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Paddy Power hopes to find the #MissingType at York Races

This week’s Tipster Challenge Guest is Paddy Power, Director of Communications for his namesake company. A graduate from Dublin University, Power has worked in all facets of the business, including risk control, operations and marketing. The Irish bookmaker is completely unique within the industry, with entertaining advertising campaigns and often controversial betting markets. Just last month, they initiated an advertising …

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Luke Tarr of Star Sports picks his Pontefract race winners

Luke Tarr, Head of Public Relations at Star Sports, is back for a second tilt at the Tipster Challenge at Pontefract. After returning 16.50 points on his first outing in May, he will be hopeful of extending the Guest’s lead at the top of the leaderboard. Star Sports will be competing against SBC News, Timeform and Stephen Harris, the Horse …

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Tipster Challenge – Colossus at Glorious Goodwood

This week’s Tipster Challenge guest is Laurence Jones of Colossus Bets. The Guests are currently sitting pretty at the top of the leaderboard but that could all change today at Goodwood.  Laurence is Betting Operations Manager at Colossus, and this is a position he’s held since 2012. You can follow the progress live by following @SBCGAMINGNEWS on Twitter, and use …

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Matchbook comes to the races with Goodwood Festival betting partnership

Online betting exchange Matchbook has confirmed that it has become the official betting partner of the Qatar Goodwood Festival. Matchbook confirms its Goodwood partnership, as the betting operator unveils its new horse racing betting product to complement its existing sports betting markets. As part of their on-course presence at Goodwood, Matchbook is sponsoring five races across the first three days, …

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SBC News invites Oddschecker to take the Tipster Challenge

Andrew Riley, Social Media Manager at Oddschecker, is the latest Guest to take the Tipster Challenge. He will be providing expert horse racing tips for today’s 7-race card at Salisbury. As usual, he will be up against SBC News, Timeform and Stephen Harris, the resident Horse Racing Guru at bettingexpert. The previous army of Guests will be hoping for a …

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Jessica Bridge picks her Tipster Challenge winners at Nottingham

After first taking the Tipster Challenge in Catterick back in early March, Jessica Bridge of Ladbrokes is back for a second attempt at Nottingham today. Jessica, part of the PR team at Ladbrokes, has made live or recorded broadcasts across every major UK television and radio platform, including BBC News, ITV, Channel 4, Sky News, Sky Sports News, CNN, CNBC, …

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Tipster Challenge – Pick up some winners from the Betadvisor

After a hugely disappointing return for our tipsters at Nottingham last week, with only one race winner, the Tipster Challenge rolls on to Newmarket for Week 13. This week, regular tipsters Timeform and Stephen Harris of bettingexpert will be going up against Betadvisor. Betadvisor.com offers professional sports betting advice for specialist sports, including Horse Racing. Established in 2010, Betadvisor provides …

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Star Sports acquires BetVictor’s UK racecourse betting points

UK independent race track betting specialist Star Sports has purchased BetVictor’s portfolio of 18 racecourse betting points for an undisclosed fee that will see the Brighton-based firm stand on the rails at 11 UK racecourses. Star Sports is set to add on-site betting points at  Ascot, Cheltenham, Goodwood Newmarket and Sandown Park, to its existing retail portfolio which includes  betting …

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32Red’s Ed Ware: making betting more interesting

On the back of 32Red‘s impressive six month results, announced earlier this week, SBC caight up with CEO Ed Ware to ask a few more questions about performance. Can you provide any colour on the performance of 32RedSport? What are your ambitions for this channel? It is very early days with the performance of 32Red Sport and I wouldn’t want …

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32Red comes under fire after renaming Stewards’ Cup

Online gaming company 32Red’s intention to rename next month’s Stewards’ Cup has sparked a wave of protest from betting and sports circles. The Gibraltar based group will sponsor the six-furlong heritage handicap on the final evening of Glorious Goodwood’s five day festival, worth £100,000. But instead of preserving the historical title, the firm signalled its desire to rebrand the race …

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