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Green is a wonderful colour

It's been a long time since I've written a trading post for the blog. The glory days of trading markets on Betfair are definitely a thing of the past, but occasionally there's enough in my chosen markets to suit my needs. I've written in the past about loving trading on lower profile events - less sharks, no courtsiders and the reward for effort is relatively easy to find with plenty of margin in the market. Not having a PGA Tour event this weekend probably helped a little, but either way, I'm happy.



Today was great. World #1 Lydia Ko was in front overnight, and you'd think she was ready to run away with it. But there was more than enough talent just behind to make it competitive, and then Ko did not have a good day...

If you look closely, you'll see very few of the players have the same green figure - there was a lot of grinding in there. Grand total of 260 bets (only two back bets), including partial matches. 90% of those bets were matched in-play, and most of the live trading was done without pics. Biggest negative position I ever had was about £40. It can be done.

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