Archive for the ‘Gambling Blog’

  • 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
  • Triple J hottest 100 2009 predictions
    It’s coming around to Australia Day once again which is one of my favourite days of the year! Why? Not because I love all things Australian – which I almost do – but because I especially love alternative music. Now I know that this is a gambling website, and I do intend on having some gambling tips in this article, but what I am really talking about is the Triple...
    by at January 15th, 2010 at 02:01 pm
  • Over/Under bias in NHL Ice Hockey
    Many people know about the favourite/longshot bias that occurs in most sports, but little is talked about the overs/unders bias. Is there in fact a bias at all? We shall investigate. Using data going back to the 2005/06 season, we have calculated the returns should one have simply bet $100 on either of the over or under in the total goals for the match. Which one will...
    by at January 14th, 2010 at 11:01 am
  • Happy New Year 2010
    Happy New year for 2010! And what do sportpunter have in store? Well tennis has just started, so check out the subscriptions for 2010 to join in the rewards. AFL/NRL and Super 14s will be back. NHL continues along its way, as does NBA and NCAA Basketball. Golf will continue along with Soccer, and we will be releasing odds for netball as well, a sport in which we cleaned...
    by at December 31st, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Australian Internet Censorship and Poker
    Last year, the Australian Labor party introduced an internet filtering system which it plans to implement to all Internet companies, thus making it illegal and impossible to view certain websites. The main idea of the internet filtering service, or Great Australian Firewall, as it has been called, is to restrict access to child pornography, bestiality and violent sexual...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Soccer world cup draw: who has the hardest group
    Everyone has been talking about the new draw that has been released for the soccer world cup and who has the hardest group. Like every year, the Australians are complaining that we have the toughest group. Even the FIFA world cup website suggests that Germany and Brazil are in arguably the toughest two groups. Perhaps the other teams in those groups don’t have it tough...
    by at December 8th, 2009 at 08:12 am
  • Top 10 sportspeople of the 2000s: 1. Roger Federer
    The number one sportsperson of the last ten years is none other than Swiss champion Roger Federer. It’s taken a lot of research and heated discussion amongst friends, but sportpunter believes that the Fed is well deserved of the number one position. Let me tell you why. Roger Federer has won a record 15 Grand Slams, breaking the record of 14 held by Pete Sampras at Wimbledon...
    by at December 4th, 2009 at 11:12 am
  • Top 10 sportspeople of the 2000s: 2. Tiger Woods
    Coming in at number two in sportpunter’s Top 10 sportspeople of the last decade is American golfer Tiger Woods. Eldrick “Tiger” Woods has won in total 71 PGA Tour events, the third highest of all time, and 14 major golf tournaments, four behind legend Jack Nicklaus. Since 1986, when gold rankings appeared, he has accumulated the most number of weeks at number 1 position,...
    by at December 3rd, 2009 at 10:12 am
  • Top 10 sportspeople of the 2000s: 3. Michael Phelps
    Coming in at number three in sportpunter’s Top 10 sportspeople of the last decade is American swimming sensation Michael Phelps. Phelps’ record in the pool is unprecedented and totally extraordinary. He has won 14 Olympic gold medals which is the most by any individual, a staggering 5 above the next best – Russian gymnast Larissa Latynina. But it was his performance...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 10:12 am