Betting Guides

MMFR: The Betting Bank

| October 4, 2011 | Reply

This week, Gwyll looks at the role of a betting bank…

Making Money From Racing

| September 27, 2011 | Reply

Betting Rant subscriber Gwyll has kindly offered to put together a beginners guide to betting in a bid to help more and more people beat the bookies. You can read the introduction here.

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…

Spread Betting – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | 2 Replies

Spread betting covers markets where there are a wide range of possible outcomes, such as total runs scored in a cricket match. The amount of profit or loss you make varies depending on how right (or wrong) your prediction is.

Odds Checker – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

The ultimate time saving website for any sports bettor. Odds Checker provides you with a selection of bookmaker and betting exchange odds for all manner of sporting markets. This enables you to quickly and easily discover the best available prices.

Free Bets – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

Does what it says on the tin – free bets are just that, free bets! Terms and conditions can vary and they generally only apply to new customers.

Totepool – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 23, 2010 | Reply

Tote Sport or, the ‘Tote’, is a government run bookmaker that offers a range of ‘Totepool’ bets. This is where winners are given a percentage of the overall pot rather than winnings being worked out according to their odds.

Lay Betting – A Beginner’s Guide

| November 17, 2010 | Reply

Lay betting is backing a selection to lose. In other words you are playing the role of the bookmaker and have the opportunity to choose the odds that you want to offer and the stake that you’re willing to accept.

Staking Plans – A Beginner’s Guide

| October 13, 2010 | Reply

Your stake is the amount of money you place on a bet. In order to consistently make money from betting, you should always adhere to a staking plan…

The Gambling Dictionary

| October 12, 2010 | 3 Replies

Accumulator – A Saturday afternoon favourite, where you group together a number of outright bets (usually on football matches) for a potentially huge payout.

Betting Exchanges – A Beginners Guide

| September 28, 2010 | 1 Reply

Betting exchanges provide a place where people can bet against each other, rather than deal with bookmakers. As a result, better prices are often available…

Dutching – A Beginner’s Guide

| September 28, 2010 | 4 Replies

Dutching is when you back two or more selections in the same event in an attempt to guarantee a winner. This is particularly useful in events where there are one or two big favourites…

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