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03 Sep

Ladbrokes Job Redunancies due to Playtech Israel Partnership.

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(Reuters) – Ladbrokes said as many as 100 employees at its headquarters in Harrow could lose their jobs as Britain’s second-largest bookmaker transfers a number of roles to its operation in Israel, set up as part of its agreement with gaming software developer Playtech.

In March, Playtech and Ladbrokes, which has struggled to keep up with the online offering of UK market leader William Hill, finalised an agreement for the former to advise and assist the bookmaker with its digital services for an initial period of five years.… Read More…


03 Sep

Greyhound Trainers at Romford/Henlow

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As blogged about before it’s almost certain that our greyhound will race at either Henlow or Coral Romford, with the betting 1/2 that it will be London road where our charge will strut it’s stuff.

We are probably doing another couple of recon’ missions to Romford’s restaurant and a first visit to Henlow. Will get reviews of both tracks up here soon.… Read More…


02 Sep

Pensioner 1 leg away from winning £1 Million on Football!

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A Pembrokeshire pensioner narrowly missed out on winning £1 million for just £1, after Liverpool’s defeat of Manchester United ended his dreams of landing Coral’s unique Football Jackpot this weekend. However, the betting shop customer, who wishes to remain anonymous, did win more than £72,000 by correctly picking 14 out of 15 correct outcomes on the weekend’s football.

“After correctly predicting the outcome of 12 matches on Saturday, this customer was the only person still in the running for the £1 million jackpot, and after Swansea beat West Brom, he was just two results away from winning the life-changing amount, but unfortunately Manchester United failed to win at Anfield, which ended the dream.… Read More…


30 Aug

New Review Coming for Betfred, £200 free bet offer

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The team at Sportsbook Guardian are presently running the Betfred.com site through it’s paces and the review should be up next week.  The home of Goals Galore will get a thorough workout by us!

If you wish to give them a workout this weekend they are currently doing a sign up offer giving a £10 free bet, inflict maximum damage and enjoy maximum lagers from maximum winnings, by mixing these 3 teams together in a acca this weekend.  All 3 teams are better priced at Betfred than any other bookmaker featured on Sportsbook Guardian.… Read More…


30 Aug

Coral Best Priced Lucky 15 – Joe Coral giving the value.

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When betting a multiple if you take selections that are poor value you are multiplying your disadvantage, but if you can parlay options that are great value you are actually multiplying your advantage over the bookmakers!  These runners are best mixed in a lucky 15, all are fancied to win, and all are the best priced options out of all the bookies!… Read More…


30 Aug

Bet365 Football Lucky 15

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Each week our resident football punter will pick out a killer Lucky 15 with Bet365, all of the selections are both fancied to win, but more crucially are superb value being the best prices available in the betting village!

 9/4 Cardiff

Evens West Ham

19/10 Sunderland

11/8 Doncaster

 

 

Bet365 Offers this week: Bore Draw

 

There’s some exciting International Soccer action to look forward to over the coming days as the qualification groups for the World Cup head into the final stages.… Read More…


28 Aug

Paddy Power in, Wimpy Burger out in Southgate London

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Mixed emotions in my home town, after many years of regular patronage my local Wimpy Burger Bar is shutting down. Much like many good things the end came without warning,robbing me of the chance of a farewell 1/4lber with cheese, chips and chocolate milkshake!

But out with the old and in with the new. The signature desert of Wimpy is famous, or it that in-famous Brown Derby.  The concoction includes a fried doughnut, lashings of ice-cream, chocolate sauce and hazelnuts – health food it ain’t.… Read More…


28 Aug

Bookmakers that have gone bust owing money.

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I am friends with an ex racetrack rails bookmaker who used to say that as a bookmaker he would “have to win twice”, in that as well as firstly getting the horse that he had taken a bet on beaten, he would secondly face the challenge of getting paid (rails bookmakers were predominately credit only back then). The same can apply as a punter, as there are some shocking instances of bookies going under and disappearing with any winnings.… Read More…


28 Aug

Mick the Miller Book Review

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An old acquaintance Roy Brindley (ex editor of Greyhound Monthly if anyone remembers the magazine?) recently tweeted about how much he enjoyed this book, and I wasted no time in picking up a copy on eBay. My invoice came in at around £3 for a second hand book (“to my Darling Tony, wishing you a Happy Christmas 2004″) and was excited to get the book very shortly afterwards – it’s a marvelous service Royal Mail, if I can rustle up some dough may pick up some of their stock to put in my shares ISA when they go IPO.… Read More…


21 Aug

Unibet perform will in interim Financial report. June 2013

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Unibet Group plc: Unibet Group plc – Interim report January – June 2013

Press release published at The Swedish Wire

· Gross winnings revenue amounted to GBP 54.1 (45.3) million for the second quarter of 2013 and GBP 113.4 (96.5) million for the first half year 2013. · EBITDA for the second quarter of 2013 was GBP 12.0 (11.8) million and GBP 29.1 (27.1) million for the first half year 2013.… Read More…