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Find selection Id by Jocket name

From bdp.betfair forum: I am trying to find the selection id of a particular Jokey by the name. I am trying to use the textquery to find the selection / jockey to bet when calling the listMarketCatalogue method. But it works only with the event not with the Jockey name. Any idea how to do ...

Betfair Bot Programming for Beginners

What is the best way for programming betfair strategy? Well, I think it is possibility of interaction with the real data, and quick feedback you can get from debugging your code and from errors reported by your integrated development environment (IDE). What are common IDEs used by betfair bot ...

Football Red Cards Stored Value Rule or Command

From Betangel forum: Hoping to get a little help with automation I have set up. I have a reasonably decent system/automation being used, where I am betting on the football draw market. It's pretty basic at the moment, relying more on the research used beforehand to select the games to bet on ...

Automatic market uploading to Guardian for new markets only

From Betangel forum: I think you are asking for basically the same as me. Automatically load new markets into Guardian and add the appropriate rules as soon as the market becomes available of Betfair. If not I'm sure it's close. I would suggest you add a comment to my original post in the ...

Automation Multiple Markets Hedging

In my previous post I showed how you can close your bet position on many markets using “My Bet Position” tool. In this post we can see how to do it automatically when required total profit is reached. How is it done? Bfexplorer offers prebuilt bot named: "Close Market Bet Position". ...

Automatic market uploading to Guardian?

From Betangel forum: Is there any way to automatically populate Guardian with markets as they become available and then can automation rules be applied to them? Fort instance as soon as tomorrow's horse races at Cheltenham are put live by Betfair then they are detected and automatically uploaded ...

Multiple Markets Hedging

From Betangel forum: Can anyone know is it possible to bind several markets, so when there is profit that I want (for example 10£) to automatically hedge them all? * If you mean a combined profit across all markets (not in an individual market) then yes it could be done but only by using ...

Sports betting bot

I want an automatic betting bot that can find soccer games that suit my criteria to run in the background so I don't have to be on the betting site. I prefer betfair as my platform. The over/under 2.5 goals will be my preferred betting. First bet will be on under 2.5 goals if the odds are 2.1 or ...

Horse Racing Winning Using Beaten Favorites

Many horseplayers dismiss horses that went off as the post-time favorite and lost in their previous race.  Often these horses are not worth playing back, yet there are occasions when they are worth backing. In my early data collection, I looked at all beaten favorites, regardless of lengths ...

Green Up triggered by Trade position of different market

From BetAngel forum: Hoping someone can help me with this. I am trying to set an automation that will green my position on a soccer 'match odds' market when the trade position reaches double that of my potential liability on an open trade in the 'correct score' market of the same match. eg. i ...