Estella From Kent Uses Matched Betting To Help Whilst On Maternity Leave

David Bagshaw

1 May 2018

Updated: 19 Nov 2023

What's your name and where are you from?

Estella, Kent.

Are you married? Kids, family etc?

I'm married and have two young children, one of whom is school age and the other is a baby.

What's an interesting fact about yourself?

I am an ex Muay Thai boxer who competed and coached other fighters before having a family. I am a Southern Area Title holder and competed for England in the European Championship in 2009 in which I won a bronze medal!

If you work, what is your job?

I'm a Technical Project Manager however am currently on maternity leave.

How long have you been a member of PA?

I joined in the middle of December 2017.

How did you originally hear about PA?

I kept seeing an advert on Facebook and then one day curiosity got the better of me. I decided to take a investigate and haven't looked back since!

How have you found the service so far?

I love it! I really enjoy match betting and the team at PA make it so easy to do! As a Platinum member I have access to tutorials, guidelines and the forum which is invaluable! I'd struggle without PA.

How much money do you think you’ve made so far?

To date it's around £2,500.

Bought anything nice with your profits?

I haven't bought anything special as yet as I'm aiming to build up a pot of £3,000 before I start dipping in! I have however been covering my maternity leave with some of my profits - being with PA during this period has really made a difference!

Are you saving up for anything special?

Mortgage overpayments, increasing my investment funds and a family holiday are on the list!

Do your family/friends understand how you make this money?

Yes - my husband in particular is very supportive.

What advice would you give to someone who is thinking of starting matched betting?

PA present a low risk introduction to match betting. Given that there is nothing to lose with the free trial it is certainly worth a go. You don't need any prior knowledge of sports or placing bets as PA give all the right guidance to get you started.

What would you say to the people who think its a scam and sounds too good to be true?

It really isn't! Of course do your research and go with your gut feeling when deciding whether to proceed. After spending some time researching it you'll soon find that it's a totally legitimate way to earn an extra income.

What advice would you give to new PA members that have just started?

It pays to be disciplined. Set up a separate bank account for match betting, keep a log of all bookmakers you've signed up with and keep a track of the funds in each of account, as well as all financial transactions. Also keep a note of all bets placed so you can easily reconcile your accounts and track your profits.

What aspects of the PA site do you like?

Oddsmatcher, Match Catcher, Each Way Calculator, (Advanced Calculators in general) and the Forum - these tools save so much time and help to find the best bets to lay. The forum is great for interacting with the PA team and other members who share knowledge and help along with way. It's a great community to be a part of.

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