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Betfair trading – Football trading – Who scores first?

Betfair trading – Football trading – Who scores first?

Watch a football match and often you will see the outsider team take a ‘shock’ lead according to most sources, but how often does the away team score first? Goals Football is a, generally, a low scoring contest. Not only that, you can have a lot of shots and still not score. The chance of a […]

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ICE totally gaming – A well timed industry event

ICE totally gaming – A well timed industry event

Early February each year brings ICE totally gaming. It’s a quiet time of the year and I’ll often holiday in February as the financial impact of trading less won’t really be felt by the end of the year. So the show is well timed to kick start the year and take some actions forward before […]

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Betfair trading strategies – Trading order flow

Betfair trading strategies – Trading order flow

There is no doubt trading is an odd thing to do in a betting market. ‘Real’ Trading is generally tricky to understand, can be counter-intuitive and worst of all it’s a great way to profit.Why worst of all? Well, there is the problem, people find it hard to really fully understand it. Cynics of the […]

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Dublin Racing Festival

Dublin Racing Festival

The first ever Dublin Racing Festival takes place at Leopardstown this weekend. Over two days there will be seven Grade 1 races on the card. It promises to be a really good weekend of racing. You can view the ‘official’ website : – http://www.leopardstown.com/Dublin-Racing-Festival/ What is the Dublin Racing Festival? Traditionally Leopardstown has hosted some key […]

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What are the best Tennis markets to trade?

What are the best Tennis markets to trade?

There is no such thing as a perfect trade or one that is completely riskless. So the next best thing is to find the best place to be in a market adn when. Volatility in Tennis When you are looking to trade Tennis you are effectively selling volatility. Markets are generally priced efficiently before the start […]

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Trading Horse Racing

How to win (and lose) £45m in a few minutes

How to win (and lose) £45m in a few minutes

This week in 2011, we were treated to a day of spectacular proportions and this post relives that moment. Leopardstown It’s a busy week between Christmas and the New year and once out of the Kempton meeting, we move into a quieter period. But Leopardstown still brings us some quality and is worthy of a […]

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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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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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Australian Open 2018

Australian Open 2018

This week sees the first major sporting event of 2018 and the opening grand slam of the tennis calendar as the Australian Open gets underway. Live scores at the Aussie Open Some of you may remember, that last year for the first time Betfair where unable to provide the live scores via their API (which […]

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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

Betfair football trading – Profiting from knockout stages

Betfair football trading – Profiting from knockout stages

Knockout Stages of Champions League February brings the knockout stages of the European Champions League. The group stages tend to eliminate weaker teams from the tournament. The remaining, generally higher quality teams, know they are a few matches away from a shot at the glory of the champions league title. It’s all or nothing from […]

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Betfair trading – Football trading – Who scores first?

Betfair trading – Football trading – Who scores first?

Watch a football match and often you will see the outsider team take a ‘shock’ lead according to most sources, but how often does the away team score first? Goals Football is a, generally, a low scoring contest. Not only that, you can have a lot of shots and still not score. The chance of a […]

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Trading the FA Cup

Trading the FA Cup

It’s the FA Cup third round this weekend and marks just over halfway point in the season. Has the FA Cup lost it’s ‘magic’? If you are talking about a smaller club meeting up with a goliath, then perhaps not. But it may be that the smaller club faces a diminished version of said goliath. […]

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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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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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