With the World Cup in Russia fast approaching, bookmakers are starting to give their odds regarding the chances the countries involved have of taking home the coveted trophy. It is interesting to peruse the line to see who is fancied and who might be given the tag of “longshot”. We take a look at three categories that could best describe one nation’s chances of winning in Russia. Continue reading “Favourite, Realistic, Wildcard: Our World Cup Picks”


Watching your favorite sport at home or in the bar with friends is an exciting and funny way to relax and escape from the jungle of your everyday tasks. However, betting on your favorite sport can add value to this both figuratively and in terms of real money. Online sports betting gives you a chance to take your hobby to a next level and win not only the respect of your friends by showing your in-depth knowledge of the game but also some extra cash to, let’s say, watch your favorites alive next time. The process of online betting is not complicated and there are many good sites out there you can visit but choose wisely. There are six signs that can help you determine whether a particular sports betting and online gambling site is a good one.  Continue reading “6 signs of a good sports betting and online gambling site”

Much like gambling in a physical casino, online betting is a place where etiquette, manners and conduct are key to creating a friendly and enjoyable environment for everyone to enjoy. Creating a competitive and vibrant atmosphere is achievable online through online chats and the quality of the games themselves, however players can often be more hostile and annoying than in the flesh. From taking an age to play to flipping when you lose, bad etiquette can put a real downer an otherwise enjoyable evening. So here’s a list of basic online gambling etiquette to follow so everyone can enjoy their games.

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A side effect of poker’s popularity as both an online activity and a spectator sport is the growing number of professional players, superstar card sharks and individuals who seem to have ‘made it’ overnight. But is poker really an easy route to the big time, or is the reality different from what fans see on the TV?

Let’s get right to the point: Carving out a poker career, from online card tables to the bright lights of Monte Carlo, is a hard slog. In that, it’s no different from becoming a professional footballer or a ballet dancer. There’s a certain element of unpredictability in poker that makes a career in the game especially difficult to maintain. Continue reading “Can Anybody Become a Poker Pro?”