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  • Ditch the girlfriend, the world cup is on
    The World Cup is finally here!!!!! No more sleeps and I am happy as a fat kid with a cup cake! For those in Melbourne, here are my plans for the first weekend of the World Cup. If you have a wife, a girlfriend, a boyfriend or an over protective mother, may I suggest that you save your leave passes for later in the tournament. The round of 16 and especially the Quarter...
    by at June 11th, 2010 at 12:06 pm
  • Didier Drogba and the world cup 2010
    It is at this stage of proceedings where soccer fans world wide should be at a heightened state of enthusiasm. Last World Cup, official figures estimated just over 2.2 billion (yes billion) people watched the greatest show on turf, and a staggering 715 million watched the final. Being lucky enough to witness three glorious cities of Germany come to life at the last...
    by at June 8th, 2010 at 11:06 am
  • World Cup Australian Warm up Review 2010
    Alright, plenty of interest which is the way it should be. Plenty happening over in South Africa, and we are still nine days away from the action. All teams have arrived and there are friendlies every where. Here are some interesting things to note from the last 24 hours: For those that followed the Jose Mourihno era at Chelsea, FLICK THE SWITCH Joey Cole has been...
    by at June 2nd, 2010 at 10:06 pm
  • Melbourne Storm Salary Cap Breach Predictions
    Melbourne Storm’s season has been rocked by salary cap breach scandals that have seen them lose not only their current 8 premiership points that they had received from 4 victories this year, but also two of their premierships. Before news broke of Storms loss of 2010’s current premiership points, some smart gamblers backed the Storm to win the wooden spoon at odds...
    by at April 24th, 2010 at 12:04 am
  • American clay court bias in tennis
    Clay season has arrived in the tennis world and don’t the Europeans and South Americans love it. The British, Americans and Australians hate the red top, so much so that in Australia for example, the French Open is the only grand slam that isn’t televised. The Americans are getting into the clay court a little more now, they even host their own tournaments on clay...
    by at April 7th, 2010 at 02:04 pm
  • Betting short favourites in women’s tennis over the last 6 years
    Everyone knows that there is a favourite long shot bias in most sports. And despite this, many are very afraid to bet big on small priced favourites because of fears of losing way too much money. Money fluctuations are something that a gambler has to take his emotions out of. But is there value in betting the very short priced favourites? Well we have looked at the women’s...
    by at March 3rd, 2010 at 12:03 pm
  • How to become a professional sports gambler – Part 1
    Everyone has a dream. Whether it is to be a rock star, a professional sportsperson, a star in a movie, a high profile business investor, or even a lotto winner. All of the above dreams – except for the last one – requires a lot of work and lots of patience, time and money. Very rarely does one make the big time without putting in the hard yards. TV has given...
    by at February 19th, 2010 at 01:02 pm
  • Who was the most underrated and overrated AFL team in 2009?
    The AFL season is fast approaching, and even this weekend the pre season cup will start. So just for a teaser for the start of the AFL season, we will look at what teams were the most underrated and overrated teams of 2009. How will we decide? Well if were to make a bet on each team throughout the season to win $100, what teams would have made us the most and least profit?...
    by at February 10th, 2010 at 12:02 pm
  • Same country opponents in tennis. Who to bet on?
    With Juan Monaco just defeating Juan Ignacio Chela in Santiago 6-3 7-5, there has been a bit of talk in the past about what effect a tennis match has when both players are from the same country. Both Monaco and Chela are from Argentina, and no doubt hold a good comradery. So what does this mean on the tennis betting circut? Many believe that this means that the match is...
    by at February 5th, 2010 at 11:02 am
  • Sportpunter Australian Open tennis Meet Up
    A few pictures showing here what a great day it was:
    by at February 3rd, 2010 at 09:02 am