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Path Cleared For Legalised Sports Gambling In U.S

For a long time, Nevada has been the only U.S State where sports betting was legal. That Las Vegas stranglehold on a very popular pastime elsewhere in the world is set to change, however. Per Brian Windhorst of ESPN (via Bleacher Report), the Supreme Court, which comprises part of the judiciary branch of government in the USA, has deemed the …

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GAA Congress Votes Overwhelmingly To Ban Gambling Sponsorship

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In recent years, there have been some high profile examples of top GAA players struggling with gambling problems. The likes of Cathal McCarron and Oisín McConville have been quite vocal on their issues. Today, the GAA have made a major statement on the issue at Congress by voting overwhelmingly to ban sponsorship by gambling companies. The motion was brought forward by Mick …

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Bets To Consider Ahead Of The Aviva Premiership Weekend

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 09: Dominic Ryan of Leicester is injured as he tries to tackle George North during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester Tigers at Franklin's Gardens on September 9, 2017 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Premiership season is in full swing, as the best rugby sides in England face off. Each week, we take a look at bets to consider for the next round of games, with LeoVegas.com. Newcastle Falcons (+18.5 points vs Saracens) Wasps and Newcastle head up the table after the opening two rounds. The Falcons are certainly the surprise package here, …

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Five Top Tips For This Week’s USPGA Championship

The US PGA Championship begins this Thursday at Quail Hollow, as all the world’s best players gather for the fourth and final major of the year.  So far in 2017, we have seen Sergio Garcia win the Masters at Augusta, Brooke Koepka win the US Open, and world number two Jordan Spieth win The Open. We take a look at some …

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Waterford The Big Outsiders In All-Ireland Hurling Championship Betting

Following two rather underwhelming quarter-finals at the Páirc Uí Chaoimh curtain-raiser last weekend, we now know the final four teams in the race for this year’s Liam MacCarthy Cup. Clare troubled Tipperary at times on Saturday afternoon, but were ultimately no match for the reigning All-Ireland champions – the Premier’s All-Star forward line were phenomenal. The following day, Derek McGrath’s …

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Three GAA Bets To Consider Ahead Of The Weekend’s Action

The first round of the football qualifiers start this weekend and we have all your GAA Betting needs covered! With action also in the Leinster and Ulster championships, there are plenty of opportunities to make a few quid this weekend. Using a 1-5 rating system, with one being a risky bet and five being a certainty, we have our top …

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Betting Suspended On Sam Warburton Being Lions Captain

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 07: Warren Gatland is announced as the Head Coach of the British & Irish Lions for the 2017 Tour to New Zealand during the British and Irish Lions Press Conference at Standard Life House on September 7, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Since the crescendo of the Six Nations, talk within rugby circles has been dominated by the impending Lions squad announcement. This year has been somewhat unique, in that there has been no clear frontrunner to skipper the tourists in June and July. Names such as Dylan Hartley, Rory Best and Alun Wyn Jones have all been thrown about. The tag …

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The Despaired Reaction As Irish-Trained Douvan Unexpectedly Beaten At Cheltenham

CHELTENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 15: Punters look on during the Glenfarclas Chase during Ladies Day of the Cheltenham Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse on March 15, 2017 in Cheltenham, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

The French-bred, Irish-trained Thoroughbred Douvan has seen his long winning run come to an end, after he finished seventh of ten in the Grade One Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Patrick Mullins, son of Douvan’s trainer Willie, had earlier described riding Douvan as like “driving a Ferrari”. Eleven-time Irish National Hunt Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh was booked …

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Poll: Who Will Win The Sam Maguire Cup in 2017?

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Dublin beat Mayo in a tight affair yesterday evening in Croke Park to capture the Sam Maguire Cup. Earlier today, we posted an article onsite featuring the odds for the 2017 All-Ireland Football Championship. The Dubs are clearly favourites, with runners-up Mayo in second place (again!). Meanwhile, usual suspects Kerry, Donegal, Tyrone and Cork are all knocking about. It will be …

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