• Gambling News,  Matched Betting

    Smarkets Trading Exchange: Beware

    If like me, you have an old Smarkets account from when you were Matched Betting double check to see if you have any money in it. When I was matched betting full-time, I used to have loads of money all over the place, lots in every exchange, Betfair, Betdaq, Matchbook and Smarkets and often a fair bit of money in up to 30 online bookmaker accounts at any one time. Keeping track of it all was a job in itself. When I started to concentrate on Trading I had over £5,000 in Betfair, £1,800 in Betdaq and a few hundred in Smarkets and Matchbook. (Not sure of the exact figures)…

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    Matched Betting Guide

    I’ve decided to do some Matched Betting guide videos to help people who are new to matched betting (MB). This one is prompted by someone who emailed in a few questions and the one I thought I’d deal with in this tutorial is as follows. The questioner writes: “So let’s say ballpark figures, would putting £250 in a new bank account to cover the qualifying bets and £250 in Betfair to cover the lays, would that cut the mustard? Or is that not enough? Well £500 is more than enough as it is possible to start MB with just £100. To be honest you could start with just £50 but…


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