trading

My life working as a football trading data scout

If you are Betfair trading on a football (soccer) match or regularly deploy any one of the many football trading strategies available. You will probably rely on a feed from the stadium and some statistics, you could consider this a form of technical analysis or perhaps fundamental analysis? Of course, knowing this will significantly improve…

Newmarket Cambridgeshire Calamity

We are treated to plenty of good horse racing this weekend and the highlight will be the Newmarket Cambridgeshire meeting. I’ve picked off a few good Betfair trading results by from the Cambridgeshire in the past and hope to this weekend. But I remember this race for several reasons. Big wins, a big loss and…

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Binary thinking

Imagine you are a caveman meandering through a landscape, you hear a rustle in the bush. “What’s that…?”

Your brain kicks into action and provokes a flight or fight response. It could be lunch, or it could kill you! Your primitive brain makes a really simple judgement and decides that the payoff here for ‘kill you’ is pretty bad, -100% in fact. The pay off for food is there as well, but it can’t offset the negative. So you walk …