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Why I’ve kept motivated for so long

When I opened my Betfair account in June 2000, I was hopeful that I would make a little bit of spare cash. I initially was doing some arbitrage betting, which brought it some ‘pocket money’. But while messing around with that, I figured out you could trade and rest, as they say, is history! My…

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How to turn a losing betting strategy into a winning one

Wouldn’t it be great if you could take a losing betting strategy and miraculously turn it into a winning one? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to do. We will take a strategy that only has a 25% win rate into a strategy that wins 95% of the time. We will do this by taking…

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The BEST pre-season EVER

Life can be funny sometimes. Being high profile, I interact with many people from all different corners of the industry. It’s a broad spectrum, from ordinary punters, through customers of Bet Angel all the way up to the board level of betting companies. Over time I’m been lucky enough to see many Bet Angel customers…

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Where Angels fear to tread

I’ve learnt over time that whether it’s short-term trading on Betfair or long-term investing in financial markets, being a contrarian seems to be a very effective strategy. Why does contrarian behaviour work? Over the years, I’ve spent a lot of time looking at psychology and its impact on decision-making, and it’s proved a fascinating subject. I’ve immersed…

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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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