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The 2012 Year of Sports Investment, (yes, still in progress)

The 2012 Year of Sports Investment, (yes, still in progress)

Back… After a long break from blogging. Plenty of sports investment has continued to take place in our absence from the blog, don’t worry about that. At time of writing the fund is sitting at -11.5 units or -1.15% for 2012 investment year, with the year ending with the Superbowl. Weekly updates need to come [...]

January 7, 2013 progam Sports Investing Philosophy 0

Can a Baby Derail a Carton AFL Premiership Campaign?

Can a Baby Derail a Carton AFL Premiership Campaign?

“Beaten to a pulp, the Blues have been exposed as a premiership myth” – Herald Sun, Monday 21st May 2012. No media outlet has spared Carlton any wrath over their form reversal. Sitting at 4-1 after winning over in Perth against the Fremantle Dockers, Carlton’s season was thrown into question by the media – starting [...]

May 27, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy, Thoughts on AFL 1

The Only Statistic That Really Matters in Sports Betting.

The Only Statistic That Really Matters in Sports Betting.

“Greed – for lack of a better word – is good” – Gordon Gecko, Wall Street. In the movie “Wall Street” Gordon Gecko was the greedy, scheming corporate raider who basically got what he deserved in the end – making for a satisfying finale to the movie. But whatever you think of the Wall street [...]

May 8, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy 1

How We Make Money From Sports Betting Markets.

How We Make Money From Sports Betting Markets.

If you have 5 minutes a day and some funds you wish to invest at a high rate of return, it’s essential you take a look at professional sports investment. Most gamblers approach wagering recreationally: an amount is gambled on an outcome and they then “sweat out” the result. There is nothing wrong with this [...]

April 27, 2012 progam Home post, Sports Investing Philosophy, Sports Investing Theory 0

“OK Genius, pick me a winner…” – Developing Your Own Profitable Sports Investment System.

“OK Genius, pick me a winner…” – Developing Your Own Profitable Sports Investment System.

“You find peace by coming to terms with what you don’t know” – Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Here’s the big idea in 2 minutes. Our job here is to: a) select the best daily opportunities in the sports betting markets when our systems say so, b) pass this information on to you, and then c) track [...]

April 27, 2012 progam Home post, sports betting secrets, Sports Investing Philosophy Comments Off on “OK Genius, pick me a winner…” – Developing Your Own Profitable Sports Investment System.

The BIG Sports Investing Secret Your Bookie Won’t Tell You.

The BIG Sports Investing Secret Your Bookie Won’t Tell You.

“For every disciplined effort, there is multiple reward” – Jim Rohn. Advertisements for bookmakers (especially here in Australia) would have you believe that they are giving money away. There’s bets refunded if your horse finishes second in this or that race, bets reversed if you lose on a protest, AFL bets refunded if your selected [...]

April 19, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy 0

The Cardinal Sins of AFL Betting.

The Cardinal Sins of AFL Betting.

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana. Important discussion with a good mate last night. I was having a chat with a friend of mine, who bets quite heavily on AFL. He’s a punter, and as such, gambles large portions of his bankroll every weekend during the football [...]

March 18, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy, Sports Investing Theory 1

Sports Investing – (Occasionally) It’s Not All About The Profit.

Sports Investing – (Occasionally) It’s Not All About The Profit.

“Assume nothing, test everything” – James Patterson. Profitability. Maximising this factor drives basically every wagering decision our team makes. And profitability plays a part in the following story… concerning why in 2007 (and 2007 only) we “gave up” on AFL wagering, only for us to realise our foolishness – and embrace its return in 2008 and [...]

March 5, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy 0

Sports Investing & “That wasn’t supposed to happen…?”

Sports Investing & “That wasn’t supposed to happen…?”

“Expect the Unexpected” – Various. Picture the scene. You have committed to research, selected a play from your universe of options available, and invest, placing what you think is a positive expectation wager.  Then, it gets the pants beaten off it. Not loses, but tanks. Many recreational gamblers (if not nearly all), will take it [...]

February 11, 2012 progam Sports Investing Philosophy, Sports Investing Theory 0