Arbitrage in betting is a popular betting strategy that Betfair Exchange customers love. It allows them to lock in a profit through no risk matched betting. This page has everything you need to know about arbitrage betting.


Whilst arbitrage betting is the method of locking in a profit no matter what the result, there are a number of different strategies that sharp punters will use to achieve this. Throughout this Mini Hub, we will run you through a number of these concepts.

This may be as simple as backing boosted odds on corporate bookmakers and then laying off on the Exchange, or in more complicated scenarios, placing bets on all outcomes of an event across multiple wagering providers where the sum of all probabilities is less than 100%. That may sound daunting at first, but once you’ve mastered our Mini Hub, you will be well and truly on your way to making risk free profit from each of these concepts.

If you already know the basics of promotional arbitrage and are happy to skip to our most recent tutorial. Click here for your guide on how to Promo Arb the Spring Carnival.

If not, we suggest that you start with the below articles.

Each of the following concepts are essential for what we will be running through in this Mini Hub, so if you need to upskill your knowledge before starting, or simply want a quick refresher before you start, go ahead and read over them now.

Finding Your Feet

Now that you’ve got your head around those basic tools, we can move onto some basic match betting concepts.

In our next three articles we take a deeper look at how corporate bookmakers have started to offer generous Odds Boost or Power Play’s to customers and how you can take advantage off that, as well as why bookmakers offer promotions on multi-bets.

Finally, we sit down with 22-year old Nick. An engineering student from Brisbane who has made a sufficient part-time income from promo arbing whilst completing his degree.

Are you ready to take on the Bookies and cash in on their promotion wars?

Bonus Money

The prevalence of bookie promotions has also paved the way for services that take promotional arbitrage to another level.

One of the leading services is Australia is Bonus Money. Their online guides and industry knowledge is aimed at helping punters maximize their profits and avoid being shut-down by bookmakers.

By now, you’re more than likely on top of how promo arbing works. However, the Bonus Money team have also created software that is an automated solution to finding arbitrage positions manually.

For more information on how this works, and how to access the software. Click here.

The next two articles were written in conjunction with Bonus Money and explain the opportunities that Australian’s have in the promo arbing space.

Specific Examples

The remaining series of articles are examples of how Betfair clients could have cashed in on previous promotions.

Whist all of these promotions no longer exist, the theoretical knowledge behind these examples can be transferred to a number of promotions that are in the marketplace right now.


Promotional arbitrage can be a lucrative strategy. It’s a brilliant way to benefit from bookmaker competition and their generous marketing strategy.

We’ve created the following calculator to help you maximise your returns.

Let the calculator do the maths for you by simple clicking on the Nav bar below OR entering the market name into the search field.

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