Gold Cup champion trounces Irish challengers to become clear favourite to retain Festival crown
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Wednesday 26 August 2009
Monday 24 August 2009
Betfair has called in Credit Suisse to advise on a potential deal boom in the gambling sector. Experts predict that the US ban on online gambling could be lifted in as little as a year by the Democrat-controlled Congress with the backing of President Barack Obama, who is a keen poker player.
Friday 07 August 2009
Far from buying into the ECB diktat that the English public must start affording Mr Ponting the utmost respect, James Anderson yesterday said that the treatment dished out to the Australian captain from the Barmy Army at Edgbaston was all fair and above board.
Wednesday 29 July 2009
The laboured manner of his success here last year did not especially imply that Conduit would be winning a King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes 51 weeks later. On the face of it, then, the relative felicity of his stablemate's own performance in the Betfair Gordon Stakes yesterday suggests that Harbinger is a colt going places. That may well be so, but in the short term he will be taking a rather different path.
Wednesday 22 July 2009
Disciplinary chiefs have expressed "serious concerns" that a Football League match may have been fixed after four players were banned for between five months and a year for betting on the outcome.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
Thursday 18 June 2009
Thursday 18 June 2009
Friday 08 May 2009
Betfair, the online betting specialist, has launched a multimillion-euro legal action against the Dutch government over its attempt to ban banks in the country from processing payments made by Dutch customers on online gaming websites based in the UK.
Tuesday 28 April 2009
Friday 24 April 2009
Sunday 15 March 2009
"Win when you're singing," say Betfair, the official betting partners of the Rugby Football Union. England, who have won only five of their past 15 Tests since beating France in the 2007 World Cup semi-finals, haven't been very vocal recently – "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" has almost disappeared off the top 10 chart – so Betfair have taken to the stage.
Friday 06 March 2009
Friday 13 February 2009
It is a sign of the times, and a deeply worrying one for the horseracing industry, that Epsom, having failed to find a backer for this year's Derby meeting, has been forced for the first time to divide up the races at the meeting to make them more appealing, and affordable, for sponsorship.
Friday 16 January 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
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