A list of videos from conferences that I feel will be of use to the mathematically minded (winning investor).

William takes us through the gambling inspired beginnings of probability theory, expected value, winning at blackjack, Kelly criterion and modelling horse races.

A lecture given by Dr Noah Silverman, at UCLA, where he expands on some of William Benter's work.

Steven explains how he modelled Jai Alai matches using Monte Carlo methods to profit from the parimutuel market at Jai Alai stadia.

The problem with Betfair "scalping" - an example of a bad trade using a Martingale strategy.

Floored - is a 2009 documentary looking at the transition on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange from open outcry pit trading to electronic trading. The video may be of interest to those who wish to understand the importance of automation in sports trading as it too will surely see the end of manual trading too.

What is a quant trader? - a very useful insight into the world of the quant developer. The interviewee works in the financial market but everything in the interview is applicable to automated sports trading.

Million Dollar Traders - eight amateurs are given a chance to trade for a hedge fund.


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  3. Where could I find some guides regarding prematch trading? I would love to learn how to make profit with Betfair trading.

  4. You can start with YouTube. To be honest you are not going to find much help. You are on a long journey that involves you performing a lot of research and finding your own market niche.

    Everyone is protecting their niche and they are not going to surrender it to you.