In a brand new series at WLB, we're infiltrating the minds of some of the smartest minds in the betting industry, asking experts to uncover their favorite resources, valuable insights and the biggest wins in the game, starting with founder of Foxpunter Mike Holden ( @ Ratings_Mike ).
When did you first start betting? Can you remember your first bet?
What sports or leagues do you bet and bet on?
What sites or sources do you use to subscribe to them?
What are your favorite research websites?
What characteristics do you think are the most important?
Are there any statistics or trends that you think are irrelevant?
What's the biggest lesson you've learned when betting?
Why is value important when placing bets?
What advice do you have for players looking to try and find an edge?
What's your biggest bet and how will you spend it?
Are you reviewing your bets and keeping track of your winners / losers?
How do you deal with losing bets?
What's the best thing about betting?
About Mike Holden
Mike Holden began playing sports as a teenager in the late 1980s, spent most of the 2000 working as a casino dealer, then graduated as a journalist in the mid 2000s.
Then, following his beloved Manchester City home and nearly 35 years old, he raised the sticks 2008 to start a new life (and family) in Valencia - two months before Sheikh Mansour take over.
He started out as an informant for Bettingzone in 2004 and wrote regularly for the Racing Post, The Sack Race, and FourFourTwo. He is also the founder of the exclusive Foxpunter rating service.
More details on the 1xBet website