Archive | January, 2011

Cricket World Cup 2011

Cricket is not a globally popular sport and therefore the Cricket World Cup 2011 will never match the fever of the FIFA World Cup 2010. But in many of the countries where cricket is played, the Cricket World Cup is the biggest event on the sporting calendar. Cricket is played in three different formats. The [...]

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Betting on the Super Bowl

Last weekend the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the New York Jets to win the American League Championships. Also the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears to win the National League Championships. Now the Packers and the Steelers will clash in the Super Bowl XLV for the top honors in the 2010-11 NFL season. The Super [...]

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Triple Upset at Australian Open Tennis

The tennis pundits and the bookmakers were both proved wrong at the Australian Open tennis championships yesterday. The top two seeds and the favorites at the tennis betting sites, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, crashed out of the Men’s Singles event. In the Women’s Singles the top seed Caroline Wozniacki lost unexpectedly. Nadal lost in [...]

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WSOP 2011 Schedule Announced

The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is by far the largest land based poker tournament in the world. It is held during the summer months in Las Vegas every year. 2011 will feature the 42nd WSOP event. As is the current practice the tournament will be held in the Pavilion and Amazon Rooms at the [...]

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Woods Debut at Farmers Insurance Golf

The Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament will be played from Thursday January 27 to Sunday January 20. The venue is the Torrey Pines golf course in La Jolla California. The Farmers Insurance Open is the fourth event of the PGA 2011 tour. The third event, The Bob Hope Classic, just got over and was won [...]

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Australian Open Reaches Quarter Finals

The quarter finals in the Men’s Singles and the Women’s Singles in the Australian Open tennis championship have been lined up. The event is currently in progress in Melbourne. In the Men’s Singles six of the top eight seeds have made it to the quarter finals, including the top three of Nadal, Federer and Djokovic. [...]

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New Mobile Betting from Spin3

Spin3 is a leading provider of mobile platforms to online betting sites to enable their customers to place bets on the go from their handsets. Sporting action in some sport is always taking place somewhere and this has contributed considerably to the growth of sports betting. Spin3 has launched a new mobile betting platform called [...]

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NFL Heads to Conference Finals

After the Divisional Playoffs last weekend, the scene has been set for the National Football League (NFL) Conference Finals on Sunday January 23. In the Divisional Playoffs the New York Jets upset the New England Patriots, who were tipped as the favorites to win the Super Bowl. The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens and [...]

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William Hill Doubles Live Betting Revenue

The rising popularity of live betting, or in-play betting as it is called at some betting sites, has been amply demonstrated in a trading update filed by WilliamHill.com in the London Stock Exchange. The betting site’s strong performance in 2010 was led by a growth of 114% in live betting turnover. The sports book turnover [...]

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Understanding Ice Hockey Puck Line

Ice hockey is a sport that is popular in the United States and Canada. The National Hockey League (NHL) conducts the major tournaments in this sport. NHL consists of 6 Canadian clubs and 24 American clubs. NHL games are currently in progress and punters can bet on these games at US betting sites. Some of [...]

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