Tag Archives: betting shop
- 3-Barrels: The Hachem’s Limo Stolen; PartyPoker Big Bluff; Super High Roller Bowl on CBS Sports Network
May 13, 2016
3-Barrels of pure value including Tony and Joe Hachem stranded after an opportunist thief steals their stretch limo en route to a charity poker game; partypoker want to prove that anyone can play poker in The Big Bluff Challenge, and CBS Sports Network will air 30-hours of live Super High...
- UK health director claims betting shops are behind Britain’s obesity epidemic
April 29, 2016
Betting shops are the real source of the UK’s obesity epidemic, according to a health official. It’s no secret that the UK has a lot of fat bastards – a 2014 World Health Organization study found 28% of UK adults are obese and 62% are either obese or overweight. Rachel...
- Betfred punter sought by police after demanding return of tip he gave staff
July 13, 2015
Staff at a Betfred betting shop in Manchester called police last week after a punter demanded the return of a £60 tip. A couple weeks ago, a thirty-something man was in high spirits after legally relieving Betfred of what the Manchester Evening News called a “large amount of money.” Neither...
- Coral betting shop features in BBC One’s new ‘Britain at the Bookies’ TV series
July 10, 2015
UK bookmaker Coral is the subject of a new BBC documentary series set to air later this month. Plans for the show – dubbed Britain at the Bookies – were first announced last August. The series, set to debut on BBC One on Monday, July 20 at 9pm, focuses on...
- William Hill roll out prepaid Mastercard, synchronize Virtual Sports in bet shops
June 22, 2015
UK-listed bookies William Hill have struck a deal with Mastercard to offer customers a prepaid card that lets them access their account balances wherever debit or credit cards are accepted. Hills has already rolled out the Priority Access card for its VIP customers, who can use the system to access...
- Paddy Power ‘yob-proof’ Dublin betting shop against English football hooligans
June 5, 2015
Irish bookies Paddy Power have wrapped one of their Dublin betting shops in bubble wrap to protect against potential hooliganism from visiting English football fans. Sunday sees the Republic of Ireland square off against England in an international friendly at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. To prepare for the expected influx of...
Irish court rules all gambling debts are unenforceable
March 20, 2017
Lottoland disrupting lottery monopolies in Germany, Ireland
March 16, 2017
Paddypower: Making Mischief Work
August 23, 2013