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Monitoring 64 Markets - Market/order Streaming

Here are two videos showing comparison between market monitoring using update betfair api update requests and market/order streaming technology. I opened for monitoring 64 markets, 40 today’s horse racing win markets and 24 Euro 2016 football match odds markets. I set the update period to 50 ...

Case Study 31 - Can you trigger a bet after a goal?

From Bet Angel forum: As the title says, I'd like to trigger a bet in Guardian after a goal is scored in football.Can this be done reliably?I've searched on here but I can't find anything. I'm looking to open a trade following the goal.I've tried using suspend/unsuspend rules conditions but there ...

Dealing with swings - in play

From Bet Angel forum: The problemI'm sure it's the nature of trading that some wild swings come into play on a runner that's leading the field. A case in point was one that I had placed a back bet on last friday. It was sitting on odds of 3.75->3.5 for the 1st 30 seconds of the race (a 1 mile ...

Case Study 30 - Switch to next market

From Bet Angel forum: I see there are options to switch to "this market" and to switch to markets a set amount of time before the race is due to go off, but is there or could there be an option to switch to the next market 1 second after the current market goes in play?

Case Study 26 - Opening price range

From Bet Angel forum: I have a wee query regarding the opening price of the favourite. I was wondering if there was a way to determine that the opening price was ABOVE a certain level and dis-allow the rule to run if the threshold was exceeded. By way of explanation, see below: * Have a rule run ...

Case Study 25 - certain percentage of the market - trigger

From betfair forum: Bots Anyone know of a bot that i can instruct to place bets when a certain percentage of the market has been placed on dog .  Ie in certain races i am looking to bet dogs that are "over backed".  For example a 3/1 that has £3800 matched of a 10k market.It is not ...

Case Study - Betfair Market Streaming – Ladders

Bfexplorer is ready for betfair market/order streaming technology.

Case Study - Betfair Market Streaming

If you set MarketDataFilterData.fields to EX_MARKET_DEF then betfair exchange market streaming service will return only market definition changes. In my video I show how Bfexplorer BOT SDK is used in simple application for gathering different kind of race data, including betfair horse prices 5 ...

Betfair Exchange Market Streaming Problems

In April 2016 betfair released Exchange Market Streaming service. During this weekend I found some spare time to implement this service to my betfair bot sdk, and as it is common with betfair I found a quite a lot of problems. It really seems that betfair did not test what is released, as they ...

Portrait Layout

I use different workspace layout when trading different sport events on betfair. The portrait layout needs to turn your display, but then you can get quite big range of prices on one ladder, so a trading indicator bot can display prices for other selections as well.