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Binary thinking

Binary thinking

Imagine you are a caveman meandering through a landscape, you hear a rustle in the bush. “What’s that…?” Your brain kicks into action and provokes a flight or fight response. It could be lunch, or it could kill you! Your primitive brain makes a really simple judgement and decides that the payoff here for ‘kill you’ is […]

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Automation To Assist Your Manual Trading

Automation To Assist Your Manual Trading

Many users of Bet Angel will have full strategies or systems which they have fully automated by using a combination of the options and conditions available within Guardians Advanced Automation to trigger their bets into the market. However, using advanced automation does not mean you must trigger bets with it every time, instead if you […]

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Finding value in malevolent markets

Finding value in malevolent markets

You will be forgiven for thinking that humanity is an outdated concept that should be replaced.  But they do say, to err is human. But to completely screw up, you need a computer! Flash crashes The stock market was set up to allow companies to raise investment capital from investors. A simple and effective concept […]

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Predicting goals – Part one

Predicting goals – Part one

To get some context into this post read the goal ratings thread… When you’re looking at a football match, goals are obviously of great importance. Every strategy you deploy on a football match is reliant to some extent on whether a goal is scored or not. Starting point The first place to start when you […]

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Why does a strategy fail the moment you use it?

Why does a strategy fail the moment you use it?

You know the feeling, you work hard to research and establish a new idea or strategy. You put it to use and it works, so you raise your stakes and booooooooom, it instantly reverses and losses you a shed load of money. It can sometimes feel like the market has got it in for you […]

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Trading Horse Racing

Finding value in malevolent markets

Finding value in malevolent markets

You will be forgiven for thinking that humanity is an outdated concept that should be replaced.  But they do say, to err is human. But to completely screw up, you need a computer! Flash crashes The stock market was set up to allow companies to raise investment capital from investors. A simple and effective concept […]

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Hennessy Gold Cup – One of my favourite races

Hennessy Gold Cup – One of my favourite races

I have fond memories of the Hennessy Gold Cup. I’ve traditionally done well at this race and it’s the race I traded live at the IX Investor show for Betfair in 2006. I know I’ve posted this summary, or something similar, before. But it’s definitely one of the highlights of my trading career so far so it’s […]

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Melbourne cup – The race that stops a nation and wakes me up!

Melbourne cup – The race that stops a nation and wakes me up!

The Melbourne and I cup go back a few years now. Many moons ago, in the early days of my trading career, I got interested in the ‘race that stops a nation’ and learned that it really did stop the nation;  they have a national holiday today in Victoria. The start, Intrigue and disappointment In […]

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Seasonality in Horse Racing

Seasonality in Horse Racing

Still, plenty of racing to look forward to and the champions meeting still to come followed by the restart of Cheltenham, but what happens as we move into the winter? There are plenty of highlights around at this time and more as we head into the full on jumps season. For some reason, I know […]

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St Leger meeting

St Leger meeting

The oldest classic horse race in the world is almost upon us again and while it marks the closing of the flat turf season, tradition dictates that it also marks an upturn in financial markets if folklore is to be believed. “Sell in May and go away, don’t come back till St Leger day” Come […]

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Automation To Assist Your Manual Trading

Automation To Assist Your Manual Trading

Many users of Bet Angel will have full strategies or systems which they have fully automated by using a combination of the options and conditions available within Guardians Advanced Automation to trigger their bets into the market. However, using advanced automation does not mean you must trigger bets with it every time, instead if you […]

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New version of Bet Angel released

New version of Bet Angel released

We are delighted to announce a new version of Bet Angel and it contains a completely new feature you have never seen before. Free upgrade The upgrade to the new version, version 1.49, is available for free for existing trialists and existing subscribers. You can download and update it here: – https://www.betangel.com/download/?product=BetAngelPro If you haven’t used Bet […]

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French Open Tennis – Roland Garros

French Open Tennis – Roland Garros

Today see’s the start of the 4th Round of the Roland Garros and its certainly been an eventful first week to say the least. On day one the women’s world number 1 Angelique Kerber was dumped out 6-2, 6-2 making her the only number one seed ever to be eliminated in the first round of […]

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The Bet Angel trading forum & community

The Bet Angel trading forum & community

As regular Bet Angel forum users will be aware last month the forum was upgraded and moved to a better, faster server. The simple reason for this – to handle the increased flow of traffic which has been steadily building for some time now. Philosophy We have a simple philosophy for the forum, that has […]

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New version of Bet Angel released

New version of Bet Angel released

We are pleased to announce that a new beta version of Bet Angel Professional is available v1.47.0 Download it from here: – https://www.betangel.com/securedownload … _beta1.exe Following feedback from our community this version sees: the introduction of Staking Methods the option to calculate Offsets (and Stop Losses) by Percentage instead of ticks. for Advanced Automation users, […]

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Trading football

Predicting goals – Part one

Predicting goals – Part one

To get some context into this post read the goal ratings thread… When you’re looking at a football match, goals are obviously of great importance. Every strategy you deploy on a football match is reliant to some extent on whether a goal is scored or not. Starting point The first place to start when you […]

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Who scores first?

Who scores first?

I’m just watching the Man City vs West Ham match and West Ham have taken a ‘shock’ lead according to most sources, but how often does the away team score first? Goals Football is a generally low scoring contest, but not only that you can have a lot of shots and still not score. The chance […]

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Trading Football on Betfair – Trading under 2.5 goals

Trading Football on Betfair – Trading under 2.5 goals

The Soccer Mystic profiling tool is a way to help identify opportunities and give you that all important edge when trading soccer matches – it’s packed with a number of features to assist you when trading any of the Match odds, Over/Under or Correct Score markets and will help you pin point what times to […]

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How to win the Premier League

How to win the Premier League

As the new season is upon us all football fans up and down the country will no doubt have fresh hopes about what the season will bring. Transfers have been done and hopes raised. But what is it that makes a team successful? What is the most defining characteristic? The defining characteristic As is well […]

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Are Arsenal getting better or worse?

Are Arsenal getting better or worse?

Arsenal to finish fourth and win the FA Cup? Maybe not this year then, so it’s Wenger out? Financial fair play? I look at many different aspects of football aside from the general market pricing. Being able to read a financial report, a club’s financials can be quite useful for predicting long-term performance. Clubs that […]

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