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Welcome to The Betting Academy, brought to you by Champion Bets.

Firstly, congratulations on taking the first step towards profitable punting!

As you will have noticed, betting has become a lot more visible in Australia in recent years. There’s been an explosion in the number of online bookmakers in the market and with so much competition, the amount of promotion and advertising has gone through the roof.

The advent of online betting, and more recently mobile betting, has given punters unprecedented access to be able to have a bet whenever and wherever they like.

In addition to this, live coverage of sport and racing has never been more accessible. Whether it’s at your local pub, on TV or online, it’s simple to see just about any race or sporting event as it’s happening.

These factors have combined to produce a volume of betting opportunities never before seen in Australia. For punters, this has the potential to be both good and bad: every opportunity to win is of course also an opportunity to lose!

With the age of online betting drawing ever more people to the punt, betting education has never been more important. We talked about the huge amount of promotion that bookmakers now do. There’s a lot of noise out there, and not all of it is necessarily good information. Bookmaking is a business: it’s their job to get hold of as much of your money as possible.

And for most people, that’s the way it goes: they approach it with varying degrees of seriousness, but overall they simply hand over their money to the bookies. Hopefully as little as possible – and they might have a few wins along the way – but the numbers don’t lie. On most estimates, around 97% of punters are long-term losers. So it’s odds-on that you’ll be one of them!

Yes: you can win.

Champion Bets has been around since 2006, helping Australian punters win with profitable tips and betting advice. We have a large stable of expert analysts and professional punters all focused on one thing: making money for their members on the punt.

What we hope to do with The Betting Academy is to take things a step further, and educate more punters on how to be one of the few winners.

Winning on the punt is possible, and we can show you how it’s done.

With so many new punters getting into the game, it’s more important than ever that they actually understand what it is they’re doing with their money. We’re passionate about that.

The fact that you’re here and reading this is a huge step – you’re clearly interested in understanding the intricacies of successful betting and how it can be done. That already puts you well ahead of the vast majority of punters who remain in the dark and just keep handing over their hard-earned cash to bookies.

You can click through this Profitable Betting 101 series by using the links at the top and bottom of each article – or head to the index to find a specific stage in the series.

It’s great to have you on board!

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