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    Bsims
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    How many books?

    It's obvious that if you have accounts at more than 1 sports book you will get better odds.For years, I had accounts at 2 or 3 books and picked the best odds. I didn't want to have more than this because it seemed that I would lose money on one, have to reload. This was a nuisance.

    Recently, I've expanded to 6 books and find the best odds on any wager occur on each book periodically. The better odds generally are in the 1-2% ranges. That's significant for the long term. But this has created another problem, time. It takes a lot of time to logon and navigate to the game of interest. Then you have to compare the 6 possibilities before making the best bet.

    I'm curious about how many books most of you use and how do you manage them?

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    Maybe use an odds screen set up with your 6 books? That way you can compare them all at a glance before going to the book with the best line/odds.

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    2 at the moment. The legal books have bad odds and lame bonuses. In the offshore world, there are basically 3 or 4 reputable books left that I am able to use. Hopefully 5 dimes will come to the US legally, with a similar structure to offshore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmm View Post
    Maybe use an odds screen set up with your 6 books? That way you can compare them all at a glance before going to the book with the best line/odds.
    Good topic by Bsims. And how do I set-up an odds screen? Thanks.

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    Bsims
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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterstpub87 View Post
    2 at the moment. The legal books have bad odds and lame bonuses. In the offshore world, there are basically 3 or 4 reputable books left that I am able to use. Hopefully 5 dimes will come to the US legally, with a similar structure to offshore.
    A friend said that Betallsports was a clone of 5Dimes. It is in that the software is the same. I don't know if 5Dimes is behind it, and don't care. I've opened an account and all my software works with them. Unfortunately, now I have 7 books to compare.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bsims View Post
    I'm curious about how many books most of you use and how do you manage them?
    I'm down to 1 from 15ish, the only one I'm allowed to now.... National bookie would shut down my accounts (even losing ones).

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    So far, I use vip-ibc because in this platform I can see the offers from more than 8 bookies with just one account so I can take advantage of the best odds and don't get crazy with so many accounts, I just open one account and that's it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan Lynch View Post
    So far, I use vip-ibc because in this platform I can see the offers from more than 8 bookies with just one account so I can take advantage of the best odds and don't get crazy with so many accounts, I just open one account and that's it.
    I really wish I could use this service, but unfortunately not an option in the USSA. I agree with Bsims that having a large number of outs is time consuming. However, I do use LastPass which helps to speed up the login process.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan Lynch View Post
    So far, I use vip-ibc because in this platform I can see the offers from more than 8 bookies with just one account so I can take advantage of the best odds and don't get crazy with so many accounts, I just open one account and that's it.
    Aggregators are a great idea, but many of the best asian books are going down the toilet. SBO has gone from the world's biggest book to just another that voids winners.

    There's basically just Pinnacle left, and I'm dubious about their future in this space. The world for pro gamblers is narrowing away to nothing.

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    ha man i have so many now between agent accounts, Fiat and BTC exclusive offshore to the USA stateside which are free money and promo heaven

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bsims View Post
    Unfortunately, now I have 7 books to compare.
    One more out is...one more out...

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    lately i began using 2 bookies
    i say its one of the best decissions i ever made
    i have betters odds on the oportunity for hedging

    not sure if it would be better with more books since it would be hard to handle
    manually at least

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishhead View Post
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    5 or 4

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    CT finally approving sports gambling. I can add FanDuel and/or wager at the two casinos.

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    Hey, side note. Iím having trouble getting a withdraw from bookmaker. And I canít find the right spot to request help from SBR. Any help? A link to ask for help from sbr?

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    If itís any helpÖ. I requested a $1000 payout yesterday and it was in approved status (not pending). Then I checked this morning and saw that it was ďreversedĒ. But I didnít reverse it. And their chat is now not showing up on their site.

    Iím happy to share screenshots, but I donít know how from mobile.

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