Interview: STEVE TILLEY: Steve Tilley couldn’t win as a fixed odds punter, but found his forte in spread betting. Since getting involved he’s won around £280,000 on horseracing with some cricket and football successful trades too. In this interview with Simon Nott he reveals the markets and strategy which has made him a man the spread firms are loathe to take business from. Meeting Steve Tilley.
STEVE TILLEY (part 1 of 4)
Steve talks about his success in spread betting, so far having won £280,000 and counting. He talks about his own strategy, how much time he spends on study before he has his bets. He highlights the markets he’s been successful in and why he chooses to invest in those markets.
STEVE TILLEY (part 2 of 4)
Steve goes into more detail about betting on SPs and distances plus giving advice on the sorts of markets to choose that are right for you. How being an anorak is an asset as data is an important weapon in his armoury to beat the spreads and why history can repeat itself but knowing the value of stats is important too. He explains that he ‘only’ has to be right 60% of the time and why he doesn’t cheer horses home when watching on the TV.
STEVE TILLEY (part 3 of 4)
Steve goes back to the basics and explains how spread betting works, for the benefit of the many of us out there that don’t know, buying, selling etc. He suggests the most suitable markets to start on for people wishing to dip into spread betting.
STEVE TILLEY (part 4 of 4)
As a former member of the Horseracing Bettors Forum and a critic of on-course bookmakers, Steve talks about the new system of returning SPs and the anomalies they have thrown up. He talks about the Ffos Las bookmakers and a if he’s changed his mind on the value on course. He talks about the biggest mistakes that spread bettors and market makers alike make. He concludes with pitfalls to avoid and talks about the future of spread betting.