Learn about the billionaire sports punter, poker player and Premier League football club owner they call “The Lizard”.

Tony Bloom: The Lizard

August 9, 2021

Like many of the biggest gamblers in the world, Tony Bloom owes much of his success to a combination of…Read More

‘Stanford Wong’ is a world-renowned sports bettor, card counter and author. Learn how a teenage prodigy developed edges in many different gambling games.

Stanford Wong: The Mystery Man

August 3, 2021

Those into gambling may be familiar with the name Stanford Wong, a renowned card counter and author of numerous books…Read More

How Matthew Benham turned a passion for statistics into a gambling fortune, allowing him to take control of his childhood football club.

Matthew Benham: Premier League owner, master of sports odds

July 29, 2021

These days Matthew Benham is most well known as the owner of Brentford Football Club, which now features in the…Read More

The story of ‘The Run’, when gambler Archie Karas hit Vegas with $50 and turned it into $40 million in under three years.

Archie Karas: Turning $50 into $40 million

July 5, 2021

There have been many tales of gamblers going on amazing runs at the casinos of Las Vegas. However, there may…Read More

He wasn’t a punter but in terms of making money, John Templeton had few peers. We adapt his best advice to the punt.

Legendary investor John Templeton on punting

February 13, 2021

Punters can learn plenty from the world of investing. Both endeavours require extensive research, an ongoing search for value and…Read More

What can former British prime minister Winston Churchill teach us about the punt? Plenty. Many of his most famous quotes are very relevant.

Winston Churchill's wisdom... applied to punting

December 18, 2020

Former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill is one of history's most revered leaders, famous for his key role in staring…Read More

The team of college students who took on the casinos and won, going on to be immortalized in books and films.

MIT Blackjack Team: How to gamble if you must

December 15, 2020

The MIT Blackjack Team has been known in gambling circles for decades. Stories of their exploits are legendary in the…Read More

From Vegas to incredible feats on Hong Kong racing… there are some that suggest Bill Benter is the world’s most successful gambler.

Bill Benter: The father of data-based betting

December 14, 2020

It’s suggested by some that Bill Benter is the world's most successful gambler. While estimates of his fortune are largely…Read More

There’s some famous gambling names associated with ‘The Computer Group’… but it’s clear who was the brains of the operation: Michael Kent.

Michael Kent: The brains behind the Computer Group

December 13, 2020

In professional gambling circles, the 'Computer Group' is a name synonymous with big-time betting in Las Vegas. Most associate legendary…Read More

He mightn’t be a ‘punter’ as we know it, but Ray Dalio has built a fortune of almost $20 billion through investing. What can we learn?

Ray Dalio: Tips from a billionaire bettor

December 10, 2020

Heard of Ray Dalio? He's an American philanthropist and the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund. Bridegwater…Read More