About Me

It was once said that a wise man learns from his mistakes, but a genius learns from someone else’s. So, this website offers you the chance to learn from my mistakes and make a profit from online sports betting right from the start using free bets. I discovered “matched betting” quite late sadly, but for…

Who’d be a Bookie?

Right now, being a Bookmaker isn’t quite as good as it used to be! “The bookie always wins” is a well-worn phrase and for over 40 years as a punter I have agreed with it. In recent times though things have not been going well for bookmakers. People who have stocks and shares in UK…

PaddyPowerBetfair and SkyBet Merger Talks

PaddyPowerBetfair and SkyBet Merger Talks Two more UK betting giants have had merger talks. The PaddyPowerBetfair guys and SkyBet were apparently in discussions about joining forces. (The Stars Group are owners of the biggest online poker website PokerStars and also FanDuel) If it’s allowed to happen by the monopolies and mergers commission, then the new…