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The latest Specials news articles from the bookmakers news desk. Click on the article titles to read the full story.

Bookies Favour Missing People Choir for Britain’s Got Talent Bookies Favour Missing People Choir for Britain’s Got Talent

The 15th series of Britain’s Got Talent has just recently started airing on ITV, and bookmakers William Hill have already opened their betting market for the outright winner.

Mon 17th Apr 2017  |  Specials
Great British Summer Weather Betting Great British Summer Weather Betting

April is here, the days are growing noticeably longer and the nation is already looking forward to the prospect of enjoying a Great British Summer.

Mon 3rd Apr 2017  |  Specials

What The Bookies Say On Brexit: When Will UK Officially Leave UK? What The Bookies Say On Brexit: When Will UK Officially Leave UK?

Bookmakers have reacted quickly to offer fresh odds on the future political landscape of the UK, after Article 50 was officially triggered.

Thu 30th Mar 2017  |  Specials

William Hill and Bet365 Withdraw from Poland William Hill and Bet365 Withdraw from Poland

In December 2016, Poland’s government passed an amendment bill to introduce a 12% tax on the turnover of gambling companies, and a number of offshore companies have since responded by choosing to pull their business out of the country.

Mon 27th Mar 2017  |  Specials

What’s The Favourite To Be Cheryl and Liam’s Baby Name? What’s The Favourite To Be Cheryl and Liam’s Baby Name?

Bookmakers are taking bets on the name of Cheryl and Liam’s baby boy, after the former Girls Aloud star gave birth to a son on Wednesday.

Mon 27th Mar 2017  |  Specials
Italy Early Favourites to Win Eurovision Song Contest 2017 Italy Early Favourites to Win Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Bookmakers have installed Italy as the early favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, even though there is still some time to go before the Grand Final takes place on Saturday 13 May.

Mon 20th Mar 2017  |  Specials


Philip Bowcock Confirmed as William Hill CEO

William Hill have confirmed that Philip Bowcock, who has been serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer since July 2016, has now been appointed as the permanent CEO.

Mon 13th Mar 2017
Perth Installed as Favourite to Take 2021 UK City of Culture Title

Perth has been installed as the early favourite amongst bookmarkers to land the title of 2021 UK City of Culture.

Tue 7th Mar 2017

Donald Trump Odds-On to Leave Office Before End of First Term

Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States less than six weeks ago, but some bookmakers already think that there is a fair chance of him leaving office via impeachment or resignation before the end of his first four-year term.

Mon 27th Feb 2017

Paddy Power Pays Out on La La Land and Moonlight After Oscars Mix-Up

Paddy Power punters who backed La La Land to win the Oscar for best picture have been left thankful to a wrong announcement by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, after they were paid out despite the movie missing out on the top award.

Mon 27th Feb 2017

Scottish Independence 'Yes' Vote Odds-on with William Hill

The Scottish people are more likely to vote YES than NO in their next referendum on independence, according to odds that are currently being offered by bookmakers William Hill.

Mon 20th Feb 2017
William Hill Offers Odds on DreamHack Masters eSports Event

The second DreamHack Masters eSports tournament will take place in Las Vegas this week, and William Hill has been approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board to offer betting markets on the event.

Mon 13th Feb 2017













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