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Leicester City could cause major damage to sportsbooks

04.04.2016     07:32 AM     Printer Friendly blog entry.
Even if you don't follow the Premier League chances are you've heard of Leicester City's improbable (5000/1) run towards the title. With six games to go, William Hill is already offering bettors and chance for an abbreviated payout to try to limit the potential damage.

"I am a big Leicester fan and I strongly believe they will go on to win the Premier League," Herbert said, in a release by William Hill. "But my fiancé has made me acknowledge that sometimes you have to make decisions with both your head and your heart. I still have a decent chunk on Leicester and will be watching this go down to the wire."

"These types of odds are not offered in any other sport," said John Avello, director of the sports book at the Wynn in Las Vegas.

"Teams in other sports are thought to have much better chances to win than the teams at the bottom of the Premier League. It's almost like there are two teams that are the equivalent of the Patriots, two teams that are the Packers and two teams that are the Broncos. Who would bet on any team under them?"

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Mark Tatch
04/04/2016 10:37 AM
John Avello nobody knows less than him robs Wynn every day like 90 years old never booked sports ever just made odds on stuff u can’t bet!

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