Category: Sports Betting

Sports betting is one of the oldest forms of gambling in existence. People were betting on the outcome of sports events centuries ago, just as they do today. Much has changed over time, but the basic theory of betting on sports is still just the same. You put your money on the outcome you think is most possible, and if you are correct you will win, if you are not you will lose.

Sports betting is generally fairly straightforward, and relatively easy to place a bet, but it is always a good idea to find out a little about the wise way to do it. You do not want to start risking your money without knowing exactly what is involved.  Even if you are doing it just for fun, it never hurts to win a little money at the same time.  Sports betting is different to most forms of gambling, as you do not rely solely on luck or chance. Continue reading →

The Emerald Cup event is commonly held to be Africa’s richest horse race on sand, and was held on the 27th of September 2015. The Emerald Resort and Casino sponsors the event, and ensures that there is something for everyone to enjoy, as it is a popular day out for entire families, not being an event limited to bettors and race goers alone. The groom’s race marks the last racing event of the day, and is highly anticipated by those who have had the fun of viewing it previously. Continue reading →

If you have a smartphone or tablet and an internet connection, there’s really no need for you to go through the effort and expense of attending every game you bet on or paying regular visits to your bookmaker. There are now hundreds of excellent mobile betting sites and apps available that allow you to wager when it suits you. Continue reading →

Association football, or more commonly known as football or soccer, has been called the World Sport, or The Beautiful Game. It is a team game played between two teams of eleven players with a round ball. It is played by over 250 million players in over two hundred countries, making it a truly global sport, and the most popular as well.

All countries have a national team, and they all inspire enormous passion and patriotism, and the World Cup finals which is held every four years in a different country, is the world largest and most televised sporting event. Every country runs competitions and leagues, which generates a huge number of soccer matches around the world, which can consequently offer huge opportunities for soccer betting.

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The first Formula One race took place in 1950 at Silverstone, England.  The origins of F1 go back to early road races which took place in France.  These early races were done over extremely long distances and drivers and even some spectators were sometimes killed. Continue reading →

In this technologically advanced age, many online sportsbooks are looking for ways to stay innovative while continuously striving to offer punters exciting betting opportunities.

The online betting market is a highly competitive one, and as such online bookmakers have to come up with ways to keep punters interested and keep them coming back for more. Continue reading →

Super Rugby is the premier professional rugby men’s rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere. The competition dates from 1996, when twelve teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa were included.

In 2012 it was announced that the format of Super Rugby would be changed, and franchises from Argentina and Japan would be invited to join the competition. In 2016 the competition included a team each from South America and Japan, and comprises eighteen teams. Continue reading →

Punters underestimate the importance of shopping for the best lines and odds. While these same individuals would never purchase anything else of significance without first comparing prices and shopping around, very few do so when it comes to betting.

Thanks to the ease of access to the internet that all New Zealanders currently enjoy, however, it is now easier than ever to do so. Continue reading →