Interview: ADAM NORMAN Adam Norman is a professional punter that uses the edge he gets on course to bet for a living. Adam combines writing his free blog notes-from-the-north.co.uk with his betting. In this four part interview he explains how he went from working for an on-course bookie (with leopard skin car seats) to professional punting.
ADAM NORMAN (part 1 of 4)
Meeting Professional Punter Adam Norman. Wetherby-based Adam is a rare breed of pro-punter in that he spends most of this time going racing and not sitting in front of a computer screen. In part one of four he talks about how he got into the game, his edge, paddock watching, Norm’s Notebook, betting on course and making notes that pay off.
ADAM NORMAN (part 2 of 4)
Professional Punter Adam Norman talks about cutting his teeth working for an on-course bookmaker in Silver Rings, remember them? Being told ‘The Game’s Gone’ even back then, mug punting, SIS, working at the dogs, blogging and punting, making the decision to go full time pro, getting out of the occasional rut.
ADAM NORMAN (part 3 of 4)
Professional Punter Adam Norman continues his interview explaining why you have to treat betting as a business and being a ‘professional professional’ he talks about analysis, watching videos and the importance of notes from the paddock. He touches on pricing a race, specialising, getting on and the biggest frustrations facing a pro-backer.
ADAM NORMAN (part 4 of 4)
In the final part of his interview professional punter Adam Norman talks about balancing focus and downtime, improving your game, lateral thinking and the importance of not being too cynical, win or each-way and concludes with rules that can be imperative to success.