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The Victorians loved to gamble, and the richer they were the more they enjoyed it. This leads to the development of horseracing, the popularity of blackjack and, sometimes, massive debts. High stakes games among the rich entirely eclipsed the minor peccadillos of the poor. They turned a pastime into a vice and squeezed themselves with it. This assures these scandals of 19th century gambling still have an ongoing effect on the UK gambling laws sites like Bet365 operate under.  ... read more

Because the playing of poker is synonymous with gambling and therefore money, it should come as no surprise that there are some bad people waiting in the wings to relieve the players of their hard won cash. But if you’re thinking of carrying out a poker robbery, then have a look at these poor efforts and up your plans accordingly. ... read more

The heat will be horrid. The emptiness of the dunes hypnotic. The shifting sands a nightmare to traverse in a car. However, if there’s one thing annoying Fernando Alonso right now it’s the Dakar 2020 odds on Carlos Sainz. Those who regularly take advantage of Saudi Arabian gambling laws to bet on F1 will understand why. It might be his first entry in this prestigious event but that won’t stop Alonso wanting to win. Just a shame then his chances fall very short. ... read more

Often the Tour de France is done and dusted well before we get to this stage, a rider so far ahead he can cruise his way into Paris. Not this year. With barely a couple of competitive stages left there’s still several riders still in contention and, if you hit up Unibet, one of the best online betting sites in France today, you can take this last opportunity to bet on Pinot to win the Tour de France. You know the Frenchman is hungry for the Champs de Elysee, but can he really win? ... read more

There’s no Dumoulin or Froome but the Tour de France 2019 odds on Geraint Thomas at Unibet, one of the best online betting sites in France these days, demonstrate just what a dramatic race this has been so far. Stage 10 should have been a quiet run into the rest day but courtesy of some crosswinds,and a sprinkle of that chaos we’ve come to expect, the Welshman came out the big winner. He remains firm favorite to wear that famed yellow jersey when they arrive in Paris. ... read more

The Tour de France King of the Mountains odds on De Gendt have closed up nicely in recent days as the greatest cycle race in the world gets set to kick off in Brussels, capital of his homeland. If you head on over to Unibet, one of the best online sportsbook sites in Belgium right now, you’ll find you can get 22/1 on his wearing the polka dot jersey. That might not make him favorite but it puts him in contention, something the great Eddy Merckx will appreciate. ... read more

Unibet, one of the best online sportsbook sites in France these days, must be experiencing the same surprise as the rest of us. Trying to fathom just how to price the 2019 Formula E odds on Sam Bird and the rest of the grid in a season that has so far produced seven different winners from seven different teams in the seven races run so far must be quite the challenge. As is picking who you think will win a championship when the top 6 drivers are within 10 points of each other. ... read more