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Atihad Stadium, home of defending champs Manchester City

For some of us, waiting from one weekend to the next is already too long between Premier League games. It’s not just about football—it’s about the rivalries, debating with friends, the excitement of going to watch the game, and being able to bet on your favorite sport. It is not difficult to imagine the relief that must have swept through the offices of the world’s when the return was announced. Fans the world around are looking forward to the return this June 17. Here’s what to expect. Where the season left off The Premier League is England’s top football tournament, and one of the world’s favorite tournaments overall. In fact, it was more viewers than any other sports league in the world. So when it came to a stop right in the middle of the action, fans and players alike were devastated. The 2019-2020 tournament started back in August, with 20 of the UK’s top teams scheduled to play over the next nine months or so until May. In a

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Royal Vegas Casino’s Latest FAQ: Horse Racing

two horses and jockeys on a racetrack

For as long as humans have been riding horses, there has probably been betting on horse racing. In fact, before lotteries and , horse racing was the only legal form of gambling. Even today there’s nothing quite like watching horses and their jockeys testing their power and speed together around the oval track. And whether you spend a day in the crowds at the track, watch the race with your buddies at your favorite sports lounge, or tune in from home, you may decide you want to try wagering on one of the stars. If you’re not sure where to start or just want to know more, we have gathered some of the most frequently asked questions in today’s blog article. What are the basics I need to know? While you can choose your bet based on a horse’s name or your lucky number, there are a few other things to keep in mind if you want to try for a winning wager. The first is to look into the horse’s past performance. Also, check and see what the track conditions are and what the

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Inside the Elite of the Beautiful Game

Gareth Bale

Many fortunes have been made and lost in soccer, with the top players frequently demanding eight-figure contracts for their services on the pitch. Not only that, but many of the beautiful game’s finest players also earn a pretty penny from endorsements, public appearances, and business ventures, catapulting them into the stratosphere of the world’s wealthiest people. Read on to discover the seven and how they made their mark! 1. Faiq Bolkiah (Net worth: $20 billion) The richest football players in the world don’t necessarily have to be the best players in the , as is the case with soccer’s wealthiest figure: Faiq Bolkiah. Indeed, this Leicester City reserve has yet to make his full debut in England, yet his wealth easily outclasses that of any of his peers. How? Faiq Bolkiah is the son of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, a rich businessman from the Bolkiah dynasty. The Prince is well known for his lavish lifestyle, which includes ownership of hotels in Paris, New York and Los

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The Legacy Of Kobe Bryant

Bryant in 2007

The basketball world mourned this January when news broke that all-time great NBA player Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash. Though he retired in 2016, he was still a huge influence in the sport. He was known not only for his amazing skills on the court, but for his winning attitude. It’s something we could all learn from…whether we’re basketball players or . The crash happened on January 26th, when Bryant was travelling with his daughter, Gigi, in their private helicopter. They were on their way to her travel basketball game when the helicopter went down, killing all nine people on board, including one of Gigi’s teammates and their parent, as well as the pilot. The accident was cause for worldwide mourning among basketball fans, who have long looked to Bryant as a hero in the game. Bryant’s career You could say that basketball runs in the Bryant family. Kobe’s father was NBA player Joe Bryant, who played for the Golden State Warriors

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The Rugby World Cup 2019 - How Not to Be a Bad Tourist in Japan

Uruguay and Canada in play-offs for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

For the first time, the Rugby World Cup will be staged in Japan later this year. You might never become a rugby great yourself, but , Rugby Star, instead and experience some great success! If you are travelling to the tournament, then the game will provide some superb entertainment between matches. However, there are some dos and don'ts that any traveller to Japan ought to bear in mind, especially if it is their first time in the country. Japanese culture may embrace rugby union but the way fans behave differs from much of the west. What do you need to know if you are a rugby fan in Japan? Tattoo Etiquette In Japan, tattoos have a very different association than in the west. For many ordinary Japanese folks, a tattoo is thought of in the same light as criminality and even gangsterism. This means that it is best to cover them up, wherever possible. It is not that you will be thought of as a potential troublemaker, rather than tattoos are just a little problematic in polite

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Where Are the Fans at the Copa América?

The relatively well-attended Copa América opening ceremony in 2007.

The features a total of ten international sides drawn from South America as well as two invited Asian teams, Qatar and Japan. Having been staged regularly since 1916, when it was first hosted by Argentina, the competition has grown in stature and it is now followed by soccer fans all around the globe as one of the world's leading international tournaments. However, the 2019 competition has seen some rather empty stadiums during the initial stages which has led to a lacklustre atmosphere for the players and fans watching it on TV, alike. In some cases, viewers have been able to see more empty seats than occupied ones. Despite this, the Brazilian footballing authorities have said that ticket revenues have been among the best ever, exceeding their expectations. How can this be? The Low Turnout The 2019 Copa América has had no games which have sold out - thus far, at least. Only time will tell if that situation can be turned around. Indeed, the tournament's pool-stage

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How Football Matches Are Fixed

There is plenty of money in football these days.

, the main way that problems of match fixing are discovered comes about when large-scale betting occurs, often at short notice on a potentially unlikely outcome of a game. When the market for gambling on a particular fixture goes up unexpectedly, it is often a sign that there is something not quite right going on. Some games that match fixers have attempted to fiddle the result of have seen around 30 times the amount of betting activity than you would normally expect of such a tie. This is certainly the sort of activity that would . As such, you would think that match fixing would be relatively easy to sort out. The trouble is that it is one thing to know that the betting market is being rigged, but quite another to establish who has been got to in order to manipulate the result. How do the match fixers go about their secretive – and illegal – business? The Targeting of Key Players Firstly, it is the key players in a team who are focussed on by match fixers. It is

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The Biggest Winning Bets in Horse Racing

Horse racing is often thrilling when bet on

Horse racing has been a betting pursuit for centuries. However, it was only as recently as 2017 that the global betting market for the sport surpassed the €100 billion mark. The greatest sums that were wagered were placed in Japan, the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and the United States. Outside of Europe, other countries where betting on horse racing is popular include South Korea, Turkey, Morocco, South Africa and Canada. Although large-scale betting on the outcome of horse races may only favour the bookmakers in the long-term, some punters have won very big indeed. What were some of the largest ever wins? In the meantime, if you want to use your judgement and skill to enjoy a wager whilst having fun, then ? Dettori's Big Seven When jockey Frankie Dettori won all seven races on the card at Ascot in 1996, it was an unprecedented achievement. One UK punter, named Darren Yates, placed an accumulator bet on Dettori winning all of the races that day. His modest stake of

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Who Are the Highest-Paid Female Athletes?

Danica Patrick

Whether it is from prize money or from their deals to sell their image rights, top sportspeople can earn huge sums during the course of their careers. Nowadays, the will have a much higher than average income. Against this should be balanced the fact that women still earn less – on average – than their male counterparts and that sporting careers are relatively short-lived. That said, many of the best-known female sports personalities will go on to enjoy earnings well after they have retired, usually from media careers and from product endorsements.  Although many of the top earning female competitors are tennis professionals, this is by no means the only sport that produces top earners. If a career of competing in top level sport is not for you, then perhaps you can hit the big time ? That said, you will have to win relatively big to match some of the top female sports earners of 2018. Serena Williams Williams made $62,000 in prize money over the course of 2018. However, her

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Five Unusual Professional Sports

Professional bridge tournament

There are all sorts of ways to make a living from competitive pursuits like games and sports. You may have heard of professional gamblers who make their money from , poker and blackjack but some people earn their living from betting on things like TV shows or even when celebrities will die. Of course, there is a big difference between playing a game to earn a crust and betting on the outcome of others. In many sports, professional sportspeople are not allowed to bet on themselves and rightly so! If you'd like to become a professional competitor but don't have the skills to make it as a top flight footballer, athlete or golfer, for example, then what are the other options left open to you? Read on to find out more about some of the .  Bridge This card game has been around for centuries. Along with chess, the game is recognised as a sport by the International Olympic Committee, although it is not played in any Olympic tournaments. Contract bridge, to give it its proper

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