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Betfair trading – Little and often soon adds up

This is a phrase I’ll often quote when advising people on how to trade. Your real objective when trading It’s really nice to bang in some massive results now and again, but generally, that’s not what trading is about. Most of the time I’m in a market I’m just looking for an opportunity. Something I recognise…

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Top five tips for winning on the Grand National

It’s the Grand National and it’s one of the most famous horse races of the year it’s the race that everybody has a bet on, but very few will win. Here are five top tips on how to win on the grand national this year: – Place a bet that will win more if you…

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Using variable staking to minimise your losses

People have asked me now and again why I use certain stakes in the market. That question is relatively simple to answer, but you have to go a bit deeper to really get to grips with exactly how you should be staking in general. If you look at a lot of my content you’ll notice…

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A very effective F1 trading opportunity

Trading on Formula One racing may seem unusual, starting to trade even before the season has even started is even more unusual; but it can often present some really good opportunities. Like most markets, there is always a strategy that you can find which makes perfect sense and which doesn’t often require any specific detailed knowledge…

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Why do favourites only win 1/3rd of the time?

So you’re betting on horse racing and you want to pick a winner. Which horse should you pick? Of course, you should pick the favourite, because that has the best chance of winning the race. But you may also be aware that only one-third of favourites go on to win. So, why is that and…

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How sceptics gave me my greatest trading edge

I’ve now been betting and Betfair trading for a living for over 20 years now, and I really can’t believe it. I mean, what a fantastic job I have, I basically get to watch sport for a living. Much has changed over those twenty years but one thing hasn’t. That very thing led me to…

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Betfair Football trading – Who scores first?

Watch a football match and often you will see the outsider team take a ‘shock’ lead according to most sources. But as you should know by now, it’s something that occurs more often than you would think. How often does the away team score first? Goals, Goals, Goals! Football is, generally, a low scoring contest….

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Thank you Bet Angel customers – We love you!

The start Back in 2004, I did a series of presentations at Financial trader events. My role was to explain what I was doing on betting exchanges, basically trading them like financial markets. In the 90’s I’d been trading a lot on financial markets, but getting access to the same tools the professionals use was…

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Loss recovery systems when betting or trading

Quite often we get people arriving on the Bet Angel forum and asking about loss recovering systems. They usually get waves of blunt replies. There is a simple explanation, any staking that involves recovering a loss will not work in the long term. It’s a bad thing to do. Let me explain why. If you…

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Live racecourse data – On ANY trading interface

Since the Real-time GPS data from Total Performance Data (TPD) was integrated with Bet Angel it’s transformed the way many in-running traders who use Bet Angel have been able to trade in-play. For the first time, it’s been possible to automate their in-running trading strategies. By having the ability to now trigger bets using TPD’s…

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