Tag Archives: Charlie McCann

How football’s transformation could impact betting

This season, the entry of Amazon and Eleven Sports has drastically altered the UK’s football broadcasting landscape, something that could have a significant impact on the betting interests of the UK audience. Whilst Amazon’s stake is in the Premier League, it’s spread over just two game rounds and is therefore unlikely to have a major impact on betting patterns. On …

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BetVictor unveils popular Premier League handicap markets

BetVictor has unveiled its ante post handicap markets for the upcoming Premier League season, with it offering 15/1 the field. Champions Manchester City are available on scratch, meaning Guardiola’s side must give their 19 rivals a point start in the market ranging from a 6 point handicap to Liverpool to a 46 point handicap to newly promoted and relegation favourites …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – The Premier League is back

Very few sporting occasions arouse the expectation of punters quite like the start of the new football season. The already exalted levels of expectation for this season were only increased by this summer’s transfer window which saw Premier League teams investing record amounts into their squads, it’s something that has led many to predict that this season could be one …

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Another Touch salvages difficult day for experts at Nottingham

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Stephen Harris, the horse racing guru at bettingexpert, saw his lead cut in the Tipster Challenge, despite matching the 2.25-point return of this week’s guest at Nottingham. BetVictor PR Manager Charlie McCann sits third in the early stages of the Flat Season competition, sponsored by Betting Gods, after a win for 9/4F Another Touch in the 3:50. Unfortunately, neither of …

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bettingexpert’s Harris picks Seduce Me as his Nottingham Nap

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Stephen Harris from bettingexpert has taken a chance on Seduce Me as his Nap of the Day at Nottingham, after claiming that the Karl Burke trained horse will be “spot on fitness wise”. Unlike Harris, today’s Tipster Challenge guest Charlie McCann has gone for a race favourite in Wahiba, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, who he expects to “make all” despite a …

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Narrow lead for bookies after day one at Cheltenham

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A year on from a £10 million hammering on the opening day at last year’s festival, the bookmakers ended day one at Cheltenham 2017 with a narrow lead. There was a short odds success for Altior (1/4) in the Racing Post Arkle and a small loss for bookies from 5/1 winner Buveur D’Air in the Stan James Champion Hurdle, but …

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The FA Cup – Any magic for the bookies?

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The third round of the FA Cup gets underway at the weekend and whilst this means a shot at glory for those outside the Premier League, it means something different for the bookmakers. Does an FA Cup weekend mean more or less betting volume these days? How do you promote a weekend of games to a bettor who doesn’t know …

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BetVictor customer wins £223,000 from 20 fold accumulator

Christmas came early for a lucky BetVictor customer over the weekend, the lucky punter won over £223,000 from a 20-fold football accumulator. The 26 year-old BetVictor customer from Suffolk won £ 223,145.65 from a £5 bet at odds of 41,548/1. On top of his initial winnings, the punter was paid an additional £15,405.14 as part of BetVictor’s ongoing Price Promise …

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Three wins apiece for bettingexpert and Timeform at Wetherby

Stephen Harris, the Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert, found some form in the Tipster Challenge at Wetherby with three race wins and a total of 6.25 points. On a day where our regular tipsters hit back, Timeform also managed 5.50 points from Kalaniti, Coeur de Lion and Petticoat Tails, the sole success story of the day for Charlie McCann. As …

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BetVictor’s Charlie McCann takes Tipster Challenge at Wetherby

The Tipster Challenge continues at Wetherby today, as Charlie McCann from BetVictor makes his play to rival table-topping Alan Alger, the PR Manager from Betway. Charlie McCann has worked for BetVictor since 2011, previously as the Director of Online Public Relations, before becoming Head of Communications in May 2015. McCann will be up against sixth placed Timeform and Stephen Harris …

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