Compare the Tipster is a brand new horse racing tipster service from duo John Dawson and Richard Green. They claim that their service is able to generate huge amounts of profit with very little work or effort.
What does the product offer?
I usually like to start a review with a headline as I think that it gives the reader a good amount of insight into what kind of product they are getting themselves into. In the case of Compare the Tipster however this is rather difficult to do as they throw more headlines at me than I care to list. To summarise, top tips, huge profits, easy to follow and why you should believe John Dawson and Richard Green. Ironically, this approach makes me rather question Compare the Tipster as a whole.
This approach continues as you look over the sales material with claims made of being the “Best New Betting System 2017”, despite supposedly launching back in 2014. “Rated 4.8 out of 5 by professional punters” in an entirely unqualified survey. As with the headlines, these flourishes that are supposed to sell me on Compare the Tipster only make me more cynical. None the less, let’s get down to business and have a look at John Dawson and Richard Green’s service in some detail.
In terms of the receiving end, Compare the Tipster does very little that is new or revolutionary. Selections are issued to subscribers each morning and on a daily basis. The bets are all rather straightforward with John Dawson and Richard Green claiming that all you need to do is sign up to “any online bookies” and you can start to make money. I am not normally bothered by a system at this point, however as I will explore, in the case of Compare the Tipster I am willing to make an exception.
Logistically there isn’t a lot to say about Compare the Tipster which leaves me to turn to the numbers side of thing. Unfortunately (and not surprisingly at this point), there is very little to be made in terms of improvement in this regard. There is no staking plan made available for Compare the Tipster which is disappointing. Especially given the way that the numbers are quoted but I will get to that later.
Fortunately, we are given a claimed strike rate for Compare the Tipster. This stands at an incredible 75% which for a win based service is well above and beyond what I would expect. I would also like to say that I believe this figure but there is no proofing provided. With this in mind, and given additional problems with John Dawson and Richard Green’s service that I will cover in detail.
How does the product work?
The actual tale that John Dawson and Richard Green try to spin about how their tipster service came to be is rather lengthy and I won’t give any time to it in this article. What I do want to look at however is the selection process which is both intriguing and also highly questionable as Compare the Tipster ultimately involves using other tipsters work.
Supposedly over 100 different tipsters send out their selections to John Dawson and Richard Green each morning, before they are sent out to their subscribers. This is then fed into a specially developed piece of software that John Dawson and Richard Green claim to have developed. The software supposedly compares all of these tips by feeding them through a “three-tier comparison system”. Again, this is covered in great detail on the Compare the Tipster website, but basically this whittles down selections from all the tipsters and ultimately picks the most likely winners.
What is the initial investment?
John Dawson and Richard Green are simply asking for a one time payment for Compare the Tipster. This costs just £29.99 and is supposedly priced this way as they “don’t believe in billing our customers monthly for our service”. Compare the Tipster is sold through Clickbank which means that there is a full 60 day money back guarantee in place, for what little credit I can give the service, this is advertised.
What is the rate of return?
The sales material claims that using Compare the Tipster you can easily expect to make £80,000 per year and that this figure could easily be as high as £100,000. There are also claims made of making a minimum of £1,500 per week. These are some quite extraordinary claims and as such, you would expect there to be some evidence to back this up. I suppose technically John Dawson and Richard Green have provided this but it comes in the form of a quite badly edited image of a William Hill account.
It is also worth highlighting the fact that given the lack of proofing or staking plan, there is no way of knowing how much you would have to bet in order to get close to these numbers.
I am not entirely convinced that Compare the Tipster is a genuine product at all and there are a number of reasons for this that range from the obvious to things you have to search for to know. First things first, the income figure that John Dawson and Richard Green claim Compare the Tipster can make is just ridiculous as far as I am concerned. Whilst you may well be able to make £80,000 per year, I can only see happening if you are staking £1,000 per bet and even that would have to be with a genuinely good tipster.
This focus on how much you can earn and how easy it is to make money are always a red flag. Combine this with the fact that the seller who is behind Compare the Tipster has released one other product this year in the form of “The Betting Experts” and it becomes rather apparent that all is not as it seems. There are other problems too, for example in the marketing material John Dawson and Richard Green say that they registered a .pro domain before they were available to the general public.
If I had any hope that Compare the Tipster may be genuine these would have killed it but a quick glance over this had me convinced that this was not going to deliver what is claimed. These kind of products seem to crop up frequently and there is often very little variation from one to the next. I am yet to see one of these services make money and I suspect that Compare the Tipster will be no different. With that in mind, I can’t recommend enough giving it a miss.