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  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 4
    Last week we looked at the successful WTA 2009 season, however today we will look at how the tennis model went in the last five years since 2005 to give a better overall idea of how the model works. The data is shown below in the tables, and following this will be a good...
    by at December 22nd, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 3
    We previously looked at the year 2009 for ATP tennis, but now we will look at how well the model has gone over the past 5 years (since 2005). Note that this is based on head to head betting only and not set betting. Results are found below with commentary under that. Prob#Bets#Wins%Wins$Bet$Profit%ROI 00.118942.1%...
    by at December 21st, 2009 at 11:12 am
  • Betfair’s Christmas Bonus – Australian customers
    Betfair have just started a christmas bonus page for all Australian (not NSW) and New Zealand customers. All you need to do is bet $5 on anything and each day you could win one of the prizes. Prizes include: Playstation 3’s & Xbox360’s Ipods Tickets to major...
    by at December 18th, 2009 at 01:12 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,...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 2
    Here we have a brief look at the stats for the WTA betting for the year 2009. Sportpunter did very well betting on the women which is shown below with a return of 5.8%. It was higher mid year, but had a small down trend later in the year, which was unfortunate as this was...
    by at December 16th, 2009 at 12:12 pm
  • Tennis Analysis 2009 – Part 1
    Following the 2009 Tennis season, I’im going to have a look at how we did during the season. First up is the ATP, which started well, had a terrible mid to late season and then finished with a good couple of weeks at the end. The breakdown of all the bets that were...
    by at December 15th, 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...
    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...
    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....
    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,...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 10:12 am