Sam Priestley

Sam is a professional gambler turned entrepreneur. He has started more than 30 businesses with some successes and many more failures.

Here you can find diaries and how-to guides so you can learn from what worked and avoid Sam’s mistakes.

How-To Guides:

Amazon FBA

Leverage Amazon’s fulfilment network to make huge profits.

Professional Gambling

Make money from gambling loop-holes. Matched Betting, Arbing, Value Betting.


Invest your money for both long-term gain and short-term opportunity.

All The Rest

Opening a coffee shop, self-publishing, making gin, blogging and more.

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Recent Posts:

Canggu Bali: The Ultimate Digital Nomad Guide

Canggu is a beachfront village in Bali, that for some reason has become the digital nomad capital of the world. Nowhere else is there such a density of remote workers, co-working spaces and wifi enabled vegan brunch spots. Everywhere you go, from the beach clubs to...

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My Monthly Report – August 2019

Another month another monthly report.  I spent all of August in Bali and had some real swings of productivity. I got the podcast back on track, did a lot of planning and worked on some big deals for Pipehouse Gin. But towards the end of the month my work rate slowed...

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My Monthly Report – July 2019

Welcome back to another monthly report! And what a different month July was. We gave up our home, sold most of our possessions and hopped on a flight to the other side of the world. The plan: to work and travel full-time. Living out of hotels and working from cafes...

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My Monthly Report – May 2019

Hello and welcome back to another monthly report. It is going to be a short one this month because I honestly have been so busy with other things that work took a backseat in May. One of the nice things about being self-employed is that taking a chilled out month...

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How to Get A License Distil Gin From Your Home

This is a quick post telling you how I managed to get a license to distil my own gin from my house. It's actually easier than you think: In order to get a license to distil gin from your home you need to: Fill out form L5 and apply for a rectifier's license Explain...

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My Monthly Report – April 2019

Another month, another report. And a late report at that. That's because I've had the last 3 weeks off work. I go through phases and have been doing some questioning about why I do any of this. I realised that I don't think I have ever taken any extended time off work...

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My Monthly Report – March 2019

What a month! What can I say! We launched our new flavoured gin. The podcast took off and started ranking in the charts. And I turned 30. March has been my favourite month in a long time. It all came together and a lot of the stuff I've been complaining about recently...

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Top Four Most Popular Posts:

Amazon FBA

How To Start An Amazon FBA Business

Matched Betting

Make Risk-Free Money From Free Bets


Everything I Know About Starting A Successful Blog

Peer-To-Peer Lending

Why I’m Moving My Investments In 2017