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    NYSportsGuy210
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    The "Action-Reverse" Betting System -How to Benefit from It?

    I keep seeing a bunch of "action reverse" betting systems being put out by many online betting sites and wondered exactly what this was. So I looked it up and got this answer:


    "Understanding Action Reverse Betting System
    Now that the concept of IF bet has been discussed, it will be easy for a bettor to understand the idea of Action Reverse wager. An Action Reverse is simply a pair of IF Action bets. This type of wager is made by placing an IF Action bet in a reverse manner of a previous IF action wager. To make things simpler, an Action Reverse wager goes this way: if Team Panda wins or pushes then there is an action on Team Civet. Likewise, if Team Civet wins or pushes, then there is an action on Team Panda. Here is a sample of a 2 play Action-Reverse wager:

    A wager of US$110 to win US$100 on Team Panda in Game 1 is placed. If this wager wins or pushes, the wager on Team Civet in Game 2 has an action.
    AND:
    A wager of US$110 to win US$100 on Team Civet in Game 2 is placed. If this bet either wins or pushes, the bet of US$110 to win US$100 on Team Panda in Game 1 has action.

    If all wagers made wins, a bettor will get US$400, however, if all wagers made loses, the bettor will also lose US$220. Moreover, if only one of the wagers made wins, the bettor will take home US$100 only. In a nutshell, an Action Reverse bet is made by bettors because it gives them the chance to win twice the amount of their expected winnings in two games
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    So are they saying that instead of doing a 2 -team parlay I should do this style of betting becasue even if I win one out of two I still get paid out? Can someone explain the advantage of this betting system to me and when it is ideal to use it?
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    Swinging Johnson
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    The only people who love A and R's are the bookmakers themselves. Based on a $100 play, the scenarios are as follows using -110 lines:

    Win 2>>>+400

    Win 1>>>-120

    Win 0>>>-220

    Therefore, since we normally go 50% instead of just losing the vig on 2 $100 bets which would be $10, you lose $120. Not smart, stay away.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NYSportsGuy210;9327217[I


    If all wagers made wins, a bettor will get US$400, however, if all wagers made loses, the bettor will also lose US$220. Moreover, if only one of the wagers made wins, the bettor will take home US$100 only. In a nutshell, an Action Reverse bet is made by bettors because it gives them the chance to win twice the amount of their expected winnings in two games[/i]."
    Holy Crap -- what a misleading way to phrase that to sucker you into betting it!

    you 'take home only 100" ?? no you lose $120!! you 'take home' 100 of the 220 you bet!

    I could never find a reason to play AR's they seem like such a sucker bet ..

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    Its a get out type of bet in the east coast

    When your down big you take action reverses

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    Quote Originally Posted by gryfyn1 View Post

    Holy Crap -- what a misleading way to phrase that to sucker you into betting it!

    you 'take home only 100" ?? no you lose $120!! you 'take home' 100 of the 220 you bet!

    I could never find a reason to play AR's they seem like such a sucker bet ..
    Not if it's two big ML dogs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluehorseshoe View Post
    Not if it's two big ML dogs.
    Two plus 200 dogs.

    Win 1 of 2: If you played them flat you'd be up +100. If you play them in an A/R you lose 0. Still a better result to bet them flat, unless of course you hit both which we've already established.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swinging Johnson View Post
    Two plus 200 dogs.

    Win 1 of 2: If you played them flat you'd be up +100. If you play them in an A/R you lose 0. Still a better result to bet them flat, unless of course you hit both which we've already established.
    I was just explaining how it would be possible to win $100 splitting. Both ML Dogs would have to be huge (+300).

    If you split, you'd win $100.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluehorseshoe View Post
    I was just explaining how it would be possible to win $100 splitting. Both ML Dogs would have to be huge (+300).

    If you split, you'd win $100.
    IF!, but the example given wasnt two +300 dogs, the example give was two -110 teams.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gryfyn1 View Post

    IF!, but the example given wasnt two +300 dogs, the example give was two -110 teams.
    Either way, none of it makes sense. They're not explaining a system, they're trying to define what a reverse is and they don't even know.

    http://www.ixgames.com/action_reverse/
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