Luke Massey

BetStars launches Spin & Bet

BetStars, a new sports betting brand from PokerStars, has launched a unique new sports betting product, Spin & Bet. Taking its name and inspiration from the extremely popular Spin & Go poker format that launched just over a year ago on PokerStars, Spin & Bet gives sports bettors the chance to multiply the odds of their bets and potential winnings …

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Horse Racing Tipster Results – January 13th Taunton

It was a good start for Team SBC yesterday in our new weekly Horse Racing Tipster, thanks to a last minute long shot. It was a sparse meeting for our tipsters, with BettingExpert leading the way from the first race until SBC came in with the winner in the last race. The first selected race day was at Taunton, and …

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SBC News launches new Horse Racing Tipster Competition

SBC News is pleased to announce a brand new Horse Racing Tipster feature for its online readers! We will be taking on BettingExpert, Timeform and a rotation of guest tipsters every week, with the focus on a specific race meet EVERY WEDNESDAY! Throughout the year we will keep record of points won each week, points won on average and points won …

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Hunt for mystery Lottery winner goes on

Lotto operator Camelot has confirmed that the holder of one of the winning tickets has still not come forward to claim their £33 million prize. The rollover Lotto prize was split between the two tickets who matches all six winning numbers – 26, 27, 46, 47, 52 and 58. A spokesman has confirmed: “Someone out there still doesn’t realise they have …

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Late Clemson Touchdown Costs Gamblers Millions

A late touchdown in the college football national title game saw millions of dollars flip hands, with an extremely profitable outcome for William Hill. Falling on the wrong side of a backdoor cover can be devastating for the gambler. The word ‘backdoor cover’ is used in sports betting to describe an event late in a game which enables the underdog …

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A Bet A Powers Dafabet Masters

A Bet A has teamed up with Dafabet to provide a full betting shop experience at this week’s Masters Snooker tournament in London. The specialist supplier is providing both the EPOS and screen display technology to enable Dafabet to activate its sponsorship at a sold-out Alexandra Palace. Snooker fans can bet on all the action at the prestigious, invitation-only event, …

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ICC charges cricketer for breaching Anti-Corruption Code

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that it has charged and provisionally suspended Hong Kong cricketer Irfan Ahmed with an offence under Article 2.4.2 of the ICC Anti-Corruption Code (effective from 10 October 2012 to 10 November 2014). As reported in the Sydney Morning Herald, Ahmed has been charged with the anti-corruption offence after being approached by one of …

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Lodha panel recommends legalised cricket betting in India

Cricket is a national sport that connects the people of India in a unique way. Yet for a sport of unrivalled popularity within the country, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has been widely criticised and accused of serious inaction regarding betting and match fixing issues. Many of these criticisms have been addressed in a report by Rajendra …

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Unibet and Essex CCC break boundaries together

Unibet are pleased to announce that they will become a sponsor of Essex County Cricket Club (CCC). The deal will see them become the Official Betting Partner of the County, and will also include stand sponsorship at The Essex County Ground. Unibet will be offering Essex fans a bespoke welcome offer, as well as market leading odds on all Essex …

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Sportego’s Trevor Keane: Work with the clubs that are innovative and think differently

Sportego is a marketing and gaming development company based in Ireland. Their aim is to help better connect sports clubs with fans via improved engagement and interaction opportunities. Following on from an extremely insightful interview with Trevor Keane in September 2015, SBC News caught up with the founder and owner to discuss progress made during the back end of last year, …

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