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Month: July 2016

Fractional vs Decimal Odds

Fractional vs Decimal Odds

Betting odds are traditionally expressed in decimals (2/1 etc.) – this is generally the default way that odds are displayed on bookmakers’ websites. However for matched betting, decimal odds are usually much easier to work with. In fact, betting exchanges such as Smarkets and Betfair display their odds in decimal by default. There is usually a setting on bookmakers’ websites to switch from fractional to decimal and I strongly suggest that you go ahead and do this. To try and explain the…

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June 2016 Profit Report

June 2016 Profit Report

This is my first month of matched betting, and I made a profit of £432.75 which I’m really pleased about. The majority of my bets were placed on Euro 2016 football games. Highlights included: – £212 from Bet365 sign-up offers £35 from Ladbrokes sign-up offer £40 from Betfair (sign-up offer and £5 for every match won for chosen team – I chose France) Running Total Total for June-2016 = £433.34 Total so far = 433.34