Interview: MATT BISOGNO Matt became intoxicated by horseracing as a young man, then worked in betting shops while studying for his degree. After a few non-racing roles he took a deep breath then a plunge setting up GeeGeez.co.uk which has proven successful since its launch. He has also had success as an owner as head of several syndications. Matt has recently taken over as the chair of the Horseracing Bettors Forum, a voluntary body that campaigns for the rights and interests of punters. Meeting Matt Bisogno.
MATT BISOGNO (part 1 of 3)
Chair of the Horseracing Bettors Forum and owner of geegeez.co.uk Matt Bisogno talks about his early years getting into horseracing, working in betting shops en-route to the formation of his website and syndicates. He also talks about the work of the HBF so far and answers some of the criticism levelled towards them from some quarters.
MATT BISOGNO (part 2 of 3)
Chair of the HBF Matt Bisogno concedes he should have chosen his words on social media better when describing some racecourse bookmakers. He talks the future of on-course bookmakers, educating punters and how racecourse’s own betting operations can mislead punters.
MATT BISOGNO (part 3 of 3)
In the third and final part Matt talks about fairness to punters and bookmakers plus his hopes for the HBF in the future.
Simon Nott is author of:
Skint Mob! Tales from the Betting Ring