Beating The Odds: Alan Tripps Rise from Illegal SP to Gambling Kingpin
The exclusive biography of SP bookie Alan Tripp, a man some call a genius and others call a criminal.With an estimated fortune nearing the $500 million mark, his was one of the most successful illegal bookmaking businesses in the world. Having been labelled by some as the scourge of Australia Tripp continues as chairman of Sportsbet.
Nichola Garvey graduated from LaTrobe University in 1996 after studying politics and languages, and spent the next seven years living and working in the UK and travelling around Europe. She came home to Australia and decided to get more serious about her writing, enrolling in a Masters at UTS while working as an executive-search consultant.