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Results will be recorded on the following basis:
- Advised point stakes will be used on all selections.
- Where no advised stakes are given then flat one-point stakes will be recorded, split 50:50 in the event of
- Advised odds will be recorded for all selections. However, these will be closely monitored, and where they
are found to be consistently unavailable at the time of receipt of the tips, next best odds will be applied
to that tipster.
- Where no advised odds are stated, SP (starting price) will be applied.
- All returns for selections using Betfair (or other exchange markets) will be shown net of 5% commission.
- Best odds guaranteed (BOG) will not be applied due to the unavailability of this promotion with some
bookmakers and the regularity with which punters are now having this benefit rescinded.
For each-way selections the standard UK horse racing terms will be applied:
- Less than 5 runners – no each way betting available
- 5-7 runners – first two places @ 1/4 odds
- All non-handicaps of 8 or more runners – first three places @ 1/5 odds
- Handicaps up to 11 runners – first three places @ 1/5 odds
- Handicaps of 12-15 runners – first three places @ 1/4 odds
- Handicaps of 16 or more runners – first four places @ 1/4 odds
- Where no starting bank is stipulated we will use 100 points as the default.
- Ante-post selections will be recorded in the month in which the bet settles. For multi-day events such as
golf, the settlement date will be the last day of the tournament (usually the Sunday).
- Any tipster who falls into a negative bank position at any time during a month (i.e. their loss for the
month exceeds their recommended opening bank) will be disqualified from that month’s league table,
regardless of where they end the month.
- When viewing the table by the unique Tipstars’ Index rating, any tipsters with the same rating will have
their ranking decided on profit and loss.
Our unique Tipstars Index rating is derived from an algorithm which analyses:
- Profit and loss
- Return on Investment
- Staking profile
- Volume of tips
This enables us to accurately compare tipsters with different approaches on a level playing field.