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Oddschecker takes the Guests to the top at Salisbury

The latest edition of the Tipster Challenge at Salisbury was a complete reverse of the previous week, as almost all of the pre-race favourites failed to win at extremely short prices. Incredibly, four of the seven winners prevailed at odds of 10/1 or greater, including Jackhammer (25/1) and Hatsaway (20/1). It turned into a nightmare day for SBC News, as Andrew …

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SBC News invites Oddschecker to take the Tipster Challenge

Andrew Riley, Social Media Manager at Oddschecker, is the latest Guest to take the Tipster Challenge. He will be providing expert horse racing tips for today’s 7-race card at Salisbury. As usual, he will be up against SBC News, Timeform and Stephen Harris, the resident Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert. The previous army of Guests will be hoping for a …

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Bookies’ Corner – Getting ready for Euro 2016

With everyone’s eyes on Euro 2016 this week the latest Bookies’ Corner focuses on just that and the build up to it from the world of bookmaking. SBC spoke to Ryan Murton Head of Digital Marketing at Oddschecker, BetVictor’s Head of Sportsbook Product Eoin Ryan, Head of Football (Interactive) at Gala Coral Richard Scott and Unibet’s Head of UK Marketing …

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Oddschecker signs up Robbie Fowler for Euro 2016

Liverpool legend and former England international Robbie Fowler has signed a deal with Oddschecker to become a brand ambassador for the duration of Euro 2016.  The Premier League’s sixth highest goal scorer who finished his career in Thailand will be providing his views on England specifically and Euro 2016 in general via the Oddschecker platform. Both Fowler and Oddschecker will be hosting a …

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Scott Longley – The Asian handicap – Will betting companies learn to trust Chinese football?

With the rise of Chinese football and clubs in the Chinese Super League becoming financial powerhouses meaning that a flurry of talent has made its way there and will continue to do so, the question of betting on matches in the league becomes more prominent.  With past corruption charges still looming over the CSL however, Scott Longley  asks if bookmakers are …

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Bookies’ Corner: Brexit – Will we stay or will we go?

This, the second in SBC’s new Bookies’ Corner series, sees the experts from the world of betting hash out the EU Referendum and whether there’ll be a Brexit.  It has been speculated that Brexit may become the biggest political betting event in history. Political betting has been gaining popularity in recent times with the Scottish Referendum breaking records, and this …

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Sky Betting & Gaming sees revenues increase by 36%

Sky Betting & Gaming, has released its full year results for the year ended 30 June 2015. The group revenue increased by 36% to £247m, with £117m from Sky Bet (up 56%), £117m from Sky Gaming (up 20%) and £13m from Oddschecker (up 30%). The total number of customers across the group increased to 1.48m, with the average revenue per …

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bet365 & Oddschecker win top betting prizes at 2016 IGB Affiliate Awards

The 2016 IGB Affiliate Awards (Thursday 4 February) saw familiar winners as bet365 and Oddschecker retained top sports betting honours at the ceremony hosted at the Electric Brixton. Led by Head of Performance Marketing James Woods’ bet365 defended its title of ‘Best Sports Betting Affiliate’ for a record third year in a row, beating shortlisted contenders bwin.party, Betfair, Coral, Pinnacle …

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Betting on Miss World 2015

China are hosting this year’s Miss World in what will be the 65th edition of the competition, with the coronation set to take place on December 19th. There are 114 women taking part in Miss World 2015 which will introduce the new format. The round with which the competition is perhaps best associated, the bikini round, has been dropped as the …

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Oddschecker appoints Ryan Murton as digital marketing lead

Sports betting odds comparison portal Oddschecker (Sky Betting & Gaming Group) has confirmed the appointment of Ryan Murton to the newly created role of Head of Digital Marketing. Murton joins Oddschecker having led SEO and pay per click marketing initiatives for Betfair as Senior Marketing Manager (2013 – December 2015). An industry ‘search’ specialist Murton has further held marketing managerial …

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