Sam Priestley

Hello and welcome! I am a professional gambler turned entrepreneur and I write about my experiences on this website. 

On this site you will find how-to guides, opinion pieces and my in-depth business journals.

Highlights:

Amazon FBA

Leverage Amazon’s fulfilment network to make huge profits.

Professional Gambling

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

My Gin Business Journal

My diary that follows along from idea to launch of the award-winning Pipehouse Gin.

The Lazy Entrepreneur

Our podcast where we discuss everything to do with lifestyle entrepreneurship.

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Latest Posts:

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015

Merry Christmas! A time for reflections and resolutions. It has been quite a year. I have played table tennis almost everyday in the Expert in a Year challenge, started a coffee shop, jointly bought a buy-to-let flat in Sutton, became the best selling table tennis bat...

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Rising House Prices are Bad for Homeowners

Rising House Prices are Bad for Homeowners

Warning. This post is a bit of a rant. It really bugs me when we read about the households “enjoying house price rises”. Really who apart from landlords enjoy rising house prices? Well people like me who would like to buy a home at some point certainly don’t, everyone...

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Funding Circle – Get a Higher Return

Funding Circle – Get a Higher Return

This article was written in 2014 and quite a lot has changed! A lot about this article is still relevant, but you may be more interested in my most recent post on peer-to-peer lending and why I am moving my money from Funding Circle to Ratesetter. Out of all the...

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High Stakes Entrepreneurship

High Stakes Entrepreneurship

It’s 6am in December 2012 and I'm sitting in our office waiting for a prospective angel investor to arrive. Normally I hate getting up early in the morning but I'm currently so stressed out and not sleeping I would be awake anyway. I'm on my second coffee, because...

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Adventures in Property – My First Time

Adventures in Property – My First Time

I have been in some pretty surreal situations over the years but this has got to be close to the strangest. I am sat with my old flat mate Toby in a cramped office on the top floor of an apartment block in the capital of Malta, a small island somewhere between Africa...

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10 Part Time Businesses You Can Start for Peanuts

10 Part Time Businesses You Can Start for Peanuts

I was telling a good friend about the ideas behind starting this blog. As usual I was buzzing with excitement, sure that she would feel the same way. “It’s great!” I said, “I get to try out loads of little businesses while helping people to step out of their comfort...

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5 Ways to Save Money Effortlessly

5 Ways to Save Money Effortlessly

The internet is full of ways to help you save money - some are good and some not so good. But one thing they seem to always have in common is that they require you to live in a different way, switch to worse products or suddenly change how you think. I know that...

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Me and My Blog

Me and My Blog

I love the idea of blogs. They can contain huge amounts of information distilled into short, easily readable chunks. Small 30 second nuggets of information that could change your life. And blogs have changed my life. I spend a lot of my time reading them or listening...

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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

Blogging

Everything I Know About Starting A Successful Blog

Peer-To-Peer Lending

Why I’m Moving My Investments In 2017