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2/5 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Short odds like 2/5 are all the rage now on almost every sport with a betting market. The shorter the odds, the less risk the bookmaker takes. This is especially true if two mismatched teams are set to go head-to-head. Think cup games where…
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How To Bet Each Way

Sometimes you'll hear people say "that's worth an each-way bet", but what exactly does that mean and how do you bet each way? My guide to each way betting is simple and straightforward. It'll show you the correct way to write out each-way…
Paddy Power Marketing

9 Cunning Stunts From Paddy Power

Paddy Power, the Irish bookmakers, is famous for pulling some of the most outrageous marketing stunts in the world. They describe themselves on their website – “the marketing equivalent of running up and slapping you in the face.” Outrageous,…
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4/11 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Beleive it or not but odds of 4/11 are actually more popular than you would think. You find them in the more obscure leagues or cup games when one team is far superior to its opposition. So early rounds of tournaments when two completely mismatched…
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8/11 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Gone are the days where you could rely on a bookmaker to offer you a straightforward 10/1 or 20/1 on your bet. Not the odds are so complicated that it's almost impossible to work them out in your head. That's why we see the more unusual odds…

Why Online Bookmakers Are Better

The thought of using online bookmakers for sports betting might never have crossed your mind. After-all ‘real’ high street bookies offer the same activity without the risk of betting through a company that, for all you know, could just have…
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8/13 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Beleive it or not but odds of 8/13 are actually more popular than you would think. Especially in football, on or near the day of a big game. And no, they're not good odds and you can hardly make a penny from them! So recently I wrote about…
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1/3 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

It genuinely seems like the more betting options that become available, the shorter the odds get. A quick glance through the odds on offer today and I actually saw 1/40 ON for Real Sociedad to beat Becerril in the Spanish Copa Del Rey. And…

Fixed Odds Betting Explained

I first started writing about Fixed Odds Betting all the way back in 2009. To say the industry has changed a lot since then is an understatement. In the 10 years since bookmakers have evolved beyond all recognition online. The sheer number of…
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3/10 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Have you booked a last-minute flight and nearly choked from the extortionate price being charged? Odds work in a similar way. The closer you get to the event you want to place a bet on, the greater the likelihood that the odds will offer very…
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2/7 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

In recent years, working out your odds has become quite difficult. Remember with bookies use to offer the bog-standard 2/1 or 10/1? Now it's a heady mix of odds so short you don't even know if you are getting value for money. I'm not kidding…

Sports Betting Guide

Sports betting is one of the most popular forms of gambling. Millions of punters around the world log in and place bets every day. What’s more, most top online operators cover a wide variety of events including football, horse racing,…