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Betfair API Activation Procedure

In last days I have got two requests asking for help in activation process. Question: Hello, I try to activate my trial of Bfexplorer. I got an activation code in the process of logging in to betfair. I then entered that code, but it keeps on asking for the activation code. No futher errors, but ...

Case study 18 - Capturing Graphs Pre Race

From Cymatic forum: I'm looking for a developer who can build a database which can pull a copy of a graph one minute before the off time, on every UK based horse race. Each graph will be logged next to the Horses name and then some room to make notes. I will eventually build up a historical ...

Case Study 17 - Automated Football Triggers

From betfair developer program forum: Hi, Not sure if anyone can help or not. I have researched and developed a Football betting strategy that is working well and I want to automate it. I want to do the following: Choose from a list of the days matches, then Criteria: - Check for number of ...

Betfair Football Model Bot

In following days I am about to start building my own model for football betting or trading on betfair markets. My first step was to implement betfair bot integrated to bfexplorer infrastructure so I can execute it manually on selected markets or using Bot Executor on all football markets. My bot ...

Case Study 16 - Script to scrape web data into spreadsheet

From www.upwork.com: Looking for someone to provide a utility so that on execution 6 key pieces of data can stored from each of the following day's UK & Ireland  horse races listed on Betfair.com. The attached file identifies the key data elements needed from each race (usually ...

Case Study 15 - Lay higher than the current best offer

From Chrtba.com forum: Dobrý večer, prosím o radu. Jak mám vsadit vyšší lay, než aktuálně nabízený. Nebo lépe řečeno, současný lay je 3.00 a já chci vsadit pouze v případě, že lay bude 5.00. Pokud tuto ...

Case Study 14 - Lay the draw in play

From Bet Angel forum: I want to lay the football draw in play and green out when goal is scored, easy enough which i can do fine. However, I want to lay the draw when odds reach a certain price, this is also easy enough. What I am having trouble is how do i tell guardian to lay the draw only when ...

Understand Your Trading Data

When testing any bot strategy there is need to save data for later analyzing to amend bot strategy parameters or to avoid executing not profitable strategies. In my video I show how to use Microsoft SandDance web application to analyze sample of 6430 records gathered by my bots when testing ...

Case Study 12 - Lay bet on all football on a fixed correct score

From Cymatic forum: Anyone know how i can automatically place a lay bet on all football in play games on a fixed correct score and keep the bet in play? From Geekstoy forum: I can make money without this functionality But in some cases (I will not describe here) making IP-KEEP during in-play ...

Football Data and Predictions

In the last days I have been working on two football data providers. The first one utilizing API for retrieving previous match results for following leagues: Bundesliga 1, Bundesliga 2, 3. Liga, UEFA Champions League, Eredivisie, League One, Ligue 1 Orange, Ligue 2 Orange, Primera Division, ...