Soccermatics By David Sumpter

About the author: David Sumpter is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Uppsala, Sweden. Born in London, but raised in Scotland, he studied at Manchester and Oxford before heading to Sweden.
A brief review of the book: It is one of the latest better-known books related to betting. The book was released in 2016 and well accepted by betting community. Read More

Sportmarket – 11 top bookmakers in one place

First of all, you need to know that Sportmarket is not a usual bookmaker. It is a broker service. The company is owned by Per Hildebrand who is well known in betting and poker circles. He founded his first company “24h poker” in 2000 and started to build his own poker software. Sportmarket was established in 2004 and in the beginning, was dealing only with big bettors (from 10 000 euros turnover per month). Now it is affordable for most punters staking from 25 euros per bet. Read More

Which e-wallet to chose for your betting?

Once you decide to invest in betting one of the first things you need to do – open e-wallet account. E-wallet is safe and quick online payments and money transfer option. This is a MUST. I do not understand why some people are still using credit cards or bank transfers. Here you have 2 main options: Skrill or Neteller. I will go through both of them and it is up to you to choose the right one for yourself. Read More

How to convert different odds styles?

Obviously, most of the bookmakers have settings where you can choose the odds format understandable for you. In worst case scenario you can Google it and odds converter will sort it out for you in seconds.
But it is not so difficult to calculate it yourself. Most common odds formats are decimal, fractional, American and couple of Asian formats.

Decimal – it is the most common format for Europeans. And easiest to understand (at least for Europeans). Read More

Pinnacle – must have for serious punter

Pinnacle was founded in 1998 and it is one of the biggest online bookmakers. They are based in Curacao. While most of the information about company’s turnover is kept secret, I am pretty sure we are speaking about billions of euros/dollars.
When Pinnacle started trading they chose a different strategy than most bookmakers – instead of offering bonuses to new customers, Pinnacle chose reduced margin (high prices) strategy attracting new customers which worked very well. Read More

Betting Terms: ROI and Margin

If you are well-advanced punter, you are already familiar with these terms, but you will find few bits and pieces which are worth your time. If you are just starting your betting life you should find useful information here. I will try to explain few common terms in betting.

ROI – is the return of investment. Other sources define ROI as yield. We are treating our betting as an investment, we need to know what returns we are getting from it. ROI is a good evaluation of your hard work. If it is positive, you are winning. If it is negative – you need to work harder. Calculations of ROI are simple. Read More

Sports betting to win By Steve Ward

About the author: Steve Ward is a trader, performance and psychology coach, trainer and consultant.  He has worked with elite athletes and teams in over 30 sports, financial traders, sports traders, poker players and business leaders. Steve co-managed a large team of over 40 professional traders in London and is a regular trainer at the London Stock Exchange.
Steve Ward is also an author of ‘High-Performance Trading’ and ‘TraderMind’. Read More

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