Bookmakers


#1641


#1642


#1643

Unlucky, that is the risk of ew betting with field sizes like that.


#1644

Is it even worth having a bit of a whinge and looking for a free bet or two?


#1645

#1646

No.


#1647

Build a bridge


#1648

:grin:


#1649

There’ll be no on course bookmakers within 10 years I’d say. Numbers reducing all the time.


#1650

Most of them would lay on Betfair would they?


#1651

10 years ago in listowel you’d have had the 4 sides of the ring and another 7 or 8 facing the seated stand. Today the ring was less than 3/4 full.


#1652

Racecourses don’t want them there either.


#1653

The poor 3g reception on a busy day is all that keeps them


#1654

The official SP is based on ring prices. That can’t last much longer.


#1655

And ring prices are based on the exchanges


#1656

Quick to catch on at The Times evidently


#1657

Coming next week - ‘Shergar reportedly kidnapped’


#1658

By God. This will shake the industry to its very core.


#1659

Full article here


#1660

https://twitter.com/ayysix/status/922397172087361536