What a week it has been. As we go into the final day of Cheltenham and the prestigious Gold Cup day, our virtual betting competition is getting more and more exciting. I might be leading the charge following big wins on Sizing Australia, Carole’s Legacy, Chicago Grey and Alberta’s Run but Adam and Sam had [...]
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As a tribute to the Cheltenham Festival we have dedicated this blog to the greatest four-day event in the calendar*.
*Biased opinion as I’m up after three races.
A staggering £500m is expected to be wagered on Cheltenham this week, but how many people actually understand what they are doing? We at Locker Room like to take [...]
We’re now less than a week away from the beginning of the greatest cricket test series in the world as England travel to Australia to defend The Ashes. Andrew Strauss’ men won back the little urn last year in dramatic fashion, defeating their Australia counterparts 2-1. Since then, England have continued on their upward momentum, [...]
With the World Cup just days away, we at Lockerroom are getting in the World Cup spirit. As such, we have already had a sweepstake. Unfortunately, this was not without controversy as MD’s Justin Brookfield and Iain Linkletter were paired with favourites Spain & Brazil. I on the other hand am not over the moon [...]
Right, first of all, a confession… I’ve never really taken much of an interest in politics which is clearly shown in the title to this blog (“What the hell is a quango?” was a question I was asking myself every time David Cameron mentioned “quangos” last night. In the end, I Googled it). But, after [...]
…AND they’re almost off! It’s the Grand National tomorrow, a race where you’ll probably end up having a bet (and winning some money) based on which horse has the funniest name/closet name to yours/name that means something (*delete whatever reason doesn’t apply to you.) Although not the greatest race in Britain, the National is popular [...]
After nine months with Locker Room it has occurred to me that one can bet on pretty much anything… I was aware of the horses, figured it must also work for football, but didn’t quite realise the British gambling-spirit would go as far as EastEnders.
It might be that I’m foreign (it might be that I’m [...]