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Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

French horse racing has returned and with that comes the anticipation of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe in October! If you like the horses and occasionally pick up on the big races then the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe buzz will not have escaped…

History of Manchester City F.C.

Manchester City are one of the biggest football clubs in the world, but they haven't always been considered as one of Europe's elite, so how did the Citizens get there? 20th Century Manchester City FC was formed in 1880 by St Marks Church…
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4/9 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

Odds like 4/9 are considered very short. So while you may not make a lot of money from a winning bet with those odds, they do indicate a clear favourite, so there is slightly less risk. A lot of them when you see odds of 4/9, they are being…

Spread Betting Explained

Traditional betting is where you bet on the outcome of an event, such as Chelsea FC to win the Premier League. However, when you spread bet you are gambling on the margins of victory or loss. So instead of betting Chelsea to win the league outright,…

King George VI Chase Odds 2020

The King George VI Chase is one of the oldest and most prestigious events of the racing calendar, but who is the favourite for this years? Referred to as one of the biggest races of the year, the King George VI Chase takes place on Boxing…
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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…

Grand National History

There is much debate among historians regarding the first official Grand National race held. Most fans who have trawled the newspaper libraries and archives of the UK now prefer the idea that the first was in 1836 and was won by The Duke. This…
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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…
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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…