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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 hopes of a lovely outright bet on winning the damn thing as they moved past a listless Belgian team, while…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 horses Colombia took full advantage of a Luis Suarez-less Uruguay and defeated the toothless (geddit?) semi-finalists of four years ago…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 major biting scandal. Standard. It was another mixed bag of bets last week, with Greece shocking the Cote d’Ivoire to…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 worst start when our choice of Belgium scorers couldn’t find the back of the net against Algeria. The dark horses did…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 in the end, and our bets kept on coming in as our tip to back the Netherlands against Spain bore…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 of bad casinos, show you which games to avoid, and offer some top strategies to help you win. But one…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 2014 FIFA World Cup, of course, and by all accounts, it is shaping up to be a Brazilian bonanza of…Read More

How to Turn £5 Into £1 Million: A Bettor’s Guide for World Cup 2014

FIFA World Cup 2014 Brazil sports betting

Despite concerns over the tropical heat, the deaths of construction workers building the stadia, and constant protests about the cost of the whole damn thing, the World Cup 2014 in Brazil should be a real show-stopper. And the four-yearly festival of football, kicking off in Sao Paolo on June 12, is set to be the biggest…Read More

Top Five Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Bet with Bitcoins


Even as some Americans slowly drag themselves into the 21st century with legal, regulated gambling (which currently means residents and visitors within the borders of New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware), it still leaves millions of Americans stuck in online gaming hell, unable to access the same sites available to everyone else in the world. Meanwhile,…Read More

13 Bucket List Casinos for the Die-Hard Gambler

Sun City Resort South Africa

From the big and brash to the lavish and opulent, we have researched and put together a list of casinos you need to visit at least once during your lifetime, each picked for its unique character and the experience offered. Many of these are sights and resorts in their own right, so whether you’re a…Read More