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ESPN
Hanks' claim of Leicester City wager a joke"Maybe I did, maybe I didn't." The largest known bet at the 5,000-to-1 odds wa
Hanks' claim of Leicester City wager a joke
ESPN / Posted an hour ago
"Maybe I did, maybe I didn't." The largest known bet at the 5,000-to-1 odds was £50 ($72). That bettor settled with bookmaker Ladbrokes for $106,000 a month before Leicester won it all. Had he waited, he would have made... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
All Blacks were 'poisoned' before 1995 rugby cup, claims Mandela bodyguardBlacks flanker Paul Henderson told the New Zealand Herald last year that he had
All Blacks were 'poisoned' before 1995 rugby cup, claims Mandela bodyguard
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Blacks flanker Paul Henderson told the New Zealand Herald last year that he had an encounter with a British bookmaker at the hotel who told him his business would go bankrupt if South Africa won. "He was talking about it, freaking... Read more
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ABC News
Oddsmakers Compare Trump White House Bid to English Soccer Team's VictoryBritish bookmaker William Hill is now giving Donald Trump a 33 percent chance o
Oddsmakers Compare Trump White House Bid to English Soccer Team's Victory
ABC News / Posted 12 hours ago
British bookmaker William Hill is now giving Donald Trump a 33 percent chance of winning the U.S. presidential election in November, comparing the presumptive nominee to the Leicester City soccer team. Trump has also come a long way in terms of... Read more
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Daily Record
Chris Christie and Cory Booker give NJ buzz in VP sweepstakesas vice president? Hint: It’s the only place where you can order pork roll and
Chris Christie and Cory Booker give NJ buzz in VP sweepstakes
Daily Record / Posted 13 hours ago
as vice president? Hint: It’s the only place where you can order pork roll and not get a blank stare. British betting bookmaker Ladbrokes has posted 6-1 odds on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie becoming the Republican vice presidential nominee.... Read more
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Slate
Leicester City Was a 5,000-to-1 Underdog. Those Are Very, Very, Very Slim Odds.story, but that would be true only if Cinderella were a one-eyed hunchback who
Leicester City Was a 5,000-to-1 Underdog. Those Are Very, Very, Very Slim Odds.
Slate / Posted 13 hours ago
story, but that would be true only if Cinderella were a one-eyed hunchback who spoke with a lisp and slurped her soup. To bookmakers, odds of 5,000 to 1—which, to be technical, mean a probability of 1 in 5,001—are positively freakish. In recent... Read more
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Goal.com
The Leicester effect: Burnley more popular than Manchester City in the Premier League winner marketthe headlines, bet365 have revealed that more punters have backed Sean Dyche's
The Leicester effect: Burnley more popular than Manchester City in the Premier League winner market
Goal.com / Posted 14 hours ago
the headlines, bet365 have revealed that more punters have backed Sean Dyche's newly promoted side than the favourites Bookmakers may have been stung by racking up large liabilities on Leicester City winning the Premier League this season, but... Read more
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Daily Star
Paddy Power rewards punters who won big on Leicester with open top bus tourFoxes secured a remarkable first title after Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Tottenham
Paddy Power rewards punters who won big on Leicester with open top bus tour
Daily Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Foxes secured a remarkable first title after Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Tottenham on Monday night and the sheepish bookmaker is laying on a party to remember as a reward. Flush punters will be joined on-board by Leicester legend Matt... Read more
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International Business Times
Paddy Power clinches 16% increase in first quarter revenue despite Cheltenham payout incurred at the Cheltenham Festival earlier this year, as profit and revenues b
Paddy Power clinches 16% increase in first quarter revenue despite Cheltenham payout
International Business Times / Posted 17 hours ago
incurred at the Cheltenham Festival earlier this year, as profit and revenues both climbed in the first quarter. The Irish bookmaker, which acquired sector peer Betfair in February, paid out £20m (€25.3m, $29m) in winnings during the four-day... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Should you 'Sell in May and go away'?such as China, Greece or Donald Trump winning the US election. Mr Dillow think
Should you 'Sell in May and go away'?
Investors Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
such as China, Greece or Donald Trump winning the US election. Mr Dillow thinks the likelihood of Brexit is small, citing bookmaker Betfair's odds that there is a 70 per cent chance of a Remain vote. If that happens we could see a relief rally,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paddy Power shares drop as Cheltenham hits revenuesPower Betfair dropped in early morning trading in Dublin on Wednesday as better
Paddy Power shares drop as Cheltenham hits revenues
The Irish Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Power Betfair dropped in early morning trading in Dublin on Wednesday as betters made a net £20 million profit against the bookmaker during the Cheltenham horseracing festival in March, dragging on the its first-quarter revenues. Revenues at the... Read more
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BBC News
Leicester City: 'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain' - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Leicester City: 'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain'
BBC News / Posted 20 hours ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Leicester City: 'Every bookmaker is crying... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW: Can Man City create history or will Real Madrid set up 2014 rematch?two. Will they ever get rid of this pesky away goal rule? Statistics If you'
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW: Can Man City create history or will Real Madrid set up 2014 rematch?
tribalfootball.com / Posted 20 hours ago
two. Will they ever get rid of this pesky away goal rule? Statistics If you're a stickler for statistics then run to the bookmaker and put your money on Madrid. Manuel Pellegrini's side will take comfort in the fact they don't need to score at... Read more
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BBC Football
'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain'Leicester City: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment
'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain'
BBC Football / Posted 23 hours ago
Leicester City: - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Leicester City: 'Every bookmaker is crying... Read more
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Gazette News
Bill's over the moon with Leicester's heroicsputting £2.50 each way on the Foxes at odds of 5,000/1 at the beginning of the
Bill's over the moon with Leicester's heroics
Gazette News / Posted 23 hours ago
putting £2.50 each way on the Foxes at odds of 5,000/1 at the beginning of the season. The bet was one of just 25 the bookmaker took at the long price. The betting industry has had to pay out £15million. Leicester are priced at 25/1 to win... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Coaching Wiggins should help Self with attention Jackson generatesLeague, Leicester City prevailed and is believed to be the largest underdog to
Coaching Wiggins should help Self with attention Jackson generates
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
League, Leicester City prevailed and is believed to be the largest underdog to ever cover such a prop bet. ■ European bookmakers reportedly lost $11.4 million collectively after Leicester City’s surprise run. ■ By comparison, one European... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakersmuch lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presle
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakers
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
much lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presley being found alive. At Paddy Power, a major bookmaker in Ireland and the U.K., President Obama declaring that the moon landing was faked was seen as a mere 500-1... Read more
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International Business Times
Leicester City Premier League triumph sees William Hill facing historical payout City's incredible run to Premier League glory sent shockwaves through world foo
Leicester City Premier League triumph sees William Hill facing historical payout
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
City's incredible run to Premier League glory sent shockwaves through world football but left one of Britain's biggest bookmakers nursing its wounds. William Hill lost £2.2m as it paid out the biggest ever odds on the Premier League market,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Claudio Ranieri: From nearly man to miracle workersuggest this Mr Nice Guy ‘nearly man’ was capable of inspiring the greatest mir
Claudio Ranieri: From nearly man to miracle worker
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
suggest this Mr Nice Guy ‘nearly man’ was capable of inspiring the greatest miracle in the history of world sport. Any bookmaker will tell you that no 5,000-1 shot – Leicester’s pre-season title odds – has ever come off, in any country, in any... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakersmuch lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presle
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakers
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
much lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presley being found alive. At Paddy Power, a major bookmaker in Ireland and the U.K., President Obama declaring that the moon landing was faked was seen as a mere 500-1... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakersmuch lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presle
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakers
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
much lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presley being found alive. At Paddy Power, a major bookmaker in Ireland and the U.K., President Obama declaring that the moon landing was faked was seen as a mere 500-1... Read more
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Market Watch
The ‘sell-in May’ strategy that’s been working for 10 yearsthe equalizer, which gave Leicester City the titlehttps://t.co/7aGhSqT9dW £4.6
The ‘sell-in May’ strategy that’s been working for 10 years
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
the equalizer, which gave Leicester City the titlehttps://t.co/7aGhSqT9dW £4.6 million ($6.8 million). That’s how much bookmaker Sky Bet said it paid out to gamblers who bet on underdog Leicester City snagging a Premier League title. It was a... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
Warren Times Observer / Posted yesterday
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Claudio Ranieri, Leicester win Premier Leaguecollapse has been as astonishing as Leicester’s surge to the top of the standin
Claudio Ranieri, Leicester win Premier League
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted yesterday
collapse has been as astonishing as Leicester’s surge to the top of the standings it was bottom of last April. One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Leicester triumph marks Betway's biggest loss in 11-year historyresponsible for the firm's biggest ever individual market loss. The betting da
Leicester triumph marks Betway's biggest loss in 11-year history
Rolling Good Times / Posted yesterday
responsible for the firm's biggest ever individual market loss. The betting damage started to be done as the online bookmaker laid a number of bets at 1000/1 after the Foxes won away at West Brom on Oct. 31. Even when two points clear of... Read more
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Market Watch
The ‘sell-in May’ strategy that’s been working for 10 yearsthe equalizer, which gave Leicester City the titlehttps://t.co/7aGhSqT9dW £4.6
The ‘sell-in May’ strategy that’s been working for 10 years
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
the equalizer, which gave Leicester City the titlehttps://t.co/7aGhSqT9dW £4.6 million ($6.8 million). That’s how much bookmaker Sky Bet said it paid out to gamblers who bet on underdog Leicester City snagging a Premier League title. It was a... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Power Rankings: Alternative PL table after week 36Chelsea slipped into the bottom three. In Power Rankings, we award points from
Power Rankings: Alternative PL table after week 36
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
Chelsea slipped into the bottom three. In Power Rankings, we award points from 0.5 to 10, decided by an algorithm based on bookmaker odds and winning margins. It rewards teams scoring lots of goals and also those defying expectations but sees... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Bookmakers Left Counting The Cost Of Leicester's Improbable Title Success Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Bookmakers Left Counting The Cost Of Leicester's Improbable Title Success
Football.co.uk / Posted yesterday
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish Division... Read more
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CBC.ca
A sucker's bet: Why Canadian sports gamblers turn offshoreis the second in a three-part series of stories on sports betting in Canada. He
A sucker's bet: Why Canadian sports gamblers turn offshore
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
is the second in a three-part series of stories on sports betting in Canada. Here, we examine why gamblers turn to offshore bookmakers rather than bet with their provincial sports lotteries, and how efforts to change the current system could impact... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Bookies left counting the cost of Leicester's 5000/1 title successShare this Page Leicester fans: Cannot believe their success Bookmakers were
Bookies left counting the cost of Leicester's 5000/1 title success
TEAMTalk / Posted yesterday
Share this Page Leicester fans: Cannot believe their success Bookmakers were left counting the cost of Leicester’s Premier League title. City, 5,000-1 outsiders at the start of the season, claimed the crown on Monday night as rivals Tottenham... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakersmuch lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presle
Leicester City's astounding Premier League win creates huge loss for British bookmakers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
much lower odds - 2,000-1, according to the Associated Press -- on Elvis Presley being found alive. At Paddy Power, a major bookmaker in Ireland and the U.K., President Obama declaring that the moon landing was faked was seen as a mere 500-1... Read more
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The Age
CrownBet boss open to China marketonline gambling markets although most betting activity is banned except for sta
CrownBet boss open to China market
The Age / Posted yesterday
online gambling markets although most betting activity is banned except for state-run lotteries. The bulk of international bookmakers prohibit taking online bets from China but there is speculation that given the size of the country's black market... Read more
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Canberra Times
CrownBet boss open to China marketonline gambling markets although most betting activity is banned except for sta
CrownBet boss open to China market
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
online gambling markets although most betting activity is banned except for state-run lotteries. The bulk of international bookmakers prohibit taking online bets from China but there is speculation that given the size of the country's black market... Read more
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Herald Sun
Ranieri phones Hiddink to thank old clubcollapse has been as astonishing as Leicester’s surge to the top of the standin
Ranieri phones Hiddink to thank old club
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
collapse has been as astonishing as Leicester’s surge to the top of the standings it was bottom of last April. One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Kiwis confident despite long odds(including two by emphatic margins), it feels like things have reverted to type
Kiwis confident despite long odds
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
(including two by emphatic margins), it feels like things have reverted to type ahead of this week's clash. One Australian bookmaker quoted the home side at $1.28 for the win, with the Kiwis drifting to $3.75 late yesterday. After the withdrawal... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 yearsHiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Hiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted yesterday
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 yearsHiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years
WSMV Nashville / Posted yesterday
Hiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 yearsHiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
Hiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Leicester win like ‘Namibia winning World Cup’keywords to search content on this website IF you’re struggling to grasp the e
Leicester win like ‘Namibia winning World Cup’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
keywords to search content on this website IF you’re struggling to grasp the enormity of Leicester’s triumph, try this. Bookmakers rated them as likely to take out the Premier League as Namibia or Japan to win the 2015 Rugby World... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 yearsHiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester wins English title for 1st time in its 132 years
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 2 days ago
Hiddink said. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Leicester City wins first Premier League title in 132 year history of teamHiddink said. “I didn’t see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester City wins first Premier League title in 132 year history of team
The Middletown Press / Posted 2 days ago
Hiddink said. “I didn’t see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit.” One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
Leicester betting: odds win Premier League: Foxes EPL title biggest upset TAB historyIF you’re struggling to grasp the enormity of Leicester’s triumph, try this. B
Leicester betting: odds win Premier League: Foxes EPL title biggest upset TAB history
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
IF you’re struggling to grasp the enormity of Leicester’s triumph, try this. Bookmakers rated them as likely to take out the Premier League as Namibia or Japan to win the 2015 Rugby World Cup. 2,000-1. The 2015-16 EPL winner’s TAB odds opened at... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Leicester City wins first Premier League title in 132 year history of teamHiddink said. “I didn’t see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversatio
Leicester City wins first Premier League title in 132 year history of team
The Register Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Hiddink said. “I didn’t see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit.” One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to punters who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Leicester City defies huge odds, wins Premier titleAnd every week, Leicester, a 5,000-to-1 shot to win the title when the season b
Leicester City defies huge odds, wins Premier title
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
And every week, Leicester, a 5,000-to-1 shot to win the title when the season began, has proved its doubters wrong. One bookmaker, Sky Bet, told The Associated Press it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to bettors who picked Leicester... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer titlerecalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, b
Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
recalled. "I didn't see any tears because it was not a Facetime conversation, but his voice was trembling a bit." One bookmaker, Sky Bet, said it paid out 4.6 million pounds ($6.8 million) to those who backed Leicester to win the title, with... Read more
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