betting

1.9.19

Gamblers Made £210,000 Betting That Trump Would Lie a Load in His Address

"We knew we were in trouble early with this one," a bookmaker said.

11.14.18

I Tried 'Matched Betting' to See How Much Easy Money I Could Make

I aimed to make £500 profit within a month, using the tactic betting companies aren't one bit keen on.

10.31.17

English Football Has a Gambling Problem – Is It Time to Seek Help?

The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game", but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.

10.1.17

How Twitter Tipsters Are Profiting on Losing Bets

Despite their ties to major bookmakers, many ignore industry guidelines without facing sanctions.

9.10.17

The Life of a Professional Football Gambler

Dirk Paulsen lives – and feeds his family – purely on the proceeds of his betting.

6.12.17

English Football Has A Gambling Problem – Is It Time To Seek Help?

The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game," but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.

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3.21.17

You're More Likely to Be Hit by a Meteor Than Win the Lotto Jackpot

But Americans still spend more on lottery games than sports tickets, books, video games, movie tickets, and music combined.

3.16.17

Who to Bet On at the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Oobah Butler travels the betting shops of London to find out who to back in one of the biggest horse races in the world.

3.1.17

A Safe Bet: How Bookmakers Are Waging War on Persistent Winners

Bookmakers are excluding persistent winners as "liabilities". It's perfectly legal, if not entirely fair. But these high-stakes gamblers still find ways to bet – and now the liabilities are starting to fight back.

1.3.17

What You Could Have Won On the Ultimate 2016 Accumulator

A lot of weird shit happened last year, but what would you be able to afford if you'd put a £1 bet on all of it?

10.28.16

Gun Skins and Live-Streamed Blackjack: The Strange New Face of Online Gambling

People are spending hundreds of pounds on making their make-believe guns a different colour.

9.7.16

UFC 203 Odds: Miocic, Werdum and Gall Tipped to Leave Cleveland With Wins

The betting odds for UFC 203 say Stipe Miocic will defend his title, Werdum will return to winning ways, and CM Punk's first foray will be a failure.

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