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US Open 2013 – Bet Victor money back if you lose in 5th Set

If your having a bet on tonight’s Mens US Open 2013 final then you should take note of Bet Victors offer on the event. They are offering money back as a free bet if your outright match selection loses in the 5th set. Given that both players are so closely […]

By |September 9th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on US Open 2013 – Bet Victor money back if you lose in 5th Set

Royal Ascot 2013 Specials and Money Back Offers Reviewed

If you plan on having a bet at this years Royal Ascot meeting, then you need to know about all the special offers the bookmakers have during the week. The marketing teams for the various bookies go into overdrive this week, trying to entice punters to bet with them, and […]

By |June 17th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on Royal Ascot 2013 Specials and Money Back Offers Reviewed

Madrid v Dortmund – Bet 365 Free Bet Offer

 have a very good free bet offer on this Tuesday’s Champions League, semi final 2nd leg. The offer is open to new and existing account holders. If you place a bet before the match, you get a free in play bet to the same stake, up to €50.
To take advantage all you […]

By |April 29th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on Madrid v Dortmund – Bet 365 Free Bet Offer

US Masters 2013 Betting Guide – Special Offers and Best Odds

The US Masters 2013, kicks off this Thursday at Augusta National. If you plan on having a bet on the event, then you should know the best bookmakers offers available, so you get the best value for your money. Some bookies are offering special concessions, and money back offers, while […]

By |April 9th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on US Masters 2013 Betting Guide – Special Offers and Best Odds

Aintree Grand National Offers

Online betting is big business, and the bookmakers use the Grand National as a marketing tool every year. They always have some great special offers for anyone having a bet on the race. I will list and preview them below, as and when they’re offered. Check back often, as this […]

By |April 2nd, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on Aintree Grand National Offers

Bet 365 Man Utd v Real Madrid – Free Bet Offer

Man Utd welcome Real Madrid to Old Trafford on Tuesday 5th March with their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie in the balance – and have a fantastic free bet offer to add to the excitement. The offer is open to both new and existing account holders so anyone having a bet on the match should be taking advantage of it.

Place a pre-match bet on the Man Utd v Real Madrid game and  will give you a free In-Play bet to the same stake during the big match. To qualify for your free In-Play bet, simply place a bet before kick-off, then once the game starts place another bet on any In-Play market. If your FIRST In-Play bet loses we will refund this stake, up to the same value as your largest pre-match bet (max €50*).  […]

By |March 5th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on Bet 365 Man Utd v Real Madrid – Free Bet Offer

The Gambling Gene – How to measure the entertainment cost

RTE had an interesting program on the other night called The Gambling Gene. It looked at the Irish people’s liking for a bet, to see if we were more inclined to bet than our European neighbours. Overall I thought it was pretty balanced. The presenter Joe O’Shea looked at both the problem side of gambling, but also acknowledged that gambling provides entertainment to so many. If you haven’t seen it check it out on RTE Player.

Most people I know that like a bet, will admit that in the long run they will lose. They may aspire to turn from a losing punter into a winning one, or they may hope for the big win, that will cancel out all their loses and more. Both of these can happen, but in reality most people that bet, will end up as losing punters. Why then do they bet? That’s easy. Gambling provides entertainment and should be treated as an expense, the same as going to the cinema. We know the cost of going to the cinema but how much does gambling cost us? […]

By |January 30th, 2013|Betting|Comments Off on The Gambling Gene – How to measure the entertainment cost