Archive for the ‘Gambling Blog’

  • Sportpunter Soccer Model: One Year On
    Sportpunter’s soccer model has been going live now for just over one year, and we thought it might be good to have a look at the results. Since the 14/9/09 which is the date that we started going live, the 12 month year resulted in 9624 bets for 3050 winners at 31.7% success rate. That’s a lot of betting, at an average of 26 bets a day. Some people might be turned...
    by at October 5th, 2010 at 02:10 pm
  • World Cup 2010: The cream rises to the Top
    I know it’s been a while between drinks for myself i’m afraid and I do apologise for the lack of updates. It has nothing, I can assure you, to do with the mighty Socceroos going down in the group stages like some of my English compatriots have suggested. Unlike the English, I had no pretences of glory for Australia at South Africa 2010. I am actually quite proud...
    by at July 1st, 2010 at 12:07 pm
  • World Cup 2010 Update: Germany’s Mannschaft
    Well I have had time to recover from my home countries performance against the mighty Mannschaft (that’s right, they call themselves the Mannschaft). I have read all of the reports and watched the game again in the cold light of day. A lot of press in Aus is calling for Pim Verbeek’s head for not playing The Spaniard Harry Kewell or J. Kennedy, or even Bresciano...
    by at June 16th, 2010 at 11:06 am
  • 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