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Hello and welcome to Matched Betting Zest.

Our beginner matched betting guides help you get started with matched betting. Get a head start in how to tackle free bets and bonus offers.

This site is packed with matched betting information on football offers, horse racing, casino and getting organised.

Introductory guides

What is matched betting?

An introduction to the world of matched betting

Matched betting guide

The basics of matched betting

Betting exchange guide

A brief yet detailed look in to how betting exchanges work

Lay betting guide

Find out how to use laying to cover your bookmaker bets and lock-in a profit

How to use free bets and bonuses

Free bet strategy

How to profit from bookmaker free bet offers

Risk free bet strategy

How to profit from a risk free bet welcome offer

Bonus rollover strategy

How to convert a bookmaker bonus in to cash profit


Get organised with your matched betting.

Two Factor Authentication  

Using Skrill for matched betting 

Matched betting glossary

List of bookmakers



Use these links

Flashscore – All the latest sporting results, including football, darts, tennis and more.

Football Data – A wealth of football statistical data.

Casino resources

Bonus Chum – You can use the free version. Bonus Chum is a slot simulator for calculating the EV of casino offers.

Trickybet EV calculator

Trickybet slot RTP percentages

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