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Betting on Football 2017 covers the globe with football betting market updates

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Betting on Football 2017 will underline its international credentials by delivering an extensive update on football betting markets across the globe, from an increasingly digitalised Africa, to a newly regulated Italy and the potential for legalised sports betting in Donald Trump’s North America. With less than three months to go until the fourth incarnation of the event at Stamford Bridge ... Read More »

Paddy Power politics is addicted to Trump!

Paddy Power politics has launched as set of new ‘Trump Betting Specials’, with the Irish bookmaker claiming that it ‘might have to launch its own Trump dedicated website’! Fresh to market, Paddy Power is now offering 5/1 that the President is officially accused of ‘foreign collusion’ on the back of this week’s resignation by Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor, following ... Read More »

Paddy Power – Appeals Court to defy President Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

The US Appeals Court looks set to show Donald Trump the ‘green card over his controversial travel ban’ with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power making it odds-on that his supporters are defeated this week. In a thinly ‘veiled’ swipe at his regime, Paddy Power have priced  3/10 that President Trump’s law is not reinstated, with around a 30% (9/4) chance of the ... Read More »

Paddy Power Betfair positive on 2016 performance despite unkind Q4 closing

FTSE-listed Paddy Power Betfair Plc (PPB) is the latest industry operator to fall foul of punter-friendly results recorded during Q4 2016. Issuing a trading update ahead of its full-year 2016 results on 7 March, PPB governance detailed that an unkind Q4 2016 closing had cost its operations revenue losses of £40 million on European football results and a further £5 ... Read More »

Paddy Power gets ‘supersized’ for Trump Inauguration

Ahead of this Friday’s US Presidential Inauguration, bookmaker Paddy Power has loaded up an array of Donald Trump betting specials. Seeking to recover some of its six figure losses on Trump’s surprise 2016 US Election victory, Paddy Power opens it ‘supersized’ Inauguration Day markets offering 11/1 for Trump’s first Presidential speech to last 22:30 minutes or longer.  Further markets, see ... Read More »

Betting industry asks…How long can President Trump last?

With President-Elect Donald Trump taking full US Presidential duties on 20 January (inauguration date), bookmakers are wondering whether ‘The Donald’ will survive a full four-year term as leader of the United States of America.   Trump who yesterday gave his first official press conference as President-Elect, having won the US Election on 8 November reemphasized to the world’s media that ... Read More »

Trump boosts prospect of legalised sports betting in the US

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The President of the American Gaming Association (AGA) has expressed his belief that Donald Trump taking office could lead to a repeal of federal law barring sports betting in most US states. Speaking in his year-end conference call, Geoff Freeman referenced Trump’s appearance on the Fox Sports show a year ago, in which the incoming US president made the following comments ... Read More »

Farage at 14/1 to be named Time Person of the Year

Paddy Power has put former UKIP leader and Brexiteer Nigel Farage in as a 14/1 shot to land the Time Person of the Year award. Farage has been shortlisted for Time Magazine’s prestigious award alongside the likes of US President-elect and new best friend Donald Trump, and pop music queen Beyonce. Each year Time Magazine gives the title to the person, group, ... Read More »

Paddy Power – Kid Rock favourite to perform at President Trump’s inauguration

As incoming US President Donald Trump’s transition team announces its staff cabinet and heads of US agencies and departments, it appears that Trump advisors have been stumped by one key question; ‘which singer will perform at President Trump’s inauguration?’ As yet, the bipartisan Congressional Committee has yet to publish any details for President Trump’s inauguration on 20 January. However, Trump’s ... Read More »

How Trump defied the odds to reach the White House by SmartBets

As you may have heard by now, Donald Trump defied the odds to become the 45th President of the United States of America in the early hours of Tuesday morning. SmartBets tracked the Republican’s meteoric rise on election day. The customisable odds comparison site powered by has tracked every flicker of movement in the betting markets to illustrate exactly where the ... Read More »