Betting School

New to the world of betting? Or an experienced gambler looking to brush up on a few bits? These betting help articles will make it all clear, click on the links below to access the full articles.

Understanding betting odds

Understanding Betting Odds

Traditionally, the bookmakers have always used fractional odds. These are not especially intuitive and can be quite off-putting if you are not familiar with them. Since the advent of betting exchanges there has been...

Odds conversion chart

Odds conversion chart

In our first lesson we looked at the different types of odds you’ll come across at the bookies. Understanding the difference between decimal and fractional odds is important, and something that will help you...

Types of bet

Different types of bet

We started with a look at the different types of odds you will encounter, now we are ready to move on to the next step. This is a look at the basic types of...

Multiple bets

Multiple Bets

The bet types discussed in the last section can generally be combined into more complicated bets, known as multiples. There are only a few basic types of multiple bet, but these can be further...

Lucky 15 bet

Combining Multiple Bets

We have looked at the basic idea of multiples, and seen how bets can be combined. In the examples so far, it is necessary for all selections of the multiple to win, otherwise the...

Betting exchange basics

Exchange Betting Basics

Exchange betting is a relatively new addition to the world of online betting, having only been established at the very end of the 20th Century. Betting exchanges are modelled on the finanical markets and...