AcesAndEights
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February 24th, 2012 at 4:20:31 PM permalink
I'd like to learn more about sports betting, from an AP perspective. I.e. I want to win over the long term. I'm looking at buying Wong's "Sharp Sports Betting," since he's a respected gambling writer. Any other suggestions? Thanks.
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DanMahowny
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February 25th, 2012 at 9:14:46 AM permalink
Not many books on the subject. Wong's book is a good one, but it hasn't worked well for me.

Several years ago, I had $30,000 on North Carolina -1.5; they missed 2 free throws at the end of the game (only won by one point); I had to pay my bookie Frank Perlin $33,000. Just one of my many, many bad beats.
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WongBo
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February 25th, 2012 at 9:16:27 AM permalink
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MrV
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February 25th, 2012 at 11:31:15 AM permalink
Wait a minute ... Wong on sports betting?

Seriously?

You'd think he'd have learned his lesson with the dice setting fiasco.

He should stick to BJ.
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thecesspit
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February 25th, 2012 at 11:52:02 AM permalink
Quote: MrV

Wait a minute ... Wong on sports betting?

Seriously?

You'd think he'd have learned his lesson with the dice setting fiasco.

He should stick to BJ.



Wong wrote his sports betting book before dice setting, as I recall.

I've read it, it's interesting enough and details how you might go about handicapping sports for yourself.
"Then you can admire the real gambler, who has neither eaten, slept, thought nor lived, he has so smarted under the scourge of his martingale, so suffered on the rack of his desire for a coup at trente-et-quarante" - Honore de Balzac, 1829
buzzpaff
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February 25th, 2012 at 4:13:06 PM permalink
I can tell you which book not to buy ! LOL
John Patrick's Sports Betting [Paperback]
John Patrick (Author)
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6 new from $57.11 13 used from $12.45
thecesspit
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February 25th, 2012 at 4:43:25 PM permalink
I must find a second hand copy one day for the giggles.
"Then you can admire the real gambler, who has neither eaten, slept, thought nor lived, he has so smarted under the scourge of his martingale, so suffered on the rack of his desire for a coup at trente-et-quarante" - Honore de Balzac, 1829
AcesAndEights
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February 25th, 2012 at 4:43:45 PM permalink
Quote: buzzpaff

I can tell you which book not to buy ! LOL
John Patrick's Sports Betting [Paperback]
John Patrick (Author)
3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews) | Like (0)

Available from these sellers.


6 new from $57.11 13 used from $12.45


10-4 good buddy!
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FleaStiff
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March 19th, 2012 at 4:07:59 PM permalink
It seems that a 19 year old Orlando, Florida girl might be able to advise you, she was just making ten grand a day at it.

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DanMahowny
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March 19th, 2012 at 4:24:11 PM permalink
To make $10k per day, she would need to write about $175k in action every day! That's rather impressive for a first-time bookie. I'm assuming she is a noob since she is only 19. Good for her. Recession my ass!
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