Tag Archives: Betfred

This weekend’s expert betting tips: Premier League

The Over-Under: Southampton vs Sunderland https://www.bettingexpert.com/tip/2728237-southampton-sunderland With almost 100 tips in the league, TheTrollmanSha has an overview of the BPL. His tip (over 2.50 goals by fulltime), is justified by Southampton’s goal scoring numbers, as well as Sunderland’s goals conceded. With odds of 2.04 from 188BET, he is feeling confident that this bet will settle in his favour. Confidence Stake: 9/10 …

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New horseracing funding scheme will need to be fair to bookmakers as well

The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) has welcomed the Government’s decision to introduce a new funding system for horseracing, but warned that any new development should not be taken in isolation from other issues. This morning, during a debate in the House of Commons, Culture Secretary John Whittingdale announced that the Government plans to introduce a new system which will …

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Over £1 million up for grabs in this weekend’s Scoop6

Action from Ascot, Haydock and Wincanton makes up this weekend’s totescoop6 where a single winner of the combined funds could walk away with a life changing £1.25m.   The win fund stands at £117,410 after it eluded punters last week, while the bonus pool – which rolled over for the 32nd time in a row in the Betfair Hurdle – is creeping …

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William Hill warns against Ladbrokes-Coral tie-up

Issuing a corporate submission regarding the planned £2.3 billion merger of Ladbrokes-Coral, William Hill has warned the UK Competitions & Markets Authority (UK CMA) that the creation of a merged enterprise will negatively undermine the overall UK betting industry. William Hill the UK’s biggest retail bookmaker, has urged the UK CMA to terminate the tie-up of Britain’s second and third …

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Ladbrokes set to lose historic sponsorship of Cheltenham Festival ‘World Hurdle Race’

Cheltenham Festival organiser, Jockey Club Racecourses (JCR) appears to be at loggerheads with Ladbrokes regarding the operator’s sponsorship of Grade 1 event ‘The World Hurdle Race (15.30 – St Patricks Thursday 17 March). Ladbrokes continued stand-off against UK racing’s proposed Authorised Betting Partner (ABP) scheme, has seen the bookmaker unable to renew its eleven year sponsorship of the race. JCR …

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Stan James chain in line for rebranding

Steve Fisher is facing up to the prospect of finding a new brand name for the Stan James chain of betting shops that he first set up in 1973, in a process that will cost a seven figure sum. As reported by Racing Post, the change has been forced by the Swedish operator Unibet’s purchase of the seperate Stan James …

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Betfred launches Apple Watch app in partnership with Degree 53

Betfred has become the latest bookmaker to release a dedicated Apple Watch betting app, in partnership with Manchester digital development studio Degree 53. The newly launched betting app will allow Betfred Apple Watch customers access to multiple in-play markets, the app has further integrated cash-out functionalities. Stuart Magowan, Betfred’s Mobile Portfolio Manager, commented on the release: “Betfred for Apple Watch …

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York Racecourse declines BHA’s ‘ABP Status’ sponsorship policy

York Racecourse officials have stated that they will allow bookmaker sponsors’ to renew track and event sponsorships regardless of whether the companies’ have gained an Approved Betting Partner (ABP) status by the British Horseracing Authority. The independent racecourse becomes the first venue to declare that it will not abide by BHA and UK Racing policy regarding ABP status for bookmakers, …

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Fred Done – Betfred has eyes on Ladbrokes – Coral retail portfolio

Fred Done owner of Betfred is reported to be closely monitoring the £2.3 billion merger of Ladbrokes and Coral. Speaking to The Sunday Times, Done detailed that his firm were preparing to bid for as many as 500 retail betting shops he believes will be sold in order for the merger to satisfy UK regulatory competition terms and conditions. At …

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Fred Done – ‘Betfred can walk away from racing if sponsorship is not wanted’

Speaking to the Racing Post, Betfred founder Fred Done has stated that he is prepared to walk away from racing if the sport’s governing bodies do not want his company’s sponsorship money. Done waded into the escalating row concerning the ‘authorised betting partner’ classification which has divided racing industry stakeholders and betting operators. Racing’s recent announcement that it will only …

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