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Betfred return to hold off SBC News in the Tipster Challenge

Michael Whittle is back for a second go at the Tipster Challenge in Bath. Whittle has been the Sports Acquisition Executive at Betfred since 2013, having started out as a Digital Marketing Assistant after graduating from the University of Salford with a BSc in Business Studies with Marketing Management. He will be looking to improve upon a record of two …

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Favourites first policy helps bettingexpert into contention

It was a good day for bettingexpert in the Tipster Challenge at Ascot, as Stephen Harris’ favourites first policy returned winners from the first 3 races and 11.25 points. Meanwhile, SBC News chipped in with victories for Lady Aurelia and Usherette to edge clear at the top of the table. That was because Trevor Keane drew an unfortunate blank for …

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Trevor Keane of Sportego takes the Tipster Challenge at Ascot

After a day for short price winners last time out at Haydock, Stephen Harris has come in with a revised approach for Royal Ascot, backing the favourite in each of the first 3 races. Can he close the 18-point gap at the top of a competitive Tipster Challenge leaderboard? Stephen, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, will be up against 2nd …

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21Bet hits 15,000 customers in first month

It has been revealed that new online bookie 21Bet has signed up over 15,000 customers in its first month in business.  The operator launched at the beginning of March and final preparations are now being made for the imminent launch of the 21Bet Casino. The casino will also be powered by FSB Technology and feature games from the likes of Microgaming. 21Bet, …

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Crimson Hexagon – Coral wins largest social media % share at Royal Ascot 2015

Data released this morning by social media analytics and insights firm Crimson Hexagon reveals how the bookies faired on social media at this year’s Royal Ascot (16-20 June). Bookmaker Coral came out on top with 36% share of voice on social media platforms; followed by Betfair with 31%, Paddy Power with 14%, William Hill 11% and Ladbrokes with 9%. Royal Ascot 2015 …

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Purple to be Her Majesty’s Royal Ascot lucky colour

The Queen should plump for a purple hat at tomorrow’s Royal Ascot Ladies’ Day if she wants to see her horse Peacock in the winner’s enclosure, after a sartorial study of Her Majesty’s Ascot outfits revealed this to be her lucky colour. Sky Bet traced the last 15 years of royal attire worn at the summer’s premier racing and fashion …

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Coral gets Ben de Lisi to design Royal Ascot dress

Over 350,000 race goers will descend upon Royal Ascot this month – one of Britain’s most popular horse racing events. However it is becoming as well known as being a famous fashion event of the sporting calendar as it is for the horseracing. To reflect that, bookmaker Coral has created the ultimate fashion homage to the races – a designer …

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European Pattern Committee announces changes to 2015 sprint programme

The European Pattern Committee (EPC) has announced a string of changes to the sprint programme from 2015, designed to address the current lack of opportunities for high-class three-year-old sprinters. The measures include upgrades to races in Britain, France, Germany and Ireland, as well as the introduction of a new Group 1 three-year-old only sprint over six furlongs at Royal Ascot. …

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Realistic Games launches mini blackjack and roulette on BetVictor & Boylesports

Realistic Games has launched mini game versions of blackjack and roulette with BetVictor and Boylesports in time for the World Cup and Royal Ascot. Customers of the two operators using desktop devices can now play the two table games whilst they bet on tournament matches and other sporting events. The popular products, which are bigger than most mini games, work …

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Racing UK to go big on first Royal Ascot

Broadcaster Racing UK is to dedicate a record 50 hours of coverage to Royal Ascot next week – the first time the world-famous fixture will be broadcast on the leading horseracing channel. Ascot’s media rights have transferred from At The Races to Racecourse Media Group (RMG, the parent company of Racing UK) in a near-five-year deal. RMG will be responsible …

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