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Market Hype Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor

Martin Futter's picture
Aug 24, 2017

I often use what I refer to as 'market hype' to my advantage when trading. What I mean by market hype is a market that has been heavily effected by the 'hype' or promotion surrounding the event, in such a way that the odds become distorted. Think England football team in every major tournament since Betfair began!

So what is the number one sport for this phenomenon...Boxing! 

Yes that's right, the sport with the most 'smack talk' and sales nonsense ever known to man also happens to be the sport with the most distorted odds as a result. You know that time Sky and

Top 5 Ways to Handle Your Money when Trading

Martin Futter's picture
Jul 03, 2017

OK guys we have a had a few requests about how to handle money and profits, so I am going to go through a few of the techniques I use or have used in the past during my trading journey.

Why is this so important? 

At the end of the day sooner or later the money made or lost is going to be the number one key factor in your trading! Financial pressure is huge for most of us in this current climate and any way of easing that is duly welcomed with open arms. I hope some of these tips help you.

1. Save Money - 

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Lack of Discipline is Killing Your Betfair Trading

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Jun 09, 2017

I wanted to write a post which addresses a great problem that a lot of traders face and that is a lack of discipline. In fact one of the members recently posted in the group that they were struggling with trading and in true BTC fashion the members were there to help and get him on the right track, over the course of this blog post I will include some if the excellent advice that they said, why? 

 

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Prematch Football Trading

Martin Futter's picture
Apr 20, 2017

Prematch Football Trading

One of the most popular forms of Betfair sports trading is prematch trading. By that we mean a trade which take place before the match begins, a trade that is entered and closed before kick off.

Why is this so popular?

It is perceived to be a 'safe' trade due to the fact that no risk is taken in play, a goal cannot come before kick-off so wild odds movements are unlikely. Therefore, people can trade with more money knowing that not much of the actual stake is really at risk if hedged out prematch.

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