Posted Thursday, January 03, 2013 11:42 PM
Hello Covers Team,
Here is the story, the last couple of weeks have been nothing but complete hell for me. When you think you can crack the book and become a millionaire over night, all the wrong things happen. I went into degenerate gambling mode and lost 8k in just about a few bets. Some of the bad beats were Rutgers bowl game, Packers game and the Cowboys game, with a few in between, but as you can see by those picks I got straight cracked and went broke and lost my bank roll completely. This was all lost to a local bookie but I took a little time off just to recuperate and now I would like to seek some help from you guys for some tips.
I am going to be starting a brand new bank roll, new slate and a new view on picking games. It is the start of a new year and hopefully I can make something positive out of it. I am going to be opening up a 5dimes account with a bank roll of $2-300 but I am not sure just yet (money is kind of tight when you need to pay the bookies). I know a lot of big cappers stress the urgency of sticking to "units", I am the type that is an all or nothing type of better and this is what clearly hurt me. Can someone tell me what type of size bets I should be making?
My goal is to run my bankroll to about 2-3k which would be almost 10k my buy in, I know it wont happen over night but there are some successful betters out there. Some of my biggest problems came when I would make big wagers on big money line favorites assum... [More]