Latest Bookmaker Stories

2014-08-21 00:21:13

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new iPhone app from bettingexpert.com advises punters whether or not they can get good value from their betting selections. Punters have been given an easy-to-use way of discovering whether or not a fancied bet offers value, thanks to Europe's biggest tipping network. bettingexpert.com has launched a free Betting Odds Calculator App, which informs users of what odds their prediction should be and what odds...

2014-06-25 08:28:33

LONDON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SBTech, an industry-leading provider of turnkey sports betting solutions, launched their latest fast markets betting product, which offers players fast-paced and exciting betting options with outcomes settled in only one or five minutes. Fast markets give players an enhanced betting experience that allows them to predict whether a specific event such as a goal, corner, free kick, throw in or a card will take place during the next...

2014-06-17 12:26:20

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bookmakers around the globe will be keeping a very close eye on the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil to ensure match-fixing does not hit the international headlines during the tournament. A recent report in the New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/sports/soccer/fixed-matches-cast-shadow-over-world-cup.html ] claimed documents from football's governing body Fifa highlighted concerns that match-fixing could occur during...

2014-06-12 16:24:05

ST ALBANS, England, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Premier League is set to confirm its status as the best football league in the globe by providing 20% of the 352 players starting the first round of World Cup matches. That's the prediction from sports betting firm Spreadex, who reckon between 69 and 72 of the players starting their nation's first group games over the next six days will be from the Premier League. That compares to a predicted 43 - 46 from the...

2014-05-28 08:31:33

University of Copenhagen Bookmakers, compulsive gamblers, prostitutes and incredibly rich Indians were last year part of PhD Stine Simonsen Puri’s daily entourage. For half a year, the researcher from the University of Copenhagen spent most of her waking hours at the New Delhi racecourse, where she did field work for her PhD dissertation. The dissertation provides insights into the major illicit Indian economy, which many Indians rely more on than the legal one – but which we do not...

2014-03-06 08:27:29

MANCHESTER, England, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfred TV this Saturday will launch the ultimate Cheltenham coverage ahead of the horse-racing festival which starts on Tuesday. The Cheltenham Festival is the busiest week for the bookmaker and Betfred TV will broadcast live to its 1386 shops from its purpose built studios in Media City plus live from the racecourse itself. Betfred's Head of Media Mark Pearson, "The Cheltenham Festival is an annual...

2014-01-07 08:41:10

LONDON, January 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry-leading and award-winning provider of turnkey sports betting solutions, SBTech, has signed an exclusive deal with leading Mexican land based bookmaker Operadora General de Entretenimiento SA de CV which operates Ganabet.mx. Licensed and regulated in Mexico, Ganabet.mx will replace their entire legacy sport system with SBTech's powerful turnkey platform. The new partnership will see SBTech provide Ganabet.mx full turnkey...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.