Entries by Dan

What is Betfair Commission?

Unlike some places, at Betfair you don’t pay tax on your bets. What you do however is pay commission on your winnings. On the plus side you don’t pay anything if you lose. The top rate of commission is 5% on your net winnings, but you will often pay less than this, the more you […]

What is a Round Robin Bet?

There are so many different types of bets you can place with bookmakers it can be confusing if you are new to betting, and the seemingly endless jargon can be intimidating. That is why Honest Betting Reviews is breaking down both different types of bets and betting terms to help you understand what kind of […]

What is a reverse forecast bet?

As we carry on with the Honest Betting Reviews series that breaks down and simplifies complicated betting jargon and types of bets to enable beginners to enjoy greater variety in their betting, we come to the reverse forecast bet. So what is a reverse forecast bet? You may well have heard of a straight forecast […]

Bookie Blowout – Final Review

We have come to the end of our three month trial of Bookie Blowout and here are the final results:   Profit/loss:    +141 points   Strike Rate:    60%  Bank Growth:    +141% Cost:   £99.97 + VAT  ROI:   10% Average number of bets:    15 per day VERDICT:   NEUTRAL Rating:   […]

Hole in one Betting Coup

One famous betting coup in the annals of UK bookies is what was widely called “The Hole-in-One Gang,” in 1991.  A little bit of knowledge, a dollop of psychology and a lot of moxie went a long way in earning what would have been a half-million pounds, had all the betting shops paid up. The punters, John […]

Tibor’s Footy Tips – New Review

UPDATE – 3rd April 2016 Unfortunately due to a poor run of form, Tibor’s Footy Tips service has been discontinued by the Betting Gods platform. Our review therefore concludes here.      —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Tibor’s Footy Tips 28th February 2016 How do you make money betting on football? That is a question we have often pondered […]

What is a Lucky 63 Bet?

As part of Honest Betting Review’s series on making betting terms and different types of bets easier to understand to help the inexperienced get more from gambling, we are looking at the lucky 63 bet, and how to go about placing one. Like the lucky 15 bet and the lucky 31 bet, the lucky 63 […]