The Nine Characteristics Of Successful Gamblers

I first became interested in risk intelligence when I was teaching in a medical school. My students were very smart, but there was one area where they seemed to do very badly – estimating the chance that a patient had a given disease. They would consistently overestimate the probabilities; for example, they might say someone …

The Life of a Professional Gambler

Dirk Paulsen lives purely on football betting, and he feeds his family with it. The professional better speaks to us about gut feelings, trips to Monte Carlo, and the start of the second half of the Bundesliga season This article originally appeared on VICE Sports Germany. Dirk Paulsen seems like a pretty normal jolly bloke …

The Gambler Who Cracked the Horse-Racing Code

Bill Benter did the impossible: He wrote an algorithm that couldn’t lose at the track. Close to a billion dollars later, he tells his story for the first time.   Horse racing is something like a religion in Hong Kong, whose citizens bet more than anyone else on Earth. Their cathedral is Happy Valley Racecourse, …

We made £400,000 in 18 months, now we live in a penthouse in London

In the past 18 months identical twins Gavin and Alex Walker made nearly £400,000 without even getting up off their sofa. They don’t work in the City. They don’t deal eyeball-peelingly strong coke. They never spend the 45 minutes between 6.30 and 7.15 exhaustedly tapping the snooze button because they can’t face another wretched standing-all-the-way-to-Liverpool-Street tube …

Zeljko Ranogajec : the Aussie who is the biggest gambler in the world

A modest, government-owned demountable building in the Sydney suburb of Mosman is an unlikely place to expect to find “the Joker”, the biggest gambler in the world, paying rent of just $100 a week. In reality Zeljko Ranogajec, whose secretive world-wide gambling operation turns over more than $3 billion per year, rents one of his …

How I Made Over £20,000 From No Risk Matched Betting

I’ve been working towards writing this post for the best part of fourteen months. An finally, I can tell you that I’ve achieved my main goal of 2016. To earn £20,000 in tax-free cash from match betting. If you’ve been watching any of my daily videos on Youtube then you’ll know that matched betting has …

Success Story – Billy Walters (Before the Fall)

ON A MID-SEPTEMBER night, Ezekiel Rubalcada swaggers through the doors of Las Vegas’ M Resort Spa Casino. He moves to the half-moon-shaped bar overlooking the sportsbook, catching up with old friends. He exchanges high-fives and playful F-bombs with a couple of bartenders, then makes a raunchy pass at a brunette waitress who escapes in a near …