November 9th, 2016
Brexit all over again? The US Presidential Election ended with a Trump victory, not only a surprise to bookmakers but, most would agree, a shock to the world (accept some savoy punters and a large portion of voting Americans). The election turned out record betting for a non-sports event like Brexit as well. Fortunately, it's not too early for punters to look forward to 2020 odds!
October 27th, 2016
Bookmaker Betway has agreed a three-year deal with the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) to become an Authorised Betting Partner (ABP). As an ABP, Betway is now making voluntary payments to fund the horse racing industry; in return, the company receives a number of benefits, including a say in discussions around racing fixtures, the ability to negotiate sponsorship and commercial marketing rights and preferential pricing with media rights holders.
October 26th, 2016
With less than a few weeks to go before Americans head to the polls to vote for their next president, bookmaker Paddy Power has decided to forgo the ballot box count and announce Hillary Clinton as the next Commander-in-Chief, paying out all those who bet on her to win the White House 8th November.
October 3rd, 2016
Betway became the first UK-based gambling operator to sign on as a sponsor for a top eSports team, announcing a partnership with the Swedish eSports team Ninjas in Pyjamas (NiP). The trusted streaming service used by many eSports players, Twitch, also announced their first ever currency and gambling systems, all while the ESL announced the first ever live virtual reality coverage of this year's ESL One tournament in New York.
September 28th, 2016
One of the most rib-tickling descriptions of the 2016 US Presidential race so far stated that Hillary Clinton stands a good chance of winning "simply because she isn’t Donald Trump". That might be a slightly outlandish claim, but given the movement in the bookmakers’ odds following the first debate, it might not be wholly inaccurate.
August 9th, 2016
Athletics fans can watch up to 42 sporting disciplines during 19 days of competition at the 2016 Olympic Games. During that time, there are potentially hundreds of betting markets covering most of the disciplines. Starting from 8 August, here is a roundup of the most generous bonus offers for week one of the action.
August 5th, 2016
Since handing over The FA betting partnership to Ladbrokes after a four year stint, William Hill has been on a tear, signing two Premier League clubs earlier this week before announcing a three year deal to be the official betting partner of one of the League's top clubs, Chelsea FC.
August 3rd, 2016
The world's leader in sports betting, William Hill is set to become the official betting partner of two of the Premier Leagues' top clubs, Everton FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC. The deal will see William Hill featured around the clubs' stadiums as well as the bookmaker offering exclusive odds on the teams' games, among other perks.
August 2nd, 2016
The 2016 Rio Olympics is set to capture the world's attention when the action gets underway on 5th August. Featuring elite athletes from the four corners of the globe, this year's Olympic Games will provide a myriad of ways for punters to immerse themselves in the action with 888sport serving as the place to start.
August 1st, 2016
After a tumultuous 2015, FanDuel has fully revamped their brand with a redesigned logo, the release of their first ever users' "Bill of Rights", secured a UK gambling license and announced their new season-long offering.