Ashes test.
Half a million UK youth gambles every week: ReportDec 13, 2017
A new survey has revealed that over 300,000 youngsters in the United Kingdom (UK) have been gambling every week through online games and other channels. The report published by the Gambling Commission pinpoints that over 1 in 10 youth claims to have participated in gambling style social games at some point in their lives.
A punter wins £41,000 on £20 football accumulatorDec 12, 2017
A football bettor is rejoicing becoming £41,000 richer, after winning an unbelievable £20 football accumulator. The punter had made 10 selections for the accumulator which gave him a chance of 2077/1. He defied the odds, thanks to the two injury-time winners, to win big.
New Jersey eyes landmark sports betting case rulingDec 11, 2017
The Supreme Court ruling on New Jersey’s challenge to federal gambling laws is closely followed by the entire United States. The Christie v. NCAA case looks at the 25-year old Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of 1992.
Female jockey charged with breach of betting rulesDec 7, 2017
Jockey Hayley Turner will face an inquiry by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) for a breach of betting rules. The female jockey after staking 164 bets and making a profit of £160 over a span of 18 months is said to be "devastated and deeply embarrassed."
NJ would lose $10 billion a year to illegal betting: DrazinDec 7, 2017
All eyes are on New Jersey as the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments in the state’s long-running battle to legalize sports betting.
Germany tipped to win 2018 FIFA World CupDec 6, 2017
The current holders of the FIFA World Cup Germany have been tipped to win 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The group draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place on 1 December 2017 at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia. After the World Cup group draw, the football enthusiasts know which sides will be battling it out in the group stage in Russia 2018.
Britain’s youngest EuroMillions winner pockets another £200Dec 5, 2017
Jane Park, who scooped £1million when she was 17, has had another spell of luck winning more than £200 bet. Apparently, it was Jane’s birthday. The 22-year-old said: "Happy bday to me" as she showed her online betting slip.
Ogbonna header wins punter a ridiculous betDec 4, 2017
Ogbonna heading West Ham into a lead surprised most of the EPL followers this weekend. Can you believe a punter had put £15 bet backing Angelo Ogbonna to head home the opener? He defied the odds of 245/1 and scooped a tidy sum.
More gamblers "ban" themselves amid online betting’s riseDec 2, 2017
More gamblers than ever are opting to "ban" themselves amid a rise in online betting in the United Kingdom (UK), according to online gambling operators. The operators report more than a million requests from customers asking to close their accounts in 2017 – compared with 618,000 the year before.
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