Tag Archives: George Elek

Historic Tiger Roll triumph sees bookmakers anticipate record breaking payouts

The historic triumph of Tiger Roll securing back-to-back victories at this weekend’s Grand National may lead to bookmakers paying out their most expensive result ever. Becoming the first horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win back-to-back Grand Nationals, the Gordon Elliot trained nine-year-old stud has been branded ‘racing’s rockstar’ and the ‘punters dream‘. Reacting to Tiger Roll’s victory, initial …

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More bets wagered on Six Nations as England tipped for success

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UK punters’ interest in the Six Nations has continued to grow, with 26 per cent more bets being placed in comparison to this time last year. Ahead of this weekend, Wales vs England has proven to be the most popular betting event of the tournament so far, with five times more bets being placed on this game in comparison to …

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Eleven Sports hands over UK Serie A rights

Speculation over the future of Eleven Sports in the UK was elevated this week as the OTT platform handed rights to Serie A and Eredivisie over to Premier Sports. The loss of Serie A, will be viewed as a major setback for the online streaming service, with the league being one of the platform’s main attractions. A statement released by Eleven Sports said: “Regrettably, some content including Serie A and …

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Oddschecker: Punters enthused by Manchester United manager market

Online odds comparison site, Oddschecker has revealed that the market for Manchester United’s next manager was its third most popular of 2018. The only markets that Jose Mourinho’s successor trailed on was the Grand National and Eurovision, with Oddschecker analytics detailing 43% more traffic on the Manchester United manager page than the highest viewed market during the Cheltenham Festival in …

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NBA betting increases as Sky signs new broadcasting partnership

The NBA season got underway this week, as the much fancied Boston Celtics picked up an entertaining 105-87 victory against the 76ers. With the liberalisation of sports betting in the US, this NBA season will inevitably attract exponential interest from the betting sector. Additionally, Oddschecker revealed that the UK gambling sector has seen interest in the NBA increase, after Sky …

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Odds slashed on Las Vegas Golden Knights landing Stanley Cup

The newly formed Vegas Golden Knights have gone from last to first in the betting across the season and are now one series away from the most unlikely of Stanley Cup victories. Many American sports teams go through long droughts before they achieve success, with the Chicago Cubs enduring 108 years before breaking their streak, this could be the reason …

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British bettors turning attention to scintillating Scudetto race

As the Premier League fizzles out in mundane fashion, British bettors are turning their attention to the dramatic finish in Italy, after Kalidou Koulibaly’s last minute header injected new life into the Serie A title race. Oddschecker revealed that last Sunday’s crunch tie between Napoli and Juventus attracted eight times more betting interest than the Milan derby from earlier in …

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How Spurs success can elevate England optimism

To the elation of football fans all over the globe, the Champions League returned this week and with it came strong away performances from Premier League clubs. A four goal drubbing at St Jakob-Park meant that tournament favourites, Manchester City set the record for the biggest away win in the knockout stages by an English side in the history of …

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Rafa’s boys backed for the drop

Despite rumblings of a substantial financial takeover of the club, Newcastle United are proving popular with punters when it comes to relegation betting. Oddschecker has revealed that The Magpies have attracted 31% of all total bets on which team will be relegated come the end of the season, with trouble in paradise looming over St James’ Park. A string of …

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Oddschecker: Clement backed for the sack as Swans continue to sink

With the high pressurised environment of the Premier League, the constant battle for the sack race is an ongoing one and after a defeat at Everton on Monday night, Swansea boss Paul Clement is streaking ahead. Oddschecker has revealed that Clement is currently 6/5 to be the next manager to get the sack, with 73% of all bets on the …

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