Entries by Dan

What is a lucky 31 bet?

What is a lucky 31 bet? With there being so many different betting terms it can be more than a little confusing trying to work out exactly what is going on. As part of our series to guides to betting jargon aimed at making betting accessible to the uninitiated, we are looking at the lucky […]

Predictz Review

Predictz is a popular website that provides a one-stop shop for football betting, with tips, statistics, results, league tables and much more. Here we have a look at what they have to offer and whether it can help your betting. Tips Quite amazingly, they provide tips for every game in the major leagues across the world, […]

What is a Lucky 15 Bet?

As part of our mission to review betting systems we are breaking down the many terms involved in betting in order help you get to grips with them and widen the range of bets you are able to place. Here we look at lucky 15, a term you may well heard if you have ever […]

What is a Canadian Bet?

Continuing with our series removing the mystery from betting terms that may put potential punters off getting involved in gambling, we look at the Canadian bet. So what is a Canadian bet? If nothing springs to mind it is not likely to be something that you would consider placing. How do you place a Canadian […]

3 Steps to Becoming a Bookmaker

The bookmaker. In general terms this term refers to a professional bet taker who calculates odds and pays out winnings. In non-general terms, a bookmaker, also referred to as a bookie, is successful based upon their ability to offer odds that counter actual probabilities. While some see this profession as a dying breed, there are […]

The Battle of Quashed and Omaha at the Ascot Gold Cup

The Ascot Gold Cup Ascot, Berkshire, England June 18, 1936 The Royal Ascot was flooded with onlookers as the race went head-to-head, literally and figuratively, between Omaha, an American thoroughbred champion most recently awarded the 1935 US Triple Crown winning title, and Quashed, a filly whose most recent win was at the Epson Oaks, a […]

Eclipse – One of the Greatest Race Horses

Any conversation about great race horses has to begin with Eclipse, the undefeated Thoroughbred who has set the standard for elite racing since the 18th century. The Group 1 Eclipse Stakes, France’s Prix Eclipse and the US Eclipse Award are all named in his honour. His dominance of the track led to the famous phrase “Eclipse first and […]