About Oze Punting

I started this punting website in 2006 as I began to bet on Australian racing, primarily thoroughbred and greyhounds, over the internet each week. I also found online sports betting to be an exciting and often rewarding pastime. This site has helped me by encouraging me to research and learn more about the racing and sporting events that I was gambling on. I hope it also helps you by either saving you time, helping you find better odds, or by listening to my opinions and validating them with your own research.

Please, go ahead and look around the pages and blog posts on OzePunting.com, I am confident after viewing the information that I’m giving away for free, you will become a better, and smarter punter.

Good Luck and Happy Punting!
Aussie Punter

Why should I bet online?

There are many different ways to bet. When I first started betting, I thought nothing could beat the atmosphere of the local pub/club or TAB venue while placing bets with a few mates on a Saturday. After a while, I learned that there was nothing stopping me from placing my bets online before I went down and I realised that the odds were 9 times out of 10 much better on websites I was betting on, than the odds I could receive on the TOTE. These days, it isn’t necessary to leave your house to bet on practically anything, now that mobile phone betting is here to stay, you can bet literally anywhere in the world! It’s amazing to think of how far have we come in such a short amount of time.

Personally, unless I’m going to the race track myself, I no longer use one of the Australian TOTE’s (TAB) to place my bets. It’s a lot more fun to get a few mates together, turn on the telly, stock up on beer and bet in the comfort or your own home using your computer, laptop or even your mobile phone to place your bets.

One thing I hear a lot is that people don’t want to use their credit card online, or don’t have a credit card or a debit card you can use on the internet. My answer is simple, you don’t need a credit card to bet online! There are many other funding methods such as BPay, Cheque, Money Order, Direct Deposit via your online banking web site, PayPal and others are now all standard means of depositing and withdrawing your funds from the majority of online bookmakers, there really is no excuse not to bet online.

One of the very best reasons to place your bets online, is the fact that internet bookies pay out 10% – 30% more for the very same bets that you place on whichever TOTE is in your area. Quite simply, this equates to more money in your pocket. It’s not going to make much difference to you if you can’t pick the winners in the first place, but that’s what Oze Punting is here for.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Is online betting in Australia legal?
A. Absoluetly, 100%. All online Australian bookmakers are licensed and regulated by state and territory governments.
Q. How do I deposit money to bet online?
A. You can use your credit card, cheque, Direct Deposit, Wire Transfer, BPAY, PayPal and more.
Q. How do I withdraw money from online bookies?
A. The exact same way you deposit money, usually you can only withdraw via the same method that you deposited your funds.
Q. What horse racing events can I bet on?
A. Every TAB listed horse race in Australia and many races worldwide.
Q. What sports and other events can I bet on?
A. Every major sporting event in the world, plus many obscure sports. It is now possible to bet on elections, reality TV shows, the winner of major awards around the world, and much, much more.
Q. Do I get better odds with online bookmakers?
A. Yes! You can generally get anywhere from 10-30% better odds betting online, sometimes a lot more. You can also compare odds from various different bookmakers and choose which one has the best odds. I often do odds comparison posts on my blog, so you don’t need to!

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