Matched Betting in 2018

Has matched betting changed? Over the last few years, matched betting has got more and more popular. Whilst the concept has been around for a fair amount of time, it is the recent uprising in matched betting services that has brought it to a larger audience. Because there are now …

New Season, New Opportunities for Matched Betting

The football season has returned Summer may be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean there aren’t reasons to be happy. With the end of the summer comes the start of the new season of football. The return of the football season means a return to great matched betting …

Keeping Your Betting Accounts Healthy

What does it mean to keep your betting accounts healthy? You might be wondering, “how can a betting account be unhealthy?” This is a perfectly rational question to ask, as a betting account is not something that most people would consider to have health, let alone good or bad health! …

Track Your Profits – Stay in Control of Your Matched Betting

Profit Tracking in Matched Betting Keeping track of where your money is is very important when matched betting. Not only is it important to measure your profits, but it is also important to know exactly where every penny is at all times, so you don’t forget about any of your …

2016 Matched Betting Earnings Report

So, now it’s 2017, hope you guys had a great NYE, and I’ve been looking over how much I earned last year from matched betting. I was pretty chuffed when I finally tallied up my income and the few small expenses I made. So, how much did I make in …

Matched Betting Explained – My guide to make tax-free cash

I have written quite a bit on Matched Betting, from my Matched Betting for Dummies guide, to my OddsMonkey Review (the tool I use to make £1,000 tax-free per month), I thought though in this guide, that I would explain Matched Betting. Contents 1- Matched Betting Explained 2- What is Matched Betting? 3- …

Free Matched Betting Offer & Profit Tracking

If you are new to matched betting, or a seasoned pro, keeping track of what bonuses you have completed, where you are in your matched betting process for each bonus, and tracking your profits can be a little bit of a pain in the butt! I’ve decided to share with you …

Getting ready for matched betting in 2018

Over the Christmas period, I’ve been working on this site to get it ready for matched betting in 2018. So, I’ve just launched a new design (v2) which is looking a little slicker! Sweet! Also, I’ve decided on my 2018 earnings target (oh and I’m recording my monthly earnings now …

Matched Betting Tips and Best Practice

As I’m sure you are aware by now, matched betting is a great way of making an extra income. Its easy to do and the amount of profit you get for the amount of work put in is incredible. With this in mind, it can become easy to get complacent, …

Euro 2016 Final

After a great tournament we finally know which two teams will face each other in the final of Euro 2016, Portugal and France. It isn’t too much of a surprise that France made the final, however Portugal weren’t expected to get there. Route to the final… Portugal Group Stages Portugal …

Last 16 Roundup

The Quarter Finals Await England take on Iceland tonight with the winner going through to the quarter finals of Euro 2016 to face France. Lets take a look back at the last 16 ties that have taken Place, and those taking place today. Last 16 Round Up Croatia 0 – …

Boring England

Come out from under that rock! Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of days, you will know that England are through to the last 16 of Euro 2016. This came after a goalless draw with Slovakia and sees England finish second in their group, after …

England vs Wales – Preview

The time is now… The time is finally upon us. England vs Wales. The match kicks off today at 2pm and is live on BBC1. This is probably the most anticipated match of the tournament so far and is set to be an exciting encounter. A close encounter? England may …

The Euros are here!

So, today is the day that England kick off their Euro 2016 tournament! France opened the tournament last night with a 2-1 win over Romania, in a game that saw Payet of West Ham score a potential goal of the tournament to win it late on. Tonight its the turn …

England vs Portugal and Euro 2016 Squad

So England face Portugal tonight in their final friendly match before the Euros begin. Unsurprisingly, Christiano Ronaldo will not feature after winning the Champions League with Real Madrid last Saturday, although apparently this is a surprise to Roy Hodgson, who is annoyed that he isn’t playing. Hodgson is said to …

Manchester United win the FA Cup and England Friendlies

After three years without a trophy, Manchester United have won the FA Cup in what is likely to be Louis van Gaal’s last game in charge before Jose Mourinho takes over at Old Trafford. The match was looking to be a disappointment until Jason Puncheon opened the scoring with a …

Football Roundup

Last night saw Liverpool lose 3-1 to Seville in the final of the Europa League meaning they do not qualify for any of next seasons European competitions. But do not fear, there will still be plenty of matched betting opportunities when Leicester, Tottenham, Arsenal and Man City play in the …

Euro 2016 – England Squad

Yesterday saw England manager, Roy Hodgson, name a preliminary 26 man squad ahead of England’s campaign later this summer, with the main talking point being the inclusion of 18 year old Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford. Rashford, who is yet to play for his country at senior level, was picked …

Is this worth my time?

I recently read an article online that baffled me. Now I don’t baffle easy, so you know it must have been baffleworthy, yep thats a word. The author of the article was saying that matched betting isn’t worth the effort. In that the amount of time you put in to …

Life Changing

A few months back I introduced a friend of mine to matched betting. Since then he has gone on to have tremendous success, making a lot of money along the way. This got me thinking just how life changing matched betting can be. I mean, an extra £1500 is serious …

A different approach

I’d like to tell you about a new approach I recently took whilst completing an in-play risk free bet offer. Now before I get in to exactly what I did, I want to point out that I am not recommending this technique, just simply commenting on something I did. The …

Summer of Matched Betting

So Leicester have officially been named as the Premier League Champions 2016! And with that we can look forward to an action packed summer of matched betting. In fact, there are so many money making opportunities this summer that we will struggle to keep track of them all, so I …

OddsMonkey Review

I’ve updated this OddsMonkey review for 2018. Ta-dah, here is my OddsMonkey review. But before I start, I just wanted to say that I used to use another matched betting service before they ceased their service a little while ago. Since then, I have used OddsMonkey who are just as …

MatchedBox Review

Update MatchedBox has ceased to provide a matched betting service. I now use OddsMonkey. I will be publishing a full write up review of OddsMonkey (update: check out my OddsMonkey Review) but, in short, they are as good as MatchedBox and in some areas even better. OddsMonkey provides a free trial …

Matched Betting VPN

Matched Betting VPN. I have been asked a few times about using a VPN when matched betting. The short answer is, yes, use one. I’ve been using a VPN since shortly after I started matched betting, and I don’t just use it for matched betting, as it helps improve online privacy …

Make Extra Cash with Matched Betting Affiliate Programmes

There are other ways to make cash through matched betting, and it’s not actually matched betting itself, it’s called affiliate marketing. I do some affiliate marketing, outside of matched betting, but have recently dipped my toe into affiliate marketing for matched betting. Bear with me here. Some matched betting services …

MBB: New Look, New Site, New Logo

As Matched Betting is becoming more of a ‘thing’ I thought that it’s time for Matched Betting Beginner to get a new look, new site and new logo. New Look. I’ve ditched the ugly orange and gone for a set of blues, greys and gold. Shit looking hot. New Site. …

The Explosion of Matched Betting

There has been an explosion of people doing matched betting since early 2015. This is because matched betting is a really simple way to make extra cash that is legal, tax-free, and relatively risk-free. Below is a Google Trends graph for the term Matched Betting. You can clearly see just …

Matched Betting Discount Codes

There aren’t any available matched betting discount codes at the moment. Matched Betting Discount Codes I will be updating this page regularly with the latest Matched Betting Discount Codes that I can find. Please check back regularly.

£10,000 Target

It’s been a little while since I started matched betting and started MBB but now I have finally given myself a target. I decided, as sort of a new year’s resolution, that I would aim to hit £10,000 by the end of 2016. I’m currently at about £6,500. That’s taken …

Matched Betting Discount Code

Matched Betting Yearly Membership Discount Code As if matched betting wasn’t already profitable enough, MatchedBox have teamed up with Matched Bettor to bring you an amazing £50 cash back discount code when you buy a yearly Pro subscription at £149! This is a crazy discount, and means you end up …

Free Stuff

Show me the free stuff! We know how much everyone loves a bit of free stuff. With that in mind, we’ve brought you a collection of matched betting free trials, for matched betting services. You don’t even have to enter any card details so there’s no worrying about cancelling a …

Matched Betting Services

Quick links to free trial If you’d rather just check the services out for yourself all the free trials and free versions can be found below. Have fun! MatchedBox Free Trial Matched Betting Services There are several Matched Betting Services available on the internet, they all essentially do the same …

Betting Exchanges

Betting Exchange – Which should you use? Determining which betting exchange is best for you comes down to three factors: How much commission they charge How much money is in their markets How easy their website is to use Now before we get started, we are not saying you should …

Bonus Bagging

Bonus Bagging Calculator. This in depth post is all about the world of Bonus Bagging Calculators. Matched Betting Matched betting, bonus bagging, back and lay bet matching and double betting. They are all the same thing, but what do these terms mean exactly? Let’s take a trip into the lucrative world …

Lessons learnt this weekend: Juggling too many bets

This weekend I wanted to jump in with both feet and cash in on 4 matched bets. First I thought this was a good idea but it quickly turned into a nightmare. I signed up for 4 new betting accounts and when through the process of placing the qualifier bets …

Matched Betters, Beware Dodgy Bookmakers

I read somewhere recently that there are around 200-250 online bookmakers which are ripe picking for matched betters. Instantly, I thought wow. Even with an average free bet of say £10 and a profit of 70% from each free bet (£7) that you can make anywhere around £1400-£1750 without breaking …

Matched Betting Simplified

I wanted to put matched betting in the most simplified way possible. I have found that some sites really make a meal out of explaining what matched betting is, so here is it put simply. Matched Betting Simplified 1a. Sign up as a new customer with an online bookmaker that has a …

Matched Betting for Dummies – Ultimate Matched Betting Guide

Welcome to the ultimate matched betting guide: matched betting for dummies. Updated for 2018. In this guide, I’ll share with you how you can go from dummy to pro. It isn’t rocket science, it just takes a little patience and you can make tax-free cash each month. Contents 1.0 Matched …

Is Matched Betting Legal? A Scam? A Con? A Get Rich Quick Scheme?

This is something that concerned me a great deal at the beginning. I am not one to do anything illegal, at all. When I first heard about matched betting I felt that it was too good to be true. I thought ‘is matched betting a scam?’, ‘is matched betting a …

Best time to do Matched Betting?

I was having a quick chat with the friend of mine who introduced me to matched betting about what was the best time to do matched betting. I was having a look today and the probably was that there weren’t as many bets as I thought there were. It turns out …

Matched Betting Checklist

As a complete matched betting beginner I put together this checklist I use to double check I have everything sorted before I start. I thought I would share my matched betting checklist with you. Looking for advice on matched betting multiple accounts?   DOs Use an odds calculator Use oddsmatching …

What is a Betting Exchange?

You have probably heard of the traditional bookmakers but betting exchanges are a completely different kettle of fish. What is a betting exchange? A betting exchange is a betting site where you can bet against other individuals. What’s the difference between betting exchanges and bookmakers? This is different to bookmakers …

What is a Back Bet?

It is a lot simpler to explain what a back bet is compared to that of a lay bet. What is a Back Bet? You will be used to what a back bet is because it is what we consider to be a normal bet. A back bet is where …

Surviving in the Matched Betting world

Bookmakers do not like Matched Betting! Believe it or not, Bookmakers aren’t particularly fond of matched bettors. After all, they are in the business of making money not giving it away. So is should come as no surprise that they are happy to block the accounts of those suspected of …

Is Matched Betting a Pot of Infinite Joy + Money?

When I first discovered the world of matched betting, I have to admit I was pretty excited. However after running through certain scenarios and thinking through the process in more depth, my excitement became slightly deflated. Initially, I thought I had come across a pot of infinite joy and money, …

Bad News for English Clubs

Good News for Matched Betters! This week saw all the remaining English teams get knocked out of Europe. For your average gambling supporter backing their team to qualify for the next round, this would mean losing bets, but matched betters (if that’s even a term) were not affected in the …

Matched Betting Opportunities

Finding Matched Betting Opportunities Once you know what you’re doing with Matched Betting, you’re going to need to find some matched betting opportunities in the form of free bets or bonuses. This can be done easily by searching the internet, or by signing up for the well-known bookmakers and seeing …

Oddsmatching Software for Matched Betting

It’s time to get your hands on some Oddsmatching Software! If you are new to matched betting, or a seasoned pro, then you won’t go amiss with my Oddsmatcher recommendation below. Free Odds Matching Software Trial You can grab a free Odds matching Software trial from OddsMonkey. I use and …

Matched Betting Calculator / Lay Stake Calculator

Matched Betting Calculator A matched betting calculator is one of the most important tools in the Matched Betting tool box. It basically works out the amount you need to lay at the betting exchange in order to make a profit no matter the outcome. The maths can be worked out without …

Why do I have to pay commission?

Why do I have to pay commission at betting exchanges? Betting Exchanges such as Betfair charge a small commission on winning bets. This is because when you place a bet on the exchange, you are betting against other individuals like yourself. This means that when you lose a lay bet, …

Liability in betting, What is it?

When we talk about liability we don’t mean your mate Dave on a night out, we are talking about a completely different type of liability. What is Liability in Betting? Liability in Matched Betting is the amount you lose, or pay out, when a lay bet loses. Unlike back bets …

What is a Lay Bet?

Lay Bets A lay bet is a bet where you bet that an outcome won’t happen in a particular event. Example: The football match Man City vs Leicester with the following odds: You don’t think Leicester will win, ie. you think the game will end in a Man City win OR a …

Matched Betting without a service

Can I do Matched Betting without a paid for service? Yes, you can. It is possible to use free versions of the oddsmatching software, however, these odds do not update anywhere near as regularly as a paid for service. This can cause frustration when you go to check odds on the …

Risks of Matched Betting

What are the risks of Matched Betting? The only risk in Matched Betting is that you make a ridiculous mistake. For example, in a football match, you back the home team and lay the away team. There are three possible outcomes that this scenario will produce: 1. Home Win – your back bet …

Why isn’t everyone doing this?

Why isn’t everyone doing this? I can only answer this question based on my opinion, as I haven’t gone out into the street and conducted a thorough survey on the matter. But if I had to guess I would say that it is due to scepticism. We are always told …

Is Matched Betting Illegal? Yes or No?

Is Matched Betting Illegal? Don’t be silly. The answer to the question “is matched betting illegal?” is a short and simple one. Matched Betting is completely legal. This answer may not satisfy everyone, so let’s have a closer look at what Matched Betting actually is and why it isn’t illegal. …

Matched Betting, What is it? and How does it work?

What is Matched Betting all about? So you’re here because you’ve heard there’s some easy money to be made. But what is Matched Betting? And how can you use it to make tax-free profits each month? Matched Betting is the process of extracting free bets and offers from bookmakers without the risk of …

Cheltenham Earnings Madness! What a week

So Cheltenham Festival happened last week. This was literally a week of betting companies throwing money at people. Bearing in mind how busy I was with other stuff, I still managed to make a nice profit. Day 1 saw so many offers available that I didn’t know what to do with …

I’m a Matched Betting Beginner

How my Journey Began So, I started matched betting in December last year. This was initially on an experimental basis, but it then went on to take over my life slightly, allowing me to go from matched betting beginner to a bit of an expert (term used loosely!). Let me explain. …

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