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Grand National Betting Round-up

It is likely to be a bumper year for the bookmakers if the first major Grand National betting event of 2018 is anything to go by.

We have become accustomed to the ‘old enemy’ claiming the most unlikely sporting outcomes have cost them millions, so when they say the 2018 Grand National has lost them a fortune, you have to take the statement with a tub of Saxa.

Skybet were amongst the firms declaring Tiger Roll’s Grand National win was costly, he was apparently their second worst result. Coral bookies declared in the immediate aftermath of the race: “The industry is facing a multi-million-pound hammering after the extremely popular 10/1 shot held on to win the famous Aintree showpiece by the smallest of margins.

Tiger Roll was one of the most popular selections throughout the busiest and biggest betting day of the year.  And his many backers were counting their money when he jumped the last, so well was he travelling.” That’s according to their spokesman David Stevens.  

While this stinks of PR spin it is universally agreed this year’s Grand National attracted record turnover and this summer’s World Cup is likely to do the same.

Time Zone favours World Cup Betting

With the 2018 World Cup being staged in Russia the time-zone lag is favourable for British punters and bookmakers alike and England’s presence in the competition is also a huge bonus.

Of course the FA Cup final, Epsom Derby, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon tennis and British Grand Prix will attract their fair share of bets as usual but as an added kicker, 2018 is a Ryder Cup year, and a Ryder Cup that is staged in Europe which means it too is likely to attract more bets than it could be expected to if it were eight time zones away.

But there is also an underlying trend whereby more people are having a flutter and the economy is in better shape than it has been for a decade meaning there’s more money in more people’s pockets for a flutter.


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