Tag Archives: Alan Alger

Betway offers 3/1 on Crouch celebrating 100th goal with Robot

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Betway has offered odds of 3/1 on Peter Crouch reproducing the iconic ‘Robot’ dance celebration when he scores his 100th Premier League goal. Last week, the 42-times capped England international scored his 36th Premier League goal for Stoke City, and his 99th in total, to move just one short of joining the illustrious 100 club. More than a decade on …

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Djokovic defeat opens the door for Murray in Melbourne

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Novak Djokovic’s surprise five-set defeat to Denis Istomin in the second round of the Australian Open has opened the door for Andy Murray to claim a first title in Melbourne. The five-time beaten finalist and world number one is now odds on with the bookmakers to lift the trophy in the Rod Laver Arena on 29 January. However, it is …

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Bookmakers give mixed reactions to expanded 48-team FIFA World Cup

Bookmakers appear tepid on the prospect of an enlarged 48-team FIFA World Cup for 2026. Last week, the FIFA Council voted unanimously in favour of President Gianni Infantino’s expanded 48 team format, which drew criticism from multiple football stakeholders. At present, the expanded 48 team tournament will see an opening stage of 16 groups of three teams, with the top …

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The @racingblogger tests his tipping ‘Power’ at Hereford

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SBC has called upon the @racingblogger to take the Tipster Challenge at Hereford. Stephen Power has stepped up to the plate to provide his expert tips for today’s seven-race card. Power will be going up against the seventh placed Timeform and Stephen Harris, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, who currently sits in 10th place in the table after 12 weeks …

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Betfred’s Hulmes provides tips for a ‘cracking card’ at Ludlow

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Matthew Hulmes, a Betfred TV Broadcaster, has become the latest industry expert to take the Tipster Challenge at Ludlow. Hulmes said: “There is a cracking card at Ludlow this afternoon; the independent track have once again been rewarded for their efforts as huge entries have been received for a meeting with decent prize money. “It is the destination for this afternoon’s …

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Timeform retains mid-table status with three wins at Ffos Las

Timeform consolidated its place in mid-table of the Tipster Challenge with three race wins at Ffos Las on Lisheen Prince, Babeny Bridge and Super Sam. Meanwhile it was a disappointing day for both Michael Whittle of Team FA and Stephen Harris, although bettingexpert’s horseracing guru was particularly unlucky to end the day with three consecutive second places which denied him a possible …

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BetVictor’s Charlie McCann takes Tipster Challenge at Wetherby

The Tipster Challenge continues at Wetherby today, as Charlie McCann from BetVictor makes his play to rival table-topping Alan Alger, the PR Manager from Betway. Charlie McCann has worked for BetVictor since 2011, previously as the Director of Online Public Relations, before becoming Head of Communications in May 2015. McCann will be up against sixth placed Timeform and Stephen Harris …

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Ciaran O’Brien takes third place after strong start at Chepstow

Ciaran O’Brien, Communications Director at William Hill, made a great start on his Tipster Challenge appearance at Chepstow, but failed to build on victories from each of the first three races. O’Brien’s hat-trick of wins amounted to 5.29 points, which was 3.66 more than both Timeform and Stephen Harris, the horse racing Guru at bettingexpert. Both of our regular tipsters …

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Dafabet’s John Cruces takes the Tipster Challenge at Chepstow

John Cruces, Head of Marketing Operations at Dafabet, has agreed to take the Tipster Challenge at Chepstow Races. He is the latest industry guest to compete alongside Timeform and Stephen Harris, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert. Our regular tipsters currently sit 4th and 5th on the Tipster Challenge leaderboard, with point averages of 2.62 and 1.00 respectively. Cruces will …

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Coral’s John Hill moves into second in the Tipster Challenge

John Hill, PR Manager at Coral, produced a decent performance in the Tipster Challenge at Fakenham, returning 4.25 points to enter in second place on the leaderboard after four weeks. That leaves Hill, who has been in his current role with Coral since March 2014, behind only Alan Alger in the latest standings. The PR Manager for Betway collected 11.41 …

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