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# bet - Saturday 12 January, 2019

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

# bet - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 11th 2017, 9:04 PM 10,903 Views 20 Comments

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

# bet - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

'I won my bet with John Terry' - says Ron 'Chopper' Harris
# Wager
From The42
# 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.

# bet - Monday 18 April, 2016

This girl finally got a new puppy after winning a Twitter bet with her dad
# 100000 Retweets
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# bet - Monday 29 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 29th 2015, 2:53 PM 4,691 Views 1 Comment

Rihanna danced, and P Diddy fell.

# bet - Friday 26 June, 2015

Here's why Jamie Carragher will have to wear a Man United jersey
# Humiliation
From The42
# Humiliation

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

Jun 26th 2015, 7:16 PM 13,787 Views 5 Comments

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

# bet - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 24th 2015, 10:10 PM 10,089 Views 5 Comments

Actress has issues with how the film deals with consent.

# bet - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Paddy McGuinness had to take his toothbrush out to clean Emile Heskey's boots
# Bet
From The42
# 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.

# bet - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 15th 2014, 7:00 AM 12,377 Views 39 Comments

Bookies claim that outdated legislation forcing them to close early is putting hundreds of people out of work each winter.

# bet - Monday 20 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 20th 2014, 6:45 PM 5,637 Views 3 Comments

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

# bet - Thursday 28 August, 2014

A United fan won £1250 after betting on a 4-0 MK Dons victory the other night
# Luck
From The42
# 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.

# bet - Monday 30 June, 2014

Pharrell wore Ugg boots and the internet was horrified
# Uggly
From The Daily Edge
# Uggly

Pharrell wore Ugg boots and the internet was horrified

Jun 30th 2014, 3:45 PM 4,078 Views 0 Comments

Pharrell? Really?

# bet - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

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 63,447 Views 64 Comments

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

# bet - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 3,465 Views 0 Comments

Dance like rush-hour traffic is watching.

# bet - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Great Champions League £1 five-timer falls short…because of Wayne Rooney
# So Close
From The42
# 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.

# bet - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Man collects on slap bet in the middle of his own wedding
# Gotcha
From The Daily Edge
# 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.

# bet - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

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.

# bet - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant was willing to take a free throw with his eyes closed -- for $5,000
# Ballin'
From The42
# 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.

# bet - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Rory McIlroy ate broccoli topped with blueberry yoghurt to win a $50 bet with G-Mac
# Easy Money
From The42
# Easy Money

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

Oct 24th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,329 Views 1 Comment

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

# bet - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Family Fortunes: Father of United debutant snaps up £10,000 bet
# Wager
From The42
# Wager

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

Sep 27th 2012, 4:51 PM 1,917 Views 1 Comment

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

# bet - Thursday 5 July, 2012

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

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

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 PM 11,754 Views 27 Comments

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

# bet - Friday 3 June, 2011

Rihanna defends her latest video
# Controversy
From The Daily Edge
# 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”