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Bookmakers To Refund Bets On Doped Horses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport

Bookmakers have promised to refund thousands of pounds in bets placed on horses that have tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The news...

Could Farage Replace Huhne?

The Huffington Post | Tom Moseley | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Politics

Ukip leader Nigel Farage is "mulling over" whether to run for Chris Huhne's Eastleigh seat, following the former minister's dramatic resignation. T...

Man Killed By Falling Shop Sign Was From New Zealand

PA | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

A man killed by a falling shop sign has been identified in reports as a young lawyer from New Zealand. Jacob Marx, 27, died on Monday when he was h...

Charlie Thomas

Britain's Love Of Gambling Makes William Hill A Good Bet

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

Despite money being tight, it appears the British public still loves to place a bet, after William Hill, Britain's largest bookmaker, said its operati...

Man Killed By Falling Sign In North London

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

An investigation is under way after a man died when he was hit by a metal sign which fell from a betting shop. The man, who is believed to be in hi...

Charlie Thomas

Has The Shine Come Off Online Gambling?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK

Has the shine come off online gaming? One leading company in the field, Sportingbet, has been hit by £46 million of losses in the last financial y...

Charlie Thomas

Why Do We Gamble In A Recession?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 20.08.2012 | UK

Last week, Adrian and Gillian Bayford won £148m on the EuroMillions, making the mild mannered couple from Suffolk richer than icons like Tom Jones an...

Bookies To Refund £50,000 Of Olympic Cauldron Bets

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2012 | UK

Bookmakers have pledged to refund all bets placed on who would light the Olympic cauldron after some of Britain's greatest Olympians teamed up with yo...

Why Oxfam Might Root For Federer In Wimbledon Final

PA | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Sport

While the nation roots for its first British Wimbledon champion in 76 years, one charity could be hoping that Federer takes the title. Oxfam is set...

William Hill Boss Bags £1.2m Despite Shareholder Revolt

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK

The UK's largest bookmaker William Hill signalled today that its boss will still get a £1.2 million pay-to-stay bonus, despite a major rebuke from sh...

UniLad Suspends Website Amid Outrage Over 'Surprise' Rape Article

Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons and Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: UniLad CEO Jamie Street faces disciplinary action from his university. An online magazine aimed at university students has suspended its ...

Sam Parker

Why Costa Awards Have Bookies In A Flutter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 25.01.2012 | Home

At first, the two worlds couldn’t seem further apart. On one hand - literary award ceremonies, those buttoned-up affairs where hushed academics p...

Arsenal Offer Fans Free Tickets Following 8-2 Humiliation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK

Arsenal Football Club has decided to give free tickets to its fans who sat through a humiliating 8 - 2 game at the hands, and feet, of Manchester Unit...