#1 Meet The Betfair Trading Community Members – Dave Jessop

I want to champion the amazing Betfair Traders that we have at Betfair Trading Community #Betfairtrading

Here at Betfair Trading Community, we are always thinking of ways we can fulfil our promise which is to take the 95% of losing Betfair customers and turn them into winners, this series of blog posts is hopefully a way to help inspire all Betfair Traders because I want to take this time to champion our members who make the service what it is, they dedicate so much time to helping others become better as well and are active in the community.

I came up with this idea of asking the members a set of questions, they all got the same and I will post one a month so that you can see their answers to the trading questions, gain inspiration and also hopefully learn from them.

The questions are as follows…..

Do you remember the first time you traded on Betfair? What was it like? Did you notice anything around your emotional state?
What was most surprising to you about Betfair Trading?
What attracted you to Betfair Trading?
What was the biggest challenge you’ve faced in trading on Betfair? & what steps have you taken to face that challenge?
How has your trading changed? & why do you think this has changed?
What is your outlook for the future trading on Betfair?
What have you learned about trading on Betfair?
Is there an achievement you or contribution you are most proud of?
Is there anything you think I should have asked you but I haven’t?
I have no fancy order other than who responded first to me, let me introduce the first in this ‘Meet the Betfair Trading Community Members’ series!!

The first member is a lovely chap called Dave Jessop, who is very active in the forum. Sadly his team of choice is Manchester United, can you believe they still have supporters? No, in all seriousness he is a cracking trader and its been amazing to see his progress over the last few months and have him around the group, it is a better place for having him around.

Do you remember the first time you traded on Betfair? What was it like? Did you notice anything around your emotional state? Probably trading the 0-0 correct score and thinking it was easy then had a few losers

What was most surprising to you about Betfair Trading? Maybe realising it was not a get rich quick thing – get poor quick if you aren’t careful

What attracted you to Betfair Trading? Limited or closed at most bookies in 7 years of arbing – still make money doing it but it’s more a case of quantity rather than quality arbs

What was the biggest challenge you’ve faced in trading on Betfair? & what steps have you taken to face that challenge? Discipline – I’ve cut down on the sheer number of trades – I used to finish one trade and then look at Betfair for the next available game and relying on Betfair odds more than research and stats

How has your trading changed? & why do you think this has changed? More automated now

What is your outlook for the future trading on Betfair? Betfair need a viable competitor so they can do a bit more for their customers – I’ve got 0% commission at Smarkets and Betdaq but their liquidity is so poor on most markets that it’s hardly worth it at times

What have you learned about trading on Betfair? Sounds a bit Zen but I think you learn a lot about yourself by trading – you have to completely change your mentality, learn to think long term and learn how to take the hits – bit like real life

Is there an achievement you or contribution you are most proud of? Just being able to make a living wage from it and not needing to find a real job and not having anyone to answer to – a lot less stress than working in a call centre for sure – also inspires me to get fitter and enjoy the income instead of burning out like a lot of people do just to make ends meet

Is there anything you think I should have asked you but I haven’t? What are you drinking? ???? Maybe something to do with ambitions?

Well there is the first one guys, what did you think?

To find out more about the community just click below….

 

Royal Ascot 2019 Offers

 

Bookmaker Description
10BETMoney back as a free bet if your horse finishes second by a head or less in all races. £10 Max
10BETPlace a £5+ bet on any horse race (min. odds 6.0). If you win, accept the pop-up & get a £5 free bet. (Opt-in, one free bet per day!)
BET365Back any single winner at 4/1 or more on any race televised live on ITV or ITV4 and you can have a risk free bet to the same stake (up to £50*) on the next race broadcast live by ITV Racing.
BETFAIRPlace a single bet in any live ITV Race at Royal Ascot & if your horse wins at SP odds of 3/1 or greater (Racing Post decision final), you will receive a free bet to the same value of your stake, up to £25
BETFAIRPlace a bet of up to £10 and get your stake back as cash if your selection trades in-play at 1.99 or less. Win market only. Minimum odds 4.00. (14:30 & 16:20 Ascot)
BETFREDBack a horse in any race from Ascot, and should it finish second by a neck or less, we will refund your stake as a free bet up to £10. (Min 5 runners)
BETVICTORPlace a bet on any British or Irish horse race and if your selection refuses to run, get money-back on your horse
BETWAYMoney Back as a Free Bet if your horse comes Second on any ITV race. (Max £20, min 6 runners)
BETWAYBet £/€10 on the 15.40 or 16.20 race at Royal Ascot from 18th June - 22nd June, and we’ll give you 40 Bonus Spins on our Final Furlong slot
BOYLESPORTSFree Bet if your selection finishes 2nd or 3rd to the SP favourite at Ascot (Max £20, min 5 runners)
BOYLESPORTSWeekend Hot Slot offer - Stake £/€20 on Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven between now and Sunday. Get 20 Free Spins automatically on the same game. Any winnings generated from playing with the Free Spins (FS) will have a 5x wagering requirement
BWINMoneyBack Upto £10 if 2nd or 3rd to SP favourite - The biggest week for UK Flat Racing of the year. Royal Ascot. Get your MoneyBack if 2nd or 3rd to SP favourite IN CASH on two races EVERY DAY - Tuesday: 2:30: Queen Anne Stakes 3:05 Coventry Stakes - Wednesday: 2:30: Queen Mary Stakes 4:20 Duke of Cambridge Stakes - Thursday: 2:30 Norfolk Stakes 3:40: Ribblesdale Stakes - Friday: 2:30: Albany Stakes 3:05: King Edward Stakes - Saturday: 2:30: Chesham Stakes 4:20 Diamond Jubilee Stakes
CORALPlace a win or each way single of £10+ in any live ITV race and if your horse wins, we’ll give you a free bet to the value of the winning distance in lengths, up to a maximum of £10 per race
GENTINGBETPlace a single bet of £/€10+ (£/€10 E/W) or more on the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at 16:20 BST Saturday and get a £/€10 free bet if your selection loses and Blue Point wins the race
JENNINGSBETStake back as a Free Bet up to £20 if your horse is beaten into 2nd by a length or less at Royal Ascot
MANSIONBETSimply place a £5 win or each way single bet on our selected Flat race meeting and if your horse is beaten by a Head or less, you’ll get your money back (up to £25) as a Free Bet! (Ascot)
MANSIONBETRoyal Ascot Free Bet - The thunder of hooves, the roar of the crowd, the flick of the whip – immerse yourself in the excitement of Royal Ascot and claim a £10 Free Bet every day. Log in and opt in to the promotion. Place £50+ single bets daily on races at Royal Ascot. Accept the Free Bet pop-up once the bets have settled
PADDYPOWERPlace a bet of up to £10 on the 14:30 Ascot, this Saturday 22nd June and get your stake back as a free bet if Lope Y Fernandez wins
RACEBETSGet your money back as a free bet up to £10 on all losers if the SP Fav wins the 16:20 Royal Ascot
SMARKETSSmarkets have a fantastic enhanced £50 risk free sign up offer for this week's Royal Ascot festival. Yes get £10 risk free on the 16:20 race every day of the 5 day meeting
SKYBETPlace a bet on the 14.30 Royal Ascot. If your horse finishes 2nd we will refund all win singles and the win part of each-way singles as cash up to £/€20 within 24 hours
SPORTINGBETMoney back as a cash if 2nd in the 2:30: Albany Stakes & 3:05: King Edward Stakes
TOTESPORTBack a horse in any race from Ascot, and should it finish second by a neck or less, we will refund your stake as a free bet up to £10. (Min 5 runners)
WILLIAM HILLMoney back as cash if your horse finishes 2nd at Royal Ascot. First bet qualifies, race winner market only, min stake £1, min odds 3/1, 4+ runners. (Max £10)
WILLIAM HILLScratch of the Day - Get a £5 free bet when you place a £10 bet on Horse Racing

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