Flash Boy Ronan Ryan is at war with the financial world. In his previous life he worked to transform Wall Street into an algorithmically driven high-frequency trading sector, but after seeing the darker side he decided to take on the system he helped create.
Harry Enten is one of a new generation of analysts revolutionising the way the world thinks about politics. Ferociously bright and numerically led he focuses on letting the data make sense of a political world that seems constantly in chaos.
“We all know money can’t buy happiness but gambling is about much more than money.” Harry Findlay would know, he is the man that has won (and spent) more than £20 million. He won the Cheltenham Gold Cup with Denman before being banned from horse racing two years later and lost £2.5 million betting on New Zealand at the 2007 Rugby World Cup. He’s been agonisingly poor and unfathomably rich, often within the same day.
As one of the UK’s best-known professional sports bettors, Neil Channing has decades of experience in the gambling world from bookmaker to poker pro to head of his own subscription tipping service. His approach involves taking in information from a huge range of sources and distilling it down to find the best value bets on any sport in any market. He’s got a particular fondness for NFL betting and will be speaking as part of our NFL panel at the Matchbook Traders Conference, and here he gives a little insight into his unique style.
Douglas McWilliams is President of the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) and one of Europe’s foremost economic forecasters. He is regarded as one of the most accurate and perceptive analysts of macro-economic trends and specialises in making economic theory relevant to the real world. He will be speaking on the huge changes coming in the global economy and what you need to do to prepare. Read on for a preview and for some hugely valuable advice.
Nick Goff is a gamekeeper turned poacher, after giving up the day job of head of football trading at Coral for a life as a professional sports bettor. He focuses on football and the NFL where he takes a modern-day, analytical approach to his gambling, and will be giving his thoughts on NFL betting in our panel at the Matchbook Traders Conference. We spoke to Nick to get a bit of a preview and some tips on getting the most out of the day.
Michael Carlson is one of the faces of NFL in the UK and has featured as an analyst and presenter on the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky Sports as well as the Matchbook Betting Podcast. He will be a key member of our NFL Pro Panel discussing lessons learned from the season so far and insights into finding value for the remainder of the year. So we tracked him down for a quick preview.
Brad Allen is a regular on the Matchbook Betting Podcast where he takes a data-led approach to finding value bets on US sports. At the Matchbook Traders Conference he will be speaking on the Pro Panel discussing NFL insights and analysis from the season so far, and we caught up with him to find out a bit more about the man behind the stats.