SILGO ROVERS BACK CAMPAIGN TO END FOOTBALL-BACKED GAMBLING

  • Posted on: 9 May 2022

Sligo Rovers says the club is happy to back The Big Step’s campaign to end all gambling advertising and sponsorship in football. The Bit O’ Red are the 25th club to back in the campaign in the UK and Ireland, and the second club that play in the League of Ireland Premier Division to back the campaign, joining Drogheda United – meaning 20% of the league are now advocating for a ban on gambling ads in the sport.

The announcement adds to the growing resistance against gambling advertising in football in Ireland. Last year Ireland’s President, Michael D. Higgins, described gambling adverts accompanying sporting events as “dangerous” and said they were causing “so much damage to families”.

ARSENAL MUST BOUNCE BACK AGAINST BRIGHTON

  • Posted on: 14 April 2022

North London giants Arsenal must bounce back to winning Premier League games starting with Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday if they are to secure one of the four Champions League slots available to Premier League teams at the end of this season. The Gunners had suffered a big dent in their top-four chase when they were convincingly beaten by Crystal Palace on Monday. The 3-0 defeat to hosts Crystal Palace was a significant one for Arsenal as it meant that they were unable to regain fourth spot from North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.

CHELSEA IN DRIVING SEAT AGAINST LILLE

  • Posted on: 29 March 2022

Embattled Chelsea are in the driving seat against French champions Lille ahead of their second leg clash at the round of 16 stage when it comes to this season's Champions League campaign. The Premier League giants are still the favourites to win the tie according to the soccer betting odds from popular soccer betting sites despite the ongoing problems involving club owner Roman Abramovich on the back of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Abramovich has been hit with sanctions by the United Kingdom (UK) Government thus affecting Chelsea in the process.

OVERVIEW OF THE NORTH AMERICAN GAMBLING MARKET

  • Posted on: 1 March 2022

In a recent article released regarding the north American gambling market projection for the next couple of years, there were a couple of takeaways. Here are the key highlights:

• Casino gambling has been one of the rapidly growing gambling categories, owing to the convenience of usage and optimal user experience. With the advent of technology, there has been widespread implementation of virtual reality, blockchain, and mobile platforms in the gambling industry across the region.

The current legislation framework for online betting in the United States allows only bookmakers licensed in Nevada, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey to operate legally, as these are the four states where online betting is regulated.

ALGERIA, SENEGAL FAVOURITES FOR AFCON 2021

  • Posted on: 8 February 2022

The 33rd edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament known as AFCON 2021 gets underway across five cities in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 next year with theFennecs of Algeria as defending champions. The Algerians are the defending champions after they defeated Senegal 1-0 in the final of the last edition in Egypt thanks to the early goal from striker Baghdad Bounedjah. The second minute strike from Bounedjahsaw off Senegal and handed Algeria their second AFCON title.

MOURA TO RETURN TO SPURS XI

  • Posted on: 25 January 2022

Brazil national team star Lucas Moura is expected to return to the Tottenham Hotspur XI for their Premier League clash with Watford on New Year's Day. The ex-Paris Saint Germain (PSG) attacker was unlucky to miss out on the starting line-up as new manager Antonio Conte made changes to his team for the Southampton game on the back of the phenomenal performance from him during the Premier League London Derby home clash with Crystal Palace. The Southampton game was played on Tuesday evening and almost two days after the Palace game. To this effect, Tottenham Hotspur boss Conte had to make some alterations to his starting XI thereby affecting the aforementioned Lucas Moura.

CITY TARGET CONTINUATION OF GOOD FORM

  • Posted on: 17 December 2021

Manchester City have a big battle on their hands if they want to retain the Premier League title they won last season with Chelsea and Liverpool also in the hunt for the same competition. The Citizens made it look easy last season after sealing another Premier League title win.

The Citizens would be keen to get another win in the Premier League when they take on Watford as their hunt for this season's league title continues. Manchester City are overwhelming favouritesahead of the Watford game away from home according to the soccer betting odds from a lot of soccer betting sites.

TIPS ON HOW TO BECOME BETTER AT SPORTS BETTING

  • Posted on: 25 November 2021

Being better at sports betting does not require any special expertise. All you need to do is to first have a basic knowledge of the odds and the market categories that are available to you that you can choose from.

Sports betting is one of the ways you can make extra cool cash by placing bets on your favorite teams and any sport whether it's football, basketball, hockey, tennis, and so on.

It's normal for you to not know how to go about it the first time as no one was born with the knowledge of sports betting. However, with only the basic knowledge about it, you can continue to learn more about it as time goes on. Let's talk about some of the tips you need to know on how to become better at sports betting.

1. You Have To Be Realistic

CHELSEA OVERWHELMING FAVOURITES FOR NORWICH CLASH

  • Posted on: 10 November 2021

European champions Chelsea are on a winning run of three games in all competitions ahead of their Premier League clash with bottom team Norwich City this weekend.

The Blues had suffered a rare dip in form with two straight defeats against Manchester City and Juventus in the Premier League and Champions League respectively, but they have been able to bounce back with the three successive wins in all competitions with two of those victories coming in the Premier League.

The current run of three straight wins started with the 3-1 home victory over Southampton just before the international break this month. The Blues scored two late goals through Timo Werner and Ben Chilwell to return to winning ways on the back of two consecutive defeats against a Southampton side who had James Ward-Prowse sent off in the last thirteen (13) minutes.

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