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Breaking A Myth

Luke Ridger's picture
May 26, 2016

Hands up who still gambles…. me too. Whether you are a new trader cutting your teeth, or someone who has multiple years of experience, there seems to be a taboo about gambling. I realised pretty soon after starting my trading journey, that gambling/betting was seen as too risky, or in other terms, not sustainable - is that true?

Three things to do on a losing trading day

Ryan Carruthers's picture
May 16, 2016

It is a Monday morning currently the morning that most people hate, so I thought I would talk about a subject within betfair trading that everybody hates and nobody wants to talk about, as if this morning couldn't get more depressing hey? I'm about to drop 3 things to do when you are having a losing day blog post.... This will be as I mentioned before 3 tips...

1) Stop

Ryan Carruthers LIVE Betfair Trading Lay to Back

Ryan Carruthers's picture
May 06, 2016

Hi Guys, 

I will keep this bit short and sweet, I looked through patternform and there seemed to be a lot of other good horses in the race and then the timeform comments made it seem like this horse wasn't going to cause too much concern so I placed a lay just before the off to go in play and profited. 

Do you want to see a live Betfair trade and a money making strategy using the stats?

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Apr 29, 2016

Hi Guys, 

The feedback this morning one of the members was new to trading and wanted to see how to use the stats so I knocked up a quick video showing you a live in play betfair trade and how I used the stats software to do it - there was a couple of games on at the time as well and I went on the stats software and then headed over to betfair to get some more football trading done. 

Thats the best thing about this betfair trading football software is that it is current and you can also save your filters so you can easily find this types of trades! 

How To Fit Betfair Trading Into Your Life

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Mar 07, 2016

I recently posted to the members about what blog posts that they would like to see and got some really good topics a few of them were more in-depth for a blog post and they might have to become little video mini series but this was one that I can turn into a blog post quite nicely: "How to trade around your lifestyle".

The True Motivation Of My Obsession To Trade

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Feb 24, 2016

Hi everybody reading this, it's Ryan one of the Betfair professional traders on I was away last week on a holiday and while away it got my thinking about motivation for trading etc… so I thought I would write a blog post on things that motivate me to continue trading after 8 years of pro trading.

Cricket Trading - Go Hard Or Go Home

Luke Ridger's picture
Feb 23, 2016

Many will go hard, of course most will go home empty handed. If you have picked up on the image then you’ll know I’m talking about the T20 World Cup. This latest cricketing showpiece is being hosted in a country that needs very little introducing to the world of cricket. The Indian culture has always had a love affair with bat and ball so logically to give this Cricket mad country the World Cup made sense to everyone.

What Happens When I Ask Two Questions to Three Genuine Pro Betfair Traders?

Ryan Carruthers's picture
Jan 11, 2016

Hi Guys, Ryan here from and I decided that it would be worth while to send a couple of top betfair trading professionals a couple of questions about betfair trading and trading on the exchanges which I am sure you guys would be dying to know the answers too. The questions for the betfair traders are nice and simple:

1) What’s the one thing you do everyday to help set up your trading day?