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18 Apr 2017

Betting on 2017 French presidential election

The first round of the 2017 French presidential election is coming on Sunday, April 23. The two candidates with the most votes will qualify for the second round, held on May 7.

In this article, we offer a quick overview of the markets available on Betfair betting exchange platform.

 

16 Apr 2017

Men’s tennis European clay season: heading to Roland Garros

The European clay season starts today in Monte Carlo, the first Master 1000 played on red dirt this year, followed by Madrid and Rome.
Each player is hoping for the best preparation possible ahead of the next major, hosted in six weeks at Roland Garros in Paris.

It could be one of the most unpredictable clay season in recent years: who will step up?

26 Mar 2017

Search Function simplified

In our last update of the the Betfair interface, we simplified the Search Function to make your betting exchange experience even smoother.

You will find in the top left corner the new search bar you can use to find in one click the team or player you wish to bet on, with the corresponding markets.

 

28 Feb 2017

Every cent does count on the Betting Exchange: an actual example

Let’s take care of the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves…

One of the greatest benefit of the betting exchange is the possibility you have to set your own odds, whether you bet for or against a team or player.

Through this article, we will take an actual example illustrating the difference one cent can make on the long-term.

10 Feb 2017

Odds equivalencies (part 2)

Betting exchange allows you to trade on sport, either by matching the available odds or by offering your own odds to other users.

As we previously mentioned on this blog (see this article), being aware of the importance of odds on the betting exchange, and the equivalencies whether you Back or Lay, is a key to maximize your long-term profits.
 

3 Feb 2017

Why are closing odds more accurate than opening odds?

Contrary to what many bettors think, bookmakers rarely open a market at the perfect prices for all outcomes possible. Therefore, opportunities do exist for sharp punters to make long-term profit.

In this article, we will explain why closing odds are usually more accurate than opening odds.