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3 Considerations Serious Punters Have to Make To Win Big

Punters have one goal above all others: to make money without losing their shirts over time. Hey, we totally get that. If you’re going to fork over cash that took you time to make, you want to get the most out of that money. We get that completely. What happens far too often is that punters get stuck, to the point where they give up great gambling gains rather than making something new. Don’t get discouraged. Here are three considerations that you need to make, especially if you want to win big.

First and foremost, you want to check limits for each sportsbook that you’re interested in. Some sportsbooks have lower limits to make sure that you’re not gaming the system. While this is noble, it ends up limiting you in terms of how much money you can make. If there’s a low limit, you don’t have to live with it. You do need to contact support at the sportsbook and see what you need to do to get your limits lifted. If they can’t or won’t do that, then you might need to head somewhere else.

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Next, you want to look at those rebetting policies. Yes, this might mean that you have to dig into the technical guts of the site you’re interested in. But that’s the difference between a serious punter and someone else. They’re willing to put in the effort to get things done the right way, rather than just rushing in. Continue reading 3 Considerations Serious Punters Have to Make To Win Big

Managing Your Risks in Soccer Betting

Let’s face it — anything that involves limiting yourself is something that just isn’t exciting at all. However, there is something to be said about actually thinking about what you ultimately want to accomplish from every angle, and this means thinking bout how to manage your risks in the greater world of football betting. When you first get started, you’re very excited and the temptation is to bet on every game that’s open at the top sportsbook. Sure, that might increase your chances of winning big, but it also opens you up to a lot of risk. Very few people have an unlimited amount of money to throw around, so it just makes more sense to limit your risk as much as possible so that you’ll be able to bet for a long time.

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First and foremost, if you have a chance to bet on the games, then you should definitely do so. It’s fun to bet on soccer games because it’s a sport that’s watched by tons and tons of people. In fact, some of your best friends might be soccer fans and you would have never known it before you got into the world of betting. A lot of people like to bet on games because it adds a new dimension to the game. However, the limiting part is to be able to step back and only bet on the games that make sense for you. If you have two teams playing that you really don’t care about, you shouldn’t bet just because the payout numbers look good. This is just one way to limit your risk. Continue reading Managing Your Risks in Soccer Betting

Football betting

Betting on football is a massive and lucrative business with increasing numbers of football fans turning to the internet for quick and convenient football betting opportunities. Statistics released in the British Gambling Prevalence Survey of 2007 suggests virtually 2 million Britons wagered on football matches in the same year, creating a gross gambling yield of £300 million. When the FIFA World Cup kicked off in Germany in 2006, an additional 440 thousand punters in the UK alone put money on the outcome of the global competition.

Why bet on football?
At present football is one of the most popular betting sports on the planet, rivaling horseracing in terms of depth of betting coverage and market diversity. Football’s popularity as a betting sport has evolved naturally from its status as the most popular sport on the planet. Football fans who are confident in their knowledge of the game naturally look to test, and profit from their expertise, in the various football betting markets offered by online bookmakers.

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The immense popularity that football enjoys provides football fans with numerous betting benefits. For a start the sport enjoys unrivaled betting market coverage, with some bookmakers offering up to 80 betting markets for high profile matches. Furthermore most bookmakers offer extensive league coverage, allowing fans to bet on results in top tier football leagues around the globe. Last but not least, the special focus placed on football betting by bookmakers ensures that football fans enjoy a steady stream of money-back and free bet specials and promotions from industry leaders. Continue reading Football betting

Different Types of Bet

There are numerous different types of bet and below we have listed and explained them:

Win: The easiest and most popular bet to place. You are betting on your selection to win (be it a race or sporting event). If it does win you are paid out at the winning odds. For example, you bet £100 on Man Utd to win the Premier League at odds of 2/1. If they win the league you will receive €300 (your winnings and your stake returned).

Place Bet: With a place bet you are betting that your selection will finish in a place. The amount of places will differ depending on the event and the number of runners/participants. In the majority of cases a place is 1st, 2nd or 3rd. However, in events with a larger number of runners such as a horserace (handicap with 13 or more runners) or a gold tournament (which can have 100+ participants) place are paid out on the 4th place and in some cases up to 5th place under special bets offered by some bookmakers. Likewise, horse races with 5-7 runners only pay places to the 1st and 2nd placed horses. Also check the conditions of places before placing the bet – they should be clearly displayed.

Each-way Bet: An each-way bet is when you are betting on your selection to win a race but also to be placed in a race. You are in affect betting half your money that the selection will win and half your money that it will be placed. For example, you bet €10 each/way on a horse that is priced at 8/1 in a race with 8 runners. If the horse wins, you will receive €90 (win at 8/1) + €30 (place at ¼ the odds) or €120 in total. If the horse came 2nd or 3rd you would receive €30.

Laying: Laying a selection is a bet that it will not win. It has grown in popularity over the last few years due to the growth of betting exchanges. If you lay a selction and it loses you win. In contrast, if you lay a selection and it wins, you lose. For example, a punter lays Horse A at 5/1 in the Derby. You will set a max loss, say €500, which means you will take bets up to €100, as if the horse wins you will have to payout €500.

A Double: A double is a multiple bet that links two separate events/selections. For it to win both selections must win. For example, you do a €10 double that includes Horse A to win the 2.10 at Aintree at 2/1 and Horse B to win the 3.50 at York at 1/1 (Evens). It Horse A wins you will have €30 going on to Horse B at 1/1. If Horse B wins you will get €60 in return. If only one selection wins the bet will be a loser.

A Treble: A treble is a multiple bet that links three separate events, and in order for it to win all three selections must win. In the example above we add a third selection, Horse C to win at 3/1 (along with Horse A at 2/1 and Horse B at 1/1) in a €10 treble, as opposed to a €10 double. If Horse C wins at 3/1, along with the two other selections this bet would pay €240. (€10*2/1*1/1*3/1=€240). Again, the bet only pays a return if all three selections win.

An accumulator: An accumulator bet is a multiple bet that requires multiple selections to win in order to pay out. It is widely used as a term for any multiple bet with more than three selections. Terms also used include fourfold, fivefold etc for accumulators with four or five selections included. With the multiplier effect of many winning selections bettors are attracted to accumulators as they often pay out large amounts, However, given the multiple events and outcomes the probability of success is reduced.

A Trixie: A trixie is a bet that includes three different selections for a total of four bets. These four bets are three doubles and one treble. Lets assume the trixie includes three horses: Horse A, Horse B and Horse C. The doubles in the bet would be Horse A & Horse B, Horse A & Horse C, Horse B & Horse C and the treble is all three horses together. A minimum of two of the selections needs to win for the bet to produce a return.

A Patent: A patent is like a trixie in that there is three selections. However, a patent includes seven bets as in addition to the doubles and treble it includes singles on the three selections. A minimum of one of the selections needs to win for the bet to produce a return. Continue reading Different Types of Bet

Fun Football Bets That You Need to Know About

We’re big about football, and if you’re mad about football then you’re in good company! But before you can bet on the big games, you need to know the type of bets that are common. This will give you an edge over newbies that still haven’t gotten the terms down yet.

We’re going to quickly run down the most common bets you’ll hear about, and get a chance to bet on. It’s up to you to decide which one is going to be the one that you ultimately choose, but keep in mind that you can choose more than just one.

The first one is the Full Time Result (FTR). It’s where you’re betting on the match result, or the 90 minutes result. It’s commonly referred to as WLD (win/lose/draw) or 1×2 (pool notation for home win, draw, and away win).

Simply put, you’re predicting whether the result at the end of normal time will be a win for a team, a win for the other team, or a draw.

The classic example would be Liverpool v Chelsea, with Chelsea to win:

You win if Chelsea wins.
BUT you lose if it’s a draw or if Liverpool wins.

Since this is a pretty straightforward bet, many punters put a lot of matches together in a football accumulator, trying to predict the outcome of all of them. This is risky, so make sure that you’re never betting with any money that you can’t afford to lose!

You’ll see references to “normal time” a lot. You need to understand that normal time excludes extra time as well as penalties, but it does include injury time. This is known as the 90 minutes result.

Another common bet is the Total Goals (under/over)

Under/over bets are two option bets. You’re betting on whether there will be more or less than the number of goals quoted. The bet is usually more or less than 2.5 goals, but you have some variations — 1.5, 3.5, and 4.5. This is at the end of normal time. It’s a wildly popular bet as there are only two outcomes and it can be possible to predict high and low scoring games even when you don’t know what the score will be.

So if you were betting: Newcastle v Wigan: Over 2.5 goals:

You win if there are 3 or more goals, BUT you lose if there are 2 or fewer goals.

There’s also the correct score (CS), where you’re predicting the score at the end of normal time. The scores are quoted as “home team score – away team score” so make sure that you look carefully before betting — the way you fit the numbers makes a difference! Continue reading Fun Football Bets That You Need to Know About

Are All Soccer Games Equal When It Comes to Sports Betting

Out of all of the different types of sports that you can be on these days, soccer still ranks high on the list. There’s a good reason for that. For starters, soccer has a long following and deep history. People will argue about soccer until they’re blue in the face, because there is a deep sense of national pride and cultural identity. Virtually every country in the world has a soccer team. When you dig a little deeper, you see the pride evident in having a national soccer team, especially in countries that are developing or ones that have been ravaged by war or natural disasters.

The rise of the Internet has only served to make soccer betting more interesting, profitable, and even more fun. This is because you can connect with bettors all over the world and really see who wins and who loses at a glance, which can add to the competitive spirit that we all seem to carry around with us.

Betting on Football

Now, when you’re getting started within the world of soccer betting, it’s highly likely that you’re going to have questions that need to be answered. One question that you might wonder about is whether all soccer games are created equal.

This makes sense to ask, since everything is based on odds. In a nutshell, the reality is that not all soccer games are created equal. The odds are generated by looking at each team and figuring out which one is more likely to win. Now, this could be because one team has an all star goalie, or a fierce forward that has been known to drive home wins. This is obviously a subjective thing, and the favorite tem to win is not always the team that will win. You never know how a soccer game will go down unless you watch it all the way to the end — there are a lot of twists and turns. Continue reading Are All Soccer Games Equal When It Comes to Sports Betting