- Publisher: Raceform Ltd
- Format: Paperback | 160 pages
- Dimensions: 156mm x 232mm x 18mm | 222g
- Publication date: 30 April 2008
- Publication City/Country: Newbury
- ISBN 10: 1905153635
- ISBN 13: 9781905153633
- Illustrations note: 50 b+w photos & illustrations
- Sales rank: 1,017,772
With the introduction of betting on the internet, and the growth in exchange betting, there are now so many ways of placing a bet that it can become confusing for the beginner. This book is a compilation of all the major betting terms and types you might come across while placing a bet. Laid out in an A-Z format, the main focus is on the types of bets you can have in the betting shop, or at the racetrack, plus account betting on the net from home. It includes: an A-Z glossary of betting terminology; a guide to betting odds slang; taking a price v starting price; betting percentages tables; a ready reckoner; website glossary of major bookmakers; exchanges and odds comparison sites; exchange betting; sports betting; numbers betting; spread betting; and gamcare.
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Jim Cremin is the Editor of the Racing Post's Greyhound section as well as being their leading commentator on bookmakers. John Quinn is William Hill's expert on betting history.