Grand National Betting – Definitive Guide (2024)

  • Learn how to make a more informed decision as to which horse to back in the 2024 Grand National betting. Look for value, instead of just picking the name of horse you like or picking at random.
  • We look at the race’s exciting recent history. Only the second (2017) and third (2023) ever Scottish trained winning horses – both with the same jockey and trainer. A 50/1 winner (2022), the 1st female jockey to win (2021), the cancelled race (2020), and back to back wins for Tiger Roll (2018 & 2019). Plus, we have some interesting Grand National facts.
  • We also give you our tips for this most famous of races, which starts at 4pm on Saturday 13th April 2024!
  • Start reading our guide to find out everything you could want to know about Grand National betting.
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Play Better Poker – Definitive Guide (2024)

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All the information you need to play better poker, can be found on the internet. However, there is an awful lot of information out there that can also be unhelpful. Understand the difference between macro and micro, and where poker edges really come from.

  • If you want to play better poker in 2024 you have an abundance of content that purports to teach poker strategy. Some are free, some are paid. Unfortunately, despite the good intentions of the authors the advice given is often incorrect or useless to your progression. At best, a waste of time. But, at worst you will pick up bad habits.
  • Instead, understand the difference between:
    • the macro way of looking at the whole game from above (which is the strategic view), and
    • the micro way of look at specific spots (which is the tactical view).
  • We show you practical ways you can actually play better poker.
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Spotting Poker Tells – Definitive Guide (2024)

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Could you get information about an opponent’s cards, due to their behaviour (i.e. their poker tells)? How do you avoid giving away any information on your own cards?

  • When playing poker in person, there are a whole host of opportunities for spotting poker tells.
  • Poker tells are voluntarily or involuntarily behaviour, exhibited by players, that give away information about their holding.
  • Did you know that spotting poker tells is possible online too, even though you cannot see your opponent?
  • Of course, you will not want to give away any poker tells yourself! Avoid a savvy opponent to get information from you. We cover some great ways to avoid giving away information.
  • Finally, we cover 2 vital caveats you must consider before using poker tells. These are false tells, and the reliability of a potential tell.
  • Dive straight in to learn just about everything about poker tells you could possibly want to know.
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Betting Odds – Definitive Guide (2024)

Understand the 2 common betting odds systems, and when and why it is useful to switch between them. Plus, we cover Starting Price, Overround, and Wisdom of the Crowd.

  • Fractional odds (e.g. 5/1) make it easy to see how much profit could be made relative to the stake. However, different possible denominators may make comparing odds at a glance difficult.
  • Decimal odds (e.g. 6.0) make it easy to calculate accumulator returns quickly, as well as comparing odds at a glance.
  • Switching odds formats is easy to do with most online bookmakers, and may be helpful depending on what you are doing at the time.
  • Learn about Starting Price betting, where you do not know in advance what odds you are getting. Nevertheless, sometimes this might be a good option (or even the only option).
  • Find out what overround is, how it affects any bet you place. Understand it is in your interest to find relatively low overrounds.
  • We also cover how Wisdom of the Crowd affect odds.
  • Get stuck in to our definitive guide to learn all this essential information, before you place your next bet.
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UK Bingo – Definitive Guide (2024)

What are the rules of UK bingo? Why is online bingo usually more advantageous, than live games? Whilst you’re here, let us teach you some bingo lingo terms too.

  • UK Bingo is played with 90 balls, and 9×3 tickets which have 15 numbers and 12 blank spaces. We cover how the game works, and how you win.
  • We then look at 5 big advantages of playing online bingo, compared to playing in a brick and mortar venue. These most important of these is automatic daubing – so you won’t make a mistake as regards marking off numbers (as you might do live, costing you a big win). Also, there’s the possibility of more cards per game, a bigger community to chat with, smaller games, bigger games, and exciting bingo variants!
  • Know what number ‘Fat lady with a walking stick’ is? How about ‘Nearly there’? We pick out common bingo lingo that’s useful to know.
  • If you’ve ever had a question about UK Bingo, this definitive guide covers it all.
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Poker Maths – Definitive Guide (2024)

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We make the key poker maths concepts really simple. Learn about pot odds, blockers, combinatorics, minimum defence frequency, pot equity, expected value, and SPR.

  • Learn poker maths with our simple easy to understand explanations.
  • You should not play another hand of poker, without understanding these vital poker maths concepts.
  • Start reading our definitive guide to all the poker maths you need to know, all in one place.
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Blackjack – Definitive Guide (2024)

A simple explanation of all the rules of blackjack. Also, an easy way to do card counting. But, find out why card counting is usually useless online.

  • After covering the rules of blackjack, we explain how to count cards in Blackjack using the simple Hi-Lo system, and explore the circumstances it may work in a live casino.
  • However, we also explain why card counting is unlikely to work online (with one interesting exception).
  • Find it all in our complete Blackjack guide.
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Accumulators – Definitive Guide (2024)

Many bettors don’t know that due to overround multiplication, accumulators are usually not a good bet! Find out why you should usually avoid placing accumulators, and possible solutions.

  • Accumulators may initially seem attractive, as they may offer the chance to win a lot of money, from a relatively smaller amount gambled.
  • Accumulators allow you to combine multiple bets (usually 4 or more), and potentially win big IF ALL your selections win.
  • However, the potential of big winnings from accumulators isn’t all that it seems.
  • Let us explain everything you could you want to know about accumulators, including the problems and possible remedies, in this definitive guide.
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