Tag Archives: George Elek

Historic Tiger Roll triumph sees bookmakers anticipate record breaking payouts

The historic triumph of Tiger Roll securing back-to-back victories at this weekend’s Grand National may lead to bookmakers paying out their most expensive result ever. Becoming the first horse since Red Rum in 1974 to win back-to-back Grand Nationals, the Gordon Elliot trained nine-year-old stud has been branded ‘racing’s rockstar’ and the ‘punters dream‘. Reacting to Tiger Roll’s victory, initial …

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Eleven Sports hands over UK Serie A rights

Speculation over the future of Eleven Sports in the UK was elevated this week as the OTT platform handed rights to Serie A and Eredivisie over to Premier Sports. The loss of Serie A, will be viewed as a major setback for the online streaming service, with the league being one of the platform’s main attractions. A statement released by Eleven Sports said: “Regrettably, some content including Serie A and …

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Oddschecker: Punters enthused by Manchester United manager market

Online odds comparison site, Oddschecker has revealed that the market for Manchester United’s next manager was its third most popular of 2018. The only markets that Jose Mourinho’s successor trailed on was the Grand National and Eurovision, with Oddschecker analytics detailing 43% more traffic on the Manchester United manager page than the highest viewed market during the Cheltenham Festival in …

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NBA betting increases as Sky signs new broadcasting partnership

The NBA season got underway this week, as the much fancied Boston Celtics picked up an entertaining 105-87 victory against the 76ers. With the liberalisation of sports betting in the US, this NBA season will inevitably attract exponential interest from the betting sector. Additionally, Oddschecker revealed that the UK gambling sector has seen interest in the NBA increase, after Sky …

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British bettors turning attention to scintillating Scudetto race

As the Premier League fizzles out in mundane fashion, British bettors are turning their attention to the dramatic finish in Italy, after Kalidou Koulibaly’s last minute header injected new life into the Serie A title race. Oddschecker revealed that last Sunday’s crunch tie between Napoli and Juventus attracted eight times more betting interest than the Milan derby from earlier in …

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Rafa’s boys backed for the drop

Despite rumblings of a substantial financial takeover of the club, Newcastle United are proving popular with punters when it comes to relegation betting. Oddschecker has revealed that The Magpies have attracted 31% of all total bets on which team will be relegated come the end of the season, with trouble in paradise looming over St James’ Park. A string of …

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