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Racing Book Scoops Top Award

Author Jamie Reid has scooped the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award with 'Doped' his account of the real life story of a crooked bookmaker and his gang who in the early 1960s made millions from 'nobbling' horses. Jamie…

Exclusive Interview With Mr Paddy Power

Recently we bagged an exclusive interview with Mr. Paddy Power (yes, he's a real person!) the Communications Manager for the Irish bookmaker of the same name. We talked to Paddy about this years Grand National, his favourite sporting moments…

Paddy Power Appoints New CFO

Irish betting firm Paddy Power has appointed the former head of Ulster Bank Cormac McCarthy as its new Chief Financial Officer. Since stepping down from Ulster Bank in March 2010, he joined the bookmaker's board as a non-executive director…

Big Scoop6 Winner

A £2 bet landed one lucky punter a £369,000 windfall this afternoon. The bet was placed at Coral Bookmakers in Banbury, the £2 was staked on the ever popular Tote Scoop6. The Scoop6 is a bet which requires punters to pick out six winners…

A Guide To Racing Tic Tac

Tic-Tac is a communication system used at racecourses by betting firms to signal betting moves, price changes, money to be put on, who has put it on etc.... If a very large bet is placed with one bookmaker, this may be signalled to the others…