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Julie Williams had to follow in some deep footsteps, when she took over her father, Fearless Freddie Williams’ business. She told me that, when standing as a bookmaker, at the races, a new and tougher...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘The Magic of Tic-Tac’

October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

When I first went Greyhound Racing, at the age of 12, it was the buzz of the betting-ring that instantly hooked me in. Floormen frantically rushing around, trying to secure a ‘back-bet’ for their firm,...

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So, Blog, The Gambling Commission, playing to the crowd, have fined a Bookie (888) £7.8million. Oh, well done them, for attacking another easy and popular target. 1) A Punter lost some money, he stole, with...

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Fantastic news reaches the shores of Greyhound Racing Island, today, Blog. Ladbrokes Coral have agreed to pay a Levy on offshore business. The word on the street, is that this will add around £750k to...

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Why are people calling for Boris Johnson to be given the chop as Foreign Secretary? Although, they can’t actually come out with any valid reason, other than to say that they think he is a...

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Our roving reporter, Simon Nott, has started a series of in-depth video-interviews, with interesting and well-placed people, in The Game. His first meeting, has been with pro-poker player, pro-punter, former on-course bookmaker, and all round...

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BEN’S BLOG: ​’I Was Here’

August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

I woke up this morning and checked immediately as to who won the boxing. The result wasn’t a surprise but I quickly had a look on YouTube to see if I could watch the highlights....

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1) Shakespeare I think people only say they like his work to try and sound sophisticated. 2) Harry Potter Mindless and unrelenting drivel. 3) Anything containing Coconut (except Chicken Kormas). 4) Period Dramas I lose interest in them...

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BEN’S BLOG: ‘Israel – The Final Cut’

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Elephant in The Room: Will you feel safe there? Unequivocally; Yes. At no point did we feel nervous. Security is everywhere and to be honest; WHO ARE WE NOW TO TALK ANYWAY? Positives: Fabulous...

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I like religion served up to me like curry: Mild. But one tradition that must be applauded, in the Jewish Faith, is their Friday Night Dinner. Everybody gets together, with family, often inviting over another...

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