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Do Pro Betfair Traders Use Their 'Gut Feeling' To Trade?

Martin Futter's picture
Jan 19, 2021

If you have been around Betfair trading on the Betfair exchange or even if you have just been a punter at a bookies, you will probably have heard someone talk about how their 'gut feeling' was the reason behind a trade or bet.

For those who are not aware, the definition of a 'gut feeling' is a feeling that someone has that seems to predict what will happen, not based on any actual logic.

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What is the Best Sport to Trade on Betfair - Football?

Martin Futter's picture
Apr 02, 2019

Anyone who has been around Betfair Trading Community for a while will know that one of the first pillars of advice we give our new sports traders is to master one sport at a time before moving onto another one. The four main sports we cover are football, tennis, horse racing and cricket and we will do a piece on each sport.

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French Open Final Rafa Nadal v Dominic Thiem Preview

Martin Futter's picture
Jun 10, 2018

You will hear a lot today about Thiem facing the toughest test in tennis, beating Nadal on clay at Roland Garros. Nadal has only lost twice in his 80+ matches at this tournament, once to Djokovic and once to Robin Soderling (remember him?). For me the most incredible statistic about Nadal's success is that this is his 11th final and he has won all 10 before this. To win every final of a Grand Slam 10 times in a row is an incredible effort. 

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Advice into Cash Part 5 - External and Internal Pressure

Martin Futter's picture
Jan 11, 2017

 

Pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure… it is pretty inescapable. As a result, it is well documented that stress levels in everyday life have been on the rise for many years. Whether the pressure comes from home life, work life, or our own heads it exists and can be seriously stressful to deal with. At times, the relaxed care free life that some of us dream of (including myself) can seem a million miles away.

Let me define the two distinct types of pressure:

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