Tag Archives: Bookies’ Corner

SBC Bookies’ Corner –  Increasing the betting value of international football

In an effort to eradicate mundane friendlies from international football, UEFA has announced that it plans on introducing a new international tournament called the Nations League. Should the tournament, which will run alongside Euro 2020 qualifiers elevate the levels of fan interest in international breaks as intended, it could also serve to heighten the value of international breaks as a …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – The Premier League is back

Very few sporting occasions arouse the expectation of punters quite like the start of the new football season. The already exalted levels of expectation for this season were only increased by this summer’s transfer window which saw Premier League teams investing record amounts into their squads, it’s something that has led many to predict that this season could be one …

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Bookies’ Corner: Oscars 2017 – Looking beyond La La Land

The 89th Academy Awards (26 February) awaits Hollywood with every bookmaker placing Damien Chazelle’s ‘La La Land’ as the firm favourite to win Best Picture. Nominated for a record 14 Oscar categories can anyone stop the La La Land juggernaut. Furthermore, will a Hollywood bashing President Donald J Trump dominate the awards’ night speeches and celebrations… SBC’ gets the bookies …

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Bookies’ Corner – Man Booker Prize – Who’s the literary Skepta?

The Man Booker Prize is one of Western literature’s most coveted. This year the winner is being announced on Monday October 24th. The stipulations of the award are that the book must be fictional, penned in English and published in the UK. It’s been running since 1969 and the winner these days gets a sizable £50,000 cheque.  Ion Tewin, Literary …

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