Alpha is a measure of genuine skill or achievement, with the benefits of built-in advantages stripped out. It is used in finance to measure investment skill, and it can be used in sports and betting too.
99% of people who bet on sport lose money over a long-term. Finding an edge to consistently beat the bookmakers is tough. Models can help.
What kind of gambler are you? Do you have the heart of a punter, or the head of an investor?
Like hedge-funds, betting syndicates are private organisations who share little about themselves with the outside world. Here’s a handy guide to what really do.
In what ways are Bookmaker and Syndicates similar? How do they differ?
If tipsters are so good why are the bookies not all skint?
Punters and bookies aren’t engaged in a war. It is a one-sided slaughter of the innocent.
Professional Gambling is a challenge evenly split between the task of finding ‘value’, and the challenge of ‘getting on’.