Weekly highlightsAre you curious about what other BetFair bettors like you ask us on a daily basis? Read the most interesting questions and requests we have dealt with recently.
Getting triggers to work in markets with selections from a text file; creating variables on the fly; checking whether a selections has won or lost in a market; imitating the partial matching of a test bet
Limiting the number of simultaneous events with bets; the average price of your back and lay bets; counting the number of remaining markets; moving back and forth in time using Time Machine; TOO_MANY_REQUESTS and TOO_MUCH_DATA errors
Formula to check if Dutching bets generate profit; how to check if the favourite team plays at home; how to delete unneeded markets; how to clear old logs; explaining the "no more often than X secs" in triggers
Compensating the loss from the previous bets in your next bet; betting on the player who has won the previous set or game in tennis; calculating the book% of the existing back or lay bets; recovering the loss across the markets of the same football match.
Betting in the current Over/Under market; stop betting after X losses in a row; combined volume of several selections; multiple actions in a trigger with several matching selections; spacing out triggers in time
Checking for new red cards in a football match; one-click bet with a fixed liability; backing in Place market based on the price in the Win; waiting out a temporary surge in prices; separating triggers in time
Check the price of the favourite team in football; execute triggers once a day; alternate between two triggers; digital handicap values; total tradeout P/L across markets; distancing multiple bets at intervals to avoid placing them in one go.
Volume of money traded at a certain price; can I make back Dutching bets on chosen selections?; searching for markets from a text file in Market Locator; checking the parameters of the fourth favourite/any other selection in the list; placing multiple bets on selections imported from a file
CPU usage spike over unused logs; an equivalent of a single bet for Dutching; how to wait for the previous bets to be settled; variables for trendlines; slowing down the refresh of a suspended market
SP alternative in markets that do not support SP betting; difference between runner_number and matching_number; adding Handicap markets only; matching any unmatched bets before the off; dealing with empty variables
Unequal P/L from green-up; how to green up in several markets at once; deleting non-qualifying markets with a trigger; how to not bet if the other market does not meet my conditions
Number of remaining idle markets; choosing exactly N selections; setting a market/time interval between the triggers; matching at closest prices; detecting missing markets.
Have all markets in a football match been settled?; the difference between Trigger's number of runs per market and Trigger's number of runs per selection; how to apply default settings to my markets; how to check how many selections meet my criteria; running two trigger systems simultaneously.
Setting the minimum difference between the prices of the first and second favourites; the minimum allowed bet size on BetFair; incorporating a stop-loss/stop-profit plan in triggers; using a different settings profile with the same BetFair account; how often my Market Locator searches for markets.
What does the Jockey's Claim mean; betting in Place market based on the number of qualifying horses in the Win; the difference between the selection Rank and Index; how to email the details of the current favourite
Dutching on selections with varied criteria; when Dutching generates errors; how many ticks fit between two prices; can I sell my triggers; automatically matching unmatched bets.
How to check the name of the jockey or trainer; how to run a trigger up until a certain date; check if you have any open bets in your account; how to check if a goal has been scored after a certain minute of the match.
Removing Martingale from triggers; find a selection with an increased volume; importing several values for each selection from a text file, etc.
Betting on the previous winner; condition for the minimum distance in price between the first 2 favs; placing delayed bets; same-level conditions.
Exporting all selections to a text file; whether the order of trigger conditions matters; how to cancel bets with the predefined size, etc.
Alternate bet size, how to compare prices against your text file, your current exposure, etc.
Skipping a race that takes too long to settle, number of runs in the market vs number of runs per selection, etc.
Betting in a specific time frame, betting on a preset score, waiting after the goal, etc.
Previous market settled, Dutching profit vs loss, delete women's football matches, etc.
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