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Casino Busters – The Biggest Winners In History

From the Ancient Greeks to Elizabethan England, history is filled with stories of our love for games of chance. Now we don’t even need to step into a real casino to get that same buzz for the games we love. Sadly, we can’t promise you…

Last Man Standing – How It Works

Think you're a know-it-all when it comes to football? Want to add a little extra spice into this week's Premier League? Then why not have a go at the 'Last Man Standing' competition? The rules are simple and the competition is tough. All…

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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Past Masters of the Grand National

The Grand National is one of the most difficult races in all of the world horseracing, if not the most difficult. Naturally, it is the names of the horses that endure longest in the memories of spectators. Often times this is because of a…

Foinavon ~ The 1967 Grand National Winner

Foinavon was the shock winner of the 1967 National when a mass pile-up at the 23rd fence meant that he was the only horse to come out well. On the day of the race, he was a 100-1 outsider but the day before he had a 500-1 chance! In fact, so…
Paul Carberry

Paul Carberry ~ Grand National Winner

Paul Carberry followed in his father's footsteps when he won the Grand National. His father Tommy had raced to victory in 1975 on L’Escargot when Paul was a mere fourteen months old. Paul repeated that famous feat on Bobbyjo in 1999. In…

Cheshire Man Scoops Scratch Card Prize

One lucky Cheshire man has landed himself the prize of a lifetime. Simon Rustage scooped the prize with a scratchcard that will give the father of two a huge cash lump sum into his account every year for the next 15 years. The scratchcard,…

Daughter’s Mistake Nets Dad £350K

We love a good news story at TheGameHunter and they rarely come any better than this one! Inadvertently betting on different horses to the ones her disabled father had picked out is probably the best mistake Amber Galligan has ever made. A…

8 Unlucky Lottery Winners

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, I guess most people, and most people probably wonder what it would be like to win the lottery and even spend time daydreaming about what they would do with all that money. Cars, houses, holidays, maybe even…

UEFA European Championship History

The UEFA European Championship is now one of the world's biggest sporting events, although the competition's genesis was more difficult than might be expected. The European Championships are held every 4 years and as the World Cup, they are…