42 episodes

Ste Turton has been betting for over twenty years. He's been discussing sports and gambling over the phone with his mate Ben Pope for just as long.

Gambling with The Pope turns those funny, intimate calls between two mates into a podcast. Each week they chat odds, angles and all aspects of the sporting world, with comical soundbites, new music and random pop culture topics thrown in for good measure. Sopranos shouts aplenty.

There's a healthy dose of Premier League coverage, NFL chat, NBA takes and tonnes of gambling advice.

With our alternative, humorous coverage, Gambling with The Pope won't often make you money, but will always make you laugh.

Gambling with The Pope Ste Turton

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    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Ste Turton has been betting for over twenty years. He's been discussing sports and gambling over the phone with his mate Ben Pope for just as long.

Gambling with The Pope turns those funny, intimate calls between two mates into a podcast. Each week they chat odds, angles and all aspects of the sporting world, with comical soundbites, new music and random pop culture topics thrown in for good measure. Sopranos shouts aplenty.

There's a healthy dose of Premier League coverage, NFL chat, NBA takes and tonnes of gambling advice.

With our alternative, humorous coverage, Gambling with The Pope won't often make you money, but will always make you laugh.

    Sunny Edwards Special

    Sunny Edwards Special

    Sunny Edwards fights for the IBF Flyweight title on Friday Night, live on BT Sport.
    Here's another chance to hear our interview with one of Britain's finest young fighters.
    We'll be on instagram live before, during and after the fight. Come and get involved @gamblingwiththepope.
    Good luck, Showtime!

    • 46 min
    WHOA! Super League, Crypto Carnage, DMX/Black Rob Tributes

    WHOA! Super League, Crypto Carnage, DMX/Black Rob Tributes

    Has a less eventful sports week on the field ever been more eventful off it?
    We're gabbing football's failed European Super League at length, as well as Bitcoin's historical weekend price dump.
    The Unlikely Lookalikes are back with a bang. Our Steph Curry man-crush gets stronger. Plus, we pay tribute to rappers DMX/Black Rob and jockey Lorna Brooke, who sadly passed since we were last on air.
    Thanks for the listen and if you are enjoying the show, please tell your mates, enemies, family members and neighbours to get involved.
    Get involved over @gamblingwiththepope on instagram. x

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Cocaine Cowboys: The Masters, The Grand National, The Whirlwind

    Cocaine Cowboys: The Masters, The Grand National, The Whirlwind

    How much cocaine can you have before you're over the limit?
    On today's show we break down how best to bet on this weekend's Grand National and The Masters. Like we'd know.
    Our alternative preview of Augusta and Aintree includes genuine concerns for Bryson Dechambeau being paralysed before he's 40, and Pope backing virtually every horse in the big one.
    Jimmy White's 90s coke consumption is explored. Was it an excuse for all those final defeats?
    All the usual funnies, including revelations of an incredible romp between Michael Douglas and Andre The Giant.
    Follow us @gamblingwiththepope to get involved in the show. x

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Positive Pope: Cheltenham Review, Whyte-Povetkin II, Rodriguez Rumours

    The Positive Pope: Cheltenham Review, Whyte-Povetkin II, Rodriguez Rumours

    Rumble on The Rock this weekend. Pope revisits his 'underwhelming' childhood holiday to Gibraltar ahead of the Dillian Whyte - Alexander Povetkin rematch.
    Is Tiger Roll the greatest chaser of all time? We recap our Cheltenham festival and look at the punter who made 250k after Betfair paid out early on his losing £5 bet.
    On Merseyside there's more Michael Owen material, Southgate dropping Trent talk and a look at the upcoming Champions League tie between Liverpool and Real. We'll also get into those wild James Rodriguez rumours doing the WhatsApp rounds.
    Stateside takes us to Lebron's ankle, Deshaun Watson's sexual misconduct and The Pats going batshit on trades.
    Send us your Keegan's of The Week and Unlikely Lookalikes to @gamblingwiththepope on Instagram. Thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Liverpool Loathing & Cheltenham Chat

    Liverpool Loathing & Cheltenham Chat

    Another week, another autopsy. We try to workout what's going wrong with Klopp's champions and ask whether Liverpool can get back on track in the Champions League?
    We're previewing next week's Cheltenham Festival with Gordon Elliot talk, staking advice and reliving some of our best memories of the festival.
    Sopranos shouts, Unlikely Lookalikes and a few tremendous name change suggestions from our listeners.
    Get involved with us and the show over @gamblingwiththepope on Instagram. x

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Blue Rising with Psycho Comedy's Shaun Powell

    Blue Rising with Psycho Comedy's Shaun Powell

    Powelly's back to torture a wounded Pope over Everton's victory at Anfield.
    We discuss the fallout from the game, The Blues ambitions, Jamie Carragher's jarg leather jackets, Michael Owen's pub lifestyle and whether Shaqiri's hair transplant is getting him more minutes under Klopp?
    You'll struggle to find a funnier Merseyside Derby review.
    Away from football there's Tiger Woods talk, while Shaun shares his concerns as a musician of the impact lockdown is having on the industry.
    Thanks for the listen. Give us a shout @gamblingwiththepope on instagram to get involved in the show.

    • 1 hr 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

celticfc123 ,

Class

Been listening more or less from start and it just goes from strength to strength. The lads have great discussions between them and anybody that loves sport or betting in particular will appreciate the pod!

paddywack82 ,

Sports and laughs

Mighty podcast. Should be a mandatory listen working from home. Get involved.

Vardy Bum ,

Top pod - get on it 🗣🗣🙉

Top pod - well informed and varied conversation. A touch more Greg Wallace, Robbie W & Elton John will do me.

Keep grinding away Ste - the 35hr pw will be worth it ✌️🥤

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