Gold, Silver and Bronze medals of online bookmakers

We bring you the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals of online bookmakers, as we take a look the three bookmakers who are creating a wave amongst UK punters.

We’ve all seen the television ads before the big football matches as Ray Winston cracks out the latest odds on the football, it seems that anyone and everyone has an online betting account. With this increased online and offline spend, bookmakers are now offering plenty of incentives for customers as the marketplace becomes increasingly competitive.

Great sporting events of the world – be there

Have you missed out on tickets for the 2012 Olympics in London? Never mind: there are plenty of exciting world-class sporting events abroad to enjoy next year, perhaps as part of a holiday or a themed trip away.

You could organise your travels independently, but there are a number of specialist tour operators who put together packages for sports fans. These typically include tickets to the event or match along with accommodation and flights, ferry or train travel.

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European match fixing scandal hits the beautiful game

At least 200 European football games are being investigated after police said they had dismantled an alleged international criminal ring suspected of running Europe’s biggest ever match fixing scandal. German prosecutors and police stated that the gang allegedly obtained more than €10m in illegal betting proceeds by manipulating the outcomes of games in nine countries, including three in the Champions League. Peter Limacher of Uefa commented, ‘This is without a doubt the biggest scandal to ever hit European football.’ All the games under investigation took place this year.