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Bet365 Granted Gambling Licence in Mexico

Mexico

Bet365 has reached out to Mexico. The move has been done in partnership with Ganador Azteca, a gambling department of national TV broadcaster TV Azteca. TV Azteca holds a 25-year gaming license to open one land-based casino in the state of Veracruz. The license also permitted the company to operate a single gambling website – […]

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Odds slashed on Newcastle relegation following Bruce link

SportNation Relegation 2020

The odds have been slashed on Newcastle United to be relegated since Steve Bruce became the favourite for the vacant managerial role at St James’ Park – according to bookmaker SportNation.Bet. The Magpies were tipped for a top eight finish just last month with rumours of a billionaire buying the club but are now just […]

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Newcastle United F.C. Nickname – Magpies

Newcastle United

Newcastle United was founded in 1892 by merging two local clubs, West End and East End. West End had financial problems and East End wanted to become bigger club with more fans, so in 1892 they decided that the city needs only one club that everyone will support. Both being from Newcastle, they simply named […]

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Bournemouth F.C. Nickname – The Cherries

Bournemouth

The exact date of the foundation of the Bournemouth football club is unknown, however it is known that it happened in the autumn of 1899. The club that was founded by St. Jones Institute was called Boscomb F.C., named after a suburb on the eastern edge of Bournemouth. In the early years, the club wore […]

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Everton F.C. Nickname – The Toffees

Everton

Everton, like the most clubs from England, was founded in the 19th century in 1878. At the early beginnings, Everton FC was founded under the name St. Domingo by the local church. The Church wanted to give local youth the opportunity to engage in sports and founded the club. At the initiative of local youth, […]

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Punter places £1000 on Manchester City Winning Quadruple

Manchester City

A Coral punter has placed a £1,000 bet on Manchester City winning the quadruple in the 2019/2020 campaign at odds of 80/1. City are the 8-13 favourites with Coral to win the Premier League title, while they are 22-1 to go unbeaten throughout the league campaign. “Manchester City have been very popular to win the […]

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12Bet continue West Bromwich Albion partnership

12Bet

West Bromwich Albion are delighted to announce that they will once again be teaming up with in-game betting specialists 12BET. The multi-year agreement will see the 12BET logo displayed on the back of the first team shirts and shorts for the 2019/20 campaign. The Baggies have already launched the first of their new kit designs […]

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Leeds United signs sponsorship deal with 32Red sportsbook

32Red

Leeds United has confirmed that it has signed a two-year sponsorship extension with 32Red sportsbook.

 During 2018/19 season Leeds was one of the contenders for promotion to EPL, but failed to get the promotion in the play-off stage. Online bookmaker 32Red will serve as Leeds United official shirt sponsor for the upcoming 2019/20 football season. Championship […]

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Another Bookmaker to close 700 street betting shops

William Hill

As FOBT legislation took place on 1st of April 2019, William Hill has announced that they are looking to close around 700 shops across the UK. This might impact up to 4.500 people working for William Hill. The bookmaker published a statement related to the matter; “This follows the Government’s decision to reduce the maximum […]

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Leicester City F.C. Nickname – The Foxes

Leicester City

Leicester City FC was founded as Lester Fosse by local English students in 1884, and the name was given in tribute to Fosse Road – an ancient Roman road that went through the city. After the First World War (during 1919), the club changed its name to “Leicester City FC” because Leicester got the status […]

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West Ham United F.C. Nickname – The Hammers

West Ham United

There are many major clubs in the capital of England, but in London itself, most hard core football fans have just one club – West Ham United. The only explanation for that attitude is that the football was once a game of fun for the working class, and there was plenty of hard working people […]

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Watford F.C. Nickname – Hornets

Watford

Watford football club has very interesting history about their nickname. The club has been founded in 1898 and through the years has changed club colours, logo and nickname several times. Through the history the club’s colours were black and white, white, red, green and yellow. During early years Watford’s nickname was The Brewers because of […]

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Chelsea F.C. Nickname – The Blues

Chelsea

Chelsea football club as we know it today is known under the nickname “The Blues”, but the original nickname of the club was somewhat funny – The Pensioners. Chelsea FC was founded in 1905 and got its first nickname the Pensioners because of the retired ex-military servicemen that resided at The Royal Hospital in Chelsea […]

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Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. Nickname – Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers

Wolverhampton Wanderers also known as the Wolves are one of the clubs in England with amazing and respectable history. The club was founded in 1877 under the name St. Luke. Two years later, after the fusion with the cricket team the Wanderers, the club got the Wolverhampton Wanderers name that is still in use today. […]

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Norwich City F.C. Nickname – The Canaries

Norwich City

Norwich City football club was founded in 1902. From the very founding of the club in 1902 to 1907, Norwich City were nicknamed the “Citizens” or “Cits” for short. Since 1907 Norwich City football club carries the nickname The Canaries and flashes bright yellow colours. The nickname “The Canaries” comes from “The Strangers”, which were […]

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Manchester United F.C. Nickname – Red Devils

Manchester United

When the football club was formed in 1878, it was called Newton Heath and it’s original nickname was the Heatens. This is because of the city area where the club was formed, but Heaten is also a term for someone who is not a believer and Manchester United was the first club who was playing […]

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Manchester City F.C. Nickname – The Citizens

Manchester City

Manchester City fans call themselves The Citizens. Many of today’s football clubs in England spread their roots from different Church clubs – one of them is Manchester City. During 1880’s members of the Church of Southeast Manchester founded the Sent Marks Football Club. In 1894, after several changes to the of the name of the […]

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Liverpool F.C. Nickname – The Reds

Liverpool

Liverpool Football Club nickname is simply – The Reds. Obviously, the nickname Reds is related to the color of the team’s shirt, but it has not always been the case. In the early days, when the club moved to Anfield stadium (built in 1884) from Everton, Liverpool players were wearing blue and white colors – […]

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LV BET as the Official Betting Partner of the Vanarama National League

National League

The National League is pleased to announce LV BET as the Official Betting Partner of the Vanarama National League. The partnership commences with the National League Promotion Final at Wembley on Saturday, the 11th of May and will continue throughout the 2019/20 season. The National League is the highest level of the National League System […]

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Arsenal F.C. Nickname – The Gunners

Arsenal

Arsenal’s original nickname is The Gunners. Many modern age Arsenal fans call themselves The Gooners, which is a derivation from the original nickname. Arsenal Football club was founded in 1886 in London. Football enthusiast David Danskin (first ever Arsenal captain) and his friends and co-workers in the ammunition factory, founded the club. At one meeting […]

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Tottenham Hotspur F.C. Nickname – Hotspurs

Tottenham Hotspurs

How did Tottenham Football Club got his nickname, Hotspurs? Tottenhams’ Nickname Spurs is just a short name of the club, but the reason why the club is called Hotspur dates back to the 14th century. At the time, the famous knight Sir Henry the Fourth got the nickname Harry Hotspur, it was due to his […]

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Betway – Offical Grand National Betting Partner for Another 5 Years

Grand National Partner

This morning popular UK bookmaker, Betway, confirmed that it will extend its ‘official betting partner’ status of the Grand National Festival for a further five years, up to year 2024. Betway secured it’s partnership with Aintree Racecourse back in 2017, with the Grand National becoming the biggest racing commitment in the bookmaker’s extensive sponsorship portfolio. Betway’s […]

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Blaklion ruled out of the Grand National

Grand National

Trainer Phil Kirby has been forced to take Blaklion out of the race for next weekend’s Grand National at Aintree. Kirby has been eagerly anticipating Blaklion’s appearance on Merseyside but the luck is not on their side; “He’s got a back joint problem and he won’t be running next week. I’m disappointed, the owners really […]

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Aintree Grand National 2019 Racing Tip

Grand National

On Saturday, 6th April 2019 at 5:15pm, Aintree will host the Randox Heath Grand National, world’s famous race with £1M prize fund. The racing at Aintree begins on Thursday – otherwise known as Grand Opening Day. Friday belongs to the ladies and is called appropriate – Ladies Day. On Saturday, up to 40 horses line up […]

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William Hill US signs NHL sponsorship deal

NHL

The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced William Hill US division as one of the official sports betting partners. Following the footsteps of Paddy Power – Betfair group (FanDuel) that signed a sponsorship deal in November 2108, William Hill has taken a courageous step and signed a contract with NHL for sponsorship. Why courageous step? […]

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Football Betting Terms

Football Terminology

A list of the most common terms in sports betting with detailed explanation and examples where applicable. Very useful if you are not sure what certain terms or bet options offered by bookmakers mean.Football Glossary ‘A’ Accumulator: A bet with multiple selections, where all selections must be guessed correctly in order for your bet to […]

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Horse Racing Terminology

Horse Racing Terminology

Are you interested in horse racing but not sure what certain terms mean? Ever wondered what Ante Post, Black Type or Dead Heat are? Here are the answers on those and many other questions you might have. We have put together a list of major horse racing terms in alphabetical order for your convenience and […]

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