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Online World Cup Betting ‘Best Ever’

Online sportsbooks are reporting that the World Cup 2018 has been the best ever in terms of profits, and bets place with more than double the online bets of 2014.

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Football Ad From Coral Banned

In April of this year, Coral invested in some on-screen advertising for their football betting options. The commercial was created by Big Al’s Creative Emporium and featured a number of...

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Paddy Power Back On The Small Screen

When it comes to advertising gambling, there are some brands that stand head and shoulders above the rest for ingenuity. The first that springs to mind is Paddy Power. Whilst the...

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NetBet Underfire From The ASA TWICE

Every week the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) publish their rulings on various online and offline marketing campaigns following complaints by viewers/readers. Over recent weeks we have seen a number of sports...

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William Hill protects football fans against bore draws

sports betting bore draw Insurance helps heal the pain for William Hill members

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Genting Offer Free £5 World Cup Bet

Genting Casino run a range of promotions, from a £1,000 New Player Bonus Bundle to a generous loyalty scheme. However, there’s one side to the brand that you don’t tend...

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Gala Invites Bingo Players to Come and have a Flutter

Gala Interactive (Gibraltar) Limited, which owns both an online casino and an online bingo site, has recently launched a new tab for bingo players which they hope will encourage members...

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Enter the Champions Cash Race at Betfair Casino

April is a huge month in the horseracing calendar, so Betfair Casino are inviting you to spring into action and take a shot at securing a generous pile of cash...

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ASA slaps ban on Paddy Power’s Pistorius bet

Paddy Power, a brand that has made its name synonymous with not only betting but fun, has had its knuckles rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) over a very...

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Betfair Launches Exclusive Offers Via SnapChat

By now, most big operators know how powerful social media can be but Betfair has been the first bookmaker to hop on-board the SnapChat wagon. SnapChat is a photo and video-messaging...

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William Hill hurt by big winnings

William Hill has recently suffered a proverbial kick in the balls thanks to a string of football results that the operator says has tarnished its impressive final quarter results for...

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Free bet offers to be investigated

It has recently been reported that the UK Gambling Commission plan to get tougher on operators offering so-called “free bets”. There have been a number of advertisements from some of...

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Chingford is luckiest betting place in Britain

According to one of the UK’s leading bookmakers, Chingford is the luckiest place to live for Britons who like placing bets on football. Research commissioned by Ladbrokes has found that the...

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Betfair stick with Professional Players Federation

Last week, Betfair – one of the biggest sportsbook and online casino operators in the UK – confirmed it was entering into a new three-year partnership with the Professional Players...

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5% of UK iPhone Users have sportsbook apps

Recent research that has been carried out by mobile data firm, Onavo, shows that nearly 5% of all iPhone users in the UK use sportsbook applications on their devices. The data,...

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Ladbrokes best for money-back bonuses

Ladbrokes has topped a charts of bookies’ money-back offers. No less than sixteen of the market’s leading sportsbook operators were judged on their promotions, to come up with a list...

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William Hill expand in the US

After becoming the first UK betting company to secure a Nevada gambling licence, William Hill’s US branch have just agreed a partnership with a racecourse (Monmouth Park) in New Jersey. While...

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Betfair beefs up fixed-odds betting options

Last year Betfair announced that they planned to expand, though at the time it was in relation to expansion into European countries, such as Italy, Spain, Greece and Sweden. They...

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Betfair Says ‘Nein’ to Germany

Betfair has announced that it has decided to withdraw its sports betting exchange product from the German market. This is as a result of the 5% tax introduced in July on...

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