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					                      Betting Portfolio
          Step by step guide to achieving long-term betting profits

KEY INFORMATION GUIDEBOOK
This Guidebook contains all the necessary information and instructions on how to make
the most of the Betting Portfolio service.

It is imperative that all new members do read this Guidebook to fully understand the
service and its principles for success.

Once you have read this Guidebook, please do then read the latest Betting Portfolio
Issue for all the latest information.


The Guidebook is split into three sections.

Section 1 lists a number of key betting fundamentals such as how to choose the right
portfolio, the length of time you need to apply and the importance of setting up a
betting bank. It also helps to advise on how to choose the best portfolio to suit your
circumstances as well as a look into applying leverage to your investments.

Section 2 helps to explain the excel spreadsheet (Betting_Portfolio.xls) that is included
every month and what all the stats and calculations included within this mean.

Section 3 is a listing of all the individual services currently features in the portfolio
service. This includes details on all practical aspects of each service and will help you
to decide whether each service is suitable for your own needs.

LATEST UPDATES

As the Key Information Guidebook is updated each month, any changes or additions
from the previous month will be highlighted by a black line to the left hand side of the
text.



CONTENTS:
Introduction:                  Page   1.
Portfolio Fundamentals:        Page   2.
Betting Banks:                 Page   4.
Leverage Explained:            Page   7.
Spreadsheet Explained:         Page   9.
Individual Services Details:   Page   15.




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    SECTION 1: PORTFOLIO FUNDAMENTALS
In this section we explain some of the most fundamental principles for
successful betting and portfolio management. It is crucial you read this
section and understand these principles before you start with a portfolio.

Contents
What Is A Betting Portfolio?
Which Portfolio Suits You?
Minimum of 12 Months Investment
Betting Banks
Leverage Explained
The Importance of Using Your Betting Bank for Betting only.




WHAT IS A BETTING PORTFOLIO?
A betting portfolio is a quite simply a combination of services and systems that when
followed together can help make you money betting long-term.

By following a variety of winning and favourable services you can increase your ability
to make money betting by spreading your investment wisely.

Betting for professionals should be considered an investment which isn’t something we
do for kicks, but is a way to make us a return on our money.

If you wanted to make money on the stock market for instance, very often you would
follow a portfolio of services and this approach when betting is no different.

One thing you should never do especially when betting is to put all your eggs in just
one basket. If you follow just one service / system and have only one investment
technique, you are really exposing yourself to a needlessly high risk.

There is too much onus on that one service to make you a profit. It may well do so but
why create such a pressurised situation? It makes far more sense to spread out the
services you follow as much as you can.

Successful investors on a range of other markets will never invest all their money in
just one or two aspects and certainly not if they are looking to make serious returns.

Property investors have a portfolio of houses. They understand a percentage of houses
may not make the returns required, and thus by distributing their investment over a
range of properties they increase the chances of returns.

Share traders have again a portfolio of stocks and shares. Once again they understand
that a percentage may go down or not make a profit. However they believe that the
majority will profit and make them an edge.

The key word here is portfolio; you simply must diversify and spread your investment.
To put it into betting terms this means to follow a range of betting advice.




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WHICH PORTFOLIO SUITS YOU?
We have put together a whole range of pre-set betting portfolios to suit every type of
punter and their own unique circumstance’s.

Whether you are retired with time on your hands or have a full-time job and can only
bet at lunchtime, we have a portfolio for you.

You can either choose to follow any of the pre-set portfolios or use the information
supplied as a guideline, picking and choosing those services and portfolio that suits you
the most.

The results for each portfolio are listed in the accompanying spreadsheet which is
updated every month. We also feature a description of each portfolio and who it is
suitable for as well as a rundown on each individual service. You can therefore take the
time out to build your own portfolio based upon your own circumstances if you so wish.




MINIMUM OF 12 MONTHS INVESTMENT
All members must be realistic and be prepared to commit to at least a 12-month period
to begin looking to make steady returns from betting. Rome was not built in the day
and it’s a regular failing of many losing punters, that they are pressured into believing
profits must be made almost instantly.

We are here to prove that this is not the case and that there is no harm in building up
returns gradually just as you would in other investment formats. Therefore we treat
our betting as a true and proper investment, just as you would if share dealing or
buying and selling property.

This is why, for each portfolio and service we list the past 12 months returns as we
suggest you work yourself to such a long-term approach.




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BETTING BANKS
One very basic and easy requirement for each service you intend to follow is to setup a
betting bank. Some people don’t like to do this for a variety of reasons but it is the
professional thing to do as we need to treat our investment in betting properly.

Betting Banks can be split up into 2 areas which we are going to call, A Points Betting
Bank and a Financial Betting Bank.


Points Betting Bank (PBB)
For each service we calculate the optimal amount of points you need to assign into a
betting bank. This protects you from losing runs, enhances winning runs and keeps
staking consistent over time.

Each service stakes differently so this Points Betting Bank (PBB) is optimised for each
individual service. This allows you to stake efficiently on each service and in
confidence that your Financial Betting Bank (see below) won’t go bust.

Our PBB for each service take into account the historical worst losing run for so that
should such a poor run happen again in the future, then no more than at worst 50% of
any betting bank should be lost.

For example a service may advise regular bets all at 1 point stakes. Historically we can
see that the worst historical losing run is -20 pts. Therefore it is safe to assume that a
50pt bank should see if joining at the onset of a similar losing run, no more than 40% of
your bank lost.


Financial Betting Bank (FBB)
Of course the amount of money you can actually make from following a service
depends on the real-life Financial Betting Bank (FBB) you can apply to it.

This refers to the amount of money you set aside to follow a service, when consider the
PBB.

We recommend for each service 3 levels of FBB which are: Minimum, Average and
Large.


Minimum Financial Betting Bank
The Minimum Bank is the lowest in terms of finance you should realistically follow a
service with. This takes into account the cost of a service, likely profits over a year and
the PBB needed.

For example it isn’t worth following a service that costs £1000 in annual subscription
costs, if your financial betting bank will only make you a likely profit of £1200 over the
same period.


Average Financial Betting Bank
The Average Bank is what we feel an average in terms of finance you can comfortably
follow a service with. This takes into account the cost of a service, likely profits over a
year and the PBB needed to make a decent return.


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This keeps your staking respectable and under the radar of bookmakers looking to
restrict and in a portfolio setting can make a very decent profit over a year.


Large Financial Betting Bank
The Large Bank is what we feel towards the higher end of your staking for services in
each portfolio. This amount will provide returns way in excess and beyond any
subscription fees but also brings with it other concerns.

Members utilising such large banks do need to be concerned with bookmaker
restrictions and making widespread usage of Betting Exchange prices. The Large bank
also comes with obvious risks in that no service can ever be cast-iron guaranteed to
make profits in line with its previous performance.

Our recommendation is that members only begin working to large banks and such
staking after they have followed a portfolio for sometime or are full experienced.

No individual new to the world of professional betting should ever start with a Large
FBB. It is designed only for the experienced seasoned gambler.



BETTING BANK EXAMPLE

To illustrate all these points lets use a few examples.

For the service, ‘Equine Investments’, we recommend you need a PBB of 150 points.
This 150 point figure takes into account historical losing runs and the current method
of staking that Equine Investment utilises.

At the current time of writing if following Equine Investments over the past 12 months
this would have brought you 237.33 points profit to their advised staking.


The minimum Financial Betting Bank (FBB) we advocate for Equine Investments is
£2500.

We then divide the FBB by the PBB to get our staking per point at the minimum plan.

2500/150 = £16.67 per point…. £16.67 is our stake per point.

If you had made 237.33 X £16.67 over the past year that brings a £3955.50 actual
profit.

When bearing in mind the cost of subscription to Equine Investments is £1295 a year,
the overall profit after subscriptions would be £2660.50 to a minimum FBB.

To the average FBB this increases to an overall profit of £7407 and to the large FBB this
becomes a clear profit of £16,109.




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THE IMPORTANCE OF USING YOUR BETTING BANK FOR
BETTING ONLY
Of course it is extremely important that any money you are investing in betting be
totally separate from that which you need to keep going on a day-to-day basis.

If you are betting with money that should be used for things like the mortgage or the
payment of bills, you should not be gambling with that money. If this is your own
situation, then we would encourage you to stop betting immediately and evaluate the
situation very seriously.

Please be sure that any money you are investing in a betting portfolio is money that
you can afford to lose. That is not to say that your portfolio will go bust, but it is the
most sensible and professional approach.

Please also do not feel the need to rush in and immediately feel pressured to make a
large chunk of betting profits immediately. All successful betting professionals started
somewhere, and very often this was with small amounts as they gradually built up to
much larger stakes.

Please at all times do try and take a sensible long-term approach to making your
betting a success.




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LEVERAGE EXPLAINED
Leverage refers to the amount of actual money that you need to invest in each
portfolio and how you can maximise these funds.

We can therefore effectively use the funds we have at our disposal and ‘lever’ more
room for manoeuvre, but only if we are sensible.

With leverage we can effectively take on board a portfolio that requires us to invest
£15,000 when we only have perhaps just £10,000 in real money available. We are
effectively levering more credit as it’s extremely unlikely we will ever need to use that
£15,000 at the same time.

Of course it does bring into play the increased chance that losing runs will impact far
greater and we have to use only sensible amounts of leverage to protect our
investments.

Bear in mind that during the current credit crunch many banks and institutions were
applying leverage of upwards of 100%! The maximum amount we realistically will
advocate is 1.5X Leverage (1.5%) although we also will calculate a 2X leverage for the
much more risk-happy gambler.


1.5X LEVERAGE

The maximum amount of sensible leverage we recommend is 1.5 times your actual
Financial Betting Bank (FBB).

Therefore if you have £10,000 in real money, the recommended amount you can
actually afford to take on if using 1.5X leverage is £15,000

To calculate the leverage you can apply, simply take the amount you have set aside for
your portfolio in terms of FBB and multiply by 0.75

For example, the ‘Budget 1’ Portfolio requires a total FBB of £2750.

With 1.5 Leverage, we can multiply this £2750 by 0.75 to give us a 1.5 Leverage
amount of £2063.

Thus we can apply 1.5X Leverage to follow the Budget 1 Portfolio with a total FBB of
only £2063.

These Leverage calculations for each portfolio are available to view in the betting
portfolio spreadsheet.



2X LEVERAGE

A much riskier strategy is to apply 2X leverage, which effectively means you have a
portfolio worth double your actual money.




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The higher the leverage, the higher the risk and anyway considering 2X Leverage must
be aware of this fact. Our cautious recommendation is for 1.5X Leverage only, however
we have included 2X Leverage calculations for those who wish to take a higher risk.

We would certainly not advocate applying leverage higher than 2X as this drastically
increases the risk of your betting portfolio.


With 2X Leverage if you have £10,000 in real money, the recommended amount you can
actually afford to take on if using 2X leverage is £20,000

To calculate the leverage you can apply, simply take the amount you have set aside for
your portfolio in terms of FBB and multiply by 0.50

For example, the ‘Budget 1’ Portfolio requires a total FBB of £2750.

With 1.5 Leverage, we can multiply this £2750 by 0.50 to give us a 2X Leverage amount
of £1375.

Thus we can apply 2X Leverage to follow the Budget 1 Portfolio with a total FBB of only
£1375.

These Leverage calculations for each portfolio are available to view in the betting
portfolio spreadsheet.




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       SECTION 2: SPREADSHEET EXPLAINED
This section helps to explain the Betting Portfolio spreadsheet that is sent to
members each month. It is updated each month so you can follow and track
the 12 month performance of each portfolio.


Firstly open up the file Betting_Porfolio.xls

At the bottom of the spreadsheet you can view different worksheets, each of which has
a different name.

Each sheet contains the following information which is explained below.

Service Name – The name of each service featured in the portfolio.
Cost 12 – This is the cost of each service in terms of subscription fees over a 12 month
period.
Age – The number of months over which the service has been in operation.
Points Betting Bank – The suggested Points Betting Bank size for each service.
12 M – The rolling points profit generated by each service over the past 12 month
period.

FINANCIAL BANK SETTINGS

There are calculations made to 3 different financial bank settings, Minimum, Average
and Large.

A Minimum bank is the lowest financial investment amount we would consider for each
service. This takes into account historical profits as well as betting bank point size.

The Average bank is an average amount of financial investment we would consider for
each service. Again it takes into account historical profits as well as betting bank point
size.

The Large bank is a large amount of financial investment we would consider for each
service. Again it takes into account historical profits as well as betting bank point size.

For each of Minimum, Average & Large we produce the following calculations

Financial Betting Bank (Min, Ave, Large) Found in Column H, M & S
This is the amount of money you need to put aside for each betting bank in order to
follow the service. This is when each service is judged over a 12 month period and
using the recommended betting bank point size.
For example the minimum recommended betting bank for Blue Sky Racing is £2000.

Bank Per Pt (Min, Ave, Large) Found in Column I, O & T
This is the financial size of each point when listed to the recommended betting bank
size.
For example the minimum amount for Blue Sky Racing is £2000 and we suggest a 50 pt
bank. Therefore each pt is equivalent to £40 (£2000 divided by 50).

12m return (minus fees) Found in Column J, P & U




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Working to each size bank and recommended staking, this is the past 12 months profit
after subscription fees have been deducted.

12m ROI (minus fees) Found in Column K, Q & V
Working to each size bank and recommended staking, this is the past 12 months return
on investment after subscription fees have been deducted.

Total Since Entry Found in Column L, R & W
This is the total profit for each service since they were actually entered into each
portfolio. Again this is calculated to all three financial sizes.



WORKLOAD PER WEEK

The Work-load per week column (highlighted in yellow) indicates the time in minutes
to follow each individual service on a weekly basis. This is the weekly average, which
can obviously fluctuate dependent on many variables in the service. (For example a
football service will give considerably less bets in the football close season, then when
the season is in full swing).

The Work-load PW calculation is the average amount of time required per week to
follow the whole portfolio. This is expressed in minutes.


PORTFOLIO CALCULATIONS

On each individual portfolio worksheet there are also further calculations provided.

12 Month Total Cost: This is the cost of following each portfolio in terms of
subscription fees over a 12 month period

Average Months Age: This is the cumulative average age of the services in the
portfolio expressed in months.


There are also calculations on the total profit, cost and leverage made to 3 different
bank settings, Minimum, Average and Large.

Total: This is the financial size required to follow this portfolio to either Minimum,
Average or Large settings.

1.5X Lev: This is the financial size required to follow this portfolio to either Minimum,
Average or Large settings and applying 1.5 X Leverage

2X Lev: This is the financial size required to follow this portfolio to either Minimum,
Average or Large settings and applying 2 X Leverage

12m return (-fees): This is the overall profit from following each portfolio over a
rolling 12 month period and deducting subscription fees. Calculated for Minimum,
Average and Large settings.

Total So Far: This is the Total amount of profit for each portfolio since this service
began. Calculated for Minimum, Average and Large settings.



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THE LATEST WORKSHEET

The ‘latest’ worksheet tracks the monthly performance of each service since its entry
into a Betting Portfolio.

Highlighted in blue in the ‘latest’ worksheet you will see the totals for each service
during recent months and also the total amount (This will become more useful as we
have more months under our belt).

In addition you can also see the monthly profit and loss (March, April P/L) and the total
loss (Total P/l) for each of the minimum, average and large financial bank settings.

This worksheet will help you keep track of each service and how it has performed since
being featured in the Betting Portfolio service.


THE REMOVED WORKSHEET

The ‘Removed’ worksheet keeps a record of all services since dropped from the
Portfolio range. You can also see the performance to Minimum, Average & Large FBB
stakes. Hopefully we will not see too much action in this area but as we move forward
we will need to add and remove a few services at times.

Each service which features in the Removed spreadsheet is also now applied across the
board to each Portfolio. This is listed in each relevant Portfolio worksheet, underneath
‘Historical Removed Services’, where you can see the profit or loss any removed
service has generated.

Additionally any profit or loss from a removed service has been calculated into the
‘Total So Far’ figures.

The great aspect about this new calculation is that it takes into account any losses (and
in some cases profit) generated by subsequently removed services.


THE HOLD WORKSHEET

The Hold worksheet has been introduced to represent those services that we
recommend that no new members join at this time. Anyone who is currently a member
is advised to still follow where possible although ensure they are aware of the
situation.

A Hold rating enables us to put certain services on ‘pause’, and so enabling us from
having to remove them altogether from each Portfolio.

Full details on the Hold section and those services included within this can be found in
Issue 6.

In the Betting Portfolio Spreadsheet, a service currently on hold is highlighted in
Yellow.


THE OVERALL WORKSHEET



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The Overall sheet has been implemented at members request to give an overview of
the ongoing progress of each portfolio.

At a glance you can see the total cost of each portfolio in subscription fees in both
yearly and monthly calculations. The monthly cost is called the Effective Monthly Cost
(EMC) and is a great way of seeing how far ahead of subscription fees each portfolio is.

A portfolio maybe in profit, but if that amount is less than what it effectively costs in
subscription fees to follow, it defeats our objective here. Thus the Total Profit – EMC
column is very useful as it illustrates if a profit or loss is seen after deducting
membership fees.

You can also see the overall profit for each portfolio to minimum, large & average
stakes.

Please note that the Overall worksheet is an overview and should only be used as a
guideline to profitability.



THE PERCENTAGE PORTFOLIO

In Issue 2 of this service we began looking at applying rolling percentage banks to help
improve returns as we test the water with this dynamic staking method.

The Percentage Portfolio comes in its own spreadsheet (Percentage_Portfolio.xls) due
to its differing nature of operation from the other portfolio examples.

This rolling portfolio features 3 services (Big Mike Betting, Sports Investor & Punter
Profits NH) where we update the betting banks for each at different time periods and
then adjust our stakes accordingly. This is an opportunity to track the live progress of a
percentage based rolling staking plan.

Both Big Mike & Punter Profits NH allow the punter to work with a strategy that appeals
to those that like to adjust their stakes after every day.

Sports Investor works different as we recalculate stakes after every 100 bet period
(roughly every 6-8 months).

You can use the Percentage Portfolio spreadsheet to help calculate your own daily
betting if you wish to utilise this method. Take 10 minutes to acquaint yourself with its
formulae and calculations (a basic knowledge of excel required here).

EXTRA RISK

The Percentage Portfolio is very much a testing ground at this time, with the idea
being to examine and explore more dynamic ways of staking.

The rewards via such dynamic staking can be much greater than simple flat staking,
however the risks are also increased. Please be aware that the Percentage Portfolio is
very much ‘under observation’ and is intended to be used as such.




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BANKS & STAKING

Big Mike - £1000 starter bank. Re-calculated daily
Place market bets, all calculated to Betfair SP with 5% commission deducted.
Staking on each bet varies between 5% and 0.5% of the bank depending on the stakes
advised

Punter Profits NH - £1000 starter bank. Re-calculated daily.
Win bets, all calculated to SP+ available from Centrebet
Staking on each bet under 10/1 is 3% of the bank
Staking on each bet 10/1 and over is 1.5% of the bank

Sports Investor - £3000 starter bank. Re-calculated after every 100 bets.
Results as proofed to us.
Sports Investor requires a 40 point betting bank, thus the financial betting bank is
divided by 40, every 100 bets.

Winabobatoo - £3000 starter bank. Re-calculated after each group of bets.
Results as proofed to us.
Staking on each bet is 2% of the overall bank. This is adjusted after every round of
bets.

DESCRIPTION OF EACH SERVICE IN THE PERCENTAGE PORTFOLIO

Big Mike Betting
We have seen a very effective use of percentage stakes with Big Mike Betting’s place
bets (or Hughies as he terms them), whereby he advocates updating your stakes at the
start of each new day, based upon your total bank. Each bet is worked out as a
percentage of your total betting bank, ranging from 5% on the biggest bets, down to
0.5% on the smallest bets.

Mike advocates this method and makes it work successfully as his staking adheres to
the fact it’s a percentage plan. Generally the larger stake bets are on the shorter
priced horses (I.e. more likely to place) and the opposite applies for the smaller stake
bets being on larger priced horses (i.e. less likely to place).

As Mike’s bets also operate to a high strike rate and don’t have overly long losing runs,
there are no huge ups and downs along the way.


Punter Profits NH
Operating a rolling percentage based staking plan has been something that has
interested many when it comes to this service. It works to generally a high strike rate
which leans itself to a percentage plan although during losing spells this can be hard to
absorb.

If you are already following the PPNH portfolio to level stakes, this will no doubt be of
interest. We would advocate sticking to the level stakes approach first and foremost
and only consider a percentage bank as a 2nd smaller bank.

Finding the optimal level percentage of staking is important and this may require
tweaking as we move along. Historically this would appear to lie between around 2.5%
and 4.5%, and we have decided to place 3% of the bank on each selection under 8/1. If
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You may wish to tweak these 3% and 1.5% figures slightly, but do bear in mind the
longest losing run stands at 17, so if raising the % amounts too much then the risk of
high losses increases.

We are following all of the PP NH systems and bets at all price ranges. There is further
analysis on this service is Issue 2, for those of you wish to know more about optimal
staking.

Sports Investor
Historically the Sports Investor service has performed very steadily with an average ROI
of 15% over every set period of 100 bets.

We will be tracking their performance since the service staking plan was adjusted back
in January 2008 and illustrating the profits to this method.

Every 100 bets we recalculate the stake to be 1/40th (2.5%) of the current financial
betting bank. This is because a 40 pt betting bank is recommended if following to level
stakes.


Winabobatoo
Winabobatoo has a fine record dating back to 2007 and especially so when placing 2%
of your bank on each bet. Via the percentage portfolio we will be tracking ongoing
performance to this method, adjusting the amount placed on each bet in relation to 2%
of the overall bank. More about this can be found in Issue 7 from September 2009.



BETTING BOTS

In Betting Portfolio Issue #2 we explored the options behind a specific betting bot
portfolio. This was been designed partly due to the fascinating analysis uncovered in
our most recent Secret Betting Club issue #35 which suggested that taking a Betfair
price around 5 to 10 minutes before the race was much more profitable than taking
Betfair SP.

Many of us who take Betfair SP on a price really ought to be considering the idea of
instead taking a price up to 10 minutes before the off to vastly improve our returns.
This is certainly worth considering with some ever popular services that work well at
Betfair SP, where there maybe a whole host of people requesting the price.

In addition many of you may also like the automated manner through which you can
follow many of the Portfolio services.

What bot to use?

We have found the best bot to use for these purposes is Grey Horse Bot, which allows
you to easily and quickly place your bets.

GHB is available from http://www.greyhorsebot.co.uk/ and costs £14.99 for your first
month, £19.99 for your second month and £24.99 for each month thereafter. There is a
full review of GHB available at www.moneymakerreview.com if you would like to know
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Another bot worth considering is the cheaper Bet Bot Pro from
http://www.betbotpro.com/. Only £97.95 to purchase outright it is let down by the
fact you can only stake the same amount on any bets you place in each session. Thus if
following multiple tipsters via the bot and all to different stakes, you wont be able to
do this.

We can also recommend Gruss software and their bot at http://www.gruss1-
software.co.uk/. This comes with a free 30 day trial and is £6 per month thereafter.

When to place the bets with a bot?

The records from the past few years suggest that programming your bot to take a price
10 minutes before the off is an optimal setting. You may wish to adjust this slightly as
per your own preferences.

Our own advice would be to take a price at least 5 minutes before the off. There is no
hard and fast time to always take a price, but all the evidence so far suggests by using
a bot and taking a price earlier than Betfair SP, overall you will get better returns.




   SECTION 3: INDIVIDUAL SERVICE DETAILS

    LISTING OF SERVICES CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW SUBSCRIPTIONS


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Double The Odds

Service Name: Double The Odds
Website: http://www.doubletheodds.co.uk

Price: £199 for 3 months, £399 for 12 months.
SBC special terms: Service closed to anyone except SBC members.
http://www.doubletheodds.co.uk/sbconly.html exclusive link.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Email only.
Time of supply: Early each morning, often around 7am

Average weekly commitment: Around 10 minutes per week.



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7 days a week: All 7 days betting
6pm – 8am betting: Yes, bets can be placed usually before 8am.
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes this is possible although beware early races that start at
midday. Occasionally there is a chance a selection will be supplied for such races.

Speed needed to place bet: No rush as can be placed at Betfair SP
Bet placement: All via Betfair, you can either take an early price or utilise Betfair SP.
Price movement/availability: You can monitor in order to take prices throughout the
day or simply take Betfair SP like most people.

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Football Elite

Service Name: Double The Odds
Website: http://www.football-elite.co.uk/

Price: £99 per 6 months & £179 for a full 12 months. 30 day free trial as well.
SBC special terms: N/A.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via email
Time of supply: The majority of advice comes through the evening before game day
with the most activity on Friday’s. Do expect Saturday bets as well as midweek advice
when necessary. Matt also sends a week ahead preview email, giving you details on
what likely advice you will receive in advance.

Average weekly commitment: Around 10 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: Yes, most advice around the weekend though
6pm – 8am betting: Workable, although on occasions the odds may change over time.
Weekend betting: Majority of bets on weekend.
Lunchtime betting: Workable, although on occasions the odds may change over time.
Speed needed to place bet: No speed required, the odds generally hold up well on the
whole.
Bet placement: Bookmakers primarily although occasionally Betting Exchanges
Price movement/availability: Very little movement, easily available odds.


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Mathematician Betting
Service Name: Mathematician Betting
Website: www.mathematician-betting.co.uk

Price: £75 per month. £750 per year.
SBC special terms: If joining up for your first month, which is usually charged at
£74.99, SBC members can exclusively obtain this for only £5, meaning a saving of
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After the first month the charge reverts to the usual £74.99, although you can cancel
at anytime or switch to a longer-term subscription option
To take advantage of this offer please visit the SBC specific page at:
http://www.mathematician-betting.co.uk/offers/sbc/

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Email and access to members section of the website. There is also a non-
premium rate phone number and the ability to receive account bets via SMS.
Time of supply: Around 11am each day.

Average weekly commitment: Around 5 minutes per week as we are following the
Account bets only.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes this is possible but be aware there maybe price movements
after an account bet.

Speed needed to place bet: No huge pressure in terms of placing bets quickly.
Bet placement: Via a combination of bookmakers and the betting exchanges
Price movement/availability: Normally no problem with the price of bets after advice,
should be able to get on easily at the advised price or very close to it.

Note: The recommendation for our portfolio approach for Maths Betting is to follow the
Account bets only.


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One 4 Today
Service: One 4 Today
Website: http://www.one4today.com/

Price: £50 per month, £200 for 6 months and £300 for 12 months.
SBC special terms: N/A.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via email
Time of supply: Monday to Saturday advice only and all advice is supplied via email
between 11-12 am usually.

Average weekly commitment: Around 10 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: Monday to Saturday only.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes, all bets can be placed at lunchtime very quickly

Speed needed to place bet: No speed required, you simply need to place them before
the races start.
Bet placement: Betting exchanges. Can be used easily with a bot.


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Price movement/availability: None

Note: The recommendation to follow is to place each lay to lose a fixed liability of 1pt.
For this you are advised to have a 40 PBB. Full details and an explanation on this can
be found in Issue 6.



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Personal Info
Service: Personal Info
Website: http://www.personal-info.co.uk

Price: £459 for 3 months, £786 for 6 & £1248 for 12 months. Although with a discount
the 12 month fee works out at £1123.20
SBC special terms: Personal Info offer a 10% discount for all SBC members via this link:
https://www.personal-info.co.uk/order_form.asp.
When placing your order, be sure to enter the code ‘SBC’ when prompted, in order for
this discount to take effect.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via secure login to website and national rate phone line
Time of supply: Monday to Saturday advice only and all advice is supplied via email
between 11-12 am usually.

Average weekly commitment: Around 35 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: Monday to Saturday only.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Depends, there can be a sequence of times that bets are released.
The first message is 12.15pm through to 1.15pm

Speed needed to place bet: Speed is preferred to ensure you get the best prices on
any selections, which do move in price
Bet placement: Bookmakers although occasionally Betfair may offer good odds.
Price movement/availability: Some movement and its recommended to take advised
prices on any selections.


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PJA Racing NH
Service Name: PJA Racing NH
Website: http://www.pjaracing.co.uk

Price: £25 for 1 month. £40 for 2 and £95 for 6 months.
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instead of the usual price of £95. To take advantage of this offer, email
info@pjaracing.co.uk and quote SBC.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email
Time of supply: Around 10.30 am each day

Average weekly commitment: Around 20 minutes per week although depends on the
prevalence of NH Racing.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes this is possible although beware early races that start at
midday. Occasionally there is a chance a selection will be supplied for such races.
Prices will also change from advised odds at times so need to be aware of this fact.

Speed needed to place bet: No great speed as prices not unduly affected.
Bet placement: Via bookmakers and those offering best odds guaranteed prices.
Price movement/availability: Prices will change although no more than any normal
bet.

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PH Sports Betting
Service Name: PH Sports Betting
Website: No website. Contact via email address: phsportsbetting@yahoo.co.uk

Price: £270 for 3 months. £720 for 12 months.
SBC special terms: N/A.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email and SMS.
Time of supply: At various times each day, no consistent time for supply

Average weekly commitment: Often no more than 10 minutes, depending upon if you
wish to cross-check the best prices available at the time when you place the bet.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable

Speed needed to place bet: Speed required on some bets as prices can move at times
and therefore it is recommended in general that you are available to place bets when
they come through initially.
Bet placement: Bets placed via a combination of Betfair and Bookmakers.
Price movement/availability: Occasional problems with availability and restrictions
with some of the more obscure sports. Prices do move on occasions.

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Punter Profits NH Portfolio
Service Name: Punter Profits
Website: http://www.punterprofits.com

Price: £24.99 per month/ £199 per year.
SBC special terms: A free trial available by emailing admin@punterprofits.com with
the subject ‘SBC Free’.


PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email and available on the members forum.
Time of supply: Around midday each day.

Average weekly commitment: Around 10 minutes per week although depends on the
prevalence of NH Racing.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes no problems here.

Speed needed to place bet: No problems as using Betfair SP.
Bet placement: Bets can be placed at Betfair SP.
Price movement/availability: No problems here if using Betfair SP.

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Sports Investor
Service Name: Sports Investor
Website: http://www.sports-investor.net

Price: 330 Euros for 6 months. 450 Euros for the season
SBC special terms: 10% discount for all SBC members. To take advantage of this please
e-mail admin@sports-investor.net, with "SBC Member Subscription" in the subject field
and specify the type of package you wish to subscribe to in the contents of the email.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email and SMS.
Time of supply: At various times each day, no consistent time for supply.

Average weekly commitment: Around 8 minutes per week.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary although the vast majority of bets are
supplied on Saturday and Sunday morning.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: The majority of bets are sent through on the weekend so it is
possible to follow at the weekend. There are also occasional bets for midweek games
when there are midweek fixtures of interest.
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable

Speed needed to place bet: No major rush to place each bet



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Bet placement: Bets placed via a combination of Bookmakers and betting exchanges.
Most selections are quoted at prices from Pinnacle Sports.
Price movement/availability: Prices generally hold up quite well although be aware
like most odds they can change over time.


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Stats The Winner
Service: Stats The Winner
Website: http://www.statsthewinner.co.uk

Price: 1 month £40, 3 months £100, 6 months £180 & 12 months £300. Access to their
Statsbot is £19.99 a month.
SBC special terms: N/A.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via email and available online
Time of supply: Seven days a week, often the night before racing although sometimes
sent in the morning.

Average weekly commitment: Around 30 minutes a week on average, but this depends
upon how much of his column you intend to follow
7 days a week: All 7 days
6pm – 8am betting: Sometimes
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Yes, all bets can be placed at lunchtime

Speed needed to place bet: Not based upon speed
Bet placement: Betting exchanges and bookmakers although recommended you use in
conjunction with their betting bot
Price movement/availability: None.


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Tipping Legends
Service Name: Tipping Legends
Website: http://www.tippinglegends.com

Price: £355 for 3 months. £1,075 for 12 months. £749 for 12 months of Naps.
SBC special terms: Anyone signing up for 1 month will receive 2 weeks extra free and
anyone signing up for 3 months, will receive an extra month free. To obtain these
extensions, you need to email either Jeremiah or Roger at TL and quote the code
‘Golf77’ and they will be applied to your membership.


PRACTICALITY




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Bet supply: Via email and SMS.
Time of supply: Usually around midday each day, although occasionally slightly earlier
or later.

Average weekly commitment: Around 35 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: 7 days a week betting
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable as prices change.

Speed needed to place bet: To get the advised prices speed is of the essence as odds
do change quickly.
Bet placement: Easy to spread amongst Betfair and bookmaker best prices.
Price movement/availability: Prices do change on their advised prices especially if it’s
a stand-out offering.

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Winabobatoo
Service Name: Winabobatoo
Website: http://www.winabobatoo.co.uk/

Price: 2009/2000 season prices to be discussed soon, currently no new members
allowed for existing season.
SBC special terms: N/A

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email and access to a member’s area of the website.
Time of supply: Usually around 11am on selected days, members are made aware of
when to expect the next email.

Average weekly commitment: Around 45 minutes per week dependent upon the
amount of football.
7 days a week: Conceivably yes however most bets for Saturday are supplied on a
Weds/Thurs and midweek bets on a Monday.
6pm – 8am betting: Possible yes as odds are not majorly impacted.
Weekend betting: Again possible to place any weekend bets, early on Saturday
morning if necessary. May struggle with any midweek bets.
Lunchtime betting: More than possible to do so, would only take up 2 lunchtime bet
placement sessions per week

Speed needed to place bet: A service that you can happily follow even a day or two
after the bets have been given out.
Bet placement: A mixture of bookmakers and Betfair.
Price movement/availability: Bets are on matches with a fair amount of liquidity in
general so prices do not move substantially. Many members impact the Betfair odds on
selections initially when they are first received but it is possible to still get good odds
hours or even days later.

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Winning Racing Tips
Service Name: Winning Racing Tips
Website: http://www.winningracingtips.co.uk

Price: £39.95 per month. £299.95 per year.
SBC special terms: Offer 20% discount off the first payment applicable to all
subscription options to any SBC member. To take advantage of this please enter the
code ‘68B5’ on the subscription sign-up form, when joining up.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email and access to a members area of the website
Time of supply: Around midday each day although occasionally this can fluctuate.

Average weekly commitment: Around 20 minutes per week.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary although the vast majority of bets are
supplied on Saturday and Sunday morning.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Possible as the majority of bets are supplied for midday. However
occasionally they will come through slightly later or require you to only place bets if a
certain number of runners go to post.

Speed needed to place bet: No major rush to take a price but beware these each way
bets are not favoured by the bookies.
Bet placement: Primarily placed with bookmakers and unlikely to be able to use
Betfair as the type of races are each way specific.
Price movement/availability: Prices can change as often involves bets the bookmakers
don’t like to take as they offer each way value. A fair profit can still be made at prices
taken later on.



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LISTING OF SERVICES CURRENTLY CLOSED TO NEW SUBSCRIBERS.
Many of these currently operate a waiting list or have ‘windows’
throughout the year, during which new members can join-up.


Equine Investments
Service Name: Equine Investments
Website: www.equineinvestments.co.uk




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Price: TBA
SBC special terms: N/A.
How to join: Often new windows for membership open up through the year. Ensure you
are on their waiting list to be notified of such times.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via email and SMS
Time of supply: Usually an initial email at 10.20am each day and expect further emails
throughout the morning/lunchtime. Members are made aware of when to expect the
next email.

Average weekly commitment: Around 60 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: Yes 7 days a week racing and betting advice.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable

Speed needed to place bet: Again a successful service that does change the odds on
advised horses. You need to be on within minutes to get the advised price which is a
must.
Bet placement: Mostly bookmakers although conceivable to use Betfair if the prices
are there.
Price movement/availability: Equine Investments can change a price on a selection
dramatically and expect bookmakers to react to their selections.

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On The Oche
Service Name: On The Oche
Website: http://www.ontheoche.co.uk/

Price: £99 per 6 months.
SBC special terms: N/A.
How to join: Operates a waiting list, email contact@ontheoche.co.uk to be placed on
it.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via Email
Time of supply: At differing times of the day although OTO normally advise you as to
when to expect the next email.

Average weekly commitment: Around 10 minutes per week.
7 days a week: All 7 days betting if necessary.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable

Speed needed to place bet: On outright bets, speed is recommended, on match bets
this isn’t a general issue.
Bet placement: Via a combination of bookmakers and the betting exchanges although
some matches do not have a great deal of liquidity on them.



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Price movement/availability: Sometimes prices may well shorten and especially the
large outright bets. The match bets at shorter prices usually do not change in price a
great deal.

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Skeeve’s Picks

Service Name: Skeeve’s Picks
Website: http://www.skeevepicks.com

Price: £30 per month thereafter.
SBC special terms: N/A.
How to join: Operates a waiting list, email skeeve@skeevepicks.com to be placed on
it.

PRACTICALITY

Bet supply: Via email and SMS
Time of supply: Various times during the week although most emails are mid-
afternoon. A large number of bets are supplied Friday afternoon/Saturday Morning.
Members are notified in advance when to expect the next email/bets to come through
so can be prepared.

Average weekly commitment: Around 35 minutes a week on average.
7 days a week: Conceivably but most bets are supplied Tues/Weds and Friday.
6pm – 8am betting: Not applicable
Weekend betting: Not applicable
Lunchtime betting: Not applicable

Speed needed to place bet: Recommended to be on these bets quickly as the prices
can change. Within 30 minutes as a minimum really.
Bet placement: Almost exclusively bookmaker prices.
Price movement/availability: Bookmakers react to weight of money on non-league
games and thus prices do and can change. You may have to spread around your stakes
as well as even if you can get the odds, the amount you are able to place can be
restricted.

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