Matched Betting Guide

This guide is structured in many small chapters each corresponding to a particular step or concept of matched betting. It is very important that you understand everything before moving on to the next chapter. You don’t want to place any bets with your hard-earned money before you completely understand how matched betting works.I suggest that […]

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Free Bets vs. Bonuses

Before covering the next step of matched betting, I have to introduce you to the two most common types of bookie promotions: free bets and bonuses. Although these terms are sometimes used interchangeably, there’s a fundamental difference between them. Free Bets (a.k.a. SNR free bets) have a specific feature: they don’t include their stake in

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The Perfect Odds

As I have said before, it’s important to find selections with similar odds on Betfair and bookie. If the back odds at bookie are significantly lower than Betfair lay odds (and they usually are), placing back and lay bets on the same selection results in a loss. On the other hand, matched betting with back

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Before You Start

You must be at least 18 years old to open accounts with online bookmakers. Online gambling must be legal in your jurisdiction. Invest in a stable and fast Internet connection. A slow, unreliable connection may cost you more. You have to be able to spend some time for matched betting. A couple of hours a

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Money Management

One of the biggest issues matched bettors have to deal with is managing betting funds efficiently. It takes less than an hour to extract a free bet, but it takes on average three to five days to withdraw funds from bookies to a credit card. Fund management might also be expensive if done carelessly because

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What Could Go Wrong

Although matched betting is a low-risk strategy, there are indeed some things that could potentially go wrong. I’ve listed the most common problems new matched bettors tend to experience. Placing the Wrong Bet Major sports events often have dozens of betting markets related to them. A typical soccer game has Match Odds, Correct Score, Over/Under

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