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    Can i just use another betting site to bet the opposite of what I've done on another site?

    Say I bet on man Utd, man city and Leicester to win tomorrow on sky bet, can I then bet for Liverpool, Stoke and Sunderland to win on bet 365?


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    Not if you have more than one selection.

    Betting on singles on one site and the opposite on another site is a thing people do, I believe it's called arbitrage betting.

    So you'd bet on Man United to win on B365 and bet on Stoke/Draw on Skybet. Depending on the odds, you could make a profit, however it's very tiny and you'd need at least a few grand to make it worthwhile.

    On the other hand, making use of bookies free bets and doing that on a bookmaker and then on a betting exchange is much better and that's called matched betting and bookies won't hate you for that.
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    What if I do the opposite on a 10 fold accumulator or something


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    (Original post by Blyts-_)
    Can i just use another betting site to bet the opposite of what I've done on another site?

    Say I bet on man Utd, man city and Leicester to win tomorrow on sky bet, can I then bet for Liverpool, Stoke and Sunderland to win on bet 365?


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    And what happens if theres a draw?

    Remember every football game (except for finals) have 3 outcomes!
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    I doubt you'll even get a bet on the odds of a 10-fold accumulator not happening!
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    Surely you can just scrap the Sunderland to win bet anyway?
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    There are 59,049 different combinations for a 10 match accumulator. Good luck creating all those accounts.

    In all seriousness betting is a mugs game, and you don't seem to know what you're on about. Don't do it.
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    (Original post by The Wavefunction)
    There are 59,049 different combinations for a 10 match accumulator. Good luck creating all those accounts.

    In all seriousness betting is a mugs game, and you don't seem to know what you're on about. Don't do it.
    Betting to mostly lose small amounts with the occasional unexpected win is fun! Money you don't mind losing and potential winnings never so big it gets stressful.

    But I agree, unless you know what you're doing you shouldn't approach betting expecting to do anything other than lose money. I've been betting for years, I've got a degree in Maths and I still lose.
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    (Original post by offhegoes)
    Betting to mostly lose small amounts with the occasional unexpected win is fun! Money you don't mind losing and potential winnings never so big it gets stressful.

    But I agree, unless you know what you're doing you shouldn't approach betting expecting to do anything other than lose money. I've been betting for years, I've got a degree in Maths and I still lose.
    I agree, completely. Betting small amounts is innocent enough in small, a quid here and there won't hurt anyone, but that's how everyone who's ever been addicted to gambling began. I imagine it's a very slippery slop once you get so far in.

    There's only one winner when it comes to betting and that's the bookies!
 
 
 
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