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Subtitled "Proven Money Management Programs for the Professional Sports Bettor". Stoffo, former race and sports director of the old Desert Inn, knows how bettors who plunge without reason and bankroll control can self-destruct early in a season. In this updated work, he teamed up with Williams to expand his original book, putting betting and bankroll into perspective based on the player's overall personality and comfort level. He presents 12 money management ideas that have been...
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For the last several decades, Steve Davidowitz - author of the best-selling handicapping classic Betting Thoroughbreds For the 21st Century - has been honing his superior handicapping and wagering skills to fine-tune a winning strategy that can be applied on racing's biggest days. From isolating key contenders to constructing crafty Superfecta or Pick 4 tickets, Davidowitz has left no stone unturned in Cashing Big on Racing's Biggest Days by providing players with a quality game plan for...
Item #: 9781450723008 -
How do you win at sports betting? Hard work and lots of modeling. This book walks you step by step through four winning computer models in NFL, NCAA Football, NBA, and MLB. Sharpen your trading skills. How can you get the best numbers? Included are Spread-Moneyline and Push-Charts for spreads and totals in the NFL, NCAA Football, NBA, and MLB. Are you gambling or investing in the Stock Market? Is the market really efficient? How can you safely get the best of it? Two very different approaches...
Item #: 616043917481 -
A quick look at different ways to parlay, cash tickets, and possibly even win when you lose. Barr discusses parlay cards and teasers; explains numerous combinations of round robin betting; and compares flat betting to the round robin. His principles and theories apply to all sports, but are best for basketball and football. 32 pgs, paperback, 1990
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Subtitled 'The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who's Lived It' Fantasy football, fantasy baseball, fantasy basketball, even fantasy sumo wrestling: The world of fantasy sports is huge, and still growing. Today, more than 35 million people in the United States and Canada spend hours upon hours each week on their fantasy sports teams. And as the Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst for ESPN, Matthew Berry is on the front lines of what has grown from a niche...
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Subtitled "The Unlikely Rise of Daily Fantasy, How to Play - How to Win". Have you seen the ads? Who hasn��_��t, right? How did it all happen? Is DFS gambling? Is it legal? And what��_��s next for this industry under attack? These are just some of the questions answered by award-winning author Bill Ordine as he traces the background of the curious federal law that opened the door for the billion-dollar play-for-money sports-contest industry. Who was behind the pivotal carve-out? How did daily...
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Subtitled "An Underdog's Tale of Life, Gambling and Sharp Sports Betting" Hagerty says "I will teach you how to win more bets, but first a story...I was hungover. I had spent the previous night in an Italian bar trying to convince na��_��_ve girls that I was Jason Sehorn of the New York Giants. This was my move. It wasn��_��t particularly effective, but it was the best I had��_��__The next morning I found myself on a train going from Bologna to Rome. I was young, and this would be my first...
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Subtitled " What Pujols and Peyton Can Teach Us About Wookiees and Wall Street". The world of fantasy sports is no longer the purview of nerds and stat geeks. In fact, versions of the game are currently played by tens of millions of people worldwide. But while fantasy sports may have begun as a light-hearted diversion, to many of its participants winning or losing is no laughing matter. The book takes readers on a journey from the casinos of Atlantic City to charred Connecticut campgrounds,...
Item #: 616043917801 -
This legendary book was out of print for more than 15 years. Banker, a veteran of over 40 years in sports betting, focuses on betting football, basketball, baseball and boxing. He discusses what it was like in the pre-computer days and how information was gathered, evaluated and bet on. He gives his insights on why it's important to know how to watch a game on television, his views on handicapping services, his reasoning for when to be early or late and his insight into fixed games. Both a...
Item #: 9780307591807 -
In 'Scorecasting', University of Chicago behavioral economist Tobias Moskowitz teams up with veteran Sports Illustrated writer L. Jon Wertheim to overturn some of the most cherished truisms of sports, and reveal the hidden forces that shape how basketball, baseball, football, and hockey games are played, won and lost. Drawing from Moskowitz's original research, as well as studies from fellow economists such as bestselling author Richard Thaler, the authors look at: The influence...
Item #: 9780743549950 -
This is the audio version of Konik's book that takes you into the world of sports betting, where real men bet millions of dollars on the outcome of a football game. The author got involved with this hidden world of sports betting when he interviewed Rick 'Big Daddy' Matthews for a magazine article. That interview turned into a venture that made him a rich man. It's the kind of life men dream of but don't really think exists. It does. The cast of characters is real; their names have been...
Item #: 616043918518 -
Lang answers 101 questions about betting sports, some that even the most experienced bettor has trouble understanding or explaining to others. What are key numbers? What is a middle? Who makes the betting line and the outlaw line? Who determines the rotation? When can a bookmaker alter the terms of a bet? How relevant are betting trends? What is the Kelly Criterion and the good and bad sides of it? 190 pgs, paperback, 1992
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Horseracing in America dates back to the colonial era when street races were a common occurrence. The commercialization of horse racing produced a sport that would briefly surpass all others in popularity, with annual races such as the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes growing to rank among America��_��s most celebrated sporting events. From the very onset, horse racing and gambling were intertwined. As the popularity of racing and betting grew, so, too, did the controversies and...
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Subtitled 'Tips and Tales from the New World of Sports Betting' The legalization of sports wagering has increased the pot exponentially. But navigating the new systems can be tricky. If you’re a newcomer ready to bet on sports as an occasional pastime, veteran sportswriter and Las Vegas insider Rob Miech delivers a vital primer on terminology, options, and procedures. If you’re already taking advantage of the sports betting world as a money-spinning career, he shares the latest approaches and...
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A collection of more than 40 articles by former Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist covering sports, sports figures, sports betting, and general gaming. Nover incudes biographies of bookmaking legends (Bob Martin, Roxy Roxborough, Gene Mayday), handicappers and touts, bad beats, compulsive gambling and a miscellaneous section where the author gives out his "awards" for the best and worst of the year. 104 pages Paperbound 1997
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Nover understands the world of sports handicapping and the people who make up that special world of bet-makers and bet-takers. Here he writes about wise-guys, scammers, whales, touts, profiles pioneers and the well-respected sports book operators, upsets and longshots, the very lucky and the impact of offshore wagering between 1997-2003. This collection of his best columns exposes a world the public rarely sees. 104 Pgs. 2003
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This book looks at gambling basics for the first 60 pages (examining what the player is up against in wagering on all major sports (along with boxing, NASCAR, soccer, horse racing, and golf) plus the various bets, including parlays, teasers, totals, and futures. The author next describes how to Set Up Shop as a legal or illegal bet-taker, including what you need to know about location, phones, supplies, hiring office clerks, getting customers and office hours. The book describes how to tape...
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Professional sports in America: It's all about fair play and the goal of winning championships. At least that's the spin. "The Showbiz Manipulations of the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and NASCAR" is the subject Tuohy delves into with this shocking and full-sourced saga of the corruption that has infected the storied histories of major sports. With reality obscured by a complacent and often complicit sports media, 'The Fix Is In' shines a light on a hidden history of clandestine arrangements between...
Item #: 616043918778 -
Starting with how to set up a scorecard with a grid, codes and numbers, Dickson moves to various scoring techniques, including amplifications, marginalia, color, and using symbols, and follows up with a complete history from A to Z of baseball and scoring. Pictures an interesting section of famous score cards including a filled-in card from the 1932 World Series game where Babe Ruth is alleged to have called his home run. 117 pgs, hardcover, 2007
Item #: 616043915593 -
Using a question-answer, lecture format, the author covers all major sports and explores the components of winning sports betting, including, getting value, power analysis (how to determine one team is more powerful than another and by how much). The line, action moves, quality of opposition, schedule handicapping, middling and money management. Answers many questions for both beginners and seasoned wiseguys. 112 pgs, paperback, 1997
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Jack Molinas, a world-class athlete, lawyer, and stock market expert, was also a big-time gambler and fixer, a double and a triple-crosser and also a loan shark. He was murdered in the 1970s. There have been other books about Molinas, but this one draws on numerous first-person accounts (including Molinas' own journal), trial transcripts and more than 100 interviews. This is also a history of college and pro basketball in its years of innocence, the 1940's and 50's, when Molinas...
Item #: 616043914886 -
Golf and gambling go together like caddies and bags. To prove it, Wade has compiled the greatest true anecdotes and stories about gambling on golf, featuring yarns from today's PGA tour to tales about celebrity money matches to classic hustling stories from the game's glory days. Ever hear about the time Babe Ruth played Ty Cobb in a 54-hole, three-state match? Or the time JFK resorted to presidential persuasion to win a golf bet? Filled with tales about everyone from Ben Hogan to Jack...
Item #: 9781580421409 -
A collection of Grossman's magazine columns with profiles and advice from people like Lem Banker, Arne Lang, Mike Lee, Roxy Roxborough, Andy Iskoewho discuss sports betting; making the line; understanding the basics; shopping for value; and keeping records. Covers football, basketball, baseball, money management. 200 pgs, paperback, 1994