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Placing a bet on a football game can be a lot more exciting than just simply picking who will win the game.

Published in Culture
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 10:14

Does Betting Make Sports More Interesting?

Both men and women around the world love sports, whether playing them or watching them. With such a range of options, from football to tennis and from golf to basketball, there’s something for everyone out there. However, there’s a debate about whether or not betting can make sports even more interesting.

Published in Culture
Saturday, 03 December 2011 15:08

In Search of Running Rein

the great derby fraud of 1844 epsom  tony byles matteo sedazzari zani

I have to admit I did have a chuckle at the recent melee at Ascot, because for so long horse racing has been perceived as a noble and sophisticated sporting event which isn’t attended by drunken yobs. Yet there is a history attached to the game that is dark.  Such as the brutality of the race track gangs which were a social problem right up until the middle of the 20th Century, plus vast gambling scams and there was no bigger betting coup then The Epsom Derby of 1844.

Published in Sport Archive

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