Phantom Punter Wins £650 for Owner of Lost Phone

This is an incredible story. It’s got a bit of everything; some tragedy, some mystery, and a happy ending. Have you ever lost your phone? Be it in the pub, at work, on the bus, or anywhere in public where you might quite rightly hold very little hope of every seeing it again. Well if,…

Tonybet Fined £443,000 for UNFAIR Terms

If you have read many of the other blog posts regarding fines and social responsibility failings on this website, you will have hopefully seen that I try to be quite understanding to operators who fall foul of the UKGC. They are often trying to keep up with ever changing, and sometimes vague rule changes, and…

STS Bet to Leave the UK Market

Alexa, play Queen, Another One Bites the Dust. STS Bet, the Polish sportsbook and casino operator, have decided that they are going to pull out of the UK market and focus their efforts back home. They are the latest brand to have flirted with the UK for a brief while, before deciding it wasn’t a…

Coral Refuse to Pay Out Winning Shop Bet

There have been many stories about gamblers feeling cheated after a bookie has refused to pay out what they thought was a winning bet. Most of the time the gambler has simply not understood the rules properly, and to be honest, while gutting, I don’t think they have a leg to stand on. For instance…

Ladbrokes First to Break ASA Marketing Rules

You may or may not know, but since October 1st 2022 it has been against Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) rules for gambling marketing to include high profile individuals who may appeal to minors. There is no set list of who is and isn’t included in this rule, but understandably professional footballers are among them –…

Rapper Drake LOSES $1 Million on World Cup Final

The Come Up Show, CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons On this site, and many others like it, betting guides talk about the importance of understanding the specifics of the bet you are making. Drake should probably read one or two of our articles. He bet a cool $1 million dollars (try saying that without…