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Beginners

Cheltenham Festival’s step by step Introduction for Horse Racing

March 04, 2019 - Beginners

There are three types of people in ordinary horse racing, the one who are crooks and dangerously treat their horses badly. They abuse their horse and use the drugs in large a...

How We Calculate Football Margins

February 11, 2019 - Beginners

Calculating football margins is something that is not easy to do, but this is something that has a huge effect on your profit and loss as a punter. If you want to know the easy way...

How we calculate Odds Payout

February 11, 2019 - Beginners

Bookmakers will never pay out the max 100% of the stakes they receive, they will keep some of that as their profit. Payout margins are usually around 95%, which means a bookmaker w...

How to Deal With Problems With Your Bookmaker

February 06, 2019 - Beginners

Those of you who bet on a regular basis with a number of different bookmakers will have no doubt had an issues that required attention from time to time. Whether that is the wr...

Betting on Football Transfers

December 28, 2018 - Beginners

As we approach the January transfer window, many clubs are looking to strengthen their squads ahead of the second half of the season. While this can be an exciting time for foo...

Top 5 Gambling Books of all Time - Become a better gambler.

December 28, 2018 - Beginners

There are many books available about gambling that will help you become a better gambler. You won’t find winners in these, they are all about learning what works, and being in the right mindset when you are placing bets, and if you like to read then these are well worth checking out and spending tim...

What is Each Way Betting?

December 19, 2018 - Beginners

When placing your bets on certain sports like horse racing and greyhound racing, you can choose to place your bet as a win bet, or as an each way bet. Each way betting is extrem...

Betting on Overs in the Total Goals Market

December 18, 2018 - Beginners

Betting on goals scored in a football game has almost become as popular as betting on the outcome of a game. Punters have really latched onto this type of betting in recent years...

How to Identify a Successful Football Tipster

December 06, 2018 - Beginners

  You may think you know a lot about football, but that doesn’t always translate into being a successful football punter. To do that you need to have an incredibly vast...

All You Need to Know about Political Betting

December 06, 2018 - Beginners

Many people look down on political betting because it isn’t a sport and no studying can be done. However, that is far from the truth and actually, you will do most of your stud...

Does Online Gambling Affect Your Credit Rating?

November 05, 2018 - Beginners

Many people place bets online on a regular basis, and while the thrill of a win is something we all seek, could that have an impact on your credit rating? The answer is far from ...

Beginners Guide to Bitcoin Gambling

October 22, 2018 - Beginners

You will have more than likely heard of Bitcoin, but did you know that you can gamble with Bitcoin online? If you don’t know, Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, and just like any other...

Public Gambles or in the Know Professionals? How to Spot the Difference

October 22, 2018 - Beginners

 No matter what sport you bet on, from time to time you will see a selection dramatically reduce in price. We are not talking small moves from 3/1 to 2/1 here, we are talking ...

Learn How to Bet on American Football

September 05, 2018 - Beginners

American football may be known as America’s game, but all over the world fans of the sport love to tune in and watch a game. Being such a global event, betting on American footba...

What Happens if a Bookie Goes Bust?

August 17, 2018 - Beginners

Recently we have seen the relatively new bookmaker in the UK Sun Bets announce that they were going to cease trading. The news came from out of the blue, taking us al...

Raumdeuter Meaning explained

July 27, 2018 - Beginners

The Raumdeuter football position is something reserved for very special players. Those capable of playing in the position can do a variety of different things, and move around a ...

How New Betting Regulations Will Benefit Users

June 28, 2018 - Beginners

Over recent times, many new regulations have been brought in to try and clean up gambling and offer punters a fair deal. After many complaints from punters who felt like they hav...

Alternative Payment Methods to Use with Bookmakers

May 10, 2018 - Beginners

When making a deposit with your bookmaker there are many different ways in which you can place funds into your account. This is especially good if you don’t want every bookmaker ...

E-Wallet Payment Options Available with Bookmakers

May 10, 2018 - Beginners

When depositing money with your bookmaker, you should always have many different options that you can use. These include many different e-wallet payments that can be used so that...

Which Betting Sites Accept Paysafecard?

May 05, 2018 - Beginners

A Paysafecard is a great way to deposit money into your online betting account, and it is used by many people around the world. When you put money into your betting account using...

Drone Racing Betting Introduction

March 06, 2018 - Beginners

Drone racing is fast becoming the future of sports betting. Since FPV (first-person-view) drones were launched in 2015-16, its races have been viewed over 43 million times on You...

An easy Introduction to Betting on F1

February 28, 2018 - Beginners

Gamblers are increasingly turning to Formula 1 as a means to make money in the industry. However, like most sports, there are plenty of markets to divulge in. Tons of stats mean ...

How to Know When I Have a Gambling Problem?

February 20, 2018 - Beginners

Any form of gambling – online and offline – whether it includes sports wagering or casino games can cause huge addiction.  A fun-filled activity we use to pass time and to ...

How to Build Your Own Betting Model

September 20, 2017 - Beginners

The universal betting formula is impossible to find simply due to the fact it does not exist. Punters, however, can do their best to get as close as possible to create one b...

Betting Exchange Explained and How Does It Work?

September 14, 2017 - Beginners

A Betting Exchange is a facility that enables punters to bet against each other instead of betting against a bookmaker which traditional betting is all about. Unlike the traditiona...

What is Enhanced Odds and How Does It Work?

September 08, 2017 - Beginners

Enhanced odds have gained great popularity with the majority of top online bookmakers.If you’ve ever ran across this term but never quite managed to explore it or even try it first-hand, here’s all you need to know about Enhanced Odds. Is There a Catch? With betting market being frighteningly comp...

What is Cash Out, Partial Cash Out and Auto Cash Out?

August 30, 2017 - Beginners

It can sometimes get rather difficult to grasp the full scope of changes introduced to betting with the introduction of online betting. The overall betting landscape has become ...

How to Understand Probability

July 27, 2017 - Beginners

Understanding the probability of an outcome in a football match or in any other branch of betting can be of paramount importance for success. The probability behind a game of football and a tennis match is not the same, understandably, but once you determine whether the events you are trying to det...

What is FIFA Betting?

May 10, 2017 - Beginners

One of the biggest football-themed games in the world – a proud product of EA Sports – FIFA has emerged as a hot betting topic over the past couple of months. And we are not tal...

Betting Psychology Explained

May 05, 2017 - Beginners

Sports betting comes in various forms and categories. It goes from being a harmless pastime and a great way to spice up a game night with friends in a bar over a couple of pints,...

Betting Against the Public Explained

April 26, 2017 - Beginners

Betting against the public revolves around a simple betting strategy that seemingly allows wise bettors to exploit certain angles and record significant wins by betting against what seems to be the general opinion on an outcome. Driven by the simplest of logic, Fading the Public – as it is also kno...

Effective Money Management in Betting

April 19, 2017 - Beginners

No matter how good a punter get in picking the winners and predicting the match betting outcomes, there is a betting aspect many a bettor will neglect and discard which would eventually lead to failure. The vital part of any betting strategy and a cornerstone for the betting itself is effective mon...

How to Make Your Own Betting Model-8 Easy Steps

April 09, 2017 - Beginners

Betting as a process of placing money on a chosen result of a sporting event has a simple aim, which is to help you generate profit on regular basis. Consistent betting wins are...

Do Online Betting Accounts have any Fees?

April 09, 2017 - Beginners

What would be the best advice you can give to a bettor who is thinking about opening an account with an online betting operator? Have you ever given it a thought? Of course, you need to take several accounts into consideration – starting from the reliability, reputation, market width, value of odd...

Free Bets Explained – Are They Really Free?

March 26, 2017 - Beginners

Betting operators cohabitate in a competitive arena which often requires bookies to go to great lengths in order to attract new customers. As they fight for your attention, bettin...

Which Betting Sites Accept Neteller?

December 31, 2015 - Beginners

Neteller is a much used internet payment method and used by people in many different ways around the world. One way you can use Neteller is to deposit funds into your bookmak...

Which Betting Sites Accept Skrill?

December 16, 2015 - Beginners

Skrill is a common internet payment method that can be used by people to pay for a wide variety of different internet transactions. It is popular with betting websites, and...

Are Free Bets Really Free?

December 15, 2017 - Beginners

Well, isn’t that the question of all questions? From a regular punter’s perspective, there is nothing wrong in seeking ways to get the best out of your betting experience ad with that in mind the Free Bets are supposed to make it happen. Do they, though? To make it simple straight from the top – ...

How to Read Odds

December 15, 2017 - Beginners

Stepping into the world of betting without knowing how to read odds would be the biggest mistake you can ever make. There would be no betting if the odds didn’t exist and they a...

Can gambling at betting sites be profitable?

December 09, 2016 - Beginners

The harsh reality is that vast majority of gamblers lose money in the long run, but that certainly does not mean that money cannot be made from placing wagers at betting sites....

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Intermediate

What is a Goliath Bet and How Does it Work?

July 16, 2019 - Intermediate

As the name suggests, a goliath bet is a very big one, and certainly not for the faint-hearted! This is the biggest multiple out there, combining eight selections and a huge 247 be...

An Easy Guide to a Yankee Bet

July 12, 2019 - Intermediate

A Yankee bet is one of the most popular multiple bets and used on a variety of sports. This is one that many punters will have used in the past, but if you haven’t and you are look...

An Easy Guide to a Patent Bet

July 12, 2019 - Intermediate

A patent bet is one of the most popular multiple bets to place and can be used in a variety of different situations. The flexibility and the fact that it only needs three selec...

A Simple Explanation to the Super Heinz Bet

July 11, 2019 - Intermediate

A super Heinz is one of the biggest multiple bets you can place, and great if you are looking to cover a large number of selections. With seven selections and 120 bets in total...

How to make money from betting on Wimbledon

July 09, 2019 - Intermediate

Wimbledon fortnight presents new and existing betting customers with a perfect opportunity to make money from betting. For starters, there are free bet bonuses and price boosts ...

Controlling Optimism Bias When Betting

February 11, 2019 - Intermediate

As far as your personality goes, many people will tell you that being a happy, optimistic person is good. This is the case with life, although when it comes to gambling this ca...

Rule 4 Explained - How to calculate a Rule 4 deduction

December 19, 2018 - Intermediate

Horse racing punters will have seen that on some occasions when they are paid out by their bookmaker that their returns are smaller than they expected. On their bet slip receip...

5 Football Betting Stats You Must Follow to be Successful

December 18, 2018 - Intermediate

When you are placing bets on football, you can dig out and look over a huge pile of statistical data to try and help you narrow your selections down. Stats are becoming increasingly popular with football gamblers, although there is a chance you can dig too deep and become confused with what you disc...

What is 1X2 Betting?

November 05, 2018 - Intermediate

The term 1X2 betting is what is used when people are referring to the standard three-way betting line, involving home win, away win and draw. This is the basic, standard line f...

The Difference between Betting Limits and Pay Out Limits

March 30, 2018 - Intermediate

Even if you class yourself as experienced within the betting industry, you may still have some slight confusion on the difference between betting limits and payout limits. This...

Calculating Sports Betting Return on Investment (ROI)

September 07, 2017 - Intermediate

It is hardly uncommon for betting the world to implement aspects, strategies or in this case performance measures that come from finance or economy and that exactly is the case wit...

What factors to consider when betting on in-play tennis

August 25, 2017 - Intermediate

Tennis is one of the most bet on sports in the world, with plenty of markets giving gamblers great variety. There are many ways that we can try and make money through the game, su...

Is Virtual Racing Fixed?

May 26, 2017 - Intermediate

Virtual racing is the most recent betting craze which has generated a huge base in the United Kingdom. A couple of new betting operators in the country lead the way in this ...

What are the Most Common Mistakes Football Bettors Make?

May 18, 2017 - Intermediate

So, you have decided to make the next step in your football betting career and evolve from being a casual bettor to becoming a professional of sort? Well done and good luck. We s...

Betting on Underdogs Explained

May 16, 2017 - Intermediate

Betting on underdogs can be rather satisfying and as colorful as the story behind the term – underdog. Dating back to the late 19th century when it signified a losing dog in a sti...

CSGO Betting Explained

May 12, 2017 - Intermediate

The turn of the millennium marked the birth of a shooter video game that has effectively reshaped the gaming landscape and brought the entire playing experience to a whole new leve...

Matched Betting Explained

April 20, 2017 - Intermediate

Traditional betting is a concept which relies on a bettor’s ability to successfully predict and outcome of a sporting event in order to make money on given odds from bookmakers. A classic punter will use his knowledge, experience and ultimate his gut feeling to wager on a selection he feels has the...

How to Calculate Expected Value

April 13, 2017 - Intermediate

A term used in probability theory and statistics, Expected Value is considered a useful tool in betting as well which can help you measure whether a certain selection is potentially profitable. The Expected Value is also known as a mathematical expectation as it represents the average number of res...

Value Betting Explained

March 31, 2017 - Intermediate

Value Betting is arguably one of the most commonly used and referred to terms in betting. At the same time, value betting is also one of the most efficient betting techniques used for acquiring profit. Self-respecting tipsters will make it a mission of their own to always try to find the value bets...

How Does Best Odds Guarantee for Cheltenham Festival Work?

March 04, 2017 - Intermediate

In addition to Non-Runner No Bet, the Best Odds Guaranteed is one of the most exciting ways to bet on horse racing, and naturally on Cheltenham Festival, arguably the biggest eve...

Non-Runner Insurance Explained

March 04, 2017 - Intermediate

Typical for horse racing, the Non-Runner Insurance bet has become somewhat of a classic offer for Cheltenham Festival. With bookies going to extreme lengths to accommodate...

How to Understand Racing Form Guide

December 19, 2017 - Intermediate

For newbies and beginners in the race betting industry a racing form guide can come as an overwhelming burden of unreadable facts and stats. The sheer volume of data presented o...

Beating the Closing Odds: One of the Most Important Metrics in Sports Betting

December 09, 2017 - Intermediate

The biggest fallacy in sports betting deals with the never-ending rivalry between luck and skill. To put it in other words, punters will often misunderstand luck and confuse it for skill which is a basic prerequisite for achieving success in the long run. In order to get there, one needs to polish ...

How to improve your betting/profitability

January 25, 2016 - Intermediate

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How To Get The Most Value From Your Betting

May 13, 2016 - Intermediate

We look at value betting and how that can help you profit over time You might have heard the term “value” bandied around when it comes to betting. Somebody might say that a team “represents value” at 2/1 but what does this actually mean? What is value betting? This is simply a case of placing a b...

How to make money in political betting?

December 07, 2016 - Intermediate

Ever since a man named David Threlfall bet £10 that a man would walk on a celestial body before 1970 at odds of 1,000/1 back in 1964, novelty bets have been gaining in popularity, with novelty markets now offered at all major bookmakers. And while people continue to place wagers on prime time TV sho...

How playing poker can help horse race betting and vice versa

December 14, 2016 - Intermediate

You may think that poker and horse racing are entirely separate entities when it comes to betting and making a success of the situation. However, these two forms of gambling have...

How to Hedge a Sports Bets?

January 11, 2017 - Intermediate

Punters, tipsters and bettors around the globe often go to extensive lengths to successfully work their way through betting selections without suffering great losses. If you ask even the most experienced bettors around, every single one of them will tell you that there are no magic formulas with be...

Pros and Cons of Betting on Your Team

January 11, 2017 - Intermediate

Betting should not be an emotional business and experienced punters and tipsters will surely tell you the same thing. It takes a strong character however to overlook betting on one’s favourite team which provides bettors with an opportunity to enjoy an adrenaline rush significantly more intensified...

How to Bet on the Draws

July 08, 2017 - Intermediate

Despite being an outcome as possible as any other in a football match from the statistical point of view, a draw has always been one of the biggest and most demanding betting chall...

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Advanced

A Simple Explanation to a Super Yankee Bet

July 16, 2019 - Advanced

While many people will have heard of a yankee bet, some may not have heard about a super yankee. Just like we have with a Heinz and a super Heinz, the super yankee works in exactly...

Understanding Randomness When Betting

February 12, 2019 - Advanced

Randomness and betting go hand in hand, and although there is, of course, a lot of luck involved when you are placing your bets with new bookmakers, win or lose, many results c...

What is a Trixie Bet?

February 14, 2018 - Advanced

Often referred to as a Full Cover Bet, a Trixie is a highly popular form of betting which adds a particular spice to your betting routine. The biggest allure of a Trixie bet...

Simple Example of the Labouchere Betting System

September 16, 2017 - Advanced

Don’t get confused by the name as there is a good chance you’ve heard of the Labouchere betting system before. It’s because the Labouchere betting system is also known as the Sp...

Unit System in Sports Betting and How It Works

September 07, 2017 - Advanced

We bet you’ve heard about Units in sports betting before but perhaps you haven’t given it too much thought. Here in this article, we’ll try to explain why you definitely should th...

Staking Method Explained

August 10, 2017 - Advanced

It is a generally accepted assumption that in order to be profitable at sports betting one needs to have any knowledge about the sport in question as the two most important prere...

Martingale Explained

August 07, 2017 - Advanced

It is said to be one of the oldest betting strategies to this date. The Martingale system, fortunately, also stands as one of the easiest betting strategiesto learn and master a...

How to Lay the Loser

July 27, 2017 - Advanced

Horse racing has always been one of the top betting selections around the globe, but when it comes to the UK this sport bears a special, somewhat folkloric meaning. Horse races ha...

What Does 110 in Betting Mean?

July 21, 2017 - Advanced

The infamous number 110 is a relative unknown for bettors accustomed to European style odds presented in either fractional or odds value. But the US-oriented punters will be w...

How To Bet On The Draw: The Fibonacci System

July 21, 2017 - Advanced

The Fibonacci numbers are the sums of the "shallow" diagonals (shown in red) of Pascal's triangle. Elaborate betting systems and their fancy names are not particularly temp...

Availability Bias Explained & How to Avoid it

May 10, 2017 - Advanced

Betting on football as one of the most commonly bet on sport of them all is a great example to show that betting – as a process in general – involves emotions. You can have the be...

The Law of Small Numbers in Sports Betting Explained

April 21, 2017 - Advanced

The human mind has a funny way of playing tricks with people and forcing them into believing that certain things – and particularly outcomes when it comes to betting on sports–  are more likely to happen than others. The law of small numbers, therefore, can be of particular importance for spor...

Scorecast & Wincast Betting Explained

March 31, 2017 - Advanced

The more experienced bettors often go to extreme lengths to find bets and betting selections that will not only yield the bigger wins, but also enhance the overall experience and boost the thrill. Two such football betting markets are definitely ‘Scorecast’ and ‘Wincast’ – arguably the trickie...

The Gambler’s Fallacy Explained

March 31, 2017 - Advanced

The easiest and most direct explanation of the Gambler’s Fallacy is to call this notion and phenomenon as misconception. In which way, you might ask? The very core of this intriguing principle holds a logically incorrect belief that a sequence of past outcomes will affect the probability of future...

Betting Margins Explained

March 26, 2017 - Advanced

The ever-expanding world of online betting offers endless opportunity for bettors to handpick the best odds and bets from a wide array of offers. Many bookmakers will claim to have the best-valued odds, but the burning question every tipster and punter is keeping their minds on is whether they will...

Betting Criterion Explained

March 26, 2017 - Advanced

Inexperienced bettors or those who are just about to dive into the betting waters often tend to confuse the very betting process for a gut feeling, a strike of luck and also misinterpret it for chance. In reality, betting is all about mathematics and looking for logical explanations and backing beh...

Moneyline Betting Explained

February 02, 2016 - Advanced

So you have fractional odds where a football team might be 6/4 to win a particular match. Then you have decimal odds where a team would be 2.50 when expressed in this format. Then...

How to Find Football Value Bets

July 14, 2017 - Advanced

Let’s admit it. Most of us betting on football tend to place wagers on whatever outcome we feel is most likely to happen. It might be the most logical thing to go by with betting...

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