Interview: NICK GOFF Meeting Nick Goff, 38 year old professional punter who cut his teeth working as a trader for bookmakers before deciding to turn poacher and on his previous profession becoming a professional punter. In this series of three videos Nick talks about his formative years as a schoolboy bookie and beyond, the psychology of winning and losing and imparts some valuable advice for would be pros.
NICK GOFF (part 1 of 3)
Professional Punter Nick Goff talks of his early days going racing and a ‘Warning’ about understanding betting terminology before making statements! He also talks two lucky escapes as a wanna-be bookmaker before getting involved in the industry proper and an inspired ‘how did I do?’ email that kicked started his career.
NICK GOFF (part 2 of 3)
In part 2 Nick talks of his time with Centrebet, then working for John Thompson in Malta, his respect for Simon Clare of Corals then going it alone as a professional punter. He has advice for punters on how to handle winning as well as losing.
NICK GOFF (part 3 of 3)
In the third and final part Nick tells us why, after initially winning at it, he turned in playing on-line poker, strategies with sport and football betting. He also gives his opinion on the most important weapon in a punter’s armoury and tells of a massive 33/1 into 11/4 all-weather gamble.
Simon Nott is author of:
Skint Mob! Tales from the Betting Ring