Matt Houghton

Editor of The Betting Rant, Matt Houghton is known for his forthright views, no nonsense approach and, most importantly, his winning bets. Since setting up The Betting Rant, the service has gone from strength to strength and now offers free betting systems, honest reviews and the very best betting info in the business, even if Matt does say so himself!

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Buyers Beware – Daniel Morrison

| July 6, 2011 | 39 Replies

This new ‘once in a blue moon-ly’ feature will highlight shoddy systems, scams and awful customer service in a bid to save you from the fiendish clutches of the betting world’s most unsavoury, or in some cases, just plain useless, characters.

Whatever You Want, Whatever You Like

| June 22, 2011 | 13 Replies

Over the last 18 months or so the Betting Rant has gone from strength to strength. The free tips have been very profitable and there are now tens of thousands of members. But, rather than sit back and become complacent, I’d like to step it up a notch.

Bookie Watch: Extra Bet To Close

| June 10, 2011 | Reply

In this rather impromptu new feature, I’ll be keeping you updated on any important developments in the world of bookmakers, exchanges and spread bettting firms.

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Sports Betting

| June 7, 2011 | Reply

A couple of months ago I gave you my ten commandments of sports betting and now, continuing with the biblical theme, I want to share my seven deadly sins…

The Importance Of A Good Saver Bet

| May 3, 2011 | Reply

Last night saw the final of the snooker World Championship and thanks to a little bit of caution and a refusal to give into greed, it proved a profitable one for me and hopefully for you too.

Sports Traders – I Need You!

| March 29, 2011 | 36 Replies

I’m compiling a brand new guide to sports trading and I want YOUR contributions. Get involved here…

The Best Spread Markets To Bet On At The Festival

| March 2, 2011 | Reply

Ever thought about spread betting at the festival? Me neither. This guest post from the guys at Extra Bet looks at the best markets available and explains exactly how they work.

The Ten Commandments Of Sports Betting

| February 3, 2011 | 9 Replies

Everyone else seems to be doing a selection of top tips for successful betting at the moment and quite frankly, I’m feeling left out. So, rather than sit and sulk in a corner I’ve decided to put together my own version.

The Eck’s 2010 Racing Review

| January 11, 2011 | 9 Replies

It’s that time of year when us pundits wheel out the almost obligatory annual review but I’m going to give you a little extra this time, with a review AND a far reaching (egg on your face type) preview of 2011.

The Round Robin Racing System

| January 11, 2011 | 52 Replies

The Betting Oracle is a genuine bookie insider. In fact, he is still working in the industry so has to keep his identity secret to avoid being lynched! Today he has kindly agreed to share his ’round robin’ system with Betting Rant readers…

The Eck’s Cheltenham Review

| December 15, 2010 | 2 Replies

Three time Champion Hurdle winning jockey Steve Smith-Eccles reviews last
weekends Cheltenham meeting – and spots plenty of future winners for your

Act Now To Enter The Betting Rant Poker Championship

| December 14, 2010 | 2 Replies

I’d like to invite you all to a poker match over at Willie Hill’s gaff but you MUST act quickly. It’s first come first served and there are only ten places available!

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