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The Power of Betfair

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

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We've written ad-nauseum about the importance of using Betfair, and the best way to illustrate this is with examples. While it's from some time ago, a good example is a series of winners we had on the Dean's Tips service in late 2016. These winners are a really good example of why we continue to advocate the use of Betfair for all punters.

 

Let's take a look at that series of four winners:

 

October 3rd 2016: All That Is

Official Price Recorded: $6.30
Best Tote Price: $7.10
Betfair Traded Price: Between $7 and $9, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 3rd 2016: Havana Cigar

Official Price Recorded: $41
Best Tote Price: $42
Betfair Traded Price: Between $50 and $80, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 2nd 2016: Balrov

Official Price Recorded: $23
Best Tote Price: $19.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $80 and $120 during the last 20 mins of betting, and $34 to $42 during the last 10 mins of betting.

 

October 1st 2016: Jopa

Official Price Recorded: $18.10
Best Tote Price: $22.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $30 and $38 during the last 5 mins of betting

 

In addition to this, there was another great example when we got a 100/1 winner at Toowoomba.

 

March 12th 2017: Emmadee

Official Price Recorded: $101
Best Tote Price: $71.50
Betfair Traded Price: Between $430 and $560 during the last 5 mins of betting, Betfair SP $260

 

Just $10 bet on this horse on Betfair netted you up to $5,600, a $4,590 (or 45.9 unit) larger profit than simply backing the horse at 100/1 with the corporate bookies.

 

$560 about a 100/1 winner, $38 about a 17/1 winner, and $120 about a 22/1 winner. This clearly demonstrates the enormous opportunity available to greatly exceed official results, with just a little monitoring of prices during betting.

 

Explaining Betfair

 

What is Betfair?

Betfair is an exchange, which means you are betting against other punters, not against a bookie. It is as simple as placing a fixed odds bet, you click on the current price, state how much you want to bet, and back it. They even have a Betfair SP option for those who want to bet and forget, and you get set at the SP price determined from punters on the exchange. But as you get more into it, you can set a price you want to back a horse at, and if someone else accepts that price, your bet is matched and you're set. Conversely you can also lay a horse (e.g. act like a bookie, and take someone's bet at whatever price you like).

How are Betfair different to Corporate Bookies?

Being a betting exchange, Betfair Australia receive small commissions on winning bets. However Betfair Australia only receive commissions on winning bets made by people in Australia and New Zealand. If those punters are actually losing versus their counterparts in the UK and other countries all around the world, then the commissions are small, as the winners are betting through Betfair UK. As a result, Betfair Australia are actually incentivised to identify WINNING punters and help them win, to increase their commissions on winning bets. Hence why Betfair approached us. It's well known in the industry that our members win handsomely, and they are the type of customers Betfair are wanting to attract.

How are Betfair's odds better than Corporate Bookies and TABs?

A perfect example was today at Clare Race 2. The TABs were each betting at 118%, which essentially means they take out 18% of all funds invested, and return the rest to punters. The Corporate Bookies were betting between 114% and 120% on closing fixed prices. However Betfair's closing prices were at 101.8%, meaning only a 1.8% take out of all funds invested, light years better than the bookies and TABs. Believe it or not, the Betfair closing price was better for all 8 runners than either the Best Tote price, or the best closing fixed price of every bookie in Australia. Given this, how can you possibly not have a Betfair Account? Earlier this year Dean’s Tips members were advised to back a horse called Emmadee at Toowoomba. The horse won and paid $71 Best Tote, and best price was $101 with Corporate Bookies. But on Betfair the horse traded at between $430 and $560 during the last 5 mins of betting, and Betfair SP was $260Just $10 bet on this horse on Betfair netted you up to $5,600, a $4,590 larger profit than simply backing the horse at 100/1 with the corporate bookies. There's been plenty of other Dean’s Tips winners who have paid out at huge odds on Betfair. Havana Cigar was $41-$42 with Corporates and Totes, but traded at between $50 and $80 all during the last 5 mins of betting Balrov was $23 with Corporates and $19 Best Tote, but traded at between $80 and $120 during the last 20 mins of betting on Betfair, and $34 to $42 during the last 10 mins of betting. Jopa was $22 Best Tote, but traded between $30 and $38 during the last 5 mins of betting

  • Chantego Star Best Tote $35, traded at $70 on Betfair.
  • Right Advice Best Tote $20, traded at $44 on Betfair.
  • One In One Out Best Tote $11, traded at $28 Betfair.

The list goes on. If that's not enough, Betfair's own analysis of all Aus thoroughbred metro and provincial races over a year showed that Betfair SP outperformed Best Tote by 17%.If you haven't already, you really need to do yourself a favour and join Betfair.

 

How do I join Betfair?

Simply click on the following link to sign up!

Join Betfair Now

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The Power of Betfair

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Share post on

We've written ad-nauseum about the importance of using Betfair, and the best way to illustrate this is with examples. While it's from some time ago, a good example is a series of winners we had on the Dean's Tips service in late 2016. These winners are a really good example of why we continue to advocate the use of Betfair for all punters.

 

Let's take a look at that series of four winners:

 

October 3rd 2016: All That Is

Official Price Recorded: $6.30
Best Tote Price: $7.10
Betfair Traded Price: Between $7 and $9, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 3rd 2016: Havana Cigar

Official Price Recorded: $41
Best Tote Price: $42
Betfair Traded Price: Between $50 and $80, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 2nd 2016: Balrov

Official Price Recorded: $23
Best Tote Price: $19.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $80 and $120 during the last 20 mins of betting, and $34 to $42 during the last 10 mins of betting.

 

October 1st 2016: Jopa

Official Price Recorded: $18.10
Best Tote Price: $22.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $30 and $38 during the last 5 mins of betting

 

In addition to this, there was another great example when we got a 100/1 winner at Toowoomba.

 

March 12th 2017: Emmadee

Official Price Recorded: $101
Best Tote Price: $71.50
Betfair Traded Price: Between $430 and $560 during the last 5 mins of betting, Betfair SP $260

 

Just $10 bet on this horse on Betfair netted you up to $5,600, a $4,590 (or 45.9 unit) larger profit than simply backing the horse at 100/1 with the corporate bookies.

 

$560 about a 100/1 winner, $38 about a 17/1 winner, and $120 about a 22/1 winner. This clearly demonstrates the enormous opportunity available to greatly exceed official results, with just a little monitoring of prices during betting.

 

Explaining Betfair

 

What is Betfair?

Betfair is an exchange, which means you are betting against other punters, not against a bookie. It is as simple as placing a fixed odds bet, you click on the current price, state how much you want to bet, and back it. They even have a Betfair SP option for those who want to bet and forget, and you get set at the SP price determined from punters on the exchange. But as you get more into it, you can set a price you want to back a horse at, and if someone else accepts that price, your bet is matched and you're set. Conversely you can also lay a horse (e.g. act like a bookie, and take someone's bet at whatever price you like).

How are Betfair different to Corporate Bookies?

Being a betting exchange, Betfair Australia receive small commissions on winning bets. However Betfair Australia only receive commissions on winning bets made by people in Australia and New Zealand. If those punters are actually losing versus their counterparts in the UK and other countries all around the world, then the commissions are small, as the winners are betting through Betfair UK. As a result, Betfair Australia are actually incentivised to identify WINNING punters and help them win, to increase their commissions on winning bets. Hence why Betfair approached us. It's well known in the industry that our members win handsomely, and they are the type of customers Betfair are wanting to attract.

How are Betfair's odds better than Corporate Bookies and TABs?

A perfect example was today at Clare Race 2. The TABs were each betting at 118%, which essentially means they take out 18% of all funds invested, and return the rest to punters. The Corporate Bookies were betting between 114% and 120% on closing fixed prices. However Betfair's closing prices were at 101.8%, meaning only a 1.8% take out of all funds invested, light years better than the bookies and TABs. Believe it or not, the Betfair closing price was better for all 8 runners than either the Best Tote price, or the best closing fixed price of every bookie in Australia. Given this, how can you possibly not have a Betfair Account? Earlier this year Dean’s Tips members were advised to back a horse called Emmadee at Toowoomba. The horse won and paid $71 Best Tote, and best price was $101 with Corporate Bookies. But on Betfair the horse traded at between $430 and $560 during the last 5 mins of betting, and Betfair SP was $260Just $10 bet on this horse on Betfair netted you up to $5,600, a $4,590 larger profit than simply backing the horse at 100/1 with the corporate bookies. There's been plenty of other Dean’s Tips winners who have paid out at huge odds on Betfair. Havana Cigar was $41-$42 with Corporates and Totes, but traded at between $50 and $80 all during the last 5 mins of betting Balrov was $23 with Corporates and $19 Best Tote, but traded at between $80 and $120 during the last 20 mins of betting on Betfair, and $34 to $42 during the last 10 mins of betting. Jopa was $22 Best Tote, but traded between $30 and $38 during the last 5 mins of betting

  • Chantego Star Best Tote $35, traded at $70 on Betfair.
  • Right Advice Best Tote $20, traded at $44 on Betfair.
  • One In One Out Best Tote $11, traded at $28 Betfair.

The list goes on. If that's not enough, Betfair's own analysis of all Aus thoroughbred metro and provincial races over a year showed that Betfair SP outperformed Best Tote by 17%.If you haven't already, you really need to do yourself a favour and join Betfair.

 

How do I join Betfair?

Simply click on the following link to sign up!

Join Betfair Now

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

What is value in gambling?

You may have read about EV (Expected Value) in gambling, it is simply the value //www.winningedgeinvestments.com/posts/what-is-value-in-gambling; either positive or negative; that is expected for a bet.So if I offered you a choice between one series

Thursday, September 8, 2022

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