#BettingPeople: PATRICK VEITCH QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS: Patrick Veitch is ‘bookmakers enemy number one’. His #BettingPeople interview with Simon Nott proved a popular watch and generated plenty of debate on social media. So much so that we invited your questions to Patrick and he has kindly answered them ….. in three parts. Patrick Veitch Questions and Answers with Simon Nott.
#BettingPeople: JAMIE HART: Jamie has worked in the betting industry literally since his 18th birthday, working with major firms in the UK and abroad. He is now Racing and Liquidity Director of the resurgent Tote. Meeting Jamie Hart with Simon Nott.
#BettingPeople: PATRICK VEITCH: Professional Punter Patrick Veitch has long been the bookmakers’ ‘Enemy Number One’. He started making the bookies pay whilst still at university, with his own punting and enabling others to win via his ‘The Professional’ tipping line. Since then he’s been the scourge of the bookmakers winning in excess of £10,000,000. Meeting PATRICK VEITCH with Simon Nott.
#BettingPeople: ANDY SMITH: Andy Smith’s education was partially conducted on racecourses, working with his bookmaker father, Chris. Andy worked for various bookmakers before going alone as Festival Racing and betting in some of the prime positions in the West country. He still retains some pitches but is now gamekeeper turned poacher earning his living from other bookies punting professionally. Meeting ANDY SMITH with Simon Nott.
#BettingPeople: CHARLIE McCANN: Man about town in Gibraltar, Charlie McCann is well known in the gaming industry and identifies as a ‘Gaming Industry Professional. A sportsman until injury halted him in his prime has become as good as betting on sport as he was playing. Charlie is also well known for his stint on Talksport and renowned racing tipster. Meeting Charlie McCann.
#BettingPeople: MATT GIBSON: Matt Gibson, son of church-going non gamblers, ex-soldier who seen active service in the Balkans and prison warden of 10 years vintage has been trading professionally since 2015 and now runs the ‘Hunting For Profit’ website. Meeting Matt Gibson.
#BettingPeople: VICTOR CHANDLER: Victor Chandler is the third in line of a bookmaking dynasty. He inherited his father’s business aged just shy of 23 when he passed away. He did so despite not being able to work those prime pitches he left, instead embarking on a career on the rails. It didn’t take long for Victor to forge a fearless reputation as a bookmaker but also one that liked to punt too. The Victor Chandler brand grew rapidly throughout the 1980’s taking on the biggest names in the betting ring, before growing to a brand that spread globally. This is his story, as told to Simon Nott from the comfort of (one of his) own homes. Meeting Victor Chandler with Simon Nott.
#BettingPeople: ROB DAVIES: Investigative journalist and Guardian correspondent Rob Davies has covered the gambling industry in the UK since 2008, and recently released his first book, ‘Jackpot’ – how Gambling Conquered Britain. This week he speaks to William Kedjanyi about the industry, his views, and his first book. Meeting Rob Davies with William Kedjanyi.
#BettingPeople special: NATIONAL HORSE RACING MUSEUM: Simon Nott visited the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket and made this short film which highlights some of what it has to offer. Including interviews with the people that take pride in running it and working there, including curator Alexandra Fletcher and director Anne Marie-Hogan!
#BettingPeople: NICK GOFF Q&A: It was back in 2018 when professional punter Nick Goff took part in a #BettingPeople interview which became one of the series’ most watched CLICK HERE. Fast forward to 2022 and he’s back to answer questions posted by punters on twitter. Such was the interest that his answers are spread over five parts. You asked, Nick Goff answered with Simon Nott as the question master.