Category Archives: Betting

The similarities between football and bingo jargon

The jargon of bingo and football is, of course, very different, nevertheless, there are some considerable similarities. Both games are stupendously popular and just about everybody knows their most popular phrases. Whether it's playing a friendly game with your friends or playing for money both football and bingo are hugely popular worldwide, so much so they have developed their own etiquette and rules, variety of different tournaments as well as their own language and phrases. Now there may not be…
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Can Romania do a Greece at the Euro 2016?

We are a matter of weeks away from this summer’s festival of football in France. Squads are being finalised, sweepstakes are being organised at work, and wallcharts are being downloaded to be blue-tacked to walls and displayed on tablets. As well as your own team’s chances of progressing, it is also a good time to look out for other teams who may do well and surprise a few people in June - and even in July. Everyone remembers what Greece…
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Can history predict the winner of the 2016 European Championship?

Football fans are in for a thrilling and exciting summer. Domestic league and cup competitions in all major European footballing countries will soon be over, as will the Champions League and Europa League. However, 2016 is a Euro year and this year, for the first time, the European Championship will feature 24 teams. Not only will we enjoy live football action over the summer, with 70 matches to be played throughout France in June and July, but also, for betting…
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This Season’s Premier League Shocks So Far

Despite being the most-watched football league in the world (and the self-proclaimed most exciting), there hasn’t been a lot of parity in the Premier League since its formation in 1992. However, the tide seems to be shifting as no longer is simply splashing the most cash for superstars enough to win a title. While it’s too early to tell if this year is an anomaly or not, what is certain is that this season has had more shocks and surprises…
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How embedded is football sports betting in the Premier League?

Whilst Chief Executive Richard Scudamore says the Premier League will not accept a betting partner and against the background of horseracing’s move to banish betting companies who don’t contribute to the sport, we look at how fully embedded sports betting sites are in the Premier League. The Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Act which came into force a year ago requires gambling operators that provide facilities for remote gambling or advertise to consumers in Britain to obtain a licence from the…
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