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Why the bookies love famous faces

Big name sports stars looking to keep bringing home the bacon post-retirement have a few options these days.  From attempting to emulate GNev’s punditry on Sky Sports, the usual route of remaining in the game as a manager, coach, scout or agent to opening a carp fishery in France if you’re Lee Bowyer, there’s another choice becoming all the more popular. …

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Infographic shows history of online sports betting industry

This new infographic from RightCasino.com reveals how, in 20 years, online betting has grown into an industry worth more than $74 billion. It charts the history of online betting from humble origins in Antigua to its current level of sophistication, where crazy PR stunts, royal baby betting and celebrity endorsement are industry standard. The sports betting industry as a whole …

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