The Business of Betting Podcast

The Business of Betting Podcast delves into the business side of the wagering, betting, investing and gambling industries.

Jake Williams sits down for one-on-one interviews with industry leaders from around the world, both on the professional betting side and the bookmaker side, as well as professional poker players, market makers and entity betting CEOs.

 

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Shaun Beirne (@ShaunBeirne)
Shaun is an accomplished wagering professional with 20 years in the betting industry with the likes of TAB, LuxBet and Betfair.

Ralph Horowitz (@rtralphy
Ralph began in sports media before transitioning into full time betting. He is a prominent and opinionated horse racing professional in Australia.

Dominic Beirne (@domran)
Dominic is a legend in the bookmaking and betting world. He was Australia’s biggest on course bookmaker turning over up to 60 million in the 1980s.

Adam Chernoff
Adam currently lives in Canada and discusses the current betting environment in North America as well as what positive changes could help augment the US betting culture.

Brendan Poots (@Priomha)
Brendan started Priomha in 2010 and today it has its place as one of the world’s premiere sports betting hedge funds.

Paul Daily (@PaulD01)
Paul discusses his entry into the racing business and how he built the cutting edge database and software that he offers punters today.

Josh Lloyd  (@redrock_bball)
Josh is the lead fantasy basketball analyst at Basketball Monster, the man behind the mic on the Locked on Fantasy Basketball podcast and founder of Red Rock Fantasy Basketball.

Nathan Rothschild

Nathan is the Co-Founder and Partner of Genius Tech Group. Genius Tech partners with the likes of Riot, Ladbrokes and Draftstars to provide innovative and engaging content.

Marc Lambourne (@justideal
Marc is a revered and respected wagering professional in Sydney, Australia.

Chris Connelly
Chris Connelly is the founder of Contrarian Investments LLC, a Nevada registered Sports Betting Entity. Chris takes us inside Las Vegas and the life of a sports betting entity.

Nathan Snow (@snowbet
Nathan is a renowned professional in Sydney betting circles.

Vince Accardi (Daily Sectionals
Vince is a sectional and data expert with experience dating back to the 1980s.

Tony Hargraves (@SportsTrader_AU
Tony is a full time professional sports and racing trader.

James Canning
James is the Founder and CEO of Bitedge, a leading source of bitcoin sports betting information. James has a simple mission and that is to provide useful resources to the bitcoin betting public.

Joe Fortenbaugh
Joe is an expert at NFL, college football, fantasy, well sports in general. He hosts a radio show in San Francisco and has been releasing great betting and sports content for years.

Allen Bari
Allen is a World Series of Poker Bracelet winner and has amassed millions of dollars in poker winnings over his career.

Daniel O’Sullivan (@TRBHorseRacing)
Daniel is a leading mind when it comes to the philosophy and broader topics of racing and wagering.

Ian Epstein & Luke Pergande
Ian and Luke met when they were students at the University of Arizona and Co-Founded PropSwap in 2013, in Las Vegas.

John Walter (@J_Walter23)
John Walter is a professional punter who spent time at world leading betting operation Humbleton before becoming a Jockey Manager

Peter Ling
Peter runs the Secret Betting Club which is the Trip Advisor of tipsters.

Victor Haghani 
Victor is a very well known finance and investing expert. Victor started out at Salomon Brothers before moving on to places including John Meriweather and Long Term Capital Management. Currently, he is the Founder and CEO of Elm Funds.

Kevin Braig 
Kevin is a full time attorney from Columbus, Ohio and the brain behind the Quant Coach.

Rahul Sood
Rahul is the CEO of Unikrn, a Seattle based esports platform, which has seen investment from the likes of Ashton Kutcher and Mark Cuban.

Daniel Kustelski
Daniel was born in the US, and having spent time in South Africa has gained experience in global betting and wagering. He has run a number of betting businesses, and is back in America as the CEO of Chalkline Sports.

Harry Findlay
Harry needs no introduction. He is a superstar punter who has an illustrious gambling career.

Marco Blume
Marco is Director of Trading at Pinnacle. Marco has built a bookmaker that is the benchmark for all others to follow offering the lowest margins, the highest limits and a policy of welcoming winners.

Dr Sally Gainsbury PhD
Dr Gainsbury is a qualified Clinical Psychologist with over 10 years’ experience conducting gambling research. Her research has focused on understanding gambling to inform the development of responsible gambling strategies and harm minimisation policies.

Dan Weston
Dan started out not as a sports bettor but playing poker online. Following the changes in the poker world, Dan concentrated on sports and is the man behind Tennis Ratings.

Dr. William Ziemba
Dr. Ziemba earned his PhD is from the University of California, Berkeley. He also taught Financial Modeling and Stochastic Optimization at the University of British Columbia from 1968-2006.

Natalie Hinkley
Natalie is a registered bookmaker in Victoria and has been frequenting Victorian racetracks for over a decade starting out as a bookies clerk.

Ryan Carruthers
Ryan is the founding member of the Betfair Trading Community. Ryan started trading horses and has moved on to be a professional sports trader focusing on soccer, tennis and NFL.

Sally Snow
Sally has been working in bookmaking since her time at Sydney racetracks working for Tom and Bill Waterhouse. Sally talks about her approach to bookmaking and betting as well as what she has discovered in her years of working in the industry.

Vegas Matty
Matty Simo is one half of the most trusted football proxy team in Las Vegas, Football Contest.

Christian Pina
Christian started out in the fantasy and daily fantasy sports world before moving to Las Vegas and transitioning to sports betting. He is the man behind the Hook Report and the editor of content at the sports gambling podcast as well as a professional sports and UFC handicapper.

Scott Ferguson
Scott has traveled around the world working in betting, betting education, betting exchanges, at the horse racing bettors forum and consulting.

Whale Capper
Whale Capper is a sports bettor based out of Southern California and has been involved in sports betting for over a decade.

Peter Todd
Peter is a vastly experienced bookmaker and punter dating back to the start of the 1970s. Peter takes us through his style of bookmaking and almost a decade of betting professionally.

Parlay Queen
Monique, the Parlay Queen, is from Toronto, Canada and is a horse racing and sports betting handicapper.

Dean Evans
Dean aka the Trial Spy has been an enormously successful horse racing analyst and service provider based on his innovative and revolutionary approach to form assessment.

Darren Potter
Darren started betting professionally in 2008 and has focused on Victorian horse racing.

Richard Irvine
Richard is an advocate for fair wagering and a voice for punters in Australia. In this episode, we discuss the point of consumption tax, the presence of a national regulator, in-play wagering and minimum bet laws.

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