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11/8 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

If a bet has caught your eye at 11/8 you must want to know how much you could win! Working out these kinds of bets is not as straightforward as, for example, 10/1. However, it isn't impossible either. It is still a relatively simple process…
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90 Minute Rule - How Extra Time Affects Your Football Bet

One aspect of football betting that really confuses punters is the 90-minute betting rule. In this quick article, I’ll attempt to clear up any confusion you might have. The first distinction we need to make is between League Games and Cup…
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Why They Still Sell Horses In Guineas

Horse racing is a sport steeped in history. While many things in racing have changed over the centuries, the Sport of Kings still retains many antiquated traditions. As a result, we still measure race distances in furlongs. That was originally…
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How Horse Racing Odds Are Calculated

Horse racing is a national sport. In terms of attendance figures, it is second only to football in the UK. And with such a huge amount of races, it's reasonable to assume that most of us like to have a wager every now and then. But how do bookies…
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80/1 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

No matter what way you look at it, 80/1 is a long shot. There is no dressing it up. If you're considering an 80/1 shot, you may want to look at all your options. If you've won an 80/1 bet, then good for you! Read on to find out how you work…
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18/1 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

You've had a quick look at the odds. The 18/1 offer stands out to you. Is it worth betting on? How much could you win if it comes off? Is 18/1 too much of a longshot? For the answers and much more, just read on... I'll start by giving you…
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Horse Racing Returns!

To the delight of many racing fans the shutdown of British horse racing is over! Racing was suspended last week due to an outbreak of equine flu at Donald McCains stables in Cheshire. Three cases of the contagious virus were found at the yard…
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50/1 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

You've seen the odds are 50/1 but you aren't sure how much your returns will be if you place the bet, well worry not as all will be explained! When working out odds the simplest way to do so is to understand that if you wager the second number…
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100/1 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

Before I even go through how to work out your 100/1 bet, I should point out that those kind of long shots are rare. In fact, you'll generally only get them well in advance of any sport that you are thinking about betting on. And even then, well...…
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What Happens If Your Goalscorer Bet Player Doesn't Start or Play?

This is the nightmare scenario for football punters. You’ve got a cheeky first goalscorer or anytime bet on the match and the manager has only gone and benched your player! What was he thinking? This lad is on fire in front of goal. So…
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20/1 Odds - How To Work Out Your Bet

I always recommend looking around for the best odds for any bet you are considering. You would be amazed by the differences in the odds that some bookmakers offer. That applies to all sports and especially for bets with odds of around 20/1. So…