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Report Scamp the man November 16, 2009 5:14 PM GMT
:(
Report fuckingloser. November 16, 2009 5:31 PM GMT
down about 40k over a few years across a few accounts. quite obviously (from my username/forumname) ... this is my latest account
Report Howling November 16, 2009 5:33 PM GMT
fck sorry to hear that, thats quite a bit, was it from horses?
Report fuckingloser. November 16, 2009 5:40 PM GMT
no tennis, cricket and football.. all a result of breaking my rules and then chasing with silly amounts. should never have had so much money accessible to me ..

anyway.. 3 years from now, I will either be nicely positive.. or down 100k ;)
Report 88 November 16, 2009 5:51 PM GMT
a apt name...

**ingloser
Report 88 November 16, 2009 5:52 PM GMT
**ingloser ?
Report The Investor November 16, 2009 5:52 PM GMT
**ingloser
Report The Investor November 16, 2009 5:53 PM GMT
Must be a joke from the forum moderators
Report Fred! November 16, 2009 6:10 PM GMT
I'm splashing out on a used Skoda this week. Betfair has made me so rich that I can afford a new one if I wanted :)
Report fuckingloser. November 16, 2009 7:11 PM GMT
good going fred.. .looks like im the only loser here. and betfair are just lying about the 0.5% who actually make money on here..;)
Report irchester November 16, 2009 9:03 PM GMT
no data a[part from last 3 months sadly so i dont know anyway i only bet for fun.
Report irchester November 16, 2009 9:04 PM GMT
my last 3 months down £ 2.07
Report irchester November 16, 2009 9:05 PM GMT
Football: -£2.79 | Special Bets: £0.72 Total P&L: -£2.07
Report Laurie de Loser November 17, 2009 7:09 AM GMT
I'll get my minions to post later when I come in from the pool.
Report Deltâ November 17, 2009 7:10 AM GMT
I won so much I have retired to Canvey Island
Report Johnny Wad November 17, 2009 7:10 AM GMT
**ing
Report Dutchy Schwarz November 17, 2009 1:10 PM GMT
that's absolute sausages
Report buzzer November 17, 2009 1:17 PM GMT
I have moved to a fairly remote island myself thanks to betfair, it's still fairly busy between 7 and 9 a.m though and those lorries often splash rain water over my abode leaving me praying for a bit of sun before the unpleasant dark evening kicks in.
Report The Betfairy November 17, 2009 1:20 PM GMT
I couldn't make betting pay, but since start my tipping service things have been going very well.
Report subbuteo master November 17, 2009 1:34 PM GMT
A good question. I gave up a decent career to become a full time gambler so am I richer than I would otherwise have been?

Not sure but my life is a lot easier than killing myself over a lengthy commute and all the ** politics of 'work'.

In the meantime I have made 6 figures every year since I started so I haven't lost out too much.
Report Coachbuster November 17, 2009 1:46 PM GMT
^^^very good post .


its not always about the money ,but about remaining sane .


who wants the biggest pension in the nut house ?
Report Opportunity Knocks November 17, 2009 3:14 PM GMT
Started to make really good money past six months, then had a rotten couple of weeks recently, but still well up albeit with less confidence to betting now.
I sometimes wonder if it is possible to make good money consistently over a long period of time, or if it's just cyclical good runs, some of which last a lot longer than others before a downturn.
Report rink rat November 17, 2009 4:15 PM GMT
Downturns are inevitable, We all have seasons and sports that suit us more. The trick is keep risking wisely thru these times w/o losing your @ss.
Report Justin Whittle's Elbow November 17, 2009 6:14 PM GMT
Betfair makes me about £5k a year.

As I'm from the north, this is pretty much like a full-time job.... ;)
Report blue army itfc November 17, 2009 7:53 PM GMT
im down 3 k since i joined but 4k up in bookies this year so 1k up not very good would like to make 5k + a year and have time off work
Report parachutepunter November 17, 2009 8:02 PM GMT
down 40k 5 years
Report OnTheMark November 17, 2009 8:09 PM GMT
Only made about £1k from 2001 to late 2004, but £56k up since then...cheers betfair!!

98% of profits from horse racing
Report Isotonic. November 17, 2009 8:49 PM GMT
**ingloser
Report stevies5_mufc November 17, 2009 9:41 PM GMT
onthemark, very impressive mate, i dont find horse racing easy to bet on but anyway thats my opinion, you specialise in it so well done mate
Report pistachio November 17, 2009 10:21 PM GMT
13.5k , 6.5k in last 12 months.
Report pistachio November 17, 2009 10:21 PM GMT
98% football
Report rink rat November 17, 2009 11:23 PM GMT
OnTheMark 17 Nov 14:09


Only made about £1k from 2001 to late 2004, but £56k up since then...cheers betfair!!

98% of profits from horse racing




I find much the same, if you find a track stick to it like GLUE.
Report Terry 'The Bull' Jenkins November 17, 2009 11:26 PM GMT
MAKE more than i would at work

but conversely find doing this for a living rather empty and pathetic
Report billybob oz November 17, 2009 11:27 PM GMT
lost about 1700 since joining
used to do about 100-150 a week in bookies, so you
could say i am a winner on here.
Report Early Morning Riser November 17, 2009 11:31 PM GMT
EVERYONE WINS ON BETFAIR.
Report billybob oz November 17, 2009 11:32 PM GMT
Terry 'The Bull' Jenkins 18 Nov 00:26
MAKE more than i would at work

but conversely find doing this for a living rather empty and pathetic


every one dreams of a home job working for yourself but you make a good point terry.
you still have to put the hours in and you still have some sort of work pressures, and of course you have to make it pay.
how many hours a week u on here terry?
Report Terry 'The Bull' Jenkins November 17, 2009 11:38 PM GMT
too many. the reality is, free time during the week is pointless, no one is about, and weekends on here you have to work on, its when the mugs are about, so ur not free when ur friends are. a dull existence on here, trust me.
Report jamesyo November 18, 2009 12:07 AM GMT
Total deposits £1430, total withdrawals £1528.70, so up £98.70. Would be £27 pound more than that but in the 13:20 at Southwell yesterday Solicitor was available to lay at 1.09 but was backable with bookies at 4/9. Had £200 with William Hill at 4/9 layed £300 at 1.09.
Report jamesyo November 18, 2009 12:09 AM GMT
I am a student so obviously not gambling loads. But since the semester started i'm about £600 up with my gambling, so can't really complain.
Report rink rat November 18, 2009 2:01 AM GMT
The reality is only certain personality types will make it on here.Only the loner , anti-social obsessive compulsive need apply.
Report magice November 18, 2009 2:01 AM GMT
Agreed Terry, been doing it full time 5 months, made way more than i would in my previous job, but my word do i get bored some days, and i feel all my brain is capable of sometimes is calculating odds!!!
Report Howling November 18, 2009 3:34 AM GMT
i dont think its to hard to make money on here as long as you kow what youre doing and have a plan and dont deviate from it!
Report stevenage56b November 18, 2009 5:18 AM GMT
Both.
Report pinklady November 18, 2009 8:06 AM GMT
conversely, how much has betfair made from you?
Report RonaldinhoRAT November 18, 2009 10:30 AM GMT
rink rat 18 Nov 03:01
The reality is only certain personality types will make it on here.Only the loner , anti-social obsessive compulsive need apply.


Agree, have we met? Although im not a loner i have all my forum friends.
Report The Investor November 18, 2009 11:23 AM GMT
**ingloser 16 Nov 20:11
good going fred.. .looks like im the only loser here. and betfair are just lying about the 0.5% who actually make money on here..;)


It's 0.5% who are said to pay PC. Betfair said 2% of winning customers pay PC. I guess that means about 25% of accounts are in profit. Although this probably includes people that opened an account got their free bet, made some money, and never used the site again.
Report henke November 18, 2009 1:06 PM GMT
Betfair said 2% of winning customers pay PC

i would like to see the updated figs
must be a lot more customers paying it now with the 1k rolling allowance scrapped
Report 88 November 18, 2009 1:21 PM GMT
**ingloser
Report Johnny Fontaine November 18, 2009 1:37 PM GMT
Terry and co are miserable sods. I suggest they ** back off too work if their unhappy.

Ungrateful t wats
Report The Investor November 18, 2009 1:41 PM GMT
Terry 'The Bull' Jenkins 18 Nov 00:38
too many. the reality is, free time during the week is pointless, no one is about, and weekends on here you have to work on, its when the mugs are about, so ur not free when ur friends are. [...]


That is a major drawback. Move to Costa Rica and you'll have every evening free during the week ;)
Report My Way De Solzen November 18, 2009 1:41 PM GMT
losing £3.75 over 8 years, done a milion monkeys in commission though.
Report db1974 November 18, 2009 1:56 PM GMT
Financially: poorer

But this is balanced out when I think of all the friends I have made on the forum.

Actually scrap that - poorer all round so!
Report Jimbo747 November 18, 2009 2:07 PM GMT
Much better off, both time wise and financially.

Used to run a part time business on ebay pulling in £500 a month extra to pay off debt, go on hols etc, but seemed to take up all my spare time, and as I had a full time job too, I was knackered, never spent time with wife or going out etc.

Since giving ebay up and moving to betfair, I consistently earn a similar amount, if not more some months, but only need to spend 30 mins - an hour a day to get it (which I can do whilst at full time work!).
Report Crockford November 21, 2009 2:51 PM GMT
Total Deposits £2500. Total Withdrawals £48600. Available to withdraw £2430.58. Works out to less than the national minimum wage. But, out here in the sticks, its paid the mortgage for the last eight years, and I enjoy it.
Report Triggster November 21, 2009 2:56 PM GMT
Have made about 430 k over 7 years from an initial deposit of about 6k
More than I wud of earned working
Have paid BF a similar amount in commission over that period.
Report Justinius. November 21, 2009 5:02 PM GMT
430k. That's a lot of commission :-)
Report caleyjags November 21, 2009 5:37 PM GMT
Paid £12.95 in Premium Charges. There must be a lot of **ters on here if I qualify for the top 0.5%!
Report mrplacepot November 21, 2009 8:15 PM GMT
Since joining

Ive made about £150-£200 per month..

im not a big punter £5 win average on uk jump racing.

£2.50 win on USA racing(i had a 40/1 winner the other week)
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