Tag Archives: Alan Alger

Coral’s John Hill takes the Tipster Challenge at Fakenham

John Hill, PR Manager at Coral, has accepted the Tipster Challenge at Fakenham this week. He becomes the fourth industry guest to provide tips, following on from Ed Nicholson of Unibet, Michael Shinners of Sky Bet and Alan Alger of Betway, the current leader of the competition. Hill, who will be looking to beat the 11.41 points collected by Alger …

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Alger lays down a marker in the Tipster Challenge at Fontwell

Alan Alger, PR Manager at Betway, has laid down a marker in the Tipster Challenge for 2016/17, after picking an 8/1 winner (Bold Image) on his way to 11.41 points at Fontwell. Alger also claimed victories on the 5/2 Fergal Mael Duin and odds-on favourite As De Mee (10/11), the sole success story of the day for third placed Timeform. …

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Alger represents Betway in the Tipster Challenge at Fontwell

Alan Alger, PR Manager for Betway takes on Stephen Harris from bettingexpert and Timeform in the third week of the jump season Tipster Challenge for 2016/17 at Fontwell Races. Michael Shinners assumed the lead in the competition last week, after collecting 4.00 points from a pair of winners at Wetherby. Ed Nicholson, Head of Unibet UK Marketing Operations, sits at …

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Odds on for an Oasis reunion next year

Oasis fans may not be looking back in anger for much longer with Betway quoting short odds of 5/4 for the Mancunian band to announce their reunion in 2017.  A reunion is reportedly edging closer little by little  with the release of a feature length biopic on the band coming out next month. The betting markets are suggesting a return …

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Odds on Trump shortest to date after Hillary falls ill

The odds for Donald Trump to succeed Barack Obama as US President have now fallen to just 11/8 with Betway after Hillary Clinton fell ill on the campaign trail.  These are the shortest odds for Trump since the bookmaker opened this market.  Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s odds have lengthened from 2/5 to 8/15 as she was forced to cancel two full …

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‘Peak Apple’…Betway cold on iPhone 7 outselling iPhone 6

As the tech world awaits today’s presentation of the Apple iPhone 7 by CEO Tim Cook, betting operator Betway has declared ‘odds-on’ that the new handset will sell less than the previous iPhone 6 version. Much pressure has been placed on the iPhone 7 release, as this July Apple recorded a second consecutive quarter of mobile sales decline, which led …

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Betway – 500/1 Japan Rugby Sevens set to inflict painful Olympic payout

Betway are on red alert with pre-tournament 500/1 rank outsiders Japan within touching distance of an Olympic medal in the rugby sevens. Still feeling the pain from paying out mammoth odds on Premier League champions Leicester City in May, the bookmaker  is reporting another potentially devastating blow less than three months later. Betway soaked up a sprinkling of bets on the …

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Bookies’ Corner – Rio 2016 – Let the games begin

The 2016 Olympic games gets underway in Brazil today and there’ll be plenty of action to keep us entertained until August 21st. It’s been a controversial games before it’s even kicked off with the unravelling of the doping scandal, but here we focus on the opportunities that it offers for bookmakers. In its latest Bookies’ Corner series SBC picked the …

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Betway grounds Gatwick’s new runway odds

The odds on Gatwick beating Heathrow in the bid for a new runway have been cut to 4/7 by Betway. It is now expected that Heathrow Airport will lose out in the runway battle as Betway lengthened these odds to 5/4. Betway’s Alan Alger stated: “Increasing UK airport capacity is broadly supported by most MPs, but the devil is in the detail …

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Kuchar soaring in popularity at the Open

Betway’s year on year inspection of punting on the Open has revealed that Matt Kuchar’s popularity is rising faster than any of his golfing rivals.  Having already attracted 40% more bets than he did last year, Kooch’s price for the Claret Jug has been trimmed from 66/1 to 50/1 and he stands as the most costly result for the leading …

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