Monthly Archives: February 2012

Socceroos to wear new away strip.. in a home game

It seems that clubs and countries update their playing kit any chance they get these days, with the English national team replacing their latest home strip after using it for only nine games (which no doubt pleased the millions of fans who forked out to buy it) .

Not to miss out, the Socceroos are also in the process of changing their playing kit, and have controversially decided to debut their new away strip against Saudi Arabia tomorrow night – despite the fact that it is a home game. Regardless of the green and gold not being on show, it’s always a special occasion when the Socceroos play in Australia, but you have to admit the match below looks set to be an absolute classic:

 

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Young fan leads Liverpool celebrations

One of the most famous clubs in world football, Liverpool won their first trophy in six years this morning with a thrilling penalty shootout win over Cardiff City. In a game that had it all, including two goals in extra time, Steven Gerrard’s cousin Anthony missed his penalty to send his famous cousin to the trophy podium.

Reds fans all around the world kicked off some wild celebrations, and were inspired by this young scouser who got a little bit carried away amid all the excitement:

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Daytona 500 is here!

Daytona, it’s much more than the day where 150,000 Americans head to the track to watch cars drive around in circles for a few hours. It’s one of the most treasured days in the motor racing calendar, and more importantly a great chance to brag to your mates about how good you used to be at the video game back in the day:

Time Extension!

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Rudd vs Gillard.. again

Well it’s all going off in Canberra as our politicians try and sort out their differences in a very civilized manner.. or not. In an expolsive turn of events, K- Rudd resigned from the post of Foreign Affairs Minister, and will go head to head with Julia Gillard in a leadership ballot this Monday to determine who will lead the Labor Party.

With all class appearing to be thrown out the window, it’s been an ‘anything goes’ battle between the two so called leaders. Here at sportsbet.com.au, we’ve been working hard researching some inspiring speeches by political leaders, and came across this absolute cracker from our good mate George W. Bush. Enjoy!

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Punters of the Week Feb 23 2012

Michael of Moonee Ponds had a heroic boxed trifecta triumph on the harness racing at Gloucester Park on Friday night, putting $7.20 on numbers (1,2,10) to hopefully kick his weekend off in a big way. Chasing the ‘spend small – … Read More »

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Best Bet Specials in Australia Feb 23 2012

Blue Diamond Stakes? Carling Cup? Rugby Union? it doesn’t matter what tickles your fancy because we have you covered with some juicy Money Back Specials! Enjoy some bet insurance against Samaready in the Blue Diamond, get your cash back if … Read More »

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Sports TV Guide Feb 24 to 26 2012

Click links to view markets: Friday: Darts – Premier League Round 3 6am  Live Fox Sports 3 Cricket – Australia v Sri Lanka 2pm Live Channel 9 AFL – NAB Cup Opening Round 6:50pm Live Fox Footy Super Rugby –Brumbies … Read More »

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Million Dollar Tipping Feb 23 Update

A-League Hats off to joint A-Leaguer leaders “Texas13”, “bestys balls” , “thekop” & “hoangwang” who stand ahead of the hungry pack on the verge of tipping greatness should their form continue in coming weeks, all on 56 points. Just 2 … Read More »

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LeBron getting schooled by a kid!

One of the biggest weekends on the American sports calender, the NBA All Star weekend, has arrived. The rookie game, slam dunk contest and three point shootout all feature prior to Monday’s main event – the All Star Game.

Unfortunately the slam dunk contest has lost its spark in recent times, with this year’s contestants barely house hold names. In an event made famous by none other than the one and only Michael Jordan, a young fan is doing all that he can to entice Miami Heat superstar LeBron James to strutt his stuff and show off his dunking abilities.

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Phil Mickelson (and his fans) on a roll

This year’s Northern Trust Open came to a dramatic conclusion when American Bill Haas claimed victory in a playoff against Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley. Golf nuts around the world were on the edge of their seat, particularly when Phil Mickelson birdied the 18th hole to stay in the tournament.

One enthusiastic fan could not stay on the edge of his seat, and began to roll in celebration of Phil’s great shot:


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‘Linsanity’ – Jeremy Lin to win MVP?

Punters have been caught up in ‘Linsanity’ following Jeremy Lin’s dramatic impact on the NBA over the last few weeks, with the New York rising star firming to $35 to complete the ‘Linderella’ story and win this season’s MVP award.

Starting the season as a complete unknown, Lin was given virtually no chance at odds of $5001 before his purple patch started nine games ago. Click here to view MVP markets

And the best thing about Jeremy Lin? The amount of puns that his name provides! Enjoy this video below of some classic Jeremy Lin puns courtesy of our good friend David Letterman:

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Weekend Specials

We’ve got more specials than Danoz Direct this weekend! Maybe that’s a slight exaggeration, but on top of our regular weekend promotions, punters can enjoy three big money back specials starting from today. Covering the cricket, racing and NRL Charity … Read More »

Punters of the Week Feb 16 2012

Andrew of Sunshine Coast, QLD has got to be the punter of the year so far in 2012, with one of the best multibets we have ever seen! We’ve all been close to that massive multibet win at some point … Read More »

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Best Bet Specials in Australia Feb 16 2012

sportsbet.com.au is the place to bet on all your favourite sports! We’ve got a massive offer this Friday on the Australia v Sri Lanka ODI all Cricket fans will drool over! Below are all bet promotions this week!! Sport Overview … Read More »

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Sports TV Guide Feb 17 to 19 2012

Click links to view markets: Friday: Darts – Premier League Round 2 5am  Live Sportsbet.com.au Streaming Cricket – Australia v Sri Lanka 2pm Live Channel 9 AFL – NAB Cup Opening Round 6:50pm Live Fox Footy Soccer – Melbourne Heart … Read More »

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Million Dollar Tipping Feb 16 Update

A-League A-League “thekop” has ‘broken necks and cashed some cheques’ this week with a stellar 4 tip round to now hold A-League to ransom, 1 out in front on 53 tips with only 5 weeks to go! It’s getting hairy … Read More »

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Living The Dream!

We’ve all been close to that massive multibet win at some point or another, but here is a story about a guy who did get it! Putting his English Premier League tips on last Saturday, he also chose to put … Read More »

Valentine’s Day Winners!

A massive thank you to everyone who entered this competition, thanks for taking the time to provide a few laughs. There was a variety of stories, ranging from very corny to very crazy! After much debate, the winners have been … Read More »

Valentine’s Day – win a free bet!

It’s Valentine’s Day already! That one day of the year where you must remember to send your special one flowers and/or chocolates. Single blokes, if you’re thinking of having a crack at that girl who is way out of your … Read More »

Black Caviar v Frankel – We make the Aussie Favourite!

  Eybrows were raised yesterday when a British bookmaker (who shall not be named) put up a market on Black Caviar and Frankel clashing over 1600m this year. Apart from the interesting market percentage (114% in a two horse race) … Read More »