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Bets recording platforms

Most betting people are mentioning the importance of recording your bets and I absolutely agree with them. Some of you are recording bets in excel file, some of you are using online platforms. There are plenty of free online recording platforms, but I would like to have a closer look at two of them today.
Betmanager (formerly known as betdog). I used betdog few years ago. At the moment it looked one of the best on the market. A few months ago owners of betdog decided to renew platform, changed the name and added few new features. Read More

Fixed game or fake market?

Many times when odds are dropping big time, most people think it is a fixed game or very likely winner. Today we have a perfect example, but only after the game, we can make some conclusions. At the moment I can give my analyses of possible scenarios.
So, 2 Latvian “superpowers” clash tonight in a breathtaking game with probably 27 people watching in the stadium, but a couple of thousand betting on this game and trying to predict the outcome. Read More

The definitive guide to betting on football by Kevin Pullein

This is one of the books from Racing Post Expert Series. For non-British readers, Racing Post might not ring the bell. Racing Post is the biggest British print and online newspaper about betting founded in 1986. Even though horse and greyhound racing take the lion’s share, football is not forgotten here too.
Having lived in the UK for a couple of years, I still remember every August I was looking forward to 100+ pages issue about all British leagues: analyzes and tips for the upcoming season. Read More

Can you be a winning player?

Before you start betting please go through these points and answer yourself – can you say Yes to most of the points mentioned below? If most of the answers are No – don’t even start. You will save some money and most important your health as betting is quite stressful.

First of all, you need to have your betting bank. The betting bank is specifically assigned amount of money for the betting. It is not the money for your bills, it is not the money for your university fees or rent money. It is your money designated to your new business plan, your possible secondary income. Read More

The Smart Money by Michael Konik

Full name of the book is – The smart money: How the world’s best sports bettors beat the bookies out of millions.
About the author: Michael Konik is American author, television personality, poker and blackjack player.
A brief review of the book: this is memoir book. Michael Konik was approached by Rick Matthews in 1997. Rick Matthews is most famous American gambler who won millions from American casinos betting on sports. Read More

Matchbook – betting exchange worth having in your portfolio

Let me introduce you another betting exchange – Matchbook.
It is not as popular as Betfair but has its own advantages and worth checking.
I tried to use it 3-4 years ago and wasn’t impressed. The biggest problem was to trade out your bets because of lack of liquidity. Liquidity means – that someone needs to match your bets. For example, if you are asking for 1.9 on game X, but there are no takers of your bets, it is just waste of time. Betting exchange in order to operate smoothly needs customers who are active.
But let’s speak about today. If you are betting on Top leagues you can give a try for sure. At the moment there is more liquidity to place bets at high prices or trade before or during the game. Read More

Bankroll management and staking plans

In one of the articles, I already mentioned the importance of keeping your betting bankroll separate from daily expenses. It will help you to keep track and control of your balances.
Having bankroll is only beginning of your business plan. Next step is staking plans. I will go through a couple of them and it is your choice to chose the best option for yourself. Obviously, you do not need to stick to one plan forever, you can mix them and change them until you find the best option for you.
Let’s say we are starting with €1000 bank. Read More

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