Brexit and Matched Betting – A tale of annoying legislation

As we enter yet another extension of the Brexit deadline, it is about time we (as matched bettors) reflect on how this seismic shift in Europe’s landscape is going to affect those of us sitting at home trying to find good odds matches for our free bets. Matched bettors rely on free bets and bonuses from the bookmakers, and for a very long time there never looked to be an end in sight to this relationship – until now? This is the big question sweeping the matched betting community – will Brexit affect matched betting and if so how badly (no »

Why the Open Championship odds chaos is perfect for Matched Bettors!

When it comes to matched betting, Golf is certainly a weird one. Very clearly it is a market that very few, if any, bother to try and predict. One minute a golfer can look like he can tame any course in the world, the next they are struggling to make the cut for a nothing tournament in the far east – it is completely and utterly unpredictable. Nowhere is this more obvious than with the bookmakers themselves. They seemingly (and somewhat justifiably) have absolutely no idea how to price certain golfers. Take the below example found on Oddschecker for this week’ »

How Betfred's latest PR blunder could push them close to an unwanted future.

I am still, to this day, baffled when I walk down my local high street. Whilst the number of ‘high street bookmakers’ has certainly dropped in recent years, the fact there are any at all makes very little sense in my eyes. Whenever I adventure into these poorly lit establishments the highest number of punters I’ve ever seen (in my local Coral) was five – and that was on the morning of the Grand National. These individuals, for the most part, can be seen sitting on the FOBT’s (Fixed odds betting terminals), which thanks to recent regulation have had »

Is Matched Betting rubbish in the summer?

This is a fairly common sentiment that is banded around, at this time of year, in the world of matched betting. So, does the summer really bring armageddon to matched betting profits or is it just yet another myth surrounding this industry? It is true that around this time of year we do have things like football leagues coming to an end – which is largely credited for sparking a general feeling of unease amongst the matched betting community. What will become of all the football offers? Where will we make our profits, the cry the masses? Now, if all the »

Cheltenham - A Matched Betting Review

2019 Heads&Heads Profit Statistics for Cheltenham Total Member Profit over the 4 days = £269,839 Average Member Profit = £557.12 Highest Profit = £2,432 So, with the dust completely settled after the madness that is the Cheltenham Festival, how exactly did matched betting fair during the most profitable week of the year? Did it live up to the hype and how much money did people really make? Well, from our perspective, Cheltenham always lives up to the hype. It is impossible to deny the sheer volume of profitable offers provided by the bookmakers during such a short period »