In the UK we bet more per head than any other nation on the planet. Despite being a conservative nation in general the British have a very liberal attitude to gambling. Saying that we also have some of the most stringent gambling laws and clearest legislation in the world. Bookmakers and betting sites must be licenced to operate and must provide protections to prevent underage gambling and fraud.
While we may be one of the biggest countries for betting in the world the activity still attracts it fair share of news converge and controversy. After all betting sites, bookmakers and casinos are all private companies and their aim is to make a profit, and as punters our aim is to make as much from them as possible too.
On this page we look in depth at many different aspects of betting in the UK, from betting bans in football and match fixing, how bookies try to get you to bet on poor value markets such as cash out and accumulators, and much more.
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