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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 ...

Yoel Romero v Robert Whittaker UFC 213 Betting Options

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Vegas is the venue for UFC 213 on Sunday July 9th and what an extravaganza it’s going to be for Australian UFC fans! Robert Whittaker has been steadily rising through the ranks of the UFC, the 26 year old Australian resident has won all six of his middleweight fights and he stands a genuine chance against Olympic Silver medallist Yoel ...

2017 State of Origin Game 3 Betting Update

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Queensland have confirmed Johnathan Thurston will play no further part in the 2017 State of Origin Series leaving punters clearly inspired to lump on New South Wales to win the decider. In the aftermath of game 2 Queensland opened as narrow favourite for the decider but this week it's been one-way traffic for New South Wales making them the $1.78 favourites to win ...

Wimbledon 2017 Men's Outright Betting Update

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Wimbledon starts next week and the odds are pretty much as you might have imagined with very little splitting the big four in the Men’s Outright Market. Swiss superstar Roger Federer who won the Australian Open this year is on a quest for his eighth Wimbledon crown. Now 35 years old some of the best moments of his career ...

Jeff Horn vs Manny Pacquiao Betting Update

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There's drama ahead at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday as Jeff Horn and Manny Pacquiao square-off in what has been dubbed ‘The Battle Of Brisbane’ and the odds are pretty much as you might have imagined. Manny Pacquiao is the $1.20 big favourite as he fights to maintain his reputation as one of the greatest boxers in history while the ...

The Voice 2017 Finale Betting Update

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The Voice 2017 winner will be revealed on Sunday and it's Queenslander Judah Kelly who following the semi-finals remains the $1.80 odds on favourite to win the popular reality series. Judah has been the favourite to win the competition since the Battle Rounds four weeks ago but the one name jumping out in The Voice winners betting market is Fasika Ayellew. ...

Azerbaijan Grand Prix Odds

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The Azerbaijan Grand Prix will be run for the first time this weekend, on the streets of Baku. It's not the first time an F1 race has been held at the circuit; the inaugral race there was last year's European Grand Prix, won by eventual World Champion Nico Rosberg. This year's championship is shaping up to be a whole lot ...

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor Betting Update

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Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather and MMA UFC fighter Conor McGregor will fight a 12-round non-title boxing match with 10-ounce gloves at a 154-pound weight limit at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on August 26th. Not surprisingly, unbeaten five-weight world champion, Mayweather has been awarded firm favourite status by the bookmakers who have given him $1.18 to make ...

King of Origin now open for game 2

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Want to win a share of $5000 in CrownBet Rewards Points? Participate in CrownBet's famous tipping competition, King of Origin for game 2 on Wednesday and you're in it to win it! Entry to the competition is as free as the air or the sunshine, you don't even have to make a deposit. All you need is a CrownBet account. If you ...

The Voice Betting Update

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Ahead of tonight's double elimination Judah Kelly is $2 clear favourite to win The Voice 2017 ahead of seventeen-year-old Hoseah Partsch $4.25 who wowed last weeks audience with a tone-perfect rendition of Tina Arena’s classic ‘Chains’. Lucy Sugerman remains in contention $5.50 after last weeks beautiful rendition of Elton John’s ‘Candle In The Wind.' The only ...

State of Origin Game 2 Betting Update

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After losing the opening game of the series Queensland are hoping the added experience of Johnathan Thurston and Billy Slater will help paper over the cracks in game 2 at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday. Since both sides were released there's been a huge run of money for Queensland with punters feeling confident they can kick start a challenge next week. Not ...

Ipswich Cup Betting Update

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The 2017  Ipswich Cup runs this Saturday 17th June with the Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained Sort After holding favouritism. Sort After should be ripe for this race after taking fourth in the Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes (1600m) at Morphettville on May 6th before second in the Listed Centaurea Stakes (2019m) two weeks later. She has been given ...

US Open Golf Betting Update

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The 2017 US Open gets underway at Erin Hills in Wisconsin on Friday with world number 1 and defending Champion Dustin Johnson the bookies favourite at a quote of $7 to win the second major of the year. Many will fancy the chances the 2015 champion Jordan Spieth who follows in the betting $11 or former world No1 Jason Day to go all the ...