P Taylor Professional Betting
Company Name & Contact Details
Stanford House, Vicars Hall Gardens, Manchester M28 1HW Tel 07436 648611
Users are apparently paid commission
Where to buy:
Written invitation sent to mailing list
Recipients of invitations to use this service are asked to place bets for “the UK’s number one commission agents” for which they receive a commission whether the horse advised wins or loses.
We were advised of the existence of invitations to become part of this service by a long standing MMR member. The invite was snail mailed to him with correct address details and so is clearly derived from a list passed on by another business in the gambling world.
The PDF attached P Taylor Invitation is a copy of the letter received. Whilst the road mentioned in the address does exist the house name does not appear to so there is no means of tracking down the service in the event of difficulty.
When the member made contact he was asked to place a £2,000 win bet on Poets Word in the 4.15 at Doncaster on 8 September. He was told the funds would be transferred to his bank upon receipt of confirmation of the bet being placed. For doing this he would receive £600 if the horse won or £300 should it lose (which it did).
As the member advises the person he spoke with was “plausible and really persuasive”. He received calls from 4 different numbers pre race but has not heard since.
The letter advises that “there is no financial risk” to the invitee but of course this is not the case. You have to stump up the stake and hope it is reimbursed so the risk is in reality entirely yours. We have seen other examples of this type of service where significant sums have been lost as the promised stake cover failed to materialise. Normally the service will be backing 4 or 5 horses in the same race so they win whatever the outcome and leave their victims with any losses.
Now we do not know if this arrangement would have been honoured as our member is wise enough to appreciate the risks and did not take up the offer.
As he says others may well be taken in by this and he hopes publicising it will alert them to the risks. We would endorse his warning and urge caution when looking at any offer or opportunity along these lines.
If other members have any experience of this “service” or similar operations please do add your comments below.