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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…

The Best British Darts Players

Darts is now one of the biggest betting sports outside of Horse Racing and football. Did you know that you can bet on any player in any tournament, however Phil Taylor who is regarded by many as the greatest player ever to stand at the oche…
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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…
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1/5 Odds – How To Work Out Your Bet

As more and more sports and markets open up, the odds get even more complicated. Odds of 1/5 are right up there as quite popular but also tricky to work out in your head. That's why we've put this handy guide together! First off, odds of…