Entries by Dan

Famous Betting Coups – the 50p Millionaire

Whether you’re betting on horse races or sporting events, the dream is to win millions and never have to work another day in your life. Of course, this rarely happens, which is why it’s so fascinating when someone does win big. It doesn’t even need to be that someone was sneaky or did something illegal […]

Alan Woods: A Gambler Among the Top Three in the World

Today we continue our series of articles looking at great professional gamblers of past and present with a look at Alan Woods, considered by many to be among the top three gamblers in the world. Murwillumbah, Australia-born Alan Woods has much in common with American Bill Benter. Like Benter, he showed an early fascination with […]

Murray tipped to lead Britain to Davis Cup glory

Great Britain are odds-on favourites to lift the Davis Cup when they face Belgium next week, the first time they will have won the competition for 79 years. British number one Andy Murray is also being tipped to enjoy additional glory by becoming only the second man in the history of the Cup’s World Group […]

Rodgers among favourites to take charge at QPR

Brendan Rodgers finds himself among the bookies’ favourites to become Football League Championship side Queens Park Rangers’ new manager, just six weeks after the Ulsterman’s sacking by Liverpool. To followers of the game the thought that Rodgers would even contemplate joining a Championship side may seem bizarre. However, the bookies have made the 42-year-old second favourite to […]

Jones now favourite to be England Rugby head coach

Eddie Jones has become the new favourite to be named the England rugby union squad’s head coach after a rush of bets. Jones, appointed head coach of South African Super Rugby side the Stormers only last week, impressed during the World Cup as his Japan outfit beat South Africa in their opener and went on […]

Warm Wembley welcome could give France boost

Tonight’s friendly between England and France at Wembley is being played against the tragic backdrop of the attacks in Paris on Friday night. The French Federation were given the opportunity to withdraw from the fixture but declined. The French international side are more than likely to receive one of the warmest welcomes ever from the […]

Kerry Packer: Gambling’s Big Man

Following on from our article about Racetrack King Bill Benter, today we continue our series looking at the great figures of professional gambling with a look at Kerry Packer – Gambling’s Big Man.  Australian Kerry Packer had an up and down life. He was born into one of Australia’s most wealthy and influential families, the […]

Republic of Ireland tipped to make Euro finals via playoffs

The Republic of Ireland will be taking the final steps, starting on Friday night, to hopefully make next summer’s UEFA European Championships in France. Martin O’Neill’s men failed to qualify directly from the group stage but did enough to make the playoffs. Now only Bosnia and Herzegovina stand in their way. The Republic travel to […]