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Practice makes perfect at Queen's Club

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Practice makes perfect at Queens Club this week as the players limber up on grass and we get to brush up our lush tennis betting tricks in preparation for Wimbledon in two weeks time. The Fever-Tree Championships, as they are now known should give a good indication on who is hot and who is not for the upcoming 3rd ...

Never mind let's just get on with Denmark

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A game into the World Cup and the Socceroos find themselves needing at least a draw but probably a win against Denmark to stand a chance of progressing beyond the group stage. No doubt about it, the 2-1 loss against France is a dreadful blow to take. The gold Australian shirts were happily serving up a convincing display against one ...

Bet on Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

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Hold your guts up, so to speak. William Hill have released the odds on Coney Island's annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on 4th July. The defending champion is Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut, who in just ten minutes devoured a record event 72 hot dogs in the 2017 contest to win his 10th title and take home the cool $10,000 ...

Say goodbye to the fat-finger effect on Same Game Multis

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Someone (probably with fat fingers) from Sportsbet has made placing a Same Game Multi bet a whole lot easier, you can now place your selections on desktop. It's far too easy to fat-finger a little phone key and wind up rattled when placing the crucial final leg of a Same Game Multi so boot up your old but reliable ...

The World Cup is not all about football

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If football isn't exactly your thing you can still have some fun on the World Cup. Sportsbet the online bookmaker have pulled together a list of the more fun things to bet on with your friends. In moderation, of course. 90s pop icon, Robbie Williams will achieve a ‘boyhood dream’ and open the World Cup in Russia inside ...

Maroons ready to fight back in Origin game II

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Okay, we put our hands up and admit it. We were astonished by New South Wales's domination in the opening game of the 2018 State of Origin Series. If you backed them, power to you! Queensland know they have to work to ensure they don’t face the same situation again in game II and we know they don't take ...

Time to make a move on World Cup Golden Boot betting

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup is so close, you can almost touch it, so it's time to make a move on the Golden Boot betting market. One of the most popular pre tournament bets every four years, the Golden Boot award goes to the player who proves to be World Cup Top Goalscorer throughout the event and there's some ...

Strike it rich with big odds on US Open golf

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In amongst all the fun and excitement of the FIFA World Cup don't forget we're heading into 118th U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills this week where you can strike it rich with big odds in the outright winner market. Just log in to your account at Ladbrokes.com.au, add your fancied 2018 US Open winner to the ...

Enjoy huge returns on the World Cup

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Like a correct score wager? Enjoy testing your football knowledge with a First Goalscorer bet? Then you'll DEFINITELY love the potentially huge returns you can get on the World Cup at Ladbrokes. They are giving you the power to boost your odds on the World Cup Correct Score and First Goalscorer markets instantly. Just log in and add your selections ...

Ready to get the ball rolling on the FIFA World Cup?

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Ready to get the ball rolling on the FIFA World Cup? Then head over to CrownBet to bet on any World Cup Group Stage match and they will back the Aussies for you! There’s a $100 Bonus Bet for each match the Socceroos win at stake here, and all you have to do is place a bet on any ...

A word of advise before you back Jeff The Hornet Horn

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Before you risk your money on a patriotic bet backing Queenslander Jeff Horn to beat American Terence Crawford at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday, here's a word of advise. American superstar Terence Crawford is considered one of the most gifted fighters in the sport. Undefeated in 32 professional fights, 23 of which have come via knockout he is ...

Get $21 on any of the top 6 World Cup teams

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No Unibet account? Lucky You! This Swedish owned bookmaker is offering boosted odds of $21.00 for Brazil, Germany, Argentina, Spain, France and Belgium to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But only to new qualifying Australian members who join before 30th June. Between the six teams, they have won a total of 13 World Cups. Brazil (5 times winners), holders Germany (4), Argentina (2), Spain (1), ...

Tip on the World Cup and Win Cash

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Have a shot at winning a share in $100,000 cash with Ladbrokes the online bookmaker and this awesome Free to Enter World Cup Tipping competition. For your chance to land the cash just log into your Ladbrokes account or register one before you show off your football knowledge or start with your lucky guesses. Then head over to the ...

Origin Air is boarding for Game II and Game III

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Origin Air will soon be boarding for State of Origin Game II in Sydney and Game III in Brisbane and you and a mate can win flights, accommodation and diamond category tickets thanks to Sportsbet the online bookmaker. How do I win it you ask? Well, it’s easy! Just head over to Sportsbet and simply tell them ...

Win VIP Roosters Tickets in this Free Draw at Unibet

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So, you're a Roosters fan? If you want to win a fully catered VIP experience at the Captain's Club at Central Coast Stadium just head over to Unibet for your chance to win. How do I win it you ask? Well, it’s easy! All you have to do is Log In and Opt-In and you'll be in ...

Youngstar could get your weekend off to an absolute flyer

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Queensland Oaks winner Youngstar could get your weekend off to an absolute flyer if she becomes the first filly since the Peter Moody-trained Riva San in 2008 to complete the Derby/Oaks double on Saturday. Trainer Chris Waller has confirmed she will take on the boys in Saturday’s Group I Queensland Derby over 2200m at Doomben&...

Punters take the plunge on Rob 'The Reaper' Whittaker

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There's no denying it. If you're an Aussie UFC fan you'll be raring to go on UFC 225 Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero which goes down in Chicago this Sunday. As you probably know by now, Rob 'The Reaper' Whittaker won the interim UFC middleweight title after defeating Cuban veteran Romero via unanimous decision at UFC 213 in 2017 and then elevated to ...

Bookies react to Socceroos 4-0 win against the Czechs

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In the aftermath of the Socceroos 4-0 win against the Czechs on Friday the Bookies have slashed the odds on Bert van Marwijk's 23 man squad to win France in their June 16th Cup opener in Russia. With patriotic punters clearly thinking Australia are now in with a shot over one of the strongest squads in the competition ...

Are the Blues finally ready to fire in the 2018 Origin series?

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It's game on in the race for the 2018 State Of Origin Series in Melbourne on Wednesday and the betting odds scream New South Wales will take control. Throughout the last decade Queensland have been the dominant force but things may well be on the up for the new look Blues. Limbering up for another shot at the series, NSW ...

Socceroos ready to take on the world

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With just two weeks to go to the world’s biggest football tournament the Socceroos get the chance to prove they are ready to take on the World on Friday. The squad faces the Czech Republic in an international friendly match in St Polten and with places in the final World Cup team still up for grabs fans are ...