It’s no exaggeration to say that online bookmakers have steadily gained popularity in recent years. More and more people in different countries bring additional sensations to watching matches, making bets on the outcome of meetings of certain teams and athletes. Many of them are trying to turn this hobby into an additional source of income, and some even make it the main profession and earn stakes in life.
If you are going to take the first steps in this field, you will need the recommendations of knowledgeable people who managed to achieve certain successes in the game on the sweepstakes. Their advice will help you avoid common mistakes and not get caught by the scams that offer services for providing paid forecasts for sports and other events.
How to choose an office?
When choosing an online sweepstakes site, you should give preference to reliable resources that have worked for a long time and are respected by a large number of players. Of course, little-known offices can offer more favorable terms, but you have to make sure that this is an honest institution that will not deceive you afterwards.
Be sure to pay attention to the license, information about the owners, the variety of rates, user reviews and even the design of the interface. Study the rules carefully. Communicate with the support team. All this will help you to make a general impression.
You should not limit yourself to playing in one office. In any case, study the suggestions of different operators. The growing competition forces them to make all kinds of concessions, offer good bonuses, raise odds and so on.
Which sport should I prefer?
Naturally, the one in which you know best. Otherwise, you will act almost blindly, and this is nothing more than a lottery. It is not recommended to put on the team for which you are sick. It’s unlikely that you will be able to adequately assess their chances if you want them to win. Of course, if you make bets using predictions from third parties, these tips do not make sense.
How to analyze the events?
At first it will be better if you stop on one sport (in extreme cases, two or three if time permits). You will need to closely monitor everything that happens in it. You should know all the news, read as many interviews as possible (not only athletes and coaches, but also reviewers, agents, directors and other people involved in the sport). Pay attention to the place where the meeting is held, the judges who will serve it, the injured players, the motivation and so on. Be sure to study the statistics.
As you understand, sports analytics is a labor-intensive matter. You have to spend a lot of time on it if you want to succeed. That’s why it is important to love the sport sincerely, so that the rates are fun and do not become a routine.
How to choose the rates?
If you are serious about the matter, learn to bet on your own. Do not rely on so-called experts who offer their forecasts for free and for free. Also, do not start from the size of the coefficients. You must use information that has been personally collected and processed.
How to dispose of money?
When planning the size of bets, one must take into account the probability of protracted failures. No one is immune from them. You must distribute the bankroll available so that you can wait even for a very long “black bar”. Usually it is recommended not to put more than two or four percent of the money stock on one event.
How to treat strategies?
Be careful with all betting systems. They are not a panacea. Moreover, their effectiveness is greatly exaggerated by their fans. In fact, some of them can help to systematize the process, but to increase the probability of winning none of them is capable (whatever the “experts” tell you).
How to tune in psychologically?
In everything that has to do with passion, you need to learn to control yourself. Winnings should not cause you euphoria, and losses should not drive you into a panic. You should learn to adhere to the pre-selected plan, do not exceed reasonable rates and stop on time.
How to use “forks”?
The search for “forks” in different bookmakers is a favorite activity for many betting fans. Of course, they allow you to stay in positive territory regardless of the result of the sporting event. But it is unlikely that you will be able to earn money on them stably.
The fact is that “forks” became a rarity in offices. Their appearance is tracked by the employees of the sweepstakes, and the size of the possible winnings is very low. In addition, often bookmakers refuse to serve those who are constantly engaged in this practice.
How to choose the forecasts?
If you still decided to use the forecasts of people who know your sports betting best, look for real experts (although this can be very difficult). Rely on the recommendations of your friends and never trust random experts that you found on the Internet search.
But, as we said above, it is better to gain knowledge and skills yourself. This product never spoils and can always be turned into money.
P.S. Earlier another article was published here, which had to be deleted due to poor quality and an abundance of errors.