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Into the quarter finals...

July 03, 2014

It has been a cracking World Cup so far and the showdown continues in the last 8. There has been a lot of upsets and all the big teams who are still participating have had difficulty getting here.

0% commission!

This round, we'll be offering 0% Commission on the Argentina v Belgium match winner market! Argentina have scraped through the rounds with a lot of magic from Lionel Messi whilst ...

The World Cup reaches the last 16

June 26, 2014

It’s upsetting to think we’re getting closer to the end, but what a World Cup it has been so far! We still have plenty of markets and offers for you to sink your teeth into - figuratively of course.

So, who wins?

16 nations are left competing for football’s biggest prize, with France and Columbia impressing in the early stages. Brazil still head the betting in our outright market [**World ...

Royal Ascot 2014 - 0% Commission Races

June 16, 2014

We’re offering 0% commission on the big race of each day throughout Royal Ascot.

We’ve selected 5 huge races from the Royal meeting and we’ll be refunding all commission paid on both the win and place markets. The races are as follows:

Day 1 - Tuesday 16:25 - St James’s Palace Stakes

It’s 1-1 between Night of Thunder and Kingman this season and the battle looks set to go into a 3rd ...

0% Commission over the World Cup

June 11, 2014

Well done to all those who took advantage of our Derby promotion. Commission was refunded on both the Derby’s win and place markets after Ballydoyle’s Australia comfortably justified favouritism at Epsom. Now there’s more good news…

We’re going 0% commission on match winner markets for selected games throughout the World Cup. The games have been selected and they are as follows:

Group games ...

The 2014 FIFA World Cup with Smarkets

June 03, 2014

World Cup Outright Winner Market

Which captain will be lifting the trophy in Rio on 13th July? The Brazilian hosts are currently favourites with Germany, Argentina and Spain next in the betting.

First Time Winner

With the likes of Holland, ...

Smarkets Open House – Tuesday 10th June

May 29, 2014

Hi Guys!

It’s nearly time for our next Open House!

We’re inviting all our customers to come meet the team in our London offices on Tuesday 10th June. We’ll begin at 6pm and end at 9:30pm, with free food and drink on offer throughout, and you’re more than welcome to join us in a nearby pub after.

Our Open House evenings always offer the perfect opportunity to meet the Smarkets team, talk ...

1 Week, 3 Big Games and 100s of Betting Opportunities

May 13, 2014

Europa League Final

Sevilla reached the final after a dramatic injury time winner and will be hoping to go all the way at Benfica’s expense. The Portuguese side were beaten finalists last year and have lost their last 7 European finals! But unlike all the previous finals, the Primeira Liga champions go into Wednesday’s tie as favourites. **Current match odds: Sevilla - 3.5 Draw - 3.5 Benfica ...

Counting Down To The World Cup

April 24, 2014

The 2014 World Cup is less than 50 days away! Brazil’s stadiums might not be ready for the World Cup, but we certainly will be. If you’ve not seen already, our World Cup outright winner market and group match markets are live on the site!

So, who will be lifting the ...

Smarkets goes 0% commission for all Grand National Markets

April 02, 2014

A big race calls for a big promotion and that’s exactly what we’re giving you. We’re offering 0% commission for the Grand National win, place and ante post markets. Any commission you pay on any of the those three markets will be refunded back to your Smarkets account within 24 hours. All you have to do is find the winner, or easier still, back against a loser.

A preview to the 2014 Grand ...

Smarkets Extends e-Wallet Fee Trial

March 10, 2014

Back in December we revisited our fee policy for Skrill and Neteller transactions. We came to the decision to temporarily remove all transactional fees for deposits and withdrawals by Neteller or Skrill. You can catch up on all the details from the blog post here: Skrill and Neteller Fee Update.

The 3-month trial concludes at midnight on Friday 14th March - just in time to cover the Cheltenham ...

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