Web scrape/polling

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Web scrape/polling

Postby mo1969gruss » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:10 pm

Hi guys,

I would like to pick up horse names by polling/scraping a pre-defined website every 'x' seconds, e.g. 60. This would trigger a bet @ SP to a pre-defined stake. Maximum 1 bet per unique horse.

Please let me know how this might be achieved, thank you. Mark
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Re: Web scrape/polling

Postby MollyMoo » Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:33 am

Hi Mark.

That should be easy to achieve by connecting Gruss to Excel. Let me know if you need more help.

Regards, Steve.
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