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Want to be the envy of all your friends? Read up on key terms in our Betting Academy and you’ll soon know all about gambling jargon relating to sports. Everything is listed in alphabetical order. These are betting industry terms that you can learn all about before placing your next wager with online bookmakers on their sportsbooks:

Horse Racing Betting Guides

Known as the sport of kings, horse racing has inextricable links to gambling. Tracing its roots back to the chariot races of Classical Rome and Ancient Greece, people have been wagering on horses competing against one another all that time down the centuries. Our Betting Academy is proud to embrace the horse racing betting tradition with so much industry development down to punters battling the bookies.

Football Betting Guides

Enjoying the number one spot in the hearts of the British gambling public is football. They call it the beautiful game with so much attention on the sport between the start of August and end of May in the UK. Not only will you find out all about the best football betting sites around here, but our Betting Academy can teach you all about the most popular wagers people place on them.


From all the popular betting offers and deals to markets and gambling features, we’ve got them covered from all angles. If there’s something you want to know about gambling on sport, then we can help. Our Betting Academy helps you learn about the many different ways of approaching things when you fancy a flutter.

Bet Calculators

Curious about what your next wager, accumulator or system bet is worth? You’ll just love our free and easy to use Bet Calculators that take on all the number crunching for you. They instantly work out what you could win in terms of profit and total returns from a whole range of different bets. Check them out below:


That’s all our Betting Academy has to teach you. If you’ve read up on all of these important gambling terms, then you’ll be a pro punter in no time. Make sure you apply the knowledge we’ve collated here so that you make better decisions when betting moving forward.

Jamie Clark

Jamie Clark has worked in the sports betting and related industries for over a decade now. He edited Coral bookmakers' digital platforms for three years prior to its merger with Ladbrokes. An equine expert who grew up in a strong betting environment, he also has a passion for track and field athletics. Jamie has covered all major sporting events with a focus on gambling from World Cups to Ashes Series, Grand Slams and even the Olympics since 2012. Following a successful spell as a freelance tipster and writer for the leading UK betting firms, he rejoined SportsLens in 2021 as horse racing editor after working for the site before when it was SoccerLens. You can also see long form content from Jamie across a range of different sites. He is still finding you winners on all of the day to day and major horse racing events worldwide, covering the UK, Ireland and big races in Australia, France, the USA and beyond. Jamie has written thousands and thousands of articles, features and tips for various markets and audiences. Check out his latest content right here. You just might learn something!

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