Sports Stars and Poker: A Match Made in Heaven?

Here’s a thought: how do you get over the crushing disappointment of your team bowing out of the world’s biggest football tournament? Well, if you’re Spain’s Gerard Pique, the answer would be to hot-foot it out… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog, Part 8: The Germans Win!

Germany took down the 2014 World Cup, outplaying pre-game favorites Argentina.

There’s a saying, normally quoted to former England footballer Gary Lineker, which goes something like this: “Football is a game where two teams kick the ball around for 90 minutes, and at the end Germany… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog Part 7: The Final Countdown

Lionel Messi World Cup 2014

So, all things lead to Rio. The final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup is set, as Argentina (one of the firm pre-tournament favorites) and the ever-present Germans do battle in a rematch of the… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog, Part 6: Silver Linings

Lionel Messi, World Cup 2014

The quarter-finals were another mixed bag for us, with Colombia deciding not to turn up to their defeat against Brazil on Friday, while Germany sneaked through against France in a 1-0 win. Argentina kept up our… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog Part 5: No Quarter

World Cup 2014, FIFA, Brazil

The FIFA World Cup in Brazil reaches the final home stretch, and we are down to eight teams. Meanwhile, our bankroll is decidedly on the up, with some nice wins from the round of 16 games. Dark… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog, Part Four: Taking Stock

Luis Suarez, Giorgio Chellini, FIFA World Cup 2014

So, the first round matches are all done and dusted, England have taken their rightful place on the plane home (having finished bottom of their group) and Luis Suarez has got involved in yet another… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog – The Adventure Continues

Sports betting, World Cup 2014

When things are going your way in sportsbetting, you can do no wrong and everything seems to come off. This week was not one of those times. Our Week 2 bets got off to the… Read More

2014 World Cup Betting Blog: Part Deux

Netherlands, Spain, 2014 World Cup, Group B

The Brazil 2014 World Cup got off to the ideal start with the hosts, and us, with a 3-0 win for Brazil against Croatia and two goals for Neymar. Our 2/7 bet was easy money… Read More

Michael Shackleford Wizard of Odds interview

wizard of odds picture

We’re Off to See the Wizard… If you’re a regular at you’ll know we strive to bring you information on the best sites out there on the worldwide web, guide you through the minefield… Read More

The Road to Riches, Part 1: 2014 World Cup Betting Gets Real!

2014 World Cup Brazil

Yep, it’s finally here. The long wait is over, the stadiums are finished (sort of), the fans have arrived, and everyone’s ready for the month-long carnival of football, fiestas and favela shoot-ups. We’re talking about the… Read More