Key Betting Terms

How The Bookie ALWAYS Wins

| March 31, 2016 | Reply

It’s the last day of March and time for the fourth article from our bookie turned bettor, John Trent.

Protected: Aintree Syndicate – Inventory Email

| April 3, 2013 | Reply

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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.

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.

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…

Arbitrage Betting – A Beginners Guide

| September 27, 2010 | 3 Replies

Arbitrage is all about guaranteed profits. It’s when you are able to bet on an event and make a profit regardless of the outcome…

Asian Handicaps – A Beginner’s Guide

| September 27, 2010 | 9 Replies

With Asian handicaps becoming more popular all the time, pretty much every bookmaker and betting exchange will now offer the market.

Discover five proven ways to beat the bookies for FREE

Sign up here and I'll immediately email you Five ways to get a mathematical edge on the bookies, worth £40, COMPLETELY FREE of charge… what's more you'll also receive my e-letter, The Betting Rant… and again, it's COMPLETELY FREE.

I respect your privacy and will never pass
on your email address to anyone else.

© 2017 Betting Rant. All rights reserved. | Agora Lifestyles Ltd, Curzon House, 24 High Street, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2LJ | Registered in England No. 3303666. VAT No. GB 629 7287 94.

Gambling is high risk, never bet with money you cannot afford to lose. Please gamble responsibly, for information and advice visit the gambleaware website at: This content is not intended for audiences under the age of 18 years of age.