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Sunday UK Betting Banter from Paddy Power

March 31st, 2007

Sunday Cash Back from Paddy Power top Irish Bookie

Hart for a Fightback? 
Here’s a money back special bet back that might tempt you on Sunday’s Premiership game Tottenham vs Reading.

Paddy Power will refund all losing 1st/last goalscorer, correct score and scorecast single bets on this match if either team comes from behind and wins the game 

Max refund €300/£200 per customer.

Paddy’s win-draw-win (1X2) odds on Spurs vs Reading are currently sitting at:
Tottenham  8 – 11 (1.73)
Draw          12 – 5 (3.40)
Reading      15 – 4 (4.75)

David Beckham in a pose suggesting he is ready for LA !Money for Nothing
When David Beckham leaves Real Madrid in the summer for the bright lights of Hollywood (LA Galaxy to be exact, which we think is a football club or a strippers bar, not sure yet) he will have one medal in his pocket, a Spanish super cup medal, a bit like the charity shield in England. Beckham, in typical fashion, said he was confused by the lack of success, “It is a surprise Real Madrid haven’t won anything.” Not your fault David, don’t worry about it. “They have had some of the best players in the world; there was Zinedine Zidane, Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos and Raul.” And what about you? What were you paid to do?

Paddy’s win-draw-win (1X2) odds on Real Madrid vs Celta Vigo are currently sitting at:
Real Madrid  evens (2.00)
Draw            9 – 4 (3.25)
Celta Vigo   13 – 5 (3.60)

Accumulator free bet plus a Liverpool v Arsenal cash back

March 30th, 2007

Click to visit PaddyPower.com now

Click to visit this top Irish bookie for more details

Back one of Paddy Power’s Special Weekend Accums this weekend and if only one team fails to win Paddy’ll give you a FREE BET to the same stake on the 1st Goalscorer in the Roma v Man Utd game on Wednesday night!


Max Value for free bet is €75/£50 per customer/bet.

Here’s a couple of Paddy’s Special Accumulators (more to choose from on site):

TV Stars –  Middlesbrough, Liverpool, Hibernian, Everton & Seville all to win – 93/1

Dare Not Lose – Hearts, Arsenal, Celta Vigo & Cardiff all to win  – 81/1

Form Teams – Sunderland, Everton, Middlesbrough & Seville all to win  – 46/1

Lucky Dip – Southampton, West Brom, Portsmouth & Reading all to win – 102/1

 

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Click to visit UK Bookie Betfred for more details

How about spicing up the weekend’s punting with BetFred’s latest Cash back?

Betfred will refund all losing correct score, first/last goalscorer and scorecast single bets on the Liverpool v Arsenal gameif the first OR last goal is scored from outside the box! 

The maximum refund is £100 (or your currency equivalent) per customer and it is paid out as a free bet.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Man Utd and Liverpool player transfer news

March 29th, 2007

Sports betting news - football transfer rumours

The latest football transfer news brought to you by Globet International Sports Betting Limited and the team at BookieLabRat.com.

Arsenal battle Chelsea for PSV ace Farfan
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants to bring the Peru international to London next season to boost his team’s cutting edge in front of goal. However, any deal is likely to depend on Chelsea, which has a close relationship with PSV. Farfan has also been mentioned as a target for Blues football chief Frank Arnesen, though the return of Hernan Crespo from his loan at Inter Milan could clear the way for Arsenal to snap up the prolific striker this summer.

Irwin urges Man Utd not to sell Heinze
“I have been a big fan of Heinze and at his best I would have him in the team ahead of Patrice Evra because of his defensive qualities. He edges it for me because of that,” Irwin told the Manchester Evening News. “Patrice, however, has been outstanding this season. His improvement has been dramatic. He has come on a ton and United haven’t looked any weaker with him in the side. “So up to a few matches ago he had the position in his grip. It was very hard for Heinze under those circumstances. He fought back early to go the World Cup in Germany last summer with Argentina. I am not sure the club would have been too happy with that. “Nevertheless, he went but suffered a bit as a result this season. Because he wasn’t getting regular matches his game fitness suffered.

“In view of that and how Patrice was playing you did have to wonder if he’d ever get back in on a regular basis and would he put up with that.” But Heinze has finally grabbed his chance again with Evra sidelined to throw the battle for the left-back berth into the air again and possibly alter the thinking on his future in the summer. “I want to see Gabby at United again next season,” Irwin added. “I want the club to hang on to all the players they have. Battles for places is vital.  “Heinze’s fantastic display against Bolton was the Gabriel Heinze of two years ago and it was great to see.”

Liverpool target Deportivo La Coruna striker Arizmendi
AS says Benitez has been following Arizmendi for some months and had scouts track the young forward in several Depor away games. The one stumbling block for Benitez is Atletico Madrid, which have the option to re-sign Arizmendi at the end of this season for a knockdown £2 million.

Man Utd watch as Atletico react to latest Torres doubts
A major target for Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, it’s emerged that Torres has spoken about leaving Atletico while away with the Spain squad over the last week. “If Fernando Torres wanted to leave, he would have done so already,” insisted Cerezo. “But he’s happy at Atletico Madrid. He wants to win trophies, beat Real Madrid, like everyone here.”

Asked about the reports regarding Torres’ comments while with Spain, Cerezo said: “Knowing Fernando as I do, I find it difficult that he would make such statements. As always, it’s something to do with the people involved in the subject, I am simply an interested spectator. “He has a contract and wants to fulfil it and we want him to fulfil it.”

Rooney: Can you bank on the man?

March 27th, 2007

Do you rate Rooney? What about trust him to score three goals against Andora? Is a single Roo-goal more likely? If so, will it be the last goal of the game?

If you want to back your answers at a bookie you can choose between these 2 top money back special offers on Wednesday’s Andorra vs England game.

Click for more info on this BetFred promotion

 

 

 

 

 

Fred Done established his UK sportsbook in 1967 1. Waynes World at BetFred.com

Betfred will refund all losing correct score, first/last goalscorer and scorecast single bets on the Andorra v England game as a free bet – if Wayne Rooney scores the last goal!  Own goals do not count and the Maximum refund is £100 per punter.

Paddy Power is the Top Irish Online Bookie2. Special B-Roo at PaddyPower.com

Paddy Power will refund all losing single 1st/last goalscorer, correct score & scorecast bets on this match if Wayne Rooney scores a hat-trick in 90mins play.  Own goals do not count  and the maximum refund is €300/£200 per customer.

Sorry neither of these bookies accepts US bettors

Euro 2008 Qualifiers: 2 More Specials – Fancy Duff for last goal? What about a Rooney hattrick?

March 26th, 2007

Money Back Football Betting Specials – here are 2 more from Paddy Power on this Wednesday’s Euro 2008 qualifiers. Quite tempting? You’re got to be into correct score, 1st/last goalscorer and/or scorecast betting options to take these on – but they do pay out surprisingly often.

Click to visit Paddy Power for more info on this offer1. Up The Duff!
1. Up The Duff!Ireland v Slovakia  (Wednesday 28th March 2007, 19:30)
Live on RTE2/SS2
>>Paddy Power will refund all losing single correct score, 1st/last goalscorer and scorecast bets placed on this match if Damien Duff scores the last goal.

Conditions: Own goals do not count. Max Refund €300/£200 per customer.

Here’s Paddy’s latest odds on Ireland v Slovakia:
Win-Draw-Win
Ireland  10 – 11
Draw  9 – 4
Slovakia  3 – 1

Can Rooney score another hattrick before his next injury?

2. Special B-Roo!
Andorra v England (Wednesday 28th March 2007, 20:00)
Live on SS1
>>Paddy Power will refund all losing single 1st/last goalscorer, correct score & scorecast bets on this match if Wayne Rooney scores a hat-trick in 90mins play.

Conditions: Own goals do not count Max refund €300/£200 per customer

Here’s Paddy’s latest odds on Andorra v England :
Win-Draw-Win
Andorra  50 – 1
Draw  10 – 1
England  1 – 40

New Review On Site: Centrebet

March 25th, 2007

Lab Tested !! Click for our bookie eval methodWe’ve added another bookmaker to the list of safe, reputable and all round ‘good to bet with’ sites we rate and recommend!

This actually does not happen often. If fact, in the last year only 3 bookies have been added. We reassess each quarter but once a sportsbook makes the grade we keep all site content on them up-to-date (often with daily changes as we bet with each of these guys ourselves). 

To justify inclusion of these 3 ‘new bookies’ 3 less useful sports bookmakers have been dropped in the same period.

So what? 
Well, If you’re looking: 
1. …to improve your betting odds
2. …for THE bookie for non Asian Handicap bets over the ‘summer’ Scandinavian football season
3. …for a top bookmaker offering online horse racing coverage (all major events globally)
4. …for a free £50 (or 100USD, 125AUD, 75€, 600 NOK-SEK-DKK) bet 

>> Either read our review of Centrebet here or take our word on it  – they are well worth a look.

Centrebet International Limited is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. They’ve been around since 1967, and online since 1996. Centrebet is licenced and regulated and have over 250,000 customers making them one of the largest online being operations in the world. They’ve paid out over $500million in the last 5 years and employ 220+ staff in Australia and Europe.

Euro2008 Qualifier Wise Cracks

March 24th, 2007

… I know I’ve already covered this Cash Back in a blog post earlier this week… but I just had to share this graphic.

More Great graphics from Paddy Powers marketing team!The team at Paddy Power, Ireland’s top online bookie always makes me laugh. Great Irish humor, usually with a pun buried in it somewhere. They’re worth a regular visit just for the comedy even if you don’t place a bet! 

Oh yeah, and if you can’t be bothered clicking through to the earlier item, Paddy will pay out If either Ireland or England are leading at Half Time but fail to win their respective matches. That’s all losing bets on correct score, first/last goalscorer and scorecast bets on that specific match refunded to a Max of €300/£200 per customer.

Want a new Bookmaker? What about 20 EUR free?

March 23rd, 2007

Click for more info on this online bookie giveawayGet up to 20 EUR free in the latest joining offer from Betsson Sports.

Betsson’s football betting coverage really is some of best we’ve seen – so if you want to bet on a 2nd Division Polish side – Betsson is the bookmaker for you! Great for those ‘summer season’ bets on Scandinavian football too. (SORRY, NO US BETTORS)

Betsson passed all Bookielabrat tests for bookmaker excellenceBetsson™ is part of The Betsson Group, a very successful & rapidly growing Swedish betting & gaming company. Holding both UK and Malta betting licenses, Betsson employs over 800 staff and is listed on the Swedish Stockmarket (BETS-B)…so is closely monitored… like a hawk.

>>Click here to check out the betsson join bonus
>>Click here to wander around the Betsson Sports web site

>>Here’s a link to the latest Betsson bookie review – what’s hot and not

Spicing Up the Euro 2008 Qualifiers with Cash Back Offers

March 22nd, 2007

Three of our top rated online bookies add some interest with Football Cash Back offers on Saturday’s Euro 2008 qualifiers: Ireland v Wales and Israel v England

1. Paddy Power’s “Half Assed” Special
2. Betfred’s “Take us to the Cleaners” Special
3. Bet365’s Scorecast (First Player to Score/Correct Score double) offer
4. Bet365’s “Big Match” Correct Score Special

Click to visit Paddy Power for more info on this cash back deal

1. Paddy Power “Half Assed”
If either Ireland or England are leading at Half Time but fail to win their respective matches this Saturday, Paddy Power will refund all losing bets on correct score, first/last goalscorer and scorecast bets on that match only. Max refund €300/£200 per customer.

Click to visit BetFred for more info on his cash backs

2. BetFred “Take us to the Cleaners”
Betfred will refund all losing correct score, first/last goalscorer and scorecast single bets on the Israel v England game as a free bet – if Andy Johnson scores the last goal! Maximum refund is £100 (or your currency equivalent) per customer

Click to visit Bet365 for more cash back info

3. Bet365 Soccer Scorecast Refund Offer
Have a Scorecast bet (First Player to Score/Correct Score double) on Ireland v Wales  or Israel v England, and if your nominated player scores the first goal but your correct score is a loser, Bet365 will refund your losing stake. 

4. Bet365 Big Match Correct Score Free Bet Offer
Have a winning correct score bet in a bet365 ‘Big Match’ (both Ireland v Wales or Israel v England fixtures are eligible), and be365’ll give you a free correct score bet, to the same stake, on the next bet365 ‘Big Match’. If your free bet also wins, you will qualify for a further free correct score bet on the next bet365 ‘Big Match’. You keep picking the winners and they’ll be happy to keep giving you free bets! Maximum free bet per customer is £50 (or currency equivalent) per match.

I personally run accounts with multiple bookies so I can take advantage of a range offers – as well as to ensure that I always get to place the very best value bets.
>>Check out the latest odds comparison across bookies for the weekend’s Euro 2008 games

(SORRY, NO US BETTORS a these 3 top UK and Euro sportbooks)

Are you up to the Interwetten leaderboard challenge for top punter?

March 21st, 2007

So you like to take long odds and fancy yourself as a savvy bettor? 

Visit Interwetten’s ‘top ten winners’ page (image below) to see what I’m on about – Interwetten publishes a list of who’s won what in the last week. You can find this feature bottom right on their home page.

Greek, Dutch, Swiss and Spanish punters plus 2 Germans are currenttly topped by a guy called Ivan from Singapore. Ivan placed a system bet with odds of 1911 (and won 4 of the 6) to one to take out top spot.

 This weeks leaderboard - like to see your name up there?


Ivans bet - not a bad effort!
Interwetten has come a long way since it’s establishment in 1990 in Vienna. The now Malta based and licenced online betting company is undoubtedly a football specialist and as you’d expect has over 65% of all it’s bets placed on “The beautiful game”.

Interwetten’s marketing team has recently made a real effort to tart up their website and so it’s now far more streamlined to find and place bets (all I really want in a bookie site!). It is still a little “vee haf vays of makink you bet” in places… but well worth a look-see if you’re after a good, safe, honest bookie. (SORRY, NO US BETTORS)

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