Posts tagged "betfair"

Bringing back memories with old trading videos

As I am trying to tidy up my blog and get rid of all the mess that has been sitting idle online for years, I came across some old videos I had recorded about sports trading. Although some were included in posts as attachments, I never uploaded those old trading videos at Youtube. As if… Continue reading

How Betfair changed my life!

Betfair is withdrawing from Greece and I won’t be able to even login to my Betfair account in December, according to the Greek gambling law. When I first registered this account back in 2004, I never expected I would be posting such an article in my personal blog. Besides, I didn’t even have a blog… Continue reading

Does your Trading Strategy Work in Horse Racing Markets?

I often receive emails questioning why I have given up trading the horse racing markets at Betfair and whether a trader can make money nowadays trading fixed odds of the favorite horse. The fact that I cannot make it pay anymore doesn’t mean other traders are unsuccessful as well. It means my trading strategy is no… Continue reading

GSOP Porto Carras Greece: Package for Sale

I won 2 GSOP packages for the forthcoming live poker tournament taking place at Porto Carras Grand Resort in October and I’m putting one of them for sale. The package includes the $1,650 GSOP Greece main event buy-in and 5 nights’ accommodation at Porto Carras Hotel for a total of $2,900. The two packages come… Continue reading

An interview of a Stock Scalp Trader that shocked me

I was trading the Betfair betting markets some years ago and my technique was towards scalping, so reading about an interview of a stock scalp trader sounded interesting. However I was totally shocked of what the stock scalper confessed in that interview given to the popular community web site for traders, trade2win.com. I was so… Continue reading

Does technical analysis really work in Betfair Trading?

Technical analysis is popular in financial markets like the stock exchange. Since Betfair is a betting exchange and odds fluctuate like stock prices one could say that technical analysis may also be applied to the Betfair betting graphs. Betfair trading has quite a few differences compared to stock or forex trading though, but basic technical… Continue reading

Greek Elections 2009: Betting on politics

Yesterday evening Karamanlis, Prime Minister of Greece, made an announcement regarding the next Greek Elections which will most probably take place in early October.  Thus, rumors that his party will not complete their 4-year incumbency as the ruling party are verified and every poll shows the opposition to be up to 6% ahead in the… Continue reading

Does internet speed affect your Betfair trading?

Having started trading the Betfair markets with a dial-up internet connection in 2004, I can guarantee that your internet speed matters a lot in your trading performance. Apart from having fast refresh times which means always knowing what is going on, your orders are executed much faster. Broadband speed is very important if you trade… Continue reading

How to use betfair graphs in long-term football trading

Applying technical analysis on Betfair graphs can make money by trading even long term football events. Champions League 2008/09 has reached the semi final stage and upon looking at the 4 teams’ betting graphs regarding the winner of the competition, we can draw basic trend lines along with support and resistance lines. Technical analysis will… Continue reading

Pattern formations with entry and exit points in Betfair graphs

We already talked about support and resistance levels and trendlines when applying technical analysis in Betfair graphs. Pattern formations though are literally hundreds in technical analysis. Given the fact that Betfair graphs don’t provide the necessary detail like stock charts, a thorough study of formations and technical analysis isn’t needed apart from basic terms. Despite… Continue reading

Support and Resistance of Candlesticks in Betfair Charts

We talked about support and resistance levels in Betfair horse racing charts but how about candlesticks formations in the graphs? The candlesticks provide more detailed charts and a lot more information, but if you are not aware of them you shouldn’t worry. We can still make money trading in Betfair using trendlines, support and resistance… Continue reading