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Next Everton Manager market

Pretty proud of this. As you'll see by the number of candidates backed and laid on the right hand side, there's been a lot of work involved in creating this green book!

I haven't deliberately hid the stakes under My Bets, I had to turn the screen on its side (CTRL+ALT+right arrow) to take this screenshot, it's bloody hard to navigate the touchpad when the screen is rotated!

Where did I start? With a £20 lay on Neil Lennon at 3 on the first day, worst risk at any time was that £40. Since then I've had close to 300 bets (and pieces of bets) matched to create this. Read more about trading Next Manager markets here. This market was always going to take time to be decided with many names mentioned. The Stoke market was never as exciting, in fact it was quite stale to trade and I ended up making a small loss. It happens.



I think this market is getting close to its natural end, so it's time to wind down. I've still got at least 100 offers on screen, but none are at competitive prices, they're at bottom prices (eg laying 1.8 and 3 to catch big moves, or to trade out on guys I've backed at big odds for a speculative wager).

One tip for novice traders - when asking for £2 at big odds (500+), ask for a bit more, such as £2.50. Bots will often take pennies away, to take your offer off the screen. At least you'll get something out of it then.

Feel free to ask questions in the comments or on Twitter if this type of trading intrigues you. As I keep saying, it's all about #laylaylay !

Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing. Great work.

    How do you get new runners added to a market? Is that simply a 'phone call? Thanks.

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  2. Thanks Tim. You need to call or email in. After this many being listed, they'll evaluate it first before adding to the field.

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