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The light leaves us earlier, the cold is creeping in and the fact that it’s starting to get wetter can only mean one thing – we are in the thick of winter, so we are in the thick of the AFL season.
For some, going to the football is the only thing to look forward to during the cooler months. It means rugging up, chucking on your team colours and heading to the grounds. It can also mean having a cheeky bet with your mates on whose team will prevail.
According to the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, a common myth when it comes to betting on sports is that it isn’t as risky as other forms of gambling because it involves skill.
This is wrong – knowing a lot about a certain game of sport doesn’t guarantee a win. It doesn’t matter how much you know, or your perceived “skill” level, because there’s no such thing as a sure bet.
To help you stay on top of your gambling this footy season, here are some handy tips: