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Bookies take a hammering on Black Thursday at Cheltenham

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Having held a slender lead at half time, the bookies took an “unprecedented beating” on day three at Cheltenham after Defi du Seuil led out a procession of short priced winners. Stephen Harris, Horse Racing Editor at bettingexpert.com, reflected on ‘St Patrick’s Thursday’ at the Festival, which left the bookies staring into a Paisley Park-shaped “abyss” after a nightmare day …

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Better Collective makes its ‘Knowledge Play’ with launch of US Intelligence Network

Stockholm-listed Better Collective AB has continued its US strategic drive after announcing the launch of its ‘state-specific intelligence network’, which will support the growth of US flagship property – US-Bookies.com. In its press notes, Better Collective said that it has launched a series of websites, detailing acute state specific gambling information, which will act as the foundation of Better Collective’s …

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Better Collective: ‘Transformative 2018’ accelerates all future growth options

Publishing its full-year 2018 results, Stockholm-listed Better Collective AS declares a ‘transformative year’ for its business in which it has laid the foundations to become betting/gaming’s leading global affiliate marketing network. Completing its third corporate update as a Stockholm Nasdaq enterprise, Better Collective continues its strong trading momentum recording Q4 2018 revenues of €12 million (Q4 2017: €9.3m). Publishing a …

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Better Collective Spotlight: France’s final World Cup push tops tipster roundup on bettingexpert

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The World Cup semi-final between France and Belgium came out as the top match in 2018 across the bettingexpert tipster community. The match finished 1-0 at the Krestovsky Stadium, as Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti scored the only goal to take Les Bleus into the final. As part of the Better Collective Spotlight series, SBC News also learned that France’s subsequent victory over …

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Better Collective Spotlight – bettingexpertLIVE – The ultimate second screen experience for in-play consumers

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In the third instalment of SBC’s Better Collective Spotlight series, we spoke to Philip Trampe, PR Team Lead for Better Collective, to get the inside line on bettingexpertLIVE. Trampe was on hand to tell us more about the site designed to showcase what the world is betting on in-play, including how punters can create tipster lists to shadow the top …

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Bookies rejoice as Apples Shakira fails to land monster plunge

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Some of the huge losses were recouped on the final day at Cheltenham, after defeat for Apples Shakira kick-started a “much-needed winning day” for the bookmakers. Starting out on day four, the bookmakers were estimated to be £100 million down after a succession of short price favourites, many of them Irish, romped to victory at the Festival. Stephen Harris, racing …

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Late favourite success derails “blinding” bookie fightback

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The bookmakers suffered a late defeat on day three at Cheltenham, despite getting back in the game after a “blinding” fightback started by a surprise defeat for Un De Sceaux. St Patrick’s Day at the Festival started with the bookmakers an estimated £50 million down from the first two days, and keen to get stuck into the well-backed Terrefort (in …

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Industry down £50 million as punters take 2-0 Cheltenham lead

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The punters went 2-0 up at the Cheltenham Festival, with the bookmakers firmly “on the ropes” after short-price victories for Samcro, Presenting Percy and Altior. The bookmakers began day two desperate for “Irish banker” Samcro to fail in the Ballymore, but the future star proved just too strong for Black Op in the closing stages. Stephen Harris, the racing guru …

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Apples Jade saves bookies from big treble payout at Cheltenham

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The bookmakers suffered a bad start to this year’s Cheltenham Festival, despite the early failure of Getabird and a surprisingly off-colour showing from the much-vaunted Apples Jade. Ridden by Ruby Walsh, Getabird was nowhere to be seen in the closing stages of the Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle, as Summerville Boy came from behind to take victory from Kalashnikov. Stephen …

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bettingexpert picks out Paddy Power’s first day Cheltenham deal

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Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has launched an “incredible offer for all small staking punters” to mark the first day of this year’s Cheltenham Festival (13-16 March). The offer, which stipulates that money will be given back as free bets on all each-way singles with stakes of £10 and under so long as the favourite is victorious, was just one of …

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