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How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em
# Research
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# Research

How and why the brain decides whether to hold 'em or fold 'em

Jan 12th 2019, 9:30 AM 10,512 Views 11 Comments

A team of researchers are John Hopkins University has found out why the brain makes high-risk decisions.

Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18
# Bets Are Off
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# Bets Are Off

Minimum age limit for all forms of gambling to be set at 18

Jul 11th 2017, 9:04 PM 10,929 Views 20 Comments

The new law also seeks to clarify the regulations surrounding lottos and raffles.

'I won my bet with John Terry' - says Ron 'Chopper' Harris
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# Wager

'I won my bet with John Terry' - says Ron 'Chopper' Harris

May 17th 2017, 7:06 PM 12,441 Views 8 Comments

The former Chelsea star is set to retain the club’s all-time appearance record.

This girl finally got a new puppy after winning a Twitter bet with her dad
# 100000 Retweets
# 100000 Retweets

This girl finally got a new puppy after winning a Twitter bet with her dad

Apr 18th 2016, 8:05 PM 8,712 Views 3 Comments

YES.

7 of the best moments you missed from last night's BET awards
# Down The Hole
# Down The Hole

7 of the best moments you missed from last night's BET awards

Jun 29th 2015, 2:53 PM 4,692 Views 1 Comment

Rihanna danced, and P Diddy fell.

Here's why Jamie Carragher will have to wear a Man United jersey
# Humiliation
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# Humiliation

Here's why Jamie Carragher will have to wear a Man United jersey

Jun 26th 2015, 7:16 PM 13,788 Views 5 Comments

Carragher could be set for the ultimate humiliation if Gary Neville gets his way.

This former Disney star lost a bet and posed in lingerie in protest of Fifty Shades
# Wager
# Wager

This former Disney star lost a bet and posed in lingerie in protest of Fifty Shades

Feb 24th 2015, 10:10 PM 10,116 Views 5 Comments

Actress has issues with how the film deals with consent.

Paddy McGuinness had to take his toothbrush out to clean Emile Heskey's boots
# Bet
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# Bet

Paddy McGuinness had to take his toothbrush out to clean Emile Heskey's boots

Jan 3rd 2015, 7:35 PM 7,328 Views 1 Comment

The comedian stayed true to his word after Tweet backfires.

Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas
# Turf Accountants
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# Turf Accountants

Fancy a late flutter? Betting shops could be open until 10pm by Christmas

Nov 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,380 Views 39 Comments

Bookies claim that outdated legislation forcing them to close early is putting hundreds of people out of work each winter.

Student gets head stuck in bottle bank in bet gone horribly wrong
# For The Bants
# For The Bants

Student gets head stuck in bottle bank in bet gone horribly wrong

Oct 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 5,656 Views 3 Comments

Her friends promised her £10 and a Big Mac if she stuck her head in. Cruel, cruel friends.

A United fan won £1250 after betting on a 4-0 MK Dons victory the other night
# Luck
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# Luck

A United fan won £1250 after betting on a 4-0 MK Dons victory the other night

Aug 28th 2014, 4:20 PM 4,432 Views 13 Comments

Holly Griffiths is now considerably better off after an improbable series of events.

Pharrell wore Ugg boots and the internet was horrified
# Uggly
# Uggly

Pharrell wore Ugg boots and the internet was horrified

Jun 30th 2014, 3:45 PM 4,082 Views 0 Comments

Pharrell? Really?

The Irishwoman who made THAT Bayern-Real bet last night
# Psychic
From The42
# Psychic

The Irishwoman who made THAT Bayern-Real bet last night

Apr 30th 2014, 5:07 PM 63,448 Views 64 Comments

Niamh Gilleece chats to TheScore.ie about her new-found internet fame.

Brother dances in public after losing bet, starts impromptu street party
# Dancing In The Street
# Dancing In The Street

Brother dances in public after losing bet, starts impromptu street party

Mar 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 3,472 Views 0 Comments

Dance like rush-hour traffic is watching.

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney
# So Close
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# So Close

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney

Nov 27th 2013, 8:57 PM 8,357 Views 8 Comments

Aguero, Ibrahimovic, Vidal and Bale all chipped in for one punter.

Man collects on slap bet in the middle of his own wedding
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

Man collects on slap bet in the middle of his own wedding

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:30 PM 2,546 Views 1 Comment

The recipient absolutely did not see it coming.

Lucky Cork punter wins €19k after €60 bet on two golfing outsiders
# You Beauty
From The42
# You Beauty

Lucky Cork punter wins €19k after €60 bet on two golfing outsiders

Jul 3rd 2013, 4:24 PM 4,838 Views 0 Comments

Ladbrokes have to shell out a few readies to the lucky dweller from the Rebel County.

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000
# Ballin'
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# Ballin'

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000

Nov 21st 2012, 6:25 PM 2,278 Views 0 Comments

Gerard Wallace backed down from the bet, but it looks like Kobe was up for the challenge.

Rory McIlroy ate broccoli topped with blueberry yoghurt to win a $50 bet with G-Mac
# Easy Money
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# Easy Money

Rory McIlroy ate broccoli topped with blueberry yoghurt to win a $50 bet with G-Mac

Oct 24th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,331 Views 1 Comment

Is this the first sign that the $250m Nike deal is about to fall through?

Family Fortunes: Father of United debutant snaps up £10,000 bet
# Wager
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# Wager

Family Fortunes: Father of United debutant snaps up £10,000 bet

Sep 27th 2012, 4:51 PM 1,919 Views 1 Comment

Let’s just hope Mick Tunnicliffe can locate the decade-old betting slip.

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson
# Lost A Bet
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# Lost A Bet

VIDEO: Why Stephen Hawking was (slightly) unhappy about the Higgs boson

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,755 Views 27 Comments

The theoretical physicist had a $100 bet with another scientist that the Higgs would never be found.

Rihanna defends her latest video
# Controversy
# Controversy

Rihanna defends her latest video

Jun 3rd 2011, 5:43 PM 533 Views 4 Comments

The video for her latest single, Man Down, features a woman shooting her abuser and has drawn much criticism. But the singer says it is “art with a message”