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A History of Coral

Like most of the established British bookmaker brands, Coral’s history began in the days before gambling was fully legalised and as such, much of the early operation was a ‘cloak and dagger’ affair. It all began via the company’s charismatic founder Joe Coral, who dropped out of school at a young age as he’d found […]

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A History of BetVictor

They have been through more than one name change and have evolved to adapt to the changing world of online betting. These days, there are a household name in the industry. BetVictor are now one of the biggest and most respected bookies around and they have been with us now for 70 years. That sort […]

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A History of William Hill

For many this is the first name in gambling: Growing up in the days before the arrival of the Internet, William Hill betting shops were prevalent on British High Streets and those of a certain age who still like to bet online would have almost certainly used one of their shops at some point. They […]

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A History of Betfred

In a relatively short space of time, Betfred have grown to become one of the most respected names in online betting and their growing customer base reflects their standing among the established bookies.

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A History of Ladbrokes

They are one of the most respected names in the gambling industry and for many, they are one of the first names to add to their list of online sign ups. For those of a certain generation, Ladbrokes have featured so heavily on the high street that getting an online account is just a logical […]

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Casino Sponsor has Leeds Fans seeing Red

In general, football supporters are somewhat indifferent when it comes to sponsors of their club. As long as the deal is a lucrative one that allows them to strengthen both on and off the pitch then the fans are happy enough to see whatever logo is emblazoned on their players’ shirts and on their replica […]

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TLCBET Backing the Baggies

They may not be the most glamorous side in the Premier League and they are unlikely to win a host of trophies but West Bromwich Albion have become a regular feature among England’s elite clubs. They are tough to beat under manager Tony Pulis and they deserve strong sponsorship behind this popular club. Asian bookmaker […]

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Sunderland Cling on for Dafabet Boost

Sponsoring a club in the second tier of English football is a prestigious position to be in but it must have come as a relief to Dafabet to see Sunderland cling on to their Premier League status. The Black Cats had been flirting with relegation for much of the 2015-16 season but on the penultimate […]

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West Ham’s Betway Bonanza

It’s common for a bookmaker to get involved with sports sponsorship but Betway’s deal with West Ham, which was announced in February 2015, was very important in terms of the club’s progression. Previous shirt sponsors Alpari had gone into liquidation letting the bookie to step in and take over with a new contract which will […]

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Betfair Review

Betfair are a great example of how you can launch and go to being a household name in a very short space of time. They are known primarily for their exchange and the way in which the company revolutionised online betting but the sportsbook is active too and it has a loyal following.

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Ladbrokes Review

They are one of the oldest names in betting with a long, long history and for many, Ladbrokes are the first name to put on their list of sportsbook providers. They were first set up in 1886 as part of the horse racing industry and for UK punters, they have built a huge presence over the years with their physical betting shops.

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What is Spread Betting

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When it comes to making money, spread betting is an exciting area of gambling that has a wealth of possibilities and if you’ve ever been hesitant about starting an account then please read on. It may be true that your exposure can be high with some bets but there are ways to limit this, while […]

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Hedging, Dutching and Arbing

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In betting, there are a number of ways in which you can play the odds and hopefully set yourself up for a certain profit. Of course, there are no guarantees but if you follow these processes and are quick enough to keep up with the changing odds, you could enjoy some regular returns. These three […]

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Sportingbet Review

Sportingbet are one of a clutch of bookmakers who were formed in the late 1990s to take advantage of the early days of Internet betting. The company were therefore established in 1997 and in less than 20 years they have become one of the most respected online bookies on the web.

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Explaining Betting Exchanges

For those of us who grew up in the days before the internet, we only had to grasp a very simple concept of betting. We looked at the bookies’ coupon, selected our bet and placed our money based on the published odds. The advent of the digital age has, however, brought in new innovations and […]

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A Guide to Side Betting

When we talk about side betting we are referring to any bet outside of the straight result market. So take away the win, lose or draw element from any sport and what else can we bet on? There’s no simple answer as this varies depending on what interests you but there are certainly plenty of […]

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10Bet Review

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Since their arrival on the bookmaking scene back in 2003, 10Bet have evolved quickly to become a respected operator and one that is known for offering value. That value comes in their odds and in a range of promotions for new and existing customers.

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Types of Bets

If you’re new to betting then some of the terminology can be a little confusing at times but in reality, everything is really very simple. That’s certainly the case when it comes to the type of bets you can place with an online bookmaker so if you are unsure, here is a quick and easy […]

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Betting Odds Explained

Essentially, the concept of betting odds is very simple: taking football as an example, if one team is stronger then they will attract a short price and your profit will be smaller but if the weaker side causes an upset and wins the match, your return, based on longer odds, will be considerably greater. Betting […]

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GentingBet Review

GentingBet are known to many as a respected casino provider but their sportsbook has grown rapidly in recent years to keep pace. These days you will find a much wider choice of markets and a welcome offer that has been enhanced by an exclusive deal with ukbookmakers.info.

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