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Lots of people who are interested in following the excellent free tips from The Man In The Know aren’t really sure about how to go about it and some that are sure may not be getting the most out of it. This article is aimed at answering some of the more common questions while also giving some advice on how to maintain a winning approach. If there is anything you are unsure about or you want to ask a question please got to our Facebook page, twitter @bonusnetbets or email us on and we'll get back to you ASAP.


To maximise your own personal profits from The Man In The Know’s tips you should follow his instructions to the letter and do your best to get the tips as they are posted on the site. A notification is given on twitter and Facebook every time a tip is posted. The reason you should do your best to get the tips within a few minutes of them being posted is because the prices tend to shorten. The Man In The Know has already put plenty of thought into how to stake each bet and whether to bet it each way or win only. All the hard work has been done for you.


bookmakers at the racesYou should also have access to as many bookmaker accounts as possible so that you can always achieve the best available price. The Man In The Know will quote the best available price from one of these ten bookmakers, bet365, Skybet, Totesport, Betfred, Betvictor, Ladbrokes, Coral, William Hill, Betfair and BetBright. If you are a winning punter then some of these accounts may no longer be available to you due to closures or restrictions. But if that isn’t the case for you and you still have access to every bookmaker in the land, why wouldn’t you open the accounts?


I’ve heard all the reasons for not opening accounts imaginable; here are a few in no particular order;


1.       I don’t need another account I’m happy where I am! This answer normally comes from a novice punter who doesn’t understand very much about odds and betting. It’s difficult to change their minds until they are prepared to think a little more logically.


2.       I can't be bothered to open a new account. Really??? It’s going to take about two minutes to open a new account and you will be rewarded with a decent free bet or bonus that is normally in excess of £20 as well as access to a another set of odds. Not bad for two minutes work!


3.       I only bet to small stakes and won’t qualify for much of a bonus. This is an understandable reason and we always recommend staying where you are until you have built up a few months of profit and can begin to up your stakes. Things can begin to snowball pretty quickly with a little patience and discipline. One follower started in July with a £10 deposit into Coral, when his £10 got to £200 he deposited it into bet365 who doubled it to £400. He cleared that £200 bonus and then began opening accounts with other recommended bookies. He is currently betting The Man In The Know’s tips to 1.5X stakes and looking to up his bets again very soon.


4.       I don’t like bookmaker deposits and withdrawals appearing on my bank statement. This is another valid point. Two alternatives are to open a Skrill account or a second bank account just for your betting. Skrill is an online wallet. You can deposit to Skrill from your bank account and then use that money to fund your betting accounts. When it’s time to withdraw your winnings from the bookies, you withdraw to Skrill and then from Skrill back to your bank account, camouflaging your betting from the prying eyes of the bank manager! The downside with Skrill is that although most bookies accept Skrill some don’t honour free bets and bonuses to Skrill users, so check before you use it.


5.       I’m not going to mind having a slightly lower price if it wins. Well you should! Beating the bookmaker is all about getting a better price than the horse’s chance. Let’s look at an example; The Man In The Know tips a horse at 5/1 because he feels it’s a 7/2 shot in reality. You only have the option of betting the horse at 7/2 for whatever reason, what should you do? Well if The Man In The Know is right and the horse is a 7/2 shot, then the answer is it doesn’t really matter, you will break even in the long term making bets like this. Looking at it another way, you are going to place a £10 bet on a 3/1 shot with your bookmaker but the horse is available at 4/1 with a different bookmaker. If the horse wins you will win £30 instead of £40 but you don’t mind too much because you are still £30 up. If you had access to the 4/1 not only could you have won £10 more but you also had the option to bet £7.50 instead of £10 to win the same £30, saving yourself £2.50 on the bet! There aren’t many people who turn down a 25% discount these days.


Betting is all about discipline. Following The Man In The Know you will regularly have losing days, you will have the odd losing week and you may even have a losing month (although we haven’t had one yet and if we do let’s hope it’s in the dim and distant future). You will never have a losing year! What you can take from that is that there will be ups and downs if you follow every day. Ideally you need a pool of cash specifically for betting. This is referred to as a bankroll.

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A conservative bankroll which should keep you permanently in action is around 100pts. Now that isn’t always possible and it probably isn’t logical either if you have other means to keep you in the game when things aren’t going so well. One piece of advice that is very important when gambling is to hold on to some of the profits from the good times to cover the leaner periods. October is a perfect example of that. If someone had been following the site’s tips from the beginning of September they would have made more than 80pts and be a further 30+ ahead before the downswing. I know of people that had been following a long time before September, who had won a lot of money and managed to go broke and quit during that downswing before the upswing won all the money back!


Let’s say that you have decided to put £100 into following The Man In The Know’s tips and you’ve promised yourself, your partner, the devil or whomever that you would not put any more money in and would quit if you lost the £100. You should use the 100 point bankroll method and begin betting at £1 a point.


Here’s an example of how to follow the tips with a £100 100 point bankroll. The Man In The Know gives a stake between £10 and £50 next to each tip. Each £10 is representative of 1 point. So if TMITK recommends a £20 stake, that’s 2 points and you should bet £2. When your bankroll reaches £150 you should up your stakes to £1.50 per point, £200 is £2 per point, £250 is £2.50 etc. It can snowball pretty quickly especially if you can open new accounts and redeem all of the available bonuses. If you had started the £100 method when we opened you would be sitting on a bankroll of more than £1200 now or significantly more with the new account bonuses. 

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The biggest downswing The Man In The Know has had was in October where he was ahead by 31pts on the 15th only to drop to -21pts by the 24th. That is a 52 point downswing! He was never more than 21pts behind in the month so if you ran a monthly 50pt bankroll you would never have been in much trouble because you would have built to 81pts before dropping to 29pts and then ending the month 14pts ahead on 64pts.


Here are the ten bookmakers That The Man In The Know uses to recommend prices from and the free bets or bonuses they offer. If you don’t have some of the accounts just click the links to go to the sign up pages, the bonus or free bet will automatically be added when you meet the terms of the offer. Alternatively go to our Sports page for more in depth information about what is being offered.


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BETVICTOR Bet £25 and get a free £25 matched bet!


LADBROKES Up to a £100 free bet!


CORAL Bet £5 and get a £20 free bet!


WILLIAM HILL Free matched bet up to £25!


BETFAIR Bet £10 and get £30 in free bets!


BETBRIGHT £30 Risk free bet!


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888SPORT £88 in free bets!


WINNER £5 and get a £20 free bet!



RACEBETS 100% Deposit bonus up to £50!


Where do I start? Well that depends on how much money you have available to begin with. If you are starting out small I recommend taking advantage of all of the bet £5 get a £20 free bet firms. It really is that simple, you deposit and make a £5 bet and you will get a £20 free bet! There are three firms with that offer listed above, Skybet, Coral and Winner. So for £15 you can have £75 worth of bets! It’s a great way to build your bankroll quickly. Remember that you don’t get the free bet back if you win; so don’t bet each way and always look for something above 3/1 otherwise it isn’t worth losing your free bet. From there I would go to Betfair for the bet £10 get £30 in free bets and then on through the £25 matched bet firms.


Very important! Once your bankroll hits £200 open a bet365 account. With their 100% deposit bonus they will double your £200 to £400! That’s a massive step up the ladder. You only need to roll the bonus over three times before you can cash it out. That means you have to make a cumulative total of £600 in bets before the bonus is withdraw able. Trust me, that doesn’t take long.


If you aren’t limited in the beginning I would open an account with each bookmaker when they crop up as the firm with the best price and use the free bets in the same manner.



It’s a fun journey, good luck!

Football Tips Saturday 4th May

The final week of the English Football League season and for many clubs there is still much to play for. It’s a weekend of staggered kick off times. League Two kick off at 3pm Saturday, League One 5.30pm Saturday and the Championship 12.30pm Sunday. Add to that Premier League games over the two days so it’s a busy one. It’s been an up and down season from a tipping point of view as we go in to the weekend with 358 point deficit. Hopefully most of you have offset that with the 14/1 Leyton Orient tip who completed their National League triumph last week. I will be working hard throughout the summer to ensure next season is a profitable one and to see whether to change the format of tips as we have got one successful leg of double on many occasions only to be let down by the other half. Next season I may look at more singles with a differing value of points depending on confidence.


Recommended Bet 20 Points Double best priced Bet Victor returns over 120 points.


Saturday 5.30 pm Crystal Palace Away at Cardiff 9/5 Saturday 3.00 pm Newport Away at Morecambe 23/20


On the face of it many will think Cardiff will win this must win game for them in their slim hope of avoiding relegation. Palace are a much more dangerous side away from home when they can soak up pressure and hit sides of the break. Remember this side won at Manchester City in the league earlier in the season. They have won four out of their last five away league games. Cardiff May succumb under the pressure of knowing they have to win whilst Palace can relax, therefore I feel the 9/5 on the Away Win is a decent price.


Newport County travel to Morecambe knowing a win could still take them into the League Two promotion play offs. They beat Oldham comfortably midweek to give themselves this opportunity. Morecambe find themselves in 18th position, safe from relegation but it’s been a poor season. Motivation should all be with the Away side so I take them to snatch an away victory.


More tips for the Championship Sunday games will appear on Twitter @wellworthawager.


Good Luck


Footy Anorak

2nd May, 2019 at 05:58:21 PM

Football Tips Saturday 27th April

We approach the crunch phase of the season as titles, promotion, play off places and relegation spots are all decided. This does lead to a few dead fixtures with neither side playing for anything and for some it will be a chance to blood younger players for the future. This just adds to the difficulty of football tipping. Last week we drew a blank I’m afraid so are 338 points down on the season. One bit of news though is that pre season tip at 14/1 Leyton Orient should clinch the National League Title on Saturday just requiring a draw from a home game which they should win. Even if they get beat then other results would have to go against them for them not to win the title.


This weeks double involved two games where all four teams are playing for something therefore the odds are better than they would have been if only one side in each fixture had an incentive to win.


Recommended 20 points Double best priced Bet 365 returns over 129 points


Peterborough Away at Walsall 7/5

MK Dons Away at Colchester 17/10


Peterborough are battling to gain the last play off place in League One, this is a must win game. They travel to Walsall who are one from the bottom in the table and look likely to be relegated. Most clubs show a reaction when battling relegation Walsall are the exception. Internal disputes, sacked managers and players bickering seem to have resigned the club to League two football. Peterborough are unbeaten in five and had good draw with Sunderland last weekend. This makes the 7/5 on the Away victory good value.

MK Dons are battling for an automatic promotion spot in League Two and simply have to keep winning games. On Saturday they travel to Colchester who are in the hunt for the last play off place. Colchester have not been convincing recently having lost two of their last three home games and scraping a draw with struggling Yeovil away last weekend.MK Dons have won two of their last three away games including a win at fellow promotion hopefuls Forest Green Rovers. Therefore I think the 17/10 on the Away Win is worth a bet.


More tips on Twitter @wellworthawager


Good Luck


Footy Anorak

25th April, 2019 at 03:05:45 PM





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