Stan James and Paddy Power earn World Cup thumbs up

Off to a flyer
There are still three weeks to go before the big prizes are handed out, but in these early stages Stan James and Paddy Power are already patting themselves on the back for a World Cup job well done. They might not be quite so chuffed if England end up winning the big show but so far they are receiving all the plaudits for being the most responsive and consistent of the UK’s betting websites in the run-up to the Three Lions’ opening World Cup game last Saturday. Blue Square, meanwhile, should hang its heads in shame for been more sluggish than Australia. Read more.