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    Dylan Lynch
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    Is it worth it to sign up for a paid tips service?

    There are so many sites out there offering free tips, is it really worth it to pay for access to betting tips?

    I understand paying for something like a trading course, but should I pay for tips?

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    Posted on 02-21-1321-13
    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan Lynch View Post
    Just wanted to say hi and let you know i'm on board ... big sports fan, prolific sports bettor and gambler in general. I expect we will be of great help to each other. Good luck!
    You were a prolific sports bettor back in 2013, and now 7+ years later you're asking if it's worth ot to pay for access to betting tips? lol

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    No it's not worth it.
    Touts are the equivalent of used car dealers.

    Touts often will 'sell' you a game and sell somebody else the same game but a different side for instance.
    They pull crap like that all the time.

    Ask yourself this, if a tout really knew the outcome of game before it happens why would he want to sell it?

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    Dylan Lynch
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    Quote Originally Posted by juicername View Post
    Posted on 02-21-1321-13

    You were a prolific sports bettor back in 2013, and now 7+ years later you're asking if it's worth ot to pay for access to betting tips? lol
    I have been through some hard times for the last five years or so, only really started betting again this year after things got better (relatively, was not expecting a pandemic) so I am a bit rusty and need a refresh on things...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan Lynch View Post
    I have been through some hard times for the last five years or so, only really started betting again this year after things got better (relatively, was not expecting a pandemic) so I am a bit rusty and need a refresh on things...
    Take it easy man.

    Nobody is getting right, on the regular, right now

    I've made money fading mushes in Players Talk

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    I can help you with that when you do decide that there are certain people worth the price. It depends on a lot but the right people are good to find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dylan Lynch View Post
    I have been through some hard times for the last five years or so, only really started betting again this year after things got better (relatively, was not expecting a pandemic) so I am a bit rusty and need a refresh on things...
    You're more than a 'bit rusty' if you think paying for fraudulent touts fraudulent plays (in addition to the vig) is a winning formula for sports betting.

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    Not everyone is a fraud, plenty of good tipsters out there. The only problem is actually placing the bets. Everyone's favorite book seems to be Bet $3.65. And when a top tipster posts a bet the odds often drop from evens to -250.

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    NEVER .... Most paid touts are scams (SCAMDICAPPERS) who use sophisticated marketing techniques to hook bettors, and then do whatever it takes to keep those bettors as long as possible. Scamdicappers know that -110 bets are 50/50 propositions (because linemakers are so sharp) so if they can be lucky over a period of time it can look like they are legitimately picking winners, and when they hit losers they will have excuses and sharp reasons why they and you were robbed. Even if you happen to find a tout who is a legitimate capper the fact that you have to pay the vig to the book and a fee for your bets makes it completely impossible to win in the long run. If you want to make money betting sports, becoming a scamdicapper is the best way and it is relatively inexpensive, or buy Draftkings stock. Either bet for fun and expect to lose or do your own research before you bet.

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    What these Scammers like Phil Steele do is give you a choice of 15-20 services. One or two are bound to hit, so they push those. The truth of the matter is this. These guys (and I know a few of them personally) are is such bad financial straights now that they all have to team up on each other's sites. Jim Feist posts on both Don Best and Mark Lawrence's site. Lawrence post on Best's site. There are at least 20 guys who do this. NONE of them do very well. If these guys really knew what the hell they were talking about, why would they waste so much money on advertising, phones, and employees trying to get you to pay them. Why not take all of that expense money and wager on the game themselves?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigdaddyQH View Post
    What these Scammers like Phil Steele do is give you a choice of 15-20 services. One or two are bound to hit, so they push those. The truth of the matter is this. These guys (and I know a few of them personally) are is such bad financial straights now that they all have to team up on each other's sites. Jim Feist posts on both Don Best and Mark Lawrence's site. Lawrence post on Best's site. There are at least 20 guys who do this. NONE of them do very well. If these guys really knew what the hell they were talking about, why would they waste so much money on advertising, phones, and employees trying to get you to pay them. Why not take all of that expense money and wager on the game themselves?
    This is true. Reading a Phil Steele magazine is like reading a middle schools kids “favorite sports teams” paper. I bought it one year. He should just go gamble the expenses.

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    I see, it looks like it is not worth it after all. Or at least it would need a lot of research to find the diamonds between the broken glass...

    Maybe it would be better to invest in a trading course to get back into shape.

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    I have never paid for a trading course, so I cant talk about investment, but I translated a few for friends,
    and all I can say is that knowledge is almost always a better investment IMO.

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