Britain at the Bookies


August 17, 2015

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Friday night at Romford dogs is not what it used to be. For independent bookie Doug Tyler, takings are down as more and more punters are betting online. Meanwhile, on the Britwell Estate in Slough, betting giants Coral are opening a brand new shop. Although the high street is a competitive world and 30 shops closed last ye...

August 10, 2015

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Saturday is the biggest day of the week for bookmakers and the day for up to four million regular punters to try their luck against the industry's experts - the traders. The second episode of this three-part series takes the viewer through the unfolding drama of one big race day at Doncaster from completely opposing points...

August 3, 2015

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On Huddersfield High Street, there's a turf war playing out. Eleven betting shops are crowded into the town centre, all competing for business. Tony runs one of the most established shops in town, the Kirkgate branch of Coral, and has been asked to try to turn around the fortunes of another branch just up the road, Cherryt...