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Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011 03:27 PM

Advice on starting up Profession Sports Betting

I'm going to attempt for the first time to make a living off sports betting. I know I have the ability based on my years of experience and my stats history (not my stats on covers). I am a US player looking to bet on-line and I will only have an initial bankroll of $2500-$3000. I plan on placing initial bets around 2%-7% ($20-$70 units) and then chasing my losses (Chasing bets). I'm looking for a little advice from successful professional full time handicapper (which I'll be lucky to find on any covers forum). My goal is to clear $250 a week in the beginning. Here are so questions I have:

What is the best online sportsbook that still is taking bets from US players?

With only a $2500-$3000 on a chasing bets system should I split my bankroll up over several sportsbooks to find the best lines or just stick with one good book?

I'm planning on making at weekly cashouts; which sportsbook would be the most cost effective for weekly withdrawls?

Would anyone advice moving to Las Vegas in order to place bets in Casino's and avoid the hassles of financial transactions via offshore sportsbooks?

BTW: I'm not looking for a lecture on chasing bets. Thanks



Posted Friday, April 16, 2010 08:41 PM

iraq dinar investment

Has anyone else heard the sales pitch on the new Iraq dinar? It's simple. Buy Iraq's new money ($700 USD = 1,000,000 dinar) in hopes that the new Iraq goverment can pull together and start to prosper off it's rich oil resoures . It sounds good at first but I'm not sure if the economy will pick up there in the next 20 yrs or not?

Thoughts? 



Posted Saturday, February 20, 2010 11:26 AM

Johnnybad's NCAAB picks for 2-20-10

I not working today so I will be handicapping most of the day.

I bet 1 unit on all plays which so far I only have placed one bet.

Temple -10

Need to run out of the house for an hour or so but I'll be back with more picks later today.

Date WLT Pct Net Units Record 02/19/10 4-4-0 50.00% -200 Detail 02/18/10 7-4-0 63.64% +1300 Detail 02/17/10 6-2-0 75.00% +1900 Detail 02/16/10 9-2-0 81.82% +3400 Detail 02/13/10 3-1-0 75.00% +900 Detail 02/11/10 3-4-0 42.86% -1805 Detail 02/10/10 13-9-0 59.09% +1295 Detail 02/09/10 7-1-0 87.50% +2950 Detail 02/08/10 7-3-0 70.00% +1850 Detail 02/07/10 1-4-0 20.00% -1700 Detail 02/06/10 5-2-0 71.43% +1400 Detail 02/05/10 11-4-0 73.33% +2510 Detail

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Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010 02:22 PM

Johnnybad's picks for 2-18-10 ( 6-2 yesterday 75%)

Off work again today... I've been running great the last two days I've been off work and had the time to research all my picks.

6-2 yesterday 75% 9-2 the day before (81.82%)  and 3-1 the day before that for 75%. I'll post my picks for today ASAP after looking over the games

Yesterday's results:

Daily Pick record for 02/17/2010

NBA Phoenix 97 Phoenix +4 500 LOSS -550 Dallas 107       NBA Atlanta 110 Atlanta -6 500 WON +500 L.A. Clippers 92       NCAAB West Virginia 88 West Virginia -7.5 500 WON +500 Providence 74       NCAAB Temple 73 Temple -6.5 500 WON +500 St. Bonaventure 55       NCAAB Oklahoma St. 69 Oklahoma St. -2 500 WON +500 Iowa St. 64       NCAAB Memphis 77 Memphis -11 500 WON +500 Tulane 64       NCAAB Maryland 67 Maryland -4.5 500 WON +500 N.C. State 58       NCAAB Texas 77 Texas +3 500 LOSS -550 Missouri 82      

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Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010 06:27 PM

Sure bet is Eastern Illinois ML

Sure bet is Eastern Illinois ML

Can't lose with this pick!

-200 is not a great value however if it doesn't win then you chase the bet later!



Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2010 02:26 PM

Florida at Carolina... Why is the pubic heavy on Carolina?

Why is the public leaning so heavy on Carolina at home? Florida has the better record. Logans public is 100% on carolina ML and top 10% here on covers is 76% on carolina ML. I'm looking for more info on why carolina is getting so much action with a worse record.

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 05:26 PM

Is it true that the lines and odds payouts are better in soccer compared to NBA,NHL,NFL ect..?

Is it true that the lines and odds payouts are better in soccer compared to NBA,NHL,NFL ect..?



Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 04:14 PM

Anyone know of any other sports betting social networks like covers?

Anyone know of any other sports betting social networks like covers?

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2010 01:16 PM

I'm betting my whole paycheck tomorrow night...

I'm seriously considering betting my whole pay check tomorrow on friday.I understand that's a big money managment mistake but  I work for shitty minumim wage and get about $250. that only about $1000 per month. If I could double up twice... well that would be what I make in a whole month. I've been tailing peoples picks in streak survivor and the top $10 of cappers in the consensus. I've been going about 65% the last few days doing so. Any sure bets for tomorrow night?

input please



Posted Sunday, December 27, 2009 04:49 PM

Everyone needs to check there covers inbox for free oddstracker promo

Everyone needs to check your covers email for free odd tracker plus promo. This info is sick. It's a free 8 day trial. I'm probably going to pay the $180 per month to continue the service. The info is invaluable!

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