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2013-07-10 12:26:45

LONDON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bet Butler and rivals pay out millions as home favourite wins in straight sets The UK's leading bet broker, Bet Butler [http://www.betbutler.co.uk ] has paid out tens of thousands of pounds to its customers after promising to refund all losing bets on the Wimbledon final if Andy Murray won. With most punters backing the favourite Djokovic to win, the total bill has run into millions...

2013-05-31 16:21:48

MANCHESTER, England, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dawn Approach is the red hot favourite ahead of tomorrow's Investec Derby at Epsom and Betfred have announced that if he wins the race by five or more lengths, they will double his odds for anyone who places an SP bet, and treble them if he wins by eight or more. Jim Bolger's QIPCO 2000 Guineas winner is currently the 5/4 favourite and were he to win at those odds by five or more lengths, anyone who has backed him at SP...

2013-04-17 12:20:30

Las Vegas Handicapper Anthony Curtis Expects Top Spots in Charitable Competition to go to TV Host Mark Steines, Racing Analyst Rutledge Wood and Actor Michael Trucco LONG BEACH, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's famous Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race participants aren't just familiar faces, they're good race car drivers too. After watching additional practice sessions on April 9, professional odds-maker Anthony Curtis adjusted his initial predictions to show celebrity...

2013-01-30 16:22:13

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DerbyJackpot today opened the doors to real money social games allowing people to bet on live horse races, the only legal way to gamble online in the United States. Eligible players* can join www.DerbyJackpot.com to bet real cash, socialize with other players and watch a live video feed of every horse race they place a bet on. Bets start at just ten cents, and players can pick their favorites from the horses' names, numbers, colors and odds. (Photo:...

2012-10-22 07:27:00

LONDON, October 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thrill of the Race with Sky Vegas Online Casino A day out at the races is a recognised treat for all of us: the thrill of turning up with a group of favourite friends in your finest frocks, hats and picking your horse or dog, checking the best odds and waiting for the win to come in! The sheer adrenalin of being part of the ceremony and being there is a one-off - or is it? Now, the ever-brilliant...

2012-08-15 02:24:06

LONDON, August 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's online casino site has the low-down on gaming odds Gambling odds refer to the probability or likelihood of an outcome. Jackpot City, a leading online casino, points out that knowing the odds greatly improves a player's chances of making money from gambling. It has developed a new guide dedicated to gaming odds, aiming to provide new players with insight into the ins and outs of online gambling. To start with, a basic...

2012-06-29 14:22:50

BALTIMORE, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATS Consultants, one of the nation's leading sports investment firms, today announced it had cashed a ticket worth $625,815 based on the Miami Heat winning the 2012 NBA championship. The Baltimore-based business collected on a $250,326 pre-season wager - the largest ever made by the firm - placed on the Heat at 5:2 odds at the MGM Grand, a Las Vegas casino, on December 24, 2011. "We made this significant wager for a few reasons," said...

2012-04-25 02:29:19

CHESTER, England, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The battle to win the Premier League looks set to go to the wire, with the pivotal clash between Manchester City and United at the Etihad Stadium coming up on Monday night. Chips.co.uk allows you to compare all the odds for both that match and an outright title winner from some of the biggest bookmakers in the country, ensuring you get the best possible bet. Can the Blues keep up the pressure to secure their first top...

2012-03-09 06:22:00

LONDON, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sky Bet have suspended their Coronation Street online betting [http://www.skybet.com ] market on who killed Frank Foster following a flood of bets on the character's mother. Sky Bet had chalked up Anne Foster as a 7/2 shot on Tuesday, following Monday night's show in which the evil business man was found dead at Underworld. However, Anne Foster's odds had plummeted to 9/4 by Tuesday evening and after more money was taken at...

2011-08-19 09:20:00

PANAMA CITY, Panama, August 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hours after the NFL declared former Ohio State Buckeyes signal-caller Terrelle Pryor eligible for Monday's Supplemental Draft, the fastest growing sportsbook in the US, BetOnline, released odds on where he'll land. It's been an incredibly scandalous off-season for Pryor. An NCAA and OSU investigation determined that Pryor was the recipient of improper benefits; which included up to eight different cars, according to...