Sports Betting News: PDC 2024 World Final Sets New Record

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The Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) 2024 World Darts Championship final set new records for betting. Find out more about this and other betting news.

The final of the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC) 2024 World Darts Championship generated a ton of activity on UK betting sites. 
Interest in the prestigious event was heightened by 16-year-old sensation Luke Littler, who reached the final with a string of spectacular performances. 
Find out more about this and other major stories from across the sports betting sector in our latest industry news round-up. 


  • Humphries delivers winning return to hit the bookies hard.
  • Godolphin inmate gets Pegasus World Cup Turf invite.
  • Bumper crowd at Cheltenham as ‘Premier’ initiative is launched.

World Darts Final Sets New Betting Records

Luke Humphries’ dramatic comeback against teenager Luke Littler in the 2024 World Darts Championship forced betting apps into making a sizeable payout. 
Humphries was the pre-tournament favourite after a stellar run of form and got the job done with an epic performance against a player who defied the odds to reach the final. 
According to sports betting technology and service provider Kambi, the final generated a whopping 45% more bets than the 2023 edition. 

Godolphin Star Receives Pegasus World Cup Turf Invite

Master of The Seas has been invited to run in the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, January 27. 
The Godolphin-owned horse won the Breeders’ Cup Mile at Santa Anita in November and will be a popular pick with punters on horse racing betting sites
Reigning champion Atone has also received an invite to a race which promises to be one of the highlights of the early part of the year. 

Punters Give Seal of Approval to ‘Premier’ Initiative

New Years’ Day 2024 was a noteworthy occasion for UK horse racing, with Cheltenham staging the first-ever ‘Premier Raceday’. 
Around 33,000 people attended the event, which kicked-off a cross-industry initiative aimed at growing the sport by showcasing its best races in a clearer way. 
There are 170 Premier meetings scheduled for 2024, with Sandown and Plumpton staging the next ones this weekend. 

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