Running a betting bot can be a nightmare.
Most software only runs on Windows, so if you’re a Mac user it’s game over, and even if you use Windows, the second your computer goes to sleep it stops working!
Using a remote desktop or VPS is expensive, and they’re sluggish and slow.
So… I’m investigating whether you can build our own betting bot computer, for less than £100, using a Raspberry Pi.
Connect it to your internet connection, and let it run without the risk of it every stopping.
To do this, I’ve purchased:
Raspberry Pi 4 Model B with 8Gb Ram – Cost £69.72
Raspberry Pi Noobs Preloaded MicroSD Card 32Gb – Cost £10.12
Official Raspberry Pi 4 Case – Cost £4.68
Official Raspberry Pi 4 UK Power Supply – Cost £7.81
Total Cost: £92.33
However, I actually don’t think I needed to get Noobs preloaded onto the MicroSD card, we’ll find out for sure in the next episode, but I think I may have been better going for a bigger sized SD card without Noobs on it.
Will this experiment work? I’m giving myself an evens chance, it’s a live experiment, but I’ll do my best.
This is episode one, what I bought to get started.
If don’t have a Raspberry Pi I’d love to hear your thoughts on whether you’d get one if we can make it work, if you already have a Raspberry Pi I’d love to know if you agree with my odds of evens on making this experiment work, Please leave me a comment below.