Win Wizard is supposedly a brand new horse racing tipster service which is supposedly operated by Mark Summers. A name that is familiar to me for reasons that I will make abundantly clear.
What Exactly is Win Wizard?
Earlier this year I reviewed a product under the name of 9 to 5 Killer. It was operated by Mark Summers. The same Mark Summers that is supposedly behind Win Wizard. This is interesting. What is more interesting is that the website immediately stood out to me as familiar, more specifically an image of the supposed author of the service. Having searched through my body of reviews to ensure that I wasn’t going mad and I’d actually looked at Win Wizard before, I searched off Mark Summers’s name and well, I have already looked at this service.
The claims that are made are identical, right down to “Mark Summers” saying that “Stop losing your hard earned money on bullsh*t tips that continue to bankrupt you! Those old fashioned betting strategies will NEVER make you rich”. This stuck with me in no small part because I recall questioning this championing of software over some tried and tested methods. There are also apparently the exact same screenshots and images used as well as the same highly questionable evidence.
Knowing that Win Wizard is a product that has been released again under a new branding, this leaves the question of whether or not it is a scam? There are a few things that my research has uncovered. The first is that Win Wizard is definitely the same product as 9 to 5 Killer. It is operated by the same Clickbank vendor and is even erroneously listed on their market place as 9 to 5 Killer.
This means that somebody hasn’t simply ripped off the marketing for 9 to 5 Killer and replaced the branding with Win Wizard (something that unfortunately does happen when it comes to internet marketing). What it does mean is that there is definitely something questionable happening here.
So is Win Wizard Any Good?
Outside of my own, I haven’t found any real reviews of 9 to 5 Killer however I can reiterate what I stated there. This basically boils down to the fact that despite some very fanciful claims that were made, I couldn’t help but feel that Win Wizard was probably worth giving a miss. This current situation only validates that opinion as far as I am concerned.
Given that I couldn’t recommend the previous iteration of Win Wizard, I certainly won’t recommend the same product in different pants. If anything I am even more inclined to say that you should stay away.
So is Win Wizard a Scam?
Saying whether or not something is a scam is a difficult thing. It is a term that is thrown about far too easily online and simply finding that something isn’t working can find people braying about how they have been ripped off. Sometimes however, things just don’t work as expected.
One of the big things that I believe is that for something to be considered a scam there has to be some sort of intent to defraud there and this is where Win Wizard as an example becomes interesting. I have already mentioned about genuine products being hijacked by questionable marketers and used for their own marketing. I have actually encountered this before and had good people asking me to take down reviews because their genuine service is being tarnished by the existence of a cloned website.
I don’t believe that it is truly common practice, but I am aware that it is something that happens hence my investigation over the similarities between Win Wizard and 9 to 5 Killer.
How Can you Tell a Genuine Product?
On more than one occasion I have called out a service for being the product of a marketer rather than a genuine tipster. This is something that without context probably doesn’t mean a whole lot to most people, however there is an important distinction to be made here.
A genuine tipster cares about their service, name and reputation. Marketer’s will generally throw anything at the wall to see what sticks. They may well have systems behind the services that they offer, but as long as said system isn’t at the heart of things, it is problematic as far as I am concerned.
So How Does All of This Work?
Looking at the history of the Clickbank vendor for Win Wizard they have had a number of products removed and relisted in a relatively small space of time. This means to me that there is little interest in building a sustainable service. As a marketer, this is great for me. Ask £30 per go for your tipster service, run it for a few months then pack up and start again with new branding. At £30 per head, you only need 100 people to sign up each time to make a full time income.
With an army of affiliates, this number can be much higher however, especially given the way that some products are promoted (i.e. all the same people push the same product at the same time). At the end of this, a marketer has created a product under a pen name (in the case of Win Wizard, Mark Summers) and the only person who ends up tarred if the service doesn’t make money is a fictional character.
I could spend a lot of time on this particular topic however I feel that it is important to keep to Win Wizard rather than going off too tangentially. Obviously it goes without saying that you shouldn’t spend a penny on Win Wizard. I do not believe it to be a genuine product and the fact that I have seen a clear change in branding suggests that a marketer has gotten lazy and exposed their hand.
The same service under a new name is a quick and easy way to drum up interest in a product, especially when you have legions of affiliates all promoting your amazing new product. It is terrible that the tipster industry is marred in such a way as I know of plenty of people who are genuinely trying to make money through their skills (and why shouldn’t they!). Some have been much more successful than others but all of them have worked hard.
Products like Win Wizard simply undermine this process and it creates a very negative stereotype. When I talk about what I do for a living, a lot of people instantly say to me “But isn’t it all bullshit?” or “They’re all scams though aren’t they?” and I have to defend the betting industry by saying that it isn’t and no they’re not.
It is a massive shame that the public perception of this industry is driven by profiteers and that so many hard working people are denied opportunities to generate an income through their passion as a result. Win Wizard is very much symptomatic of this. I know that this hasn’t ended up a traditional review but it is something that I feel strongly about and it is not often that such an obvious example is available to dissect.