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Win a chance to kick for $60,000 at the Rugby World Cup

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The 2017 Rugby League World Cup has finally arrived and this years tournament signals the arrival of CrownBet's jaw-dropping Kick for $60,000 competition. Yes, if you are a CrownBet Rewards member you have the chance to win a life changing amount of money so start by simply submitting your name and email address to CrownBet. If lady luck is on your side ...

Caulfield Cup Betting and Odds Guide

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Saturday's Caulfield Cup looks fascinating with the Aidan O-Brien-trained Johannes Vermeer top of the market and justifiably so but he is surrounded by brilliant horses like Humidor, Bonneval and Amelie’s Star. Johannes Vermeer is on a quick back up after taking 2nd place in the Ladbrokes Stakes last weekend. He has acquitted himself very well over 2000 metres in ...

The Everest Betting and Odds Guide

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Sit back and soak up some of the most ridiculous and impressive big odds on twelve of the best sprinters doing battle in the inaugural running of The Everest at Randwick on Saturday. Ladbrokes are offering Enhanced Odds on every runner with a very generous maximum bet limit of $100. All you have to do is bet in the special promotional ...

2017 Melbourne Cup Betting and Odds Guide

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It's almost that time of year again...there are officially less than 30 days until Tuesday 7th November 2017 and the running of the 156th Melbourne Cup at Flemington so it's time to start planning! About the Melbourne Cup Fondly kown as the 'race that stops a nation' the Melbourne Cup is the richest handicap race in the world run over 3200 metres. ...

2017 Turnbull Stakes Betting Update

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All eyes will be on one of the greatest horses in the history of the sport on Saturday when Winx takes to the Flemington track for the first time in the $500,000 Group 1 Turnbull Stakes over 2000m. Chasing her 21st consecutive win and her fourteenth Group 1 prize no one should be surprised that this wonderful mare is the dominant $1.16 favourite to ...

UFC 216 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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A lively Sunday night ahead at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada with two UFC 216 Championship bouts planned and a number of other great fights on the main card to hype you up! The bookmakers have the markets up for the eagerly anticipated main event fight between clear favourite Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee for the Interim UFC ...

2017 NRL Grand Final Betting Update

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A smashing super Sunday ahead with the 2017 NRL Grand Final between Melbourne Storm and the plucky North Queensland Cowboys. Not unexpectedly Melbourne Storm are the clear favourites to win after an incredibly amazing season. With the likes of  Cooper Cronk, Cameron Smith and Billy Slater on their side they are surely prepared and ready for everything that North Queensland ...

2017 AFL Grand Final Betting Update

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The 2017 AFL Grand Final is just a couple of sleeps away. Adelaide v Richmond at MCG on Saturday promises to be thrilling, overwhelming and if you are having a bet, downright frightening! Richmond $2.15 to win take to the stage for their first Grand Final since 1982 while the pressure is on Adelaide to live up to their clear $1.72 favourites status following ...

Gennady Golovkin v Saul Alvarez Betting Update

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Mayweather v McGregor may have been dubbed the biggest boxing show this year but in reality the best is to come in Vegas this Saturday when Saul "Canelo" Alvarez fights Gennady Golovkin to become the undisputed middleweight king. The older Golovkin is regarded as a middleweight monster, with his famous heavy hands he has defended his middleweight ...

UFC 215 Betting Update and Latest Odds

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Two Championship bouts planned for UFC 2015 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday. Demetrious Johnson will defend his UFC Flyweight Championship against Ray Borg and Amanda Nunes will fight Valentina Shevchenko for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Demetrious Johnson v Ray Borg The remarkable Demetrious Johnson has not lost in the UFC since he was beaten by ...

Bet on the Worlds Biggest Lotteries at CrownLotto

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Lottery players this one’s for you, as now you finally get the chance to bet on the Worlds Biggest Lotteries from your CrownBet account. CrownLotto gives you the chance to win millions by betting on the outcome of more than 30 of the world’s best lotteries including the US Power, US MegaMillions, EuroMillions and many more. You ...

2017 US Open Tennis Betting Update and Latest Odds

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The US Open is hurtling towards us, it's your last chance for to back a Grand Slam winner in 2017 with the all-in betting markets on the Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles open now at Sportsbet.com.au. The only Grand Slam to employ a tiebreaker in every set of a match, the US Open starts on ...

Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather Latest Odds

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Are you ready for one of the most bizarre fights of your life! The blockbuster showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will go ahead in Las Vegas next Sunday. Undefeated Mayweather, one of the greatest boxers in history against McGregor, one of the best Mixed Martial Artists in the world making his first ever professional boxing bout. It really ...

US PGA Championship Golf Betting Update

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The final major of the year, the US PGA Championship gets underway at Quail Hollow Club on Friday morning and it comes as no suprise to see in form Rory McIlroy entering the tournament as the deserving $7 favourite. Fourth at the British Open and fifth in the Bridgestone World Golf Championships recently coupled with his previous two wins at ...

2017 Super Rugby Grand Final Betting Update

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Thousands of noisy Super Rugby fans are ready to pack out Emirates Airline Park Stadium on Saturday for the 2017 Super Rugby Grand Final between the Lions and seven-time champions, the Crusaders. The Lions who are hoping to claim a maiden Super Rugby title host the final after beating last years champions, the Hurricanes in the semi's while the incredibly consistent ...

2017 Super Rugby Semi Finals Betting Update

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It's going to be a blockbuster semi-final showdown for Super Rugby fans this weekend. First the Crusaders host the Chiefs at AMI Stadium before the Lions take on the Hurricanes in what promises to be one of the most thrilling games of the season. The Crusaders are the overwhelming favourites to beat the Chiefs in semi final one. It's been ...

UFC 214 Betting Update Cormier vs Jones II

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The classic "will they or won't they" storyline never fails to hook the audience and that is certainly the case with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. An injured Cormier was forced to withdraw from their scheduled rematch at UFC 197 and plans for the bitter rivals to meet again at UFC 200 never materialized due to a potential ...

Place your bets on Game Of Thrones

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The first episode of the penultimate season of Game of Thrones just aired. Soon everything is about to come to a potentially explosive climax and we here at FreeBet literally have zero idea what's going to happen. Have you? There are plenty of loose threads to tie up before we really get deep into the action but there’s ...

The Open Championship Golf Betting Update

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Royal Birkdale is the venue for the the 146th Open Championship, play starts on Thursday afternoon and it's predicted to be one of the most open in it's long history. Just $4 separates the top eight players in outright betting with Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth both a favourite $15 chance to lift the iconic Claret Jug while Jon Rahm ($17), Rickie Fowler ($17), ...

2017 Wimbledon Finals Free Live Stream

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Sit back and soak up all the tennis action from the 2017 Wimbledon Finals live online via Bet365's Free Live Streaming Service! As a member of Bet365 you can watch the tournament live online through the In-Play section of the website. It's as free as the air or the sunshine; it costs nothing to watch. All you need is a ...