First Steps in Winning

Today betting is a popular activity. Numerous advertisements of bookmakers not only in the media, but also on the Internet attract the attention of many people. The number of fans betting on sports is constantly increasing

In order to make a bet and get your portion of adrenaline, it is not even necessary to leave home. A computer or smartphone with Internet access is enough to register on the bookmaker’s website. Online betting has given thousands of players the opportunity to try their luck, get acquainted with btts tips and test different strategies to achieve winnings.

Basic principles of a betting company

Any bookmaker’s office must obtain a special license to operate legally and have a certain authorized capital. Only under such conditions a company can start its work.

Bookmakers are serious about odds setting. For this purpose they involve analysts or use professional software in which certain probabilities are already built in (they only need to be converted into the appropriate numerical odds)

In each quotation there is a margin, a certain amount which the bookmaker will earn in any case. Some bettors call the margin a commission, which is also true.

Every day bookmakers form lines, providing players with a large selection of events. Bets are made not only in the prematch, but also in the live mode. Players choose a suitable option for themselves. It is worth noting that each office has its own rules and features, so before placing a bet, players should definitely become familiar with them.

Is it possible to make money on bets?

If players can control their emotions and not give in to gambling, they can really achieve certain results. To do so, it is necessary to understand the sport discipline chosen for betting and also to have good analytical skills.

Studying information and forming conclusions about the possible outcome of a sporting event requires a lot of time. Even the smallest details that can affect the outcome of the meeting should be taken into account.

Many bettors use special strategies that can be divided into three categories: sport model, mathematical strategy and financial tactics. The latter is usually used in combination with other schemes to increase their effectiveness.

In order to start playing, funds are needed, which the player can spend on bets without regret. However, a financial investment is not enough. In order to achieve success, it is necessary to allocate time for pre-match analysis. It is recommended to pay attention to certain factors, among which:

– the presence of motivation to win;
– the position of the team in the standings;
– the lineup, which will probably take part in the upcoming game, and the form of sportsmen; – statistical data.

A beginner should first of all get acquainted with basic information about betting, learn how to make a prediction, study the rules of a bookmaker’s office and the principles of its operation. Only then it is best to start betting. Play for money on the sites of trusted institutions, which have a good reputation.

Today, sports betting is a popular and quite interesting hobby. Some users eventually become professionals who steadily win large sums, but they are very few.

Nowadays, bettors have a wide variety of bookmaker companies, so they can choose a suitable game for themselves. It is worth understanding that betting is a pleasant pastime, but not a source of stable income. To get big winnings, it is necessary to make certain efforts and gain experience.

Announcement, Philippines

Gen Z and Millennial Airbnb Hosts in the Philippines leading the way for inclusive tourism recovery

As the Philippines begins to relax domestic travel restrictions, Airbnb continues to steadily navigate the Covid-19 pandemic with hundreds of new local Hosts joining the platform in the first six months of 2021.

The company announced today that Filipino Gen Zs and millennials are the driving force behind Airbnb’s growing community of Hosts in the Philippines, with over 68% of new Airbnb Hosts in H1 2021 comprising Gen Zs and millennials aged between 18 and 40*.

Despite hosting during small windows of opportunities due to the start-stop order of travel restrictions between January to June, new Filipino Hosts have collectively earned over PHP 21 million welcoming guests on Airbnb. Metro Manila, Tagaytay, and Metro Cebu also emerged as the top cities where new Airbnb Hosts are hosting*.

Tourism is a significant contributor to the Philippine economy and employment. In 2019, research from Oxford Economics revealed that Filipino Airbnb Hosts contributed USD 1 billion to the country’s GDP and supported over 160,000 jobs. Guests on Airbnb spent over USD 930 million, representing 1.2% of the country’s total tourism spending in the same year**.

Through the pandemic, hosting has emerged as an important economic lifeline for many Filipinos to make ends meet and support their families. A Q1 2021 survey by Airbnb reveals that 57% of Filipino Hosts polled said the income they’ve earned through hosting has helped them to stay in their homes, and over half said they want to find more ways to host with Airbnb. Over a third of Filipino Hosts also said they share recommendations with guests on their favourite local restaurants and businesses within their community***.

“This year’s World Tourism Day calls for more inclusive growth that advances prosperity for more communities and drives more sustainable development. It’s a call for our tourism industry to reset and rebuild tourism in a way that benefits more people and communities than ever before. As more Filipinos turn to hosting with Airbnb to support themselves and their families during this time of need, we remain fully committed to empowering our Hosts to provide unique, family-friendly, and clean, responsible travel,” shares Amanpreet Bajaj, General Manager for Southeast Asia, India, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Earlier this year, Airbnb introduced more than 100 upgrades across its platform, including a new simplified 10-step process for anyone to become a Host. It also launched seven Host clubs this year across the Philippines to empower Hosts to connect, collaborate and support each other as well as their local communities, by sharing advice and best practices on hosting. During the pandemic, Airbnb launched its Airbnb Enhanced Clean protocol, an industry-first set of cleaning and sanitisation standards designed with guidance from the World Health Organization and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ensure peace of mind for the community.

The company continues to support and strengthen the communities its Hosts call home, amidst the unprecedented changes brought about by the pandemic. In June, Mercy in Action, Childhope Philippines Foundation, Inc., Haligi ng Bata, Inc. and Reach Out and Feed Philippines were amongst the first 150 grant recipients of the inaugural Airbnb Community Fund, which will distribute US$100 million over 10 years to organizations around the world.

Advocacy, Announcement

Caltex brings back Biyaheng Bakunado with big P3 per liter fuel discount

As the country continues its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Caltex, marketed by Chevron Philippines Inc. (CPI) is once again offering fuel discounts to Filipino motorists already vaccinated from the virus with the second run of its “Caltex Biyaheng Bakunado” promo from September 1 to 21, 2021 at participating Caltex stations.

As in its first run, Caltex Biyaheng Bakunado makes vaccinated motorists eligible for a fuel discount of Php 3.00 per liter for Platinum and Silver with Techron and Php 2.00 per liter for Diesel with Techron D.

Customers just need to log in details, present a COVID-19 vaccination card with at least 1 vaccine dose record and one valid ID. Customers vaccinated on or before the promo duration are qualified for the discount.

“We continue to encourage more Filipinos to get vaccinated when they have the opportunity to do so in order to protect themselves and their loved ones from the disease,” said CPI Country Chairman Billy Liu. “We also remain committed to promoting health and safety among our employees and customers. This is why we are bringing back Biyaheng Bakunado fuel discount promo for our motorists.”

Caltex Biyaheng Bakunado applies to fuel loaded to the customer’s vehicle fuel tank only. A maximum of 60 liters and 2 transactions will only be allowed per day. The promo cannot be availed in conjunction with any of Caltex’s ongoing discount promos.