Category Archives: Betting Theory

The Gambler’s Fallacy

Tweet I’m super chuffed that  I posted the early season trainer angles on Monday! I couldn’t have chosen a better day to point out the merits of the ‘Spring Training Masters‘ as their performance since has shown: Roger Charlton: From … Continue reading

 
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Converting Odds into Probabilities… and Vice Versa

Tweet If you can’t convert odds into the probabilities they imply, you are going to struggle in the long term to make money from your betting. How can you assess value if you don’t first know the probabilities the betting … Continue reading

 
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You Need These Three Things To Be A Professional Gambler

Tweet Today, we have a guest post from Paul Whelan of Skybluekangaroo   You Need These Three Things To Be A Professional Gambler Professional gambler. Pro punter. Full-time bettor. What images do these words bring about in your mind’s eye? … Continue reading

 
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Back to Basics – Part 2

Tweet Firstly today, we have the 2nd part of Nick Hardman’s very well received look at some true betting fundamentals: THE KEY TO SUCCESSFUL BETTING Think Long Term (you would be surprised) People bet for many different reasons. These include … Continue reading

 
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Back to Basics – Part 1

Tweet Today we have the first article from a new contributor, Nick Hardman. Nick will be bringing us a punters diary feature in the coming weeks but, today, he’s gone back to basics with Part 1 of an in depth … Continue reading

 
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Is it Just Luck?

Tweet   As racing and betting enthusiasts we are regularly bombarded with pitches for the latest wonder system/tipster/method. Among those pitches will be a mixture of good and bad – some that are absolute ‘must haves’…. and some that are … Continue reading

 
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When nothing seems to go your way…and how to cope with it

Tweet Losing runs are a fact of betting life that you will have to come to terms with if you ever hope to turn a profit. We’ve all been there – you’ve just placed your 15th consecutive losing bet, doubts … Continue reading

 
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A Super Simple Way to Increase Your Profits…

Tweet A couple of things today…. Firstly, I wrote this article sometime ago now for the Daily Punt website but I’ve never managed to put it up on Make Your Betting Pay before now. It’s well worth a read – … Continue reading

 
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The Johnston Enigma…

Tweet Today, we have a post from John Mac, professional gambler and occasional betting blogger. Over to John: “Following stables which suddenly strike form can be a useful tool in any punters armoury. However, the window of opportunity is often … Continue reading

 
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When it pays to bet against the Crowd….

Tweet I know I’m singing the same old tune again but I’m a firm believer in the efficiency of the Betfair exchange markets in predicting the true chance of a particular event occurring. In fact I’m such a believer that … Continue reading

 
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