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  • Marco Blume

    Marco Blume

    Director of Trading

    Marco is Director of Trading at Pinnacle. While much of risk-management within the modern bookmaker industry has moved toward an outsourcing model - producing a homogenised product - Marco has remained true to the fundamentals of bookmaking - tight risk-management built on cutting-edge models. Guided by this philosophy, Marco has built a bookmaker that is the benchmark for all others to follow offering the lowest margins, the highest limits and a policy of welcoming winners.

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  • Harry Lang

    Harry Lang

    Marketing Director

    Harry studied Geography at Newcastle University before pursuing a career in Advertising. Since 2006, he has held senior marketing positions with some of the biggest online betting brands across sports book, casino, poker and bingo. Latterly he’s expanded that reach into the burgeoning world of eSports betting in his role as Marketing Director of Pinnacle.

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  • Mirio Mella

    Mirio Mella

    Head of Engagement

    Betting Resources is Mirio's brainchild. He joined Pinnacle over 10 years ago as a Copywriter and since then has made building the content presence his mission. Along the way he has assumed responsibility for Social, SEO and CRM but Betting Resources is his baby and he stills finds time to contribute the odd article, usually around behavioural psychology and how it relates to betting. Fantasy dinner-party guests would include Daniel Kahneman, Nicholas Nasseem Taleb and Edgar Allen Poe.

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  • Benjamin Cronin

    Benjamin Cronin

    Soccer & Specials

    Benjamin studied English with Creative Writing (BA) before pursuing a career that combined his love of sport and fascination with betting. An avid fan of numerous sports, his writing now covers anything from in-depth major sporting event previews, to examining betting trends and techniques.

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  • Chris McCarthy

    Chris McCarthy

    Boxing

    Chris studied Media and Sports Journalism at The University of Leeds before finding a career that united his adoration of social media and interest in sports betting. A lifelong boxing fan, Chris has written for numerous publications and produced content for several major fights. He was also the betting correspondent for Matchroom Sports Prizefighter series.

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  • George Taylor

    George Taylor

    Soccer & Specials

    After studying Journalism with Media (BA) at the University of Portsmouth, George joined Pinnacle in 2017. With a passion for sport, writing and betting, he contributes to the world of Betting Resources by producing extensive betting previews for major sporting events, in particular, soccer and golf.

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  • Dan Weston

    Dan Weston

    Tennis

    As an analyst and trader specialising in tennis, Dan uses statistical analysis to research and write about tennis pre-match and in-play betting markets. With a degree in Accounting & Finance (BA), Dan devised his own pre-match pricing model and writes daily match previews and betting articles for his website, www.tennisratings.co.uk.

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  • Mark Taylor

    Mark Taylor

    NFL & Soccer

    Having graduated with a degree in Chemistry, Mark embarked on a career with a major UK brewery. However, his love for sports and numbers was always at the back of his mind. He has been writing about the statistical side of sports, mainly soccer and NFL, for over 20 years and has a particular interest in the randomness and uncertainty inherent in the numbers.

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  • Dominic Cortis

    Dominic Cortis

    Strategy & Statistics

    Dominic is a lecturer with the Department of Mathematics at The University of Leicester and an assistant lecturer at The University of Malta. He is an associate actuary and his research focuses on sports analytics as well as financial and betting derivatives. Dominic's application of mathematical strategies to specific sports has proven to be an invaluable tool for bettors.

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  • Joseph Buchdahl

    Joseph Buchdahl

    Professional betting

    Joseph is a betting analyst who manages the website www.Football-Data.co.uk, providing historical results, match statistics and betting odds data. He is also the author of Fixed Odds Sports Betting: Statistical Forecasting & Risk Management (2003), How to Find a Black Cat in a Coal Cellar: The Truth about Sports Tipsters (2013) and Squares & Sharps, Suckers & Sharks: The Science, Psychology & Philosophy of Gambling (2016).

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  • Joe Peta

    Joe Peta

    Baseball & Strategy

    Joe is a former Wall Street trader and author of the bestselling non-fiction memoir, Trading Bases: A Story About Wall Street, Gambling, and Baseball. His book examined the data analytics overlap that exists in the financial industry, sports betting, and, as made famous in Moneyball, Major League Baseball. The book received substantial critical acclaim and was a best-seller in a number of seemingly disparate categories; during 2013 Trading Bases was named a Top 10 Business book by Amazon.com, a Top 10 Sports book by Publisher's Weekly, and a Top 10 Non-Fiction book by Fortune.

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  • Andrew Beasley

    Andrew Beasley

    Soccer

    Andrew's career may have mysteriously taken him from earning a degree in Media to working for a bank, but his true passion has always been soccer. After observing how data has proliferated the sport in recent years, Andrew was quick to see what numbers could tell bettors about "the beautiful game". He is now pursuing a career in analysing football stats and has a keen interest in predicting match outcomes.

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    Guest Contributor

    Invited Authors

    Do you think you could write an 800-word article that adds even more value to Betting Resources? Send us a tweet or email us your submission with your full name and contact details and if it gets approved by our editors, the article will be published and you'll receive a Pinnacle goodie bag.

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