Raceday focus: Best bets at Tuncurry

TAS Morton only has four horses in work and he’s bringing them all to Tuncurry on Friday. And he thinks he’s saving the best for last when Better Not Fly contests a Benchmark 66 ­Handicap (1200m). “I think he’ll just bolt in and is almost unbeatable,” Morton said. “His work has been very good and […]

Our 7 best bets for Week 1 of the college football season

Keith Srakocic/AP College football is officially back, and with it, the best season of the year for gamblers. Week 1 offers several intriguing matchups, with numerous powerhouse programs facing off against each other, as well as a few teams looking to continue to build on newfound success.  With over 100 FBS programs kicking off their […]

Why simple rules are best when spreading your investment bets

BENJAMIN GRAHAM is considered the father of value investing, the business of picking stocks that are cheap. He might also fairly be described as the father of not trying to pick stocks at all. In his book “The Intelligent Investor”, Graham distinguished between two archetypes. Enterprising investors are willing to devote time and care to […]

China busts World Cup gambling ring pulling $1.5 billion in crypto bets

Officials in China have busted a World Cup gambling ring that took in over 10 billion yuan (nearly $ 1.5 billion) in cryptocurrency bets, reports the South China Morning Post. Six individuals allegedly connected to a dark web-based crime syndicate have been arrested and authorities have seized cryptocurrencies found in their possession worth over 10 […]

Raceday focus: Best bets at Gosford

TRAINER Jeremy Gask is hoping to deliver owner Michael Abdallah a winning double at Gosford on Thursday with Spirit Of Elijah and Tim’s Principal. The Scone trainer admitted however that he’s still working out his two new stable editions and he sends Spirit Of Elijah to the races without an official barrier trial. It’s his […]

The 50 cent options trader who bets on market volatility says a financial ‘earthquake’ is coming

REUTERS / Mike Hutchings Asset manager Ruffer LLP uses 50 cent options contracts to bet on rising market volatility as a hedging instrument. The fund says February’s stock selloff is likely to be a tremor and a bigger financial “earthquake” is only months away. Ruffer remains positioned to profit from an increase in volatility. The […]

Raceday focus: Best bets at Gosford

TRAINER Gabrielle Englebrecht says her two fillies racing at Gosford on Thursday will give a good account of themselves as they attempt to turn themselves into city-class runners. Mileage is almost there while Iva Lilo is on debut in the opening event for three-year-olds. She only has to beat home four rivals and the Tickets […]

Raceday focus: Best bets at Hawkesbury

TRAINER David Pfieffer is hoping stable star I Am Excited’s winning habit rubs off on the well-bred Xaarfoxylady at Hawkesbury on Tuesday. I Am Excited scored her third win from as many starts this autumn when she took out the Listed Darby Munro Stakes at last Saturday’s Golden Slipper meeting at Rosehill Gardens. This feature […]