Episode 50

January 24th, 2009

Wimbledon proved to be a productive place for me yesterday. Sticking to strategy for my first bet I placed ÂŁ5 on Serena Williams to beat Golovin at odds of 1/20. It only yielded 25p but it was possibly the nearest to a “dead cert” I have had so far. I then placed ÂŁ1 on Russian [...]

Episode 49

January 16th, 2009

France and England’s exit from the competition marked the demise of my outstanding bets, and I lost again when Holland failed to beat Sweden in normal time (penalty shootouts are not valid on Blue Square). I have now put a ÂŁ1 on the Czech Republic to beat Greece in the semis – surely the Greeks [...]

Episode 48

January 10th, 2009

The 100th bet went down like a granny on a frosty morning as the Germans let me down badly. Since then they have been eliminated from the competition which pleased me no end. Recently some bets have been good and some bad, however, I am still up overall.
Currently I have outstanding bets on England to [...]

Episode 47

January 6th, 2009

Sweden scored twice in under 6 minutes so the bet became not will they win, but who will score the 4th goal. I considered that Sweden would and indeed they did! They actually scored a 5th also to make the final score an impressive 5-0. That win returned ÂŁ1.30 for a 50p stake.
I have now [...]