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A Crash Course in Vigorish
A Letter from Dan Fahey
A Poem for Sonny
A Good Handicapper…Broke
A Very Sad Story
About Betting Systems
About Us
Alan Boston Calls it Quits

An Important Thing to Know
Are You Geared to Gamble?
Best Way to Gamble
Binomial Distribution & You
Bob McCune on Sports Betting
Could YOU be a Pro Gambler?

Debunking the Kelly Criterion
Edna Luckman, 1923-2002
Education of a Sports Bettor
Endorsements & Testimonials

Fantasy Sports Pro? There’s No Such Thing

Gambling Stories (Humor)
Handicapping & Common Sense

How Professional Gamblers Beat the Pro Football Pointspread
How to Beat NFL Preseason
How to Speak Gamblese
How to Make Money Betting NFL Football

How to Spot Key NFL Pointspreads
How to Spot Winning Bettors
How to Test the Kelly Criterion

Howard Schwartz

JV Miller

Kelly Criterion
Letters from Gamblers

Money Management
Moneyline Conversion Chart
NBA = $$$

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Parlays & Profit

Peter Ruchman on Sports Betting
R. J. Miller On Sports Betting For A Living
R. J. Miller: Why Bet on Sports
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Rules Is Rules…But… 
Sad Death of Stu Unger

Sample Newsletter
Social Impact of Gambling
Something Learned from Sonny Reizner
Sonny Reizner, 1921-2002
Sports Betting Money Management

Stories About Gamblers
Supreme Court

Test Your Sports Betting I.Q.

Top 10 Ways to Lose Against Sports
Trends, Schmends

What We’re About
“What’s your record?”
When Lady Luck Turns to Ice 
Why I Succeed At Sports Betting…
Winning Percentages

How-To & Help Articles





Could YOU Be a Professional Gambler?

As sports betting becomes more mainstream, so are those who do it professionally.



 Sports Betting Money Management 

In sports betting, your bankroll is your inventory. If you run out of money, you are out of business.



Winning Percentage of Professional Gamblers
For once and for all, the winning percentage of professional sports gamblers when laying eleven to win ten is…



 Sports Betting as a Business

If you’ve got what it takes, it’s the best job in the world



Track Our Picks!
Win or lose, you can watch our daily record!



Binomial Distribution & You
Gonna use a "1-star, 2-star, 3-star" betting system? Or the "Kelly criterion?" Don't give up your day job.



 NBA = $$$

The NBA has more than FIVE times as many betting opportunities as the NFL...You do the math!



Handicapping...Begin with common sense  
Biorhythms, astrology, numerology and what happened years ago, my butt.



Sonny Reizner

Something J.R. Learned from Sonny Reizner 

Las Vegas'  premier sportbook manager tells how the "house" can lay 75 to win 100! - By J. R. Miller



Parlays & Profit

Ever notice, sportbooks don't promote parlays??? Why is that?



A Very Important Thing to Know  
Much like investing in stocks, you can't expect to make money every day at sports betting. Here's what you can expect.



A Good Handicapper...Bankrupt  
It's not enough to pick winners...Here's a sad story



How to Spot Winning Bettors  
Mark Twain said, "It ain't what we know that hurts us; - it's that we know so much that ain't true." Losers know a lot that ain't true.



Test Your Sports Betting I.Q.  
Here are 10 questions that will help reveal if you've reached professional-level status as a sports bettor...(Or, you can test that self-proclaimed expert you've just met!)



R. J. Miller: Why You Should Bet on Sports    
J.R.'s brother, R.J., tells why sports betting is a beatable proposition



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Help build your handicapping skills. Learn from the most recognized experts in the business.



Are You Geared to Gamble? 
Make no mistake, gambling is serious business...


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PGN is a staple for every serious sports bettor. 


How to Beat NFL Preseason
There are predictable differences between 'real' games and preseason!



How to Spot Key NFL Pointspreads 
Almost 2/3's of NFL games end with one of only TEN margins of victory



 How to Make Money Betting NFL Football

Spot elusive but profitable scenarios.



Best Way to Gamble

Once you understand how sports betting works, it's obvious you can win. The best way to gamble is…


 Peter Ruchman on Sports Betting

Las Vegas legend and pro sports bettor asks what’s the point?



How to Spot Winning Bettors 
Mark Twain said, "It ain't what we know that hurts us; it's that we know so much that ain't true." Losers know a lot that ain't true.





 Sports Betting Picks, Tips, Strategies, Systems &

Expert Money Management Advice


Money Management in 53 Seconds



  JV Miller on Fox Sports and Others…



 JV Miller Debunks The Kelly Criterion




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 How to Make Money Betting NFL Football

Each sport has its own unique advantages from a handicapping aspect. The NFL is certainly no exception. 



How to Spot Key NFL Pointspreads

 The most meaningful NFL pointspreads to professional-level gamblers are…



A Crash Course in Vigorish - and it's not 4.55% 
Who pays how much when laying 11 to win 10? It ain't what they say.



Moneyline Conversion Chart 
Here's help understanding & interpreting moneylines.



Stories About Gamblers

Gamblers have the best stories. If you stick around long enough, you’ll have a few of your own.



About Betting Systems  
Gonna use a "1-star, 2-star, 3-star" betting system? Or the "Kelly criterion"? Don't give up your day job.



How to Test the Kelly Criterion  
If you think progressive betting schemes can win more than you deserve, buy a round-trip ticket in advance



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A Good Handicapper...Broke
            It's not enough to pick winners...

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Letters from Gamblers   
Real letters from gamblers throughout the world.



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Top 10 Ways to Lose Against Sports

A tongue-in-cheek guide for all those sports bettors who can't stand having money in their pocket




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