The Business of Betting is the world’s leading gambling podcast. It features intelligent conversations with professional bettors, operators, academics and technologists.
Guests often recommend tools and resources, such as websites, books and podcasts which helped them succeed in the gambling industry. I have collated all 450 recommendations into these lists
- Podcast profile and all recommend resources by category
- Most recommended tools and resources (this post)
- Most recommended books
- Most recommended gambling operators
Articles and blogs
Betting at Betfair
Pinnacle Betting Resources
The US sports betting content website is recommended 4 times, although 3 of those were by people who wrote for it. One of those was Parlay Queen Monique (ep 38) who displayed low betting acumen.
Covers is specifically not recommended by data driven professional bettor Rob Pizzola (ep 50). His criticism is that the content is short term trend based, which is just searching for patterns in randomness.
Data and tipping services
The Pomeroy College Basketball Ratings is recommended 4 times.
This is a great place to start for NCCA basketball betting. However, because so many people are already using Ken-Pom you won’t find an edge using it on its own.
Horse racing services
Champion Bets is an Australian horse racing and sports tipping service that is recommended 3 times, although 2 of those were by guests who worked there.
Racing post is also recommended 3 times.
Podcasts and videos
US sports betting podcasts
The Bill Simmons Podcast and Beat the book are both recommended 3 times.
The Racing Rant
Formerly known as The Punters Show this Australian horse racing website and YouTube series is recommended 4 times, although 2 of those were by guests who worked there.
Rational Decision-Making Under Uncertainty
This important paper is recommended 4 times. It demonstrates how bad people are at gambling due to not understanding probability, randomness and risk (the books on the professional gambler’s reading list can cure you of that).
Don Best for US sports
Don Best is a US sports betting data and line tracking software. It is recommended by 3 professional sports bettors.
Ratings 2 Win for Australian horse racing
Ratings 2 win is a customizable database and ratings generator for Australian horse racing. It is recommended by 3 professional Australian racing bettors.
Bill Benter – Computer Based Horse Race Handicapping and Wagering Systems
Bill Benter is an incredibly successful data driven horse racing gambler who made $1 billion betting on Hong Kong horse racing with computer programs that were years ahead of their time.