Posts Tagged“sports”

Photo by CC user 72562013@N06 on Flickr The weather might not be the best Down Under right now, but the blissful days of spring are just around the corner. One of the best-loved traditions of this season in Australia is the Melbourne Cup. Held on the first Tuesday in November at Flemington Racecourse (November 1st in 2016), it is a horse race that captures the imagination of an entire country. Wondering what to know about the Melbourne cup in advance of this year’s contest? This post will fill you in on the basics… What is the Melbourne Cup The Melbourne Cup…

Modern-day sports betting now covers so many markets across the world that it is often difficult to know what to bet on. Online bookmakers all offer the staple sports such as football, tennis, golf and racing. But the bigger ones may also provide odds for volleyball, darts, snooker… even chess! Betting on sports may be a little daunting if you’re new to the community but don’t worry, many bookmakers have introductory guides so you can ease into the game. One of the best ways to do this without a guide is to make use of free bets. When you sign…

We tend to make a BIG distinction between how we treat tech and how we treat the organic part of our lives – the eating, drinking, sleeping and exercising part. Whilst we tend to be especially energetic when it comes to ramping up the performance of our IT, it is fair to say that most of us don’t devote quite the same effort to making sure we get the max from our metabolism. But if you stop and look at how elite athletes treat their bodies it’s not hard to see where their fitness and their stamina come from. Novak Djokovic’s…

Millions of sports bets are placed every day around the world with most of those just picked at a random time, probably for our own team, and hope for the best. This obviously isn’t an informed decision and could result in your being out of pocket, sometimes by quite a large amount. You think there is no chance your team can lose this time. But they do. That’s just luck, eh?   Ok, so you’ve lost some money. Let’s say you want to win it back, plus some extra just for good measure. Now you need to learn the importance…

Everyone who has a bet on a regular basis these days does so online. It makes a lot of sense – you get the best odds available and there is a myriad of different betting sites that you can choose to have an account with. If you like the idea of laying or accepting other people’s bets, then you’re probably already using a betting exchange where there is no bookie as such. But what if you want to move into betting trading and don’t have masses of time to spend on it? Bet trading works on a similar principle to…