Darren Brett

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Darren Brett Tipster Competition Manager

Horse Racing, greyhounds and snooker specialist with thirty years experience of writing about sport across multiple platforms. A QPR and Snooker fan


Darren has worked in the horseracing and gambling industries for over thirty years and has been writing about sport for most of that time. He has been the Tipster Competiton Manager at OLBG for over fifteen years, as well as overseeing our sister site, Grand National Guide. Darren's specialist areas are National Hunt racing, snooker and golf.

👨‍🏫 Specialist Subjects🔬📚

🏇 🏁 Darren has worked in the horse racing and greyhound racing industry for decades bringing to OLBG for the last 20 years a wealth of knowledge, creating much of our content on these sports. Darren also manages our Grand National Guide and is the go-to font of knowledge for the world's greatest steeplechase.

🎱🏆 Darren is also a huge Snooker fan attending many events every year and a regular player in his free time.

⚽ A QPR fan, Darren also follows English League football with a close eye on the Hoops games.

🎯 Industry Expertise

Darren is a seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the sports and gaming industry. He has demonstrated significant expertise in managing tipster competitions, which requires a deep understanding of sports betting markets and effective community engagement. His tenure at The Jockey Club—a renowned name in the horse racing world—equipped him with unique insights into the intricacies of the licensing aspects of the industry. His work with SIS LIVE and Sheffield Hallam University further diversified his skill set, combining program assistance and student advisory roles, indicating a well-rounded professional adept in various organizational functions within different sectors.

📚 Experience

Darren’s career timeline showcases a solid foundation in sports-related roles, underpinned by his early positions at The Jockey Club, where he acted as a Licensing Assistant. He honed his administrative skills at SIS LIVE, contributing to programming needs for over a year, which would have complemented his analytical skills and attention to detail. His stint as a Student Admissions Advisor at Sheffield Hallam University speaks to his advisory and communication skills, essential for later roles that involve community management. With a remarkable 17-year tenure at OLBG as the Tipster Competition Manager, Darren stands out as a dedicated and knowledgeable industry expert.

🎯 Goal in Role at OLBG

Darren aims to lead OLBG’s tipster competitions with a commitment to integrity and community engagement. His goal is to foster an environment where sports enthusiasts can not only test their predictive abilities but also learn and exchange knowledge. By enhancing the user experience and maintaining the competitive spirit of the platform, Darren seeks to drive the growth of OLBG's community and solidify its position as a leading destination for sports betting enthusiasts.

💬 Quotes from Darren

“Seeing the community rally together, sharing insights, and thriving in the spirit of competition is what makes managing OLBG's tipster contests truly rewarding."

“Integrity and knowledge are the pillars of successful tipster communities. At OLBG, we're committed to upholding these values and fostering a trustworthy platform for all.”

📰 Darren in the News

As the manager of OLBG’s tipster competition for over 17 years, Darren’s contributions have undeniably helped shape the platform’s success. Under his management, the community of tipsters has grown exponentially, and the competition has become a benchmark for similar platforms worldwide. His work has caught the attention of various industry publications that have featured Darren's approach to managing betting communities and the innovative strategies he has implemented within OLBG to maintain a fair and engaging competition.


- Celebrating a milestone of 17 years at OLBG, Darren’s long-standing commitment to the company and the industry is commendable.

- As Tipster Competition Manager at OLBG, he has become a central figure in the online sports betting community, fostering a vibrant and interactive environment for tipsters around the globe.

- His background at The Jockey Club and SIS LIVE provides him with a unique perspective on both the operational and broadcasting facets of the sports industry.

- Darren’s emphasis on community integrity and his desire to deliver a top-tier user experience for OLBG’s platform are at the core of his professional ethos.

Darren Brett's Articles

  • Blog Articles (177)
  • News Articles (1)
  • Bookie Articles (3)

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