Asian Handicap Betting Explained

There are many different types of asian handicaps that can be applied to any football match being waged upon in New Zealand at any of the top rated and most enjoyed online sports betting sites. Whilst it may seem a bit daunting to understand when first looking into the rules of asian betting, it actually offers any gambler looking to bet on football within New Zealand a huge advantage when making these bets. Therefore, any person wanting to bet on football at any online sportsbook in New Zealand should understand the ins and outs of asian handicaps and how to use them to their advantage. Continue reading Asian Handicap Betting Explained

Live Betting Benefits For Punters From New Zealand

Thanks to the arrival of the internet, the world of sports betting has taken off stratospherically, especially for punters from New Zealand that enjoy live betting, also known as in-running or in-play wagering.

The general principle behind this kind of wagering is that punters are able to place their bet once the game or sporting event has begun. American football, soccer, basketball, cricket betting and horse racing are all markets there for the choosing, and watching these activities is more exciting as a result. Continue reading Live Betting Benefits For Punters From New Zealand

The Top 5 NASCAR Tournament Upsets of All Time

Stock-car racing is popular with sports betting fans in New Zealand, Australia and Canada, and the USA’s various NASCAR series keeps them well supplied with action. The most exciting races are those that produce a win for the underdog, so here’s our pick for the top five surprise results in history:

Rookie Bayne Wins 2011 Daytona 500

Just a day after his 20th birthday, in only his second Sprint Cup race, Nationwide Series graduate Trevor Bayne became the youngest driver to win the Daytona 500 in February, 2011. Driving for NASCAR’s oldest team, Wood Brothers Racing, Bayne’s victory in the famous Florida endurance event was WBR’s first in 10 years, and it also made him the second-youngest driver ever to win a Sprint Cup race.

Jamie McMurray’s 2002 UAW-GM Quality 500

A year after the shocking death of Dale Earnhardt in a crash at the Daytona 500, Chip Ganassi Racing lost driver Sterling Marlin in October 2002, with a fractured vertebra. McMurray had one Sprint Cup start to his name, and was only supposed to start as a rookie the following year, but he found himself in the hot seat for the UAW-GM Quality 500. He rose to the occasion in his Chevy, leading for the final 96 of the race’s 100 laps.

Earnhardt’s 1990 Daytona Loss to Cope

One of NASCAR’s most revered drivers, Dale Earnhardt suffered two Daytona 500 disappointments in a row, a decade before his tragic demise at the same track. The most frustrating was probably the first one, in 1990, when Earnhardt looked set for certain victory in the 200-lap race. He was in the lead for the final 155, but on turn three of the very last lap he hit debris on the track, blowing a tyre. His sudden, dramatic loss of speed allowed Derrike Cope to slip past for his first Sprint Cup victory, and his only win at the Daytona 500.

Bouchard’s Talladega One-Hit-Wonder in 1981

Wagering on NASCAR racing stretches way back, to long before betting enthusiasts could enjoy no deposit pokies online for real money casino bonuses, deposit matching sign-up bonuses and similar perks online. One of the biggest upsets betting fans have witnessed at NASCAR occurred 36 years ago, at the 1981 Talladega 500. New England rookie Ron Bouchard won his first and only Sprint Cup victory in a photo-finish that saw him pass Darrell Waltrip and Terry Labonte right on the finish line. It was the one high spot of his career: Bouchard didn’t even finish the season, and retired from the Sprint Cup circuit in 1987.

Keselowski Goes Full Ricky Bobby at Talladega

Back in 2009, Michigan NASCAR star Brad Keselowski was still an unknown rookie for the unimpressive Phoenix Racing team. All that changed with his heart-stopping win at Talladega’s Aaron 499, however. Challenging race leader Carl Edwards hard in the final lap, Keselowski collided with Edwards when the latter turned across him, resulting in one of the most spectacular crashes in NASCAR history. Edwards’ car was destroyed as he flipped off the catch fence, allowing Keselowski through for the first of many Sprint Cup victories. The most amusing part of the finish, however, was life imitating art: Edwards pulled himself from the burning wreckage of his car to run, in true Will Ferrell fashion, across the finish line.

Popular Capricorn Coast Has Rockhampton CQARC Cup

Rockhampton lies in the popular tourist destination on Central Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, 640 kilometres north of Brisbane, and lies on the banks of the historic Fitzroy River. Rockhampton Racecourse is generally regarded as the racing hub of Central Queensland.  Racing is held on both the secondary inner short sand track with a circumference of 1160 metres and a straight if 400 metres, or the main outer track of grass which has a circumference of 1900 metres and an enormous long home straight of 580 metres, that gives competing thoroughbreds plenty of chance to gain momentum. The major race is the Rockhampton CQARC Cup run in June every year. Continue reading Popular Capricorn Coast Has Rockhampton CQARC Cup

More Details about Gourmet Gallop on Kangaroo Island

Horse racing has long been a passion in Australia, and the burgeoning catering and cuisine industry has created a nation of foodies as well. Creating a day to celebrate both of these things is quite a natural fit, which is just what’s been done for the Gourmet Gallop event. Continue reading More Details about Gourmet Gallop on Kangaroo Island

Gambler’s Fallacy in New Zealand – Sports Betting Guide

Established by Jacob Bernoulli as far back as the 17th century, The Law of Large Numbers show that events with a larger sample, such as a coin toss, are more likely to represent true probability.

Today, bettors in New Zealand  and all over the rest of the world continue to struggle with this concept a good 400 years on. It is for this reason that it has now been dubbed The Gambler’s Fallacy, a mistake that could effectively be a rather costly one. Continue reading Gambler’s Fallacy in New Zealand – Sports Betting Guide