How to Make Money From Web Scraping Without Selling Data

So you want to make money with the knowledge of web scraping you have, you create a bot that successfully gets the valuable data you wished for, but you can’t find anyone to sell either the data you obtained or the bot you created. I’ve been there before and it feels like precious time wasted. Fortunately, there are some ways to make money using web scraping without selling data and in this article, I’ll show one in detail.

Sports Arbitrage

It doesn’t matter what sports you like; chances are you or someone you know at least once earned some money betting on their favorite team. You might’ve won because of good luck or knowledge of the sport, but probably you’ve also lost because you can’t always guess what’s going to happen in the future.But what if you could make a profit regardless of the match outcome? This is called ‘surebet and isn’t new in the gambling world.

How does it work?

Before I show you the code to find and make the most of surebets, let’s see an example, so you understand better how it works:

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How to make money using web scraping?

Step 1: Find the surebet

Step 2: Calculate the stakes

Step 3: Place the bet

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