Tag Archives: in-running
- Bet365, William Hill vie for in-play crown, seek to avoid Premier League wrath
January 18, 2012
Bet365 and William Hill are running neck and neck for the title of in-play betting market leader. A 14-day survey conducted in November and December 2011 by GamblingCompliance.com put the privately-held Bet365 at the top of the heap in terms of the number of events – 534, encompassing 20 different...
- Betfair’s “full and final” report on Christmas Hurdle fiasco fails to satisfy
December 31, 2011
Betfair issued its “full and final” report on the “technical glitch” that resulted in the betting exchange voiding in-running bets at Wednesday’s Christmas Hurdle at Leopardstown. In what was characterized as both apology and explanation, a “personally devastated” acting CEO Stephen Morana stated that the unnamed punter that had offered...
- Betfair reports fixing Christmas Hurdle ‘technical fault’; Bet365 profits up
December 29, 2011
The steep share price gains experienced by some UK-listed gaming companies on Wednesday following the US Department of Justice’s pre-Christmas Wire Act reversal tapered off on Thursday. After gaining 23% on Wednesday, Bwin.party fell half a percentage point on Thursday, while Playtech was flat following Wednesday's 15% rise. Only 888...
- AUSSIE OMNIBUS: Exotic bets endangered; eBet sued; Betfair’s new Mad Men
May 5, 2011
George Souris, minister responsible for gambling in New South Wales, has put “negative exotic betting” on the endangered species list. Notorious anti-gambling scold Nick Xenophon has a bill pending to ban all ‘exotic’ bets, but Souris narrowed the focus to such wagers as “a negative bet [which] says that a...
- UK punters ditching bet shops for online, horse racing for football
July 31, 2010
The gist of the Financial Times article linked at the end of this paragraph is that change is in the air for UK betting firms, with punters steering more of their wagers away from betting shops and toward online gambling, and when they do bet they’re choosing football over the...
- In-running advantage a good reason to attend racetracks?
July 24, 2010
There’s a scene in the Martin Scorsese-produced 1990 movie The Grifters in which a conman played by the late great J.T. Walsh is explaining to a potential mark how he plans to game the overseas stock market by intercepting its live feed a few seconds before the rest of North...
Kentucky Derby Odds
April 22, 2014
Horse racing to see cut to fixture list
August 8, 2011
Puerto Freakin’! Poolpote winner turns $10 into $4.9M
March 20, 2010
Sizing up the field at the 2013 Kentucky Derby
May 3, 2013