Author Archive: Peter Webb

Betfair trading on a VPS – Virtual private server

What is a VPS? VPS stands for ‘Virtual Private Server’, a VPS is a computer located in a remote datacentre that you can access from almost any internet-enabled device. The ‘Virtual’ part relates to the way many servers are provisioned from a single host. We shouldn’t get too technical, but shared hosting is why software performance…

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Betfair Cross Matching (XM) – Explained

Nobody will remember now, but a very long time ago in a galaxy far far away. Well the first big was accurate at least, but there was a time when Cross matching on Betfair didn’t exist. Betfair introduced cross matching in 2008. I remember it very well because, overnight, a number of Bet Angel users…

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Change the VPS Remote Desktop (RDP) port

It’s can be recommended to change windows remote desktop default port for added security or to change the entry port on your server to avoid a routing issue. You can change the default port with a few easy steps. First, you’ll define this port in a firewall rule, then you will change the RDP port….

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Horse racing | Rule 4 deductions for withdrawals

Anybody who has been close to, own, or rides a horse will know they flighty animals and that extends to their behaviour when they are racing. I never knew the importance of a jockey until I started really understanding horse racing, but handlers and jockeys can have a lot of influence over the way a…

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Connecting to your VPS using an Android tablet

If you are using an Android tablet and Bet Angel via a VPS, a Virtual private server, then you will need to go through the following steps to connect to your VPS. Connecting to a remote server A virtual private server, or a remote server, is a fancy name for a PC which, rather than…

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Setting up additional VPS users | Windows Server

When you use a VPS with Windows server edition installed you are provided by default with one user account and one adminsitrator account. This is because Windows server is licensed to one user, but requires an administrator account to setup and access that user. You can add or change any users on the VPS so…

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An easy to understand Betfair trade | Explained

Profitable Betfair trading The essence of profitable trading, Betfair trading, betting, any trading of any sort it’s to have a positive expectancy. That means basically winning more than you lose. When you actively trade, it’s a little bit more complicated than that. But in essence, you’re looking for those sort of positions within the market….

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Value betting and Betfair trading

When I first started on Betfair, I started by arbing. But soon I brcame one of the first people to ‘discover’ Betfair trading and the rest, as they say, is history. Value betting was off the agenda for a long period of time. This was because, in the early days, spreads were wide and fill…

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Trading order flow – Understanding Horse Racing

This article continues on from another article where we introduced the concept of the Betfair trading strategy this is trading order flow. Trading is the simple process of backing at higher prices than you lay at and netting a profit. While most people use a betting exchange to place conventional bets, profitable Betfair traders use…

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Trading order flow – Not as difficult as it may seem

So there’s a great way of profiting from trading on Betfair, but on the surface it is unintuitive. People generally get confused by it and most people do it wrong. However, it’s the method that I’ve used over many years… This technique is called trading order flow. I just thought it was worth doing a…

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