Given our post last week we obviously touched on a point which it seems a few people feel is worthy of discussion and that is the way profits are reported on services when under review.
We all like to give a positive picture on things but being realistic there are times when that positive picture is undoubtedly being viewed through a murky window and much of the detail of what we are looking at can be lost.
Many services will report based on the “advised stakes” and “advised odds”.
“Advised stakes” we have no problem with as if the selection is one which is particularly favoured it makes perfect sense to up the stakes.
“Advised Odds” we have to allow this too but we also need to be aware that many a person finds it difficult to achieve the odds often quoted with some of the traditional bookmakers. At the end of the day though if one subscriber manages to match the price quoted then it is considered a fair reflection however galling it may be to those of us not in that particularly fortunate position.
Sometimes we need to look a little deeper to see the true merits of any product or service on offer so we thought we’d take a snapshot of the past 30 days and compare profits quoted based on the various price parameters available to us.Continue Reading