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Live competitive sport makes behind-closed-doors return

Live competitive sport makes behind-closed-doors return

Sports fans and betters have been cheering across Britain this week, as live competitive sport made a comeback after being paused due to Covid-19. On Monday June 1, a lunchtime meeting in Newcastle’s Gosforth Park in glorious sunshine marked the return of British racing in an event won by James Sullivan riding Zodiakos. The Welcome…

Bundesliga Poised to Be Back on the Ball

Bundesliga Poised to Be Back on the Ball

Germany’s Bundesliga association football league is set to become Europe’s first to return to play during the Covid-19 pandemic, with matches kicking off on Saturday, May 16. The nation’s second division is also being allowed to return to playing in the league which regularly attracts Europe’s highest average attendances. Chancellor Angela Merkel and Germany’s federal…

Arizona Downs Racecourse

Arizona Downs Racecourse

Formerly known as Yavapai Downs, Arizona Downs Racecourse is a thoroughbred and quarter horse racing track situated in Prescott Valley, Arizona. The track is in a very rural spot, but gains support from nearby Prescott which is 25 minutes away, while it is only a further hour away to Phoenix meaning on major race days…

Vernon Downs Racecourse

Vernon Downs Racecourse

The all-singing, all-dancing Vernon Downs Casino Hotel comprises its own very popular harness racing track. It’s situated in the town of Vernon, New York state. To more than compliment the valuable live harness action, Vernon Downs’ site also comprises a 173-suite hotel. As well as a casino containing video gaming and other such entertainment. The…

Thistledown Racino

Thistledown Racino

The Thistledown Racino has been a fixture of the Ohio scene for many years. Under a different name, the track was opened back in 1931. It has been acting as a racino since 2013 and there is still thoroughbred racing taking place at the venue. It is located just outside of the city of Cleveland…

The Meadows Racetrack

The Meadows Racetrack

The Meadows Racetrack is a racing track for standardbred horses in North Strabane Township, Pennsylvania. It is approximately 25 miles away from Pittsburgh. Gaming and Leisure Properties owns the facility and it is under the operation of Penn National Gaming. The original track was opened in 1963, with the new track opening for use in…

Tampa Bay Downs Racecourse

Tampa Bay Downs Racecourse

Tampa Bay Downs Racecourse (formerly known as the Sunshine Raceway) is a facility for thoroughbred horse racing that is found in Hillsborough County in Tampa Bay, Florida. It was originally opened in 1926, called Tampa Downs. It has also been called Sunshine Park and the Florida Downs and Turf Club over the years. Racing takes…

Turf Paradise Racecourse

Turf Paradise Racecourse

Turf Paradise Racecourse hosts both thoroughbred and quarter horse racing in Deer Valley, Phoenix, Arizona. There has been racing at the track since it opened in January 1956. Ticket Prices at Turf Paradise Racecourse On certain race days, there will be free entry to the Turf Paradise Racecourse. This is usually for Monday and Wednesday…

Tioga Downs Racecourse

Tioga Downs Racecourse

Tioga Downs Racecourse is a standardbred racetrack that has a county fair theme to it. It also has a casino located on the site. There has been racing taking place at the facility for many years beginning in 1976. The Tioga Downs slot machines facility was first opened in 2006 and it has since expanded…

Zia Park Racecourse

Zia Park Racecourse

Zia Park Racecourse is part of the all-encompassing Zia Park Casino, Hotel and Racetrack facility. The venue places as much emphasis on casino games including slots, live simulcast racing, hotel suites and dining as it does on its own live racing action and such remains a very popular location for sports fans and gamblers alike….

Turfway Park Racecourse

Turfway Park Racecourse

Highly thought of among American bettors and horsemen, Turfway Park Racecourse is a thoroughbred race track situated near Florence, Kentucky. The track is close to the Ohio River, the natural border between Kentucky and Ohio. The closest major city is Cincinnati, only ten miles away across state lines. Turfway Park is one of five live…

Wyoming Downs Racecourse

Wyoming Downs Racecourse

Wyoming Downs Racecourse features primarily quarter horse events, though other breeds are seen here too. The track sits within the town of Evanston, Wyoming right on the border with Utah and is the state’s most popular live horse racing and simulcast facility by far. This venue is not only the largest race track in Wyoming,…

Will Rogers Downs Racecourse

Will Rogers Downs Racecourse

Will Rogers Downs Racecourse is part of the Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, a ‘racino’ situated in Rogers County, Oklahoma. Will Rogers is owned by the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, the largest of the three federally recognised Cherokee tribes in the USA. As well as a casino featuring hundreds of slot games, the largest RV…

Monmouth Park Racetrack

Monmouth Park Racetrack

Monmouth Park Racetrack is based in Oceanport, New Jersey and there has been racing taking place at the track all the way back to 1870. Thoroughbred horse racing is a staple at this track and it is under the ownership of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority. There is a five-year lease on the…

SunRay Park Racecourse

SunRay Park Racecourse

Giving the venue its current full name; SunRay Park Racecourse and Casino, this live horse racing, simulcast and casino location is situated in Farmington, New Mexico in the Four Corners region. While it draws most of its daily casino and simulcast visitors from the neighbouring Farmington, Aztec and Navajo City but for its live meet…

Presque Isle Downs Racecourse

Presque Isle Downs Racecourse

The Presque Isle Downs and Casino features a top-class racetrack and sits at Erie, Pennsylvania. The track is operated these days by the same owners as the famed Churchill Downs, sitting just six miles from downtown Erie and the Presque Isle State Park. Support is drawn primarily from there, though the track also draws in…

Retama Park Racecourse

Retama Park Racecourse

Retama Park Racecourse is one of just three recognised horse racing tracks in the state of Texas along with Lone Star Park and Sam Houston Race Park. It sits within the town of Selma and draws its main support on live race days from San Antonio which is just 20 miles away, while it is…

Ruidoso Downs Racecourse

Ruidoso Downs Racecourse

Ruidoso Downs Racecourse, often known as New Mexico’s favourite track, is situated within the town of Ruidoso Downs itself. It was built to host both quarter horse and thoroughbred racing, the former being the more popular in the area. Lincoln National Forest, Ruidoso Downs Racecourse Set among the stunning backdrop of the Lincoln National Forest,…

Los Alamitos Racecourse

Los Alamitos Racecourse

Los Alamitos Racecourse is found in Cypress, California and plays hosts to both thoroughbred and harness racing. A number of its harness races have purses of more than $1 million, which is higher than all other race tracks across the United States. There has been racing taking place at the Los Alamitos Racecourse since 1951….

Meadowlands Racetrack

Meadowlands Racetrack

Meadowlands Racetrack is in East Rutherford, New Jersey and it has been hosting races since 1976. It is home to both harness and thoroughbred horse racing. There is racing taking place all across the year and the facility is wide-ranging in itself, with many restaurants and bars attached to it. It hosts a number of…

Pimlico Racecourse

Pimlico Racecourse

Pimlico Racecourse is in Baltimore, Maryland and is the home to the Preakness Stakes. There has been racing taking place at the track since 1870 and the current owner is the Stronach Group. It is one of the leading horse racing venues on the East Coast, holding many other notable races. Ticket Prices Ticket prices…

Timonium Race Track

Timonium Race Track

Timonium Race Track is located in the Maryland State Fairgrounds, with racing taking place each year during the annual fair. There has been racing taking place at this track since September 1879. The popularity of the racing at the facility has varied over the years. Ticket Prices at Timonium Race Track Generally, if you already…

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort has been hosting horse races since 1951. The racetrack is reserved for thoroughbred horse racing, and it is located in Chester, West Virginia. The track is currently under the ownership of VICI Properties, and Century Casinos operate the facility. One of its claims to fame is being the first track…

Remington Park Racecourse

Remington Park Racecourse

Remington Park Racecourse, a live horse racing and casino venue, is considered important in the industry. It’s a first top-class live racing track in Oklahoma having opened in 1988. The track is situated in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Close to the Oklahoma city zoo and just a few miles from the downtown area meaning support for…

Rillito Park Racecourse

Rillito Park Racecourse

Rillito Park Racecourse is known officially or colloquially in the past as Rillito Race Track and Rillito Downs. It sits within an area of Tucson, Arizona on 90 acres of land. The track is just 5 miles from downtown Tucson meaning it can be well supported during its rare meets. While drawing a little extra…

Saratoga Racecourse

Saratoga Racecourse

Saratoga Racecourse is one of the most important race tracks in the States. The course is housed in Saratoga Springs, New York, and is part of NYRA – the New York Racing Association which also handles Belmont Park and Aqueduct. While situated in New York state 35 miles north of Albany, the track is as…

Prairie Meadows Racecourse

Prairie Meadows Racecourse

Prairie Meadows Racecourse is a track, casino and hotel facility showing both thoroughbred and quarter horse races at its live meets. The track is situated in the town of Altoona, Iowa. It is around 10 miles from the centre of the state capital Des Moines from which it garners the majority of its support. Currently,…

Mohegan Sun Pocono Racecourse

Mohegan Sun Pocono Racecourse

Popularly known as Pocono Downs but now officially Mohegan Sun Pocono Racecourse, this venue is a harness racing track and casino development situated near Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, just a 20-minute drive from downtown Scranton which is where the majority of support for the track comes from. As well as the 5/8-mile harness racing track, Mohegan Sun…

Santa Anita Park Racecourse

Santa Anita Park Racecourse

Santa Anita Park Racecourse, along with Keeneland, Belmont, Churchill Downs et al, is one of the premier racetracks in the States with an enviable schedule that would fit in with Newmarket, Ascot or Longchamp easily. Certainly, one of the most picturesque racing venues anywhere in the world, the track itself is situated in the town…

Sam Houston Race Park

Sam Houston Race Park

Sam Houston Race Park, to give this venue its full moniker, is a hugely popular quarter horse and thoroughbred race track situated in northwest Houston, Texas. It is just a short 20-minute drive from the downtown area meaning it is greatly supported by regular racegoers. The track supplements its racing revenue by hosting live music…

Sunland Park Racecourse

Sunland Park Racecourse

Officially named Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino, this popular venue is situated within Sunland Park, New Mexico. It is around seven miles from the middle of El Paso, a city of which Sunland Park is a suburb. Racing has been on the go here since 1959 when Sunland Park Racecourse was first opened up, at…

Parx Casino and Racing

Parx Casino and Racing

Parx Casino and Racing host thoroughbred horse racing and it is home to the largest casino in Pennsylvania. The track was previously called the Philadelphia Park Racetrack and Casino. You will find the course in Bensalem Township in Bucks County, which is north of the city of Philadelphia. Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment is the owner…

North Dakota Horse Park

North Dakota Horse Park

North Dakota Horse Park is found in Fargo, North Dakota. Usually, there is only racing taking place at this six-furlong track during a couple of weekends at the end of July. There is both thoroughbred racing and quarter horse racing that takes place at the track. For its race days, as many as 10,000 racing…

Les Bois Park Racecourse

Les Bois Park Racecourse

Les Bois Park Racecourse was located in the Fairgrounds in western Idaho and it was the only commercial track of its kind in the state. Initially opened back in 1970 as the Boise Fairgrounds Track, but in 1973 the name was changed to Les Bois Park. It has been shut down numerous times over the…

Northville Downs Racecourse

Northville Downs Racecourse

As of 2020, the Northville Downs track is the only harness racecourse that is still operating in the state of Michigan. However, there is also uncertainty with regard to Northville Downs’ future. The track is located to the north of the largest city in Michigan, Detroit. It was set to close its doors in 2021,…

Oaklawn Park Racecourse

Oaklawn Park Racecourse

Oaklawn Park Racecourse is a track that is dedicated to thoroughbred racing and there is also a casino at the facility that is in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The track that was formerly known as the Oaklawn Park Race Track also places host every year to the Racing Festival of the South. It regularly is near…

Penn National Racecourse

Penn National Racecourse

The Penn National Racecourse is based in Grantville, Pennsylvania and it hosts thoroughbred horse racing. The facility is under the ownership of Gaming and Leisure Properties, with the track being under the operation of Penn National Gaming. There has been racing taking place at the Penn National Racecourse since 1972, with a turf course and…

Indiana Grand Racecourse

Indiana Grand Racecourse

Formerly Indiana Downs and Indiana Live!, the now Indiana Grand Racecourse and casino is situated in Shelbyville, Indiana. Around 23 miles from the centre of Indianapolis and it’s that major city from where the majority of support for this popular venue is gained. The casino at Indiana Grand, which is a strong revenue earner for…

Laurel Park Racecourse

Laurel Park Racecourse

Laurel Park Racecourse is situated in the town of Laurel, Maryland. It is a sister track to Pimlico which hosts the Preakness Stakes every year, the second leg of the American Triple Crown. The track is very well supported, being almost equidistant between Baltimore and Washington. It has been hosting racing since way back in…

Lone Star Park Racecourse

Lone Star Park Racecourse

Lone Star Park Racecourse is a popular Texan horse racing venue located near the town of Grand Prairie. This really is proper horse racing territory and, despite being situated in a fairly small town, the track is only 20 miles from Fort Worth, 8 miles from Arlington and twelve from downtown Dallas making this a…

Keeneland Racecourse

Keeneland Racecourse

Keeneland is about so much more than Keeneland Racecourse. This amazing venue comprises the track and also Keeneland Sales, a massive auction complex seen as among the most important in world racing. The venue is situated near Lexington, Kentucky, right in the heartland of American thoroughbred racing just 70 miles from Louisville and Churchill Downs,…

Horsemen’s Park Racecourse

Horsemen’s Park Racecourse

One of just four live horse racing venues of any type in the state of Nebraska along with Columbus Races, Fonner Park and Lincoln Race Course, Horsemen’s Park Racecourse is in Omaha. It has only been open since January 1998. Horsemen’s is seen as unique in that it is the only Thoroughbred Racing Associations track…

Hoosier Park Racecourse

Hoosier Park Racecourse

Situated in Anderson, Indiana, Hoosier Park Racecourse is a harness racing and casino venue. It sits just 40 miles or so from the centre of Indianapolis and little more than 100 from Cincinnati. Its prime location means this is a very well attended venue indeed. The major race here is the Dan Patch Stakes (see…

Dayton Racecourse

Dayton Racecourse

There has been racing taking place through the Dayton Racecourse license since 1959 when it was known as Raceway Park. Its original site was a host for motor racing and thoroughbred horse racing for many years. It is now under the ownership of Gaming and Leisure Properties and it is under the operation of Penn…

Kentucky Downs Racecourse

Kentucky Downs Racecourse

Kentucky Downs Racecourse is dedicated to thoroughbred racing and it is found on the border of Tennessee and Kentucky. It is located on the side of Kentucky, being part of the city of Franklin. It is very close to Interstate 65 and it is a rarity in the United States as it is styled like a…

Louisiana Downs Racecourse

Louisiana Downs Racecourse

Louisiana Downs Racecourse is a track for horse racing and a racino that is found in Bossier City in the northern part of Louisiana. It is under the ownership of Vici Properties, with the operating license being held by Caesars Entertainment and is operated under the company’s Harrah’s brand. The track first opened back in…

Lincoln Racecourse

Lincoln Racecourse

The Lincoln Racecourse started out as part of the State Fairgrounds in Lincoln, Nebraska. It had an open-air grandstand initially, but it went under numerous renovations over the years and has now been moved to a new site. Racing has been taking place at the Lincoln Racecourse since the 1940s. It went through a lot…

Mahoning Valley Racecourse

Mahoning Valley Racecourse

There has been racing taking place at the Mahoning Valley Racecourse in Youngstown, Ohio since September 2014. The facility also acts as a facility and it is under the ownership of Gaming and Leisure Properties and operated through Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood Casino brand. There is a dirt track at the Mahoning Valley Racecourse that…

Hipódromo Camarero Racecourse

Hipódromo Camarero Racecourse

The Hipódromo Camarero Racecourse is a race track that is found in Puerto Rico. It is east of Carolina and San Juan and is close to the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. There have been a number of different owners of the facility since it first opened in 1976. It is the main facility for…

Grand National 2020: The Future of Sports Betting for Now?

Grand National 2020: The Future of Sports Betting for Now?

Over the last month, coronavirus has of course seen sports events cancelled across the land. With horse racing and football making up three-quarters of Britain’s sports betting market, the impact on the industry has clearly been huge. One of the last big events to have been held was the Cheltenham Festival over four days in…

Gulfstream Park Racecourse

Gulfstream Park Racecourse

Gulfstream Park Racecourse is one of the premier race tracks anywhere in the United States. The track and it’s adjoining casino sit at a place called Hallandale Beach in Florida, just 20 minutes from world-famous Miami Beach with its proximity to such an area meaning it is very well supported on race days. It’s prevalence on…

Golden Gate Fields Racecourse

Golden Gate Fields Racecourse

Golden Gate Fields Racecourse, situated in Berkeley, California, is a picturesque horse racing venue. It is now the only major facility of its type in the northern part of the state. It sits right on the shoreline of San Francisco Bay, just a 15-minute drive from San Francisco itself and 10 minutes from downtown Oakland….

Harrah’s Philadelphia Racecourse

Harrah’s Philadelphia Racecourse

Harrah’s Philly, as it is affectionately known, is a casino and race track situated in Chester, Pennsylvania. It’s right near the waterfront and just 16 miles from downtown Philadelphia. Those who are familiar with the Harrah’s logo will probably have visions of Las Vegas in their heads. Indeed, this racino is owned by Caesars Entertainment…

Gulfstream Park West Race Course

Gulfstream Park West Race Course

Located in Miami Gardens, Florida, just 19 miles from downtown Miami and only eight from its sister track Gulfstream Park at Hallandale Beach, Gulfstream Park West Race Course is a very popular thoroughbred racing venue. Formerly known as Calder Race Course and still listed this way occasionally (something to keep an eye on), this track…

Hialeah Park Race Course

Hialeah Park Race Course

Hialeah Park Race Course, home of the Miami Jockey Club, is a well renowned and much-loved quarter horse track situated in Hialeah, Florida. It’s only around 13 miles from downtown Miami meaning it has always been very well supported over the years. The track was opened way back in 1922. Originally used as a greyhound…

Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne Race Course

Hawthorne Race Course sits in the town of Cicero, Illinois. The track is less than 10 miles from downtown Chicago which is why it is so well supported, along with the other tracks in the area Arlington Park and Fairmount Park. Racing has been taking place on this very site since way back in 1891…

Spanish Copa del Rey Betting

Spanish Copa del Rey Betting

The Spanish Copa del Rey is a knockout cup competition that takes place in Spain each and every season. It is under the operation of the Royal Spanish Football Federation. It first started way back in 1903 and it is still the oldest football competition that is still taking place in the nation today. There…

Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track

Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track

Finger Lakes Gaming and Race Track is the venue for thoroughbred horse racing and there is also a casino at the location in Farmington, New York State. This is about 25 miles away from Rochester. The track was originally opened back in 1962 and it is under the ownership of Delaware North. One of the…

Fairmount Park Race Track

Fairmount Park Race Track

Fairmount Park Race Track is a track that is located in Collinsville, Illinois. It comes under the metro area for St. Louis. There is thoroughbred racing that takes place on this track and is one of a total of three different racing venues that is still operational in Illinois. It is also the sole track…

Freehold Race Track

Freehold Race Track

Freehold Race Track is in Freehold Borough, New Jersey. It is the oldest racetrack in the entire country, having unofficially started holding races as far back as the 1830s and officially opening in 1854. The track has played host to some of the biggest races over the years. It is now under the ownership of…

Fonner Park Race Track

Fonner Park Race Track

Fonner Park is a racetrack that is in the heart of Nebraska and the season of racing lasts from the middle of February up until the start of May. Generally, there will be racing during Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. There are a number of notable races that take place at the Fonner Park track…

Fair Meadows Race Track

Fair Meadows Race Track

The Fair Meadows Race track is a significant race track in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It also acts as a betting centre for horse races that are taking place across the country all during the year. The horse racing season at the Fair Meadows Race track usually begins at the start of June and will continue until…

Fresno Race Track

Fresno Race Track

The Fresno Race track is located at the Big Fresno Fair, which is the biggest event that takes place each year in Central Valley, California. This takes place for a couple of weeks in October and usually attracts over 600,000 people in this period. Horse racing has been a key feature of this fair since…

Emerald Downs Racecourse

Emerald Downs Racecourse

After a four-year break in racing in this area following the closure of Longacres Racetrack in 1992, Emerald Downs Racecourse was finally opened up in ’96. It has been racing to great acclaim ever since. Hosting live racing from April or May right through to September, Emerald Downs is Washington state’s only live racetrack. It…

Delaware Park Racecourse

Delaware Park Racecourse

Delaware Park Racecourse is a hugely popular racing, gambling and sports facility. As well as the thoroughbred race tracks, the facility also houses a fully-fledged casino and a golf course. The track sits near the town of Wilmington, around 30 miles from Philadelphia. It is its proximity to such a major city that means its…

Evangeline Downs Racecourse

Evangeline Downs Racecourse

The original Evangeline Downs Racecourse, an important race track on the Louisiana racing circuit, opened back in 1966 at Carencro but since 2005 it has been housed just east of Opelousas, 20 miles north of Lafayette and 50 west of Baton Rouge. Evangeline was the first ‘racino’ built from scratch, i.e. the complex is a…

Fair Grounds Racecourse

Fair Grounds Racecourse

While it is ably backed up by Delta Downs, Evangeline Downs and Louisiana Downs, Fair Grounds Racecourse is undoubtedly Louisiana’s premier race track. It boasts a huge stakes schedule and shelling out millions of dollars per season in prize money. The race meet at Fair Grounds runs from the end of November to the end…

Delta Downs Race Track

Delta Downs Race Track

Delta Downs is a whole lot more than just a race track with live-action three months of the year, it is also a casino, hotel and buffet! This all-singing, all-dancing facility is hugely popular after its $45million facelift and sits in the town of Vinton, Louisiana. The track is just about on the Louisiana side…

Ellis Park Race Track

Ellis Park Race Track

Ellis Park Race Track sits right on the banks of the Ohio River, on the side, in fact, that would ordinarily see it placed within Indiana but given the way this particular section of the border runs, it is actually in Kentucky. In fact, Ellis Park is just 120 miles from Louisville, the home of…

Colonial Downs Racetrack

Colonial Downs Racetrack

Colonial Downs Racetrack is found in New Kent County, Virginia, United States. It is beside Interstate 64 and it is about halfway between Williamsburg and Richmond. There is both thoroughbred flat horse racing and standardbred harness racing that takes place at the track. This began in 1997 and continued until 2014. After a few years…

Canterbury Park Racecourse

Canterbury Park Racecourse

Canterbury Park Racecourse was formerly known as Canterbury Downs and it is a horse racing facility that is located in Shakopee, Minnesota, United States. There has been racing taking place there since 1985 and it holds dozens of race meetings every year. There is both a turf course and a dirt track at the site…

Charles Town Racecourse

Charles Town Racecourse

There is both a casino and a race track in Charles Town that is a popular venue for racing. The Hollywood Casino is located on the site of the track which is on the limits of the city of Charles Town in West Virginia. It is under the ownership of the Gaming and Leisure Properties…

Del Mar Racetrack

Del Mar Racetrack

The Del Mar Racetrack is located in Del Mar, California and it is beside a major fairground. The Del Mar Racetrack has been around since 1936 and Bing Crosby was one of the founding members. The facility is under the ownership of the state of California and there are races taking place at the facility…

Columbus Racecourse

Columbus Racecourse

The Columbus Racecourse is located on the Platte County Fairgrounds, which are in Columbus, Nebraska. This track is five-eighths of a mile in length and normally the races take place towards the end of the summer. There is a grandstand that is covered and holds 4,000 spectators. No clubhouse is at the track for spectators…

Churchill Downs Racecourse

Churchill Downs Racecourse

Churchill Downs Racecourse has been holding horse races since 1875 and it is one of the most famous tracks in the United States. Its most famous race each year is the Kentucky Derby. It has also played host to the Breeders’ Cup on a number of different occasions. The track is under the ownership of…

Arapahoe Park Racecourse

Arapahoe Park Racecourse

Colorado’s Arapahoe Park Racecourse is situated in Aurora on the east side of Denver and just 24 miles from the downtown area. It is a dirt racing facility with a season running from mid to late May until mid-August every year. Arapahoe hosts three types of horse racing including: quarter horses, Arabian horses and thoroughbreds….

Albuquerque Downs Racecourse

Albuquerque Downs Racecourse

Now known more formally as The Downs at Albuquerque, this dirt racing facility is situated in the south-east of the city, a straight shot of just a few miles from the downtown area. Officially a ‘racino’, The Albuquerque Downs Racecourse features live racing on the track between late June and late October every year. It…

Arlington Park Racecourse

Arlington Park Racecourse

Still known informally as Arlington Park Racecourse but officially rebranded now as Arlington International Racecourse, this beautiful track is situated in Arlington Heights in Illinois, just 30 miles north-west of Chicago. Famous for the Arlington Million, a race that at the time in 1981 was the first thoroughbred horse race in the States to offer…

AFC Champions League

AFC Champions League

The AFC Champions League is also known as the Asian Champions League. It is the premier football tournament for club teams across Asian, being akin to the UEFA Championship League tournament in Europe. The League is under the operation of the Asian Football Confederation and it started back in 2002. It was a continuation to…

Belmont Park Racecourse

Belmont Park Racecourse

Situated in Elmont, New York, just eight miles from JFK Airport and only ten miles from sister track Aqueduct, both facilities being managed by the New York Racing Association (NYRA), Belmont Park Racecourse is undoubtedly one of the most important race tracks in America. Hosting eleven Grade I races in its spring/summer meet, Belmont is…

Aqueduct Racecourse

Aqueduct Racecourse

Situated right next to JFK Airport at South Ozone Park in Queens, New York, Aqueduct Racecourse is one of the better-known tracks in the States. It hosts a stakes schedule that includes well over 30 races of either Grade I, Grade II or Grade III standard. Despite being sat in a part of the States…

Belterra Park

Belterra Park

Sitting right on the banks of the Ohio River which forms the border between the states of Kentucky and Ohio, Belterra Park is just nine miles from downtown Cincinnati with the journey taking racegoers over the river twice and therefore into Kentucky for most of the journey. Belterra Park, formerly known as River Downs, operates…

AFC U23 Championship

AFC U23 Championship

The AFC U23 Championship is also called the AFC U23 Asian Cup. This tournament that caters to international teams across the continent. The Asian Football Federation is in charge of organizing this event. The first iteration was held in 2013, having hosted qualifying matches to gain entry into the tournament during 2012. However, there was…

Cypriot Cup Betting

Cypriot Cup Betting

The Cypriot Cup in the leading cup competition for football in Cyprus. It is under the operation of the Cyprus Football Association and it has been taking place since 1934. This was the same year that the domestic football leagues in Cyprus began. The Cypriot Championship is the leading football competition for teams in the…

Airtricity First Division

Airtricity First Division

The League of Ireland First Division is also known as the SSE Airtricity First Division League. This is the second division in the Irish domestic league system. The Division was first created back in 1985, having taken the place of the former League of Ireland B Division. Since 2003, the Division has been a summer…

Chepstow Racecourse

Chepstow Racecourse

Chepstow Racecourse is a track for the racing of thoroughbred horses and it is in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is close to the English border. Chepstow is also one of the 16 tracks that the Arena Racing Company manages. It also plays host to the most lucrative race that takes place in Wales, the Coral Welsh…

Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse

Chester Racecourse is also called the Roodee. It’s the oldest racecourse in the world that still has horse races! The first recorded races at the venue date all of the way back to the early days of the 16th century. The official date for the first racing is 1539. Another claim to fame is that…

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse is a Grade 1 track that is located in Surrey, England. It is a track for the racing of thoroughbreds and it has a total capacity of 130,000 people, with one of the viewing areas being free to the public on race days. There are many notable races that take place at…

Huntingdon Racecourse

Huntingdon Racecourse

Huntingdon Racecourse is one of the many racecourses around England and Great Britain that is under the ownership of the Jockey Club Racecourses. It is a venue that plays host to the racing of thoroughbred horses and it is found in Cambridgeshire, England. There are as many as 17 meetings that take place each season…

Lingfield Park Racecourse

Lingfield Park Racecourse

Lingfield Park Racecourse is a venue that is located in Surrey, England. It is under the ownership of the ARC Racing and Leisure Group. Its main claim to fame is its role as a flat racing track that has an all-weather surface that is ideal for winter racing. The surface itself is Polytrack, with only…

Kelso Racecourse

Kelso Racecourse

Kelso Racecourse is dedicated to thoroughbred horse racing and is located in Scotland. It is a small track, but it has won numerous awards of the years for with the experience it provides to race attenders and the decent standard of racing that takes place there. Racing has been taking place in the area since…

Exeter Racecourse

Exeter Racecourse

Exeter Racecourse is situated high up on the Haldon Hills near the Haldon Forest. It is some seven miles from the centre of Exeter itself. However, this National Hunt venue remains one of the most popular on the whole racing circuit. That goes for trainers, jockeys, and punters alike. Exeter Racecourse was initially seen as…

Fakenham Racecourse

Fakenham Racecourse

Fakenham Racecourse is located in Norfolk. It’s a National Hunt-only venue that attracts mostly those living in and around Norwich. That means, much like flat track Great Yarmouth out on the coast, it gets good support despite its rural location and overall standing among Britain’s racecourses. A proper country jumps track, this venue sits right…

Fontwell Park Racecourse

Fontwell Park Racecourse

Fontwell Park Racecourse is located in West Sussex. It is a National Hunt only venue. Fontwell Park has been a fixture on the British racing scene since the early 1900s. Fontwell Park Racecourse has a big claim to fame. That is, the Queen, then simply Princess Elizabeth, had her first winner as an owner here…

Goodwood Racecourse

Goodwood Racecourse

Goodwood Racecourse is, quite simply, one of the top four flat venues in Britain alongside Newmarket, Ascot, and York. Although run now under a sponsorship name, the premier meeting here in late July and early August is the Glorious Goodwood fixture and along with Royal Ascot, it is one of the top two festivals to…

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse

Great Yarmouth Racecourse is known affectionately and simply as Yarmouth. It sits right on the coast in East Anglia and its position is what makes it so popular. The track is only 20 miles from Norwich. Hence, it draws great support from punters. But the key point about the quality of horses at the track…

Hamilton Park Racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse is a venue for thoroughbred horse racing and it is located in Hamilton, Scotland. This is near to Glasgow. It hosts flats racing, with the season starting in May and usually ending in October. The region has been playing host to horse racing since the 18th century. And it is a key…

Hereford Racecourse

Hereford Racecourse

Hereford Racecourse is a track for horse racing that is located in Herefordshire, England. It is under the ownership of the Herefordshire Council and it was under the operation of the Arena Racing Company. There has been racing taking place at the track since the 18th century, so there is a lot of history attached…

Hexham Racecourse

Hexham Racecourse

Hexham Racecourse is a track that is dedicated to thoroughbred racing and it is found in Northumberland, England. It is located 800 feet above sea level and it is a track that is perfectly flat, with no gradient whatsoever. It is a course for National Hunt racing and in total, there are ten different fences…

Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse

Leicester Racecourse is around four miles south-east of Leicester city centre. Thus, it is busy year-round. Leicester is a very popular venue. That’s because it is close enough to several training centres. Also, it’s in an area with a high population. Both the races and the stands draw good crowds. Leicester Racecourse has hosted races…

Ludlow Racecourse

Ludlow Racecourse

Ludlow Racecourse sits in Shropshire. It’s close to some other fine racing territories. For that reason, it gets support from places such as Hereford and Worcester. In addition, it is only 40 miles from Birmingham, too, meaning those from more densely-populated areas often visit the course. This National Hunt only venue stages meetings right throughout…

Musselburgh Racecourse

Musselburgh Racecourse

Musselburgh Racecourse is located just six miles from Leith. It’s also six miles from the centre of Edinburgh. Musselburgh has an ideal location. Therefore, it gets lots of visitors for both its flat and National Hunt meetings right throughout the year. Musselburgh is one of five racecourses in Scotland. In addition, there’s Perth, Kelso, Ayr,…

Newbury Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse

Newbury Racecourse, undoubtedly one of Britain’s premier racing venues. That’s because it is a dual-purpose track hosting both National Hunt and flat races throughout the year. The track is situated in Berkshire, very close to the major training centres in Lambourn. Thus it attracts some of the top flat racing talent during the summer months….

Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse

Newcastle Racecourse has been open since 1882 and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It is under the ownership of the Arena Racing Company, which also owns many other major tracks in the country. There is National Hunt and flat racing taking place at Newcastle Racecourse each year. However, the standout meeting at the…

Newmarket Racecourse

Newmarket Racecourse

Located in Suffolk, England, Newmarket Racecourse has hosted racing since 1667. It is dedicated to thoroughbred horse racing. There are two different courses at Newmarket Racecourse, the July Course and the Rowley Mile Course. Many see Newmarket Racecourse as the HQ for horse racing in Great Britain. That’s because it has the largest concentration of…

Newton Abbot Racecourse

Newton Abbot Racecourse

Newton Abbot Racecourse is found near the northern bank of the River Teign in Devon, England. It is a venue dedicated to thoroughbred horse racing. It’s a tight course to negotiate and it was originally opened back in 1886. History of Newton Abbot Racecourse In 1886, Newton Abbot Racecourse came about after the site was…

Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham Racecourse was originally opened in 1892 and it is located in Nottinghamshire in England. There are two different courses at this venue, one of which lies inside of the other. History of Nottingham Racecourse There have been races taking place in the area in some shape or form since 1773. It was one of…

Perth Racecourse

Perth Racecourse

There has been racing taking place at Perth Racecourse In Scotland since 1908. This is a venue dedicated to the racing of thoroughbred horses and it is close to the Scone Palace. It is known for being the racetrack that is the furthest north in Britain. The first recorded horse race in the area dates…

Plumpton Racecourse

Plumpton Racecourse

Plumpton Racecourse is a National Hunt only venue hosting around 16 meetings per season. The track sits just eleven miles from Brighton. But it also draws support from the greater London area with extra trains laid on during race days. Racing has taken place here since 1884 and many changes have come about since then….

Pontefract Racecourse

Pontefract Racecourse

Pontefract Racecourse is a venue for thoroughbred racing that is located in West Yorkshire, England. This track has been holding horse racing since all of the way back in 1648. The track itself is one of the longest that is on the racing circuit today. History of Pontefract Racecourse There are records of horse racing…

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse

Uttoxeter Racecourse is located in Staffordshire, England and it is a track that is dedicated to National Hunt racing. It is a left-handed track, one mile and two-and-a-half furlongs in length. It dates back to the start of the 20th century and Uttoxeter Racecourse has held some historic races over the years. History of Uttoxeter…

Towcester Racecourse

Towcester Racecourse

Towcester Racecourse is located in Northamptonshire, England. It once hosted the National Hunt racing every winter. It also hosted the English Derby for a number of years. The facility also had a greyhound track, which opened in 2014. After going into administration in 2018, the future of Towcester Racecourse was uncertain. However, in October 2019,…

Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse

Warwick Racecourse is in Warwick, England. The famous track has been hosting horse races for centuries. Now, it is dedicated to National Hunt racing and it hosts about 25 different race meetings each year. In recent years, the track has undergone a lot of renovations and refurbishment work. There is a driving range and nine-hole…

Ripon Racecourse

Ripon Racecourse

Yorkshire’ loves thoroughbred athletes. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Ripon has had lots of racing since at least 1664. In fact, Ripon Racecourse has hosted events since 1900. Ripon is known as the Garden Racecourse. That’s because of its beautiful location. The course sits just north of Harrogate and York and is only 30 miles…

Southwell Racecourse

Southwell Racecourse

Southwell Racecourse is a track dedicated to thoroughbred racing in Nottinghamshire, England. It is one of six different racecourses in the United Kingdom that has an all-weather track. It is also the only racetrack with a fibresand surface, which is a combination of wispy fibres and sand. There is also a turf course at the…

Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse

Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse

Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse dates all of the ways back to 1755. The track hosts thoroughbred horse racing and is located in Warwickshire, England. There are numerous meetings that take place each season. Notably, attendants’ attire is a lot more casual than other racetracks in the area. It is a pretty small track. The season at Stratford-on-Avon…

Taunton Racecourse

Taunton Racecourse

Taunton Racecourse is located in the solid jump racing territory of Somerset. It is just 30 miles from leading trainer Paul Nicholls’ base. Taunton has a strong history in the racing sport. In fact, Taunton has had racing since the 1700s. However, this track itself is surprisingly new. Taunton Racecourse opened in 1927. It was…

Sedgefield Racecourse

Sedgefield Racecourse

Sedgefield Racecourse does not have the reputation of a top-class event venue. However, it’s a noteworthy track in Britain. It sits in a very prevalent location for racegoers. Therefore, it is extremely important within northern racing. Sedgefield is just south of Durham, north-west of Middlesbrough, and south of Newcastle. That means it draws punters in…

Salisbury Racecourse

Salisbury Racecourse

Salisbury Racecourse is located in Wiltshire. It is an extremely popular venue. In fact, it hosts 16 race meetings during the season, from April to early October. The track is less than 30 miles from Southampton and Bournemouth. This means crowds come from the south coast as well as from the Salisbury area. The track…

Redcar Racecourse

Redcar Racecourse

Redcar Racecourse is one of Go Racing’s nine venues. Located in Yorkshire, Redcar Racecourse actually sits very close to Middlesbrough and Stockton in Teesside. As a result, it draws much of its support on race days from those catchment areas. Redcar is still well attended today. However, at one stage, the venue drew massive crowds…

Thirsk Racecourse

Thirsk Racecourse

Thirsk Racecourse is a thoroughbred horse racing venue in the Thirsk region of North Yorkshire, England. The racecourse has a very interesting history. For instance, racing at the venue dates back centuries and the racecourse underwent numerous closures during World War I and II. It is still a popular venue for horse racing today, with…

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Chelmsford City Racecourse

The Chelmsford City Racecourse was formerly known as the Great Leighs Racecourse and it is dedicated to thoroughbred racing. It is situated close to Chelmsford, Essex. It only opened in 2008, making it the first racetrack to newly open in the UK since 1927. The track serves an area that did not have a lot…

Cartmel Racecourse

Cartmel Racecourse

The Cartmel Racecourse is a small track for national hunt racing that is located in Cartmel village in Cumbria. There are nine different days for racing at the track each and every year. While the Cartmel Racecourse itself is quite small, it is one of the most attended tracks in Great Britain for racing. The…

Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse

The Cheltenham Racecourse is one of the most famous racetracks not just in England but in the entire world. It is located in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and it is the host of National Hunt races. Its flagship meeting each year is the Cheltenham Festival that takes place in March. Numerous Grade I races are part of…

Worcester Racecourse

Worcester Racecourse

Worcester Racecourse is a National Hunt venue situated right on the edge of town by the River Severn in an area known as the Pitchcroft. Racing has been taking place here since way back in 1718. Both flat and jumps racing were initially on the calendar, though the former was scrapped in 1966. Nowadays, Worcester…

Windsor Racecourse

Windsor Racecourse

Known also as Royal Windsor Racecourse this track is very much in a regal heartland. It’s located only one-and-a-half miles from Windsor Castle and just seven miles from Ascot Racecourse. Windsor Racecourse sits right on the banks of the River Thames, leading to some people even choosing to arrive by boat! Windsor, of course, is…

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Wolverhampton Racecourse sits just two miles from the centre of the town. It is known for being an incredibly busy place, hosting 80+ meetings each year. Racing began in Wolverhampton in 1825, in a similar location to where races are held today. A new course was built at Dunstall Park in the late 1800s. This…

Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse

Wincanton Racecourse stages National Hunt racing only during the winter months. Over the years, it has proven to be rather important for those hoping to achieve Champion Hurdle glory in particular. Given that this course’s Grade 2, two-mile contests the Elite Hurdle and the Kingwell Hurdle are run in November and February respectively, they rather…

Wetherby Racecourse

Wetherby Racecourse

Wetherby Racecourse sits right in the heart of the popular Yorkshire area and is well-known for being big on horse racing of all types. The track is around 12 miles from both Leeds and York which leads to it being well very attended throughout the year. Traditionally only National Hunt racing has taken place here….

Catterick Bridge Racecourse

Catterick Bridge Racecourse

The Catterick Bridge Racecourse is a track for thoroughbred racing in North Yorkshire, England. There has been racing held in the area dating all of the ways back to the 17th century. It is one of the bastions of horse racing in the northern parts of England. There is a lot of tradition at this…

York Racecourse

York Racecourse

York Racecourse sits in the south-west of the city of York in North Yorkshire, only around one-and-a-half miles from the city centre, and in fact, can be just about seen from the famous city walls. Otherwise known as the Knavesmire due to the ancient patch of land the racecourse is built on, York is the…

Brighton Racecourse

Brighton Racecourse

Located in Sussex, the Brighton Racecourse has been hosting horse races since 1783. It is currently under the ownership of the Arena Racing Company that also operates 15 other race tracks across Great Britain. The History of the Brighton Racecourse According to legend, it was at Brighton Racecourse that hurdle racing was first invented. The…

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 4 Betting

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 4 Betting

With the tier system for league football in Spain, the Spanish Segunda Division B lies in third place in terms of superiority. It is a unique structure in which four different groups make up this exciting league. Each of these Spanish Segunda Division B groups will have twenty separate clubs within them. Some of the…

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 3

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 3

The Spanish Segunda Division B is the third tier of league football in Spain. It has been the case for a long period of time. There are four different groups in the Spanish Segunda Division B, each of which contains twenty different clubs. These are a mix between senior teams and reserve teams from some…

Spanish Segunda Division B – Group 1 Betting

Spanish Segunda Division B – Group 1 Betting

The Spanish Segunda Division B is the third tier of football in Spain. There are four different groups that make up the Spanish Segunda Division B, with each of these groups containing twenty teams. The Royal Spanish Football Federation oversees and operates these leagues. The two higher tiers of league football are the La Liga,…

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 2 Betting

Spanish Segunda Division B Group 2 Betting

For a number of decades, the Spanish Segunda Division B has been the third tier of league football in Spain. It is made up of four separate groups that have twenty clubs in each of these groups. These various groups in the Spanish Segunda Division B are under the operation of the Royal Spanish Football…

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse

Put simply, Ascot Racecourse is the most famous racecourse anywhere in the world. It sits within the royal county of Berkshire, hosts both flat and jumps racing and delves out tens of millions of pounds in prize money every year. Further, it remains synonymous with the Royal meeting and probably always will be. Royal Ascot…

Bath Racecourse

Bath Racecourse

Located just a few miles north of the beautiful spa town of Bath in Somerset, this racecourse is situated upon Lansdown Hill. In fact, it is Britain’s highest flat race track at 780 feet above sea level. It’s this very fact that makes Bath unique, but also hands it plenty of problems in the summer…

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse

Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse is a specialist jumps course set just south-east of Wrexham. There has been racing here in various forms since 1859 and it shows – in a good way! Bangor is such a firm fixture in British horse racing and ever so popular with jumps fans right around the country, partly because of its…

Beverley Racecourse

Beverley Racecourse

Situated ideally just a fifteen-minute drive from Hull and only 29 miles south-east of York, Beverley Racecourse is a small but well-supported venue in East Yorkshire. It stages flat meetings each year beginning in April. The venue’s Season Closer event takes place in late September. Part of the Go Racing in Yorkshire scheme, Beverley is…

Ayr Racecourse

Ayr Racecourse

Over 30 fixtures a year are held at Ayr Racecourse, a dual-purpose track hosting both flat and jumps races to a high standard. Among the most northerly tracks in the whole of the UK, Ayr is one of just five racecourses in Scotland alongside Hamilton, Musselburgh, Kelso and Perth although this one is very much…

Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse, located near Liverpool, is most famous for holding the iconic Grand National every April. It is one of 25 British race tracks to host National Hunt events only, no flat racing takes place here. Given the importance of the three-day Grand National meeting in early April, Aintree is happy to host just eight…

How to Bet on the Belgian Cup

How to Bet on the Belgian Cup

The Belgian Cup is a historic competition, having had its first renewal back in 1911. It is the leading cup competition that takes place each year in Belgian football. The Belgium Football Association oversees this competition and it has gone through a number of different sponsors in recent years. There are a number of teams…

How to Bet on the Croatian 1 HNL

How to Bet on the Croatian 1 HNL

The Croatian 1 HNL is also known as the Croatian First Football League. This is the leading domestic football league competition in Croatia and it has gone through a number of different name changes over the years as a result of different sponsorship deals. The Croatian First Football League was first started back in 1992….

Your Guide to Irish Leinster Senior League Betting

Your Guide to Irish Leinster Senior League Betting

Formed in 1892 and operated by the Leinster Football Association, the Irish Leinster Senior League is a group of domestic football leagues in Ireland. There are usually about 20 different divisions under the operation of the Senior League. There are also various cup competitions that take place over the course of a season. The teams…

Everything You Need to Know About the French League Cup

Everything You Need to Know About the French League Cup

The French League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) has been taking place each season since 1994. This is the secondary cup knockout competition that takes place each season and is under the organization of the Ligue de Football Professionnel. Only professional teams can take part, as opposed to the French Cup where amateur teams can…

Betting on the Welsh Premier League

Betting on the Welsh Premier League

The Welsh Premier League, known locally as the Cymru Premier, is the top national football division in Wales. It features the best clubs the country has to offer minus the major sides who play within the English league system, such as Cardiff City and Swansea City. Given the scope of this league isn’t huge, it…

Betting on the Croatian 2 HNL

Betting on the Croatian 2 HNL

The Croatian 2 HNL is commonly known as the Croatian Second Football League. This league is only behind the Croatian First Football League in terms of the rankings of the best football leagues in the country. It was first started back in 1991 after the Yugoslav Second League was dissolved. It is the Croatian Football…

Welsh Football Match Betting

Welsh Football Match Betting

The Welsh football pyramid essentially features three tiers. The Premier League or Cymru Premier is at the top and features a couple of professional sides alongside its semi-professional outfits. The Cymru Championship is next in line with the lower leagues of both North Wales and South Wales feeding it via promotions. With just 3 million…

Betting on the 
Turkish Cup

Betting on the 
Turkish Cup

The Turkish Cup, known locally as the Türkiye Kupasi, is Turkey’s premier domestic football cup competition, like the FA Cup in England. It’s been around since 1962 and is run, as is the league system, by the Turkish Football Federation. Turkey’s domestic cup runs every year with up to 158 teams taking part from the…

Betting on the Swiss Super League

Betting on the Swiss Super League

The Swiss Super League is the top tier of the football pyramid in Switzerland, played in its current guise since 2003. Those having a bet should watch out on coupons for the Raiffeisen Super League, named after a sponsor, as it may show up this way in some lists. A league was first formed in…

Betting Guide to the Dutch Jupiler League

Betting Guide to the Dutch Jupiler League

The Dutch Jupiler League is the second-tier of domestic league football in the Netherlands at the moment. Below the premier league that is known as the Eredivisie and above the third-tier of domestic league football in the country, the Tweede Divisie. It has been called the Dutch Jupiler League for sponsorship reasons in recent times….

Betting on the Belgian First Amateur Division

Betting on the Belgian First Amateur Division

Belgium’s First Amateur Division acts as the country’s third footballing tier within the Belgian football league. It sits below Belgian First Division A and First Division B, fixtures on many online bookmaker’s lists. The league was inaugurated in 2016, moving all subsequent leagues one position down in the pyramid. It is administered by the Royal…

How to Bet on the Scottish FA Cup

How to Bet on the Scottish FA Cup

The Scottish FA Cup is known colloquially as the Scottish Cup and formally called the Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup. It is a football tournament run in the same familiar way as the FA Cup in England. The Scottish Cup has been held since 1873 making it the second oldest competition anywhere in world football,…

Betting on the Austrian Bundesliga

Betting on the Austrian Bundesliga

The Austrian Football Federal League, known as the Austrian Bundesliga, is the top tier of league football in the country. The Bundesliga, not to be confused with its larger German counterpart, began back in the 1974-75 season. It has produced some footballers of note such as Hans Krankl and, more recently, English Premier League star…

Betting on the Cypriot First Division

Betting on the Cypriot First Division

Due in part to its British influence from years gone by, Cyprus actually has a long footballing history. The Cypriot First Division, in fact, has been in existence since 1934. Administered by the Cyprus Football Association, the First Division is sometimes known as the Cyta Championship for sponsorship reasons. So, be sure to look out…

Betting on the Bulgarian Premier League

Betting on the Bulgarian Premier League

As is often the case around Europe, the Bulgarian Premier League can be known by a few different names. If you’re placing a bet, keep a sharp eye out for the different terms online betting lists. Names for the Bulgarian Premier League include: First Professional Football League: The official name Parva Liga: The colloquial name…

A Guide to Spanish Segunda Division Betting

A Guide to Spanish Segunda Division Betting

Spain’s second tier, the Spanish Segunda Division, is a high-quality football league. The players are first-class and it’s seen as reliable in betting terms given that results are relatively consistent. Let’s get to grips with its various names first. The official title is the Campeonato Nacional de Liga de Segunda División, however, other names on…

Betting on the English League One

Betting on the English League One

English Football League One is the third tier of professional football in England. This is just behind the English Premier League and the English Championship in terms of the rankings of the leading senior’s men’s leagues in the country. Many people refer to English Football League One as simply League One. In its current arrangement,…

Betting on the French National Team

Betting on the French National Team

Football has always been one of the most popular sports in France. Its domestic leagues contain some of the best teams in Europe, with the French National Team also being a massive source of success over the years. The French National Team is under the direction of the French Football Federation. Its traditional home colours…

A Guide to the English National League North

A Guide to the English National League North

The English National League North was previously known as the Conference North and is part of the National League of England. Its position in this system is directly below the English National League and alongside the English National League South. In an overall context, it is in sixth place in terms of the hierarchies of…

English National League Betting Information

English National League Betting Information

The English National League is a football league association in England that has three different divisions of football. These are the National League, the National League South and the National League North. Over the years, there have been a number of different names given to the English National League. Between 1979 and 1986 it was…

A Simple Guide to Betting on the Cypriot 2nd Division

A Simple Guide to Betting on the Cypriot 2nd Division

As you would expect, the Cypriot 2nd Division is the second division of domestic league football in Cyprus. Under the operation of the Cyprus Football Association, it has unofficially taken place since 1934. While it has officially taken place since 1953. It is seen as a feeder league for the premier league in the country….

Betting on the Greek Super League

Betting on the Greek Super League

The Super League, otherwise known as Super League 1, has been Greece’s top level of football since 2006. It replaced the previous system, the Alpha Ethniki. Currently, the Greek Super League is ranked 17th by UEFA according to its coefficient rankings. Despite this relatively lowly rating, teams from the country have historically done well in…

German Regionalliga Südwest Betting

German Regionalliga Südwest Betting

The German Regionalliga Südwest is, along with the Regionalliga Bayern, Regionalliga Nord, Regionalliga Nordost and Regionalliga West, part of Germany’s fourth tier in the football system. It is ranked below the Bundesliga, 2. Bundesliga and 3. Liga. Regional League Southwest covers the states of Baden-Württemberg, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland. It was formed in 2012 as…

Betting on Scottish League Two

Betting on Scottish League Two

Playing a full part of many British backers’ betting plans on Saturday afternoons is Scotland’s fourth tier of football, League Two. In case the name confuses one or two why may be slightly more neophyte, League Two sits below the Premiership, Championship and League One in Scotland. While some teams at this level are still…

Hungarian Cup Football Betting

Hungarian Cup Football Betting

The Magyar Kupa, as it is known locally, is the main domestic football cup competition in Hungary. It is administered by the Magyar Labdarúgó Szövetség, the Hungarian Football Association. The cup was started in 1909, shortly after the start of the Nemzeti Bajnokság, otherwise known as the Hungarian League. It now stretches right from the…

Your Guide to Betting on the English National League South

Your Guide to Betting on the English National League South

The English National League South was previously known as the Conference South. It has also gone through a number of name sponsors over the years. Some of these sponsors include Blue Square, Skrill, Vanarama and Motorama. Along with the North League, it is part of the second-tier of non-league football in England under the organization…

Rugby League v Rugby Union

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The European Wrestling Championships

The European Wrestling Championships

Wrestling is an intriguing, unusual blend. Part sport, part daytime soap, with a heavy emphasis on theatricals, comedy and big, big names, it’s easy to see why people love it. As Andy Kaufmann said, ‘there’s no drama like wrestling.’ or, as one (anonymous) insider put it: Wrestling is overcoming obstacles. Every drop of sweat, every…

2021 Santiago ePrix

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Bet on the European Speed Skating Championships

Bet on the European Speed Skating Championships

Originally a fast method of transportation across frozen water, speed skating has been an Olympic sport for nearly a century, having featured at the first Winter Olympics in 1924. But organised races on ice skates were first held in the nineteenth century, with the first club competitions taking place in Norway in 1863. Put simply,…

The Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix

The Australian Grand Prix is an annual motor race and the traditional season opener, with its contract to host a Formula One event currently running until 2023. Typically, it takes place over a weekend in the middle of March, and it draws attendance numbers over race weekend of more than 300,000. Typically, as with any…

Bet on the Australian Open Tennis Tournament

Bet on the Australian Open Tennis Tournament

Held each year during the last two weeks of January at Melbourne Park, the Australian Open tennis tournament is one of four annual Grand Slam tennis events. Played ahead of the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open, it’s a magnet for some of the world’s best players, with a multi-million prize pool. Since 1988,…

European Men’s Handball Championship

European Men’s Handball Championship

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Formula One Betting

Formula One Betting

Formula One is one of the world’s premier forms of car racing and has been since its inception in 1950. It is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) and is enjoyed by spectators and viewers across the world. Each Formula One season consists of…

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Royal Regatta The Henley Royal Regatta is one of the world’s most foremost rowing events. Held annually on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames, it was first established in 1839. With competitors and spectators from around the world, it is also an event that is popular with punters. Although it may not be an event…

The Open Golf

The Open Golf

The Open Golf The Open Golf, officially known as The Open Championship is the oldest of golf’s four major professional tournaments. The others are the Masters Tournament, the U.S. Open and the PGA Championship. The tournament is administered by The R&A (The Royal and Ancient, golf’s ruling body outside of the USA and Mexico), was…

Wimbledon Tennis Championship

Wimbledon Tennis Championship

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World Junior Ice Hockey Championship

World Junior Ice Hockey Championship

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NHL Winter Classic

NHL Winter Classic

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World Darts Championship Betting

World Darts Championship Betting

The biggest and most exciting tournament in the game of darts comes to London this winter in the form of the 2020 William Hill World Darts Championship, to be held in London’s Alexandra Palace from 18 December until January 4th.. The ‘Worlds’ draws the game’s best players from across the planet to London to bid…

National Football League (NFL)

National Football League (NFL)

American football is the USA’s favourite sport, its popularity even outpacing that of baseball and basketball. The National Football League, or NFL, is the professional American football league, and it’s made up of 32 teams. These are evenly split between: American Football Conference (AFC) National Football Conference (NFC). It represents the top level of professional…

National Basketball Association (NBA)

National Basketball Association (NBA)

The NBA, or National Basketball Association, is a North American professional basketball league, made up of 29 US teams plus one from Canada. Widely considered the world’s best men’s professional basketball league, and certainly the most lucrative, it’s one of four main professional sports leagues in North America. Going by average yearly salary by player…

The Masters Golf Tournament

The Masters Golf Tournament

It’s officially called The Masters Golf Tournament, but it’s more commonly known just as the Masters or the US Masters outside North America. According to the BBC, the US Masters tournament is one of the biggest and most important competitions in golf. Professional golf has four major championships, but this one attracts more interest than…

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