'It pays for all of my family holidays each year'

James McMath

12 Sep 2017

Updated: 10 Nov 2023

Profit Accumulator member 'Gman' uses his matched betting earnings to pay for his family holidays. Here's a little more about him...

Whereabouts do you live?


Who's in your family?

Married with kids.

If you work, what is your job?

Manager in an office.

How long have you been a member of PA?

Two years.

How did you hear about it?

Friend of a friend. I was extremely sceptical at first, however, I found that taking the time to read the training material, watch the videos, follow key forums - you soon see where money can be made.

How have you found it - how much do you make from it?

I love it, I see it as a hobby that makes me significant amounts of money with minimal impact to my personal life.

I aim for about £500 a month. I have only not achieved this on a couple of occasions, which was during the off-season in terms of football. However, usually I overachieve my target.

What do you do with the profit you make?

We are currently having an extension so the money is going towards that however my ethos has always been that it pays for all my family holidays each year.

How much time do you spend on matched betting?

I would say around seven hours per week

Why does matched betting appeal to you?

Simple really - making good money doing something I enjoy with minimal effort.

What would be your advice to someone thinking of trying it?

Take your time at first, ignore the forums where people are talking about their monthly winnings as you can't compare yourself against more experienced members, look at it as a long-term investment. A must for me is having a good mobile phone, save all of your most visited PA forums as bookmarks on your phone for quick reference, download the bookies apps as opposed to flicking between screens on one browser.

Are there any aspects of Profit Accumulator you particularly like?

It has to be the forums and the vast array of experience at hand, without the forum I would spend a lot more time on matched betting and would see my earnings decrease significantly.