How to avoid issues running the bot on VPS

In this article I’ll explain common issues that you may face running the bot on VPS. 1. VPS physical location. It is very important where your VPS server is physically located because some countries (and thus their servers) are banned on Betfair (e.g. Spain, France, Germany). So make sure the country where server is located is allowed on Betfair. You should be able to login to your Betfair account in a browser from the VPS. The best country to have VPS is UK because your server will be as close as possible to Betfair servers, therefore┬ádelays in reading market prices and placing your...

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Betfair football markets in the bot

Recently we’ve received many queries about using Betsender bot with Betfair football markets. Here I’ll try to answer the most often questions. 1. If I have multiple matches that start at the same time, how the bot will update its stakes when the matches end? The bot always updates its stakes in the same order as market results come in. For example, you might have 5 matches starting at the same time, but if they end at different times, results of your bets will come and update staking plan accordingly. Because of this it’s better to not use recovery staking plans if you have...

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Running the Betfair bot on VPS

What is VPS? VPS states for Virtual Personal Server. It is just like a usual computer, but located somewhere in Internet. You can connect to it via a special computer programs called Remote Desktop. It is available by default in Windows 7, but you can get similar programs for almost any device, e.g. Mac, iPad or Android smartphone. VPS just like any other computer has certain amount of memory (RAM) and disk space. On VPS you can do just the same things like on your own computer – install and run programs, store files, surf Internet, etc. It is called “virtual” personal...

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New version – Instance Manager

New version of the bot (v1.4.20729) has been released. The main feature of this update is new simplified way to run and manage multiple instances of the Betsender. Before if you wanted to run multiple instances you had to create separate installations of the software. Now you can use “Instance Manager” built into the bot. The whole information about this new feature is explained in our PDF guide (“Instance Manager” section). In few words, now you need only one installation of the software. The Instance Manager is available from the bot’s menu...

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Setting Timezone

If you use Betsender outside UK, most likely you will need to properly set up your timezone to get correct race times. It is also required if you download tips from one of services available in the bot (for example, The Bet Plan). This tutorial explains how to do this. First, of course, you need to make sure that your computer has correct date and time, matching your local time. Next, you need to set your timezone on Betfair. Open Betfair site, login to your account. Then click ‘My Account’->’My Details’. On the My Details page click ‘Edit timezone’ link...

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