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Trading on Betfair: How do I get started?

Although at first trading can seem extremely difficult to the beginner, with a lot of practice and some determination a good consistent profit can be earned. It is important to note that trading is time-consuming and it can be stressful as you need to be watching odds but this can only lead to experience.


 
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Partnering with a friend

Paulo Rebelo's Chronicle for Remate Magazine ("O Jogo" newspaper supplement) - 25 February 2012

"Are you unsure about entering the betting world?
Try partnering up with a friend!"

Last minute goals

Paulo Ribeiro's chronicle on Penthouse Magazine Portugal, May 2012
"Is there a more intense feeling than the massive adrenaline discharge of a last minute goal?"

Tennis Trading

Tennis trading can be very profitable if we can measure the player's emotional state at any given moment.
Knowing the players in action is fundamental.

Trading technique: Lay the Draw

The "Lay the draw" technique is highly recommended for new Betfair football traders.
It is more appropriate for new bettors because it involves a single pair of bets, one before match start and another right after the 1st goal.

A Portuguese millionaire

Interview published on the weekly magazine Sábado on March 10th 2011.

"A single match can net me 25 thousand Euros."

"To make a profit I have to analyse everything: the teams, the stadia and the team's morale. You can issue thousands of orders per match."

Base criteria needed for a betting bot to be functional

A betting bot is nothing more than a computer program that bets on Betfair in our stead.

In this article I will not be talking about the programming aspect of which I know little about. Instead I'll be talking about the most important aspects you should take into account when thinking about creating a statistics based bot, before you go spending your time programming.

Strategy: Back the Under 2,5 after the first goal with protection

We should never refer to a bet as protection. The bet should be analysed separately and, if it has no value, should not be placed.

My advice is to introduce a qualitative analysis into this tactic and refine your entries to avoid placing bets mechanically on all situations.

Ranking Poker hands

Ranking poker hands

Have a look, ordered from best to worst, at the ranking of possible Hold'em games and other poker variations.
The rules of poker are very simple, you'll quickly memorize the ranking of the different hands.

Betting is fun

Paulo Rebelo's chronicle for Penthouse Portugal magazine, September 2012
"Everyone that gets into betting does so with the misconception that they will make a lot of money."

Liquidity in trading

To those who trade, liquidity is essential for two reasons:
1. First: because it guarantees that we will be able to buy and sell at the best prices.
2. Second: because it guarantees quick operations when we're looking to buy or sell.

Zapping

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