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    raiders72002
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    How much money on average does an SBR poster lose per year?

    Throw out the winners like BBD. I'll say $8000.

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    No matter how you twist or turn it, winners are determined by where they put their minds most of the time.

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    where they put their minds most of the time.
    What does this mean for a guy like Taco with his head up his ass?

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    will this thread end up in the private zone: Yes -10000

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    Most guys lose. Im sure raiders losses and JJ because they are loose cannons. Guys like Ganch and Mudcat win. There are some great cappers here that are grounded enough to make a profit. The rest of us get up and we bet it all away.

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    Im sure raiders losses and JJ because they are loose cannons.
    I lose about $25k/yr. I'd guess that Coach makes between 50k to 80k/yr.

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    There are very few guys that can both cap and manage money. Without those two elements most will lose 8 out of 10 years.

    Of course the grinders who are grabbing bonuses and hitting slow numbers make a little but their profit is always wiped out because their slow moving book goes under about once a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBR_John View Post
    There are very few guys that can both cap and manage money. Without those two elements most will lose 8 out of 10 years.

    Of course the grinders who are grabbing bonuses and hitting slow numbers make a little but their profit is always wiped out because their slow moving book goes under about once a year.
    that is why arbs don't really work. who can predict which book will go under.

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    So how much do you think arbers make.?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SBR_John View Post
    There are very few guys that can both cap and manage money. Without those two elements most will lose 8 out of 10 years.

    Of course the grinders who are grabbing bonuses and hitting slow numbers make a little but their profit is always wiped out because their slow moving book goes under about once a year.
    I'm really shocked that a mod would be this irresponsible.

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    With the help of a service like linetracker, you can use only A and B books, and catch enough good lines - no need for shit books.
    All you need is a decent bankroll to spread out your money to the top books.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    So how much do you think arbers make.?
    less than a real job's wage

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    less than a real job's wage
    So how much is a real jobs wage where you are.

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    A few thousand on average I would think....

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    So how much do you think arbers make.?
    Depends on how good you are, there is no easy answer to that..and people who never tried it, like Pico prolly (no offense but its true eh?), donīt know what they are talking about anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    So how much is a real jobs wage where you are.
    enough to pay for house, car, food, and entertainment

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeroed View Post
    Depends on how good you are, there is no easy answer to that..and people who never tried it, like Pico prolly (no offense but its true eh?), donīt know what they are talking about anyway.
    never tried it and never will. way too much work, imo

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    enough to pay for house, car, food, and entertainment
    So put a figure on it then pico and then i`ll tell you if your even close.But i only arb in my spare time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    way too much work, imo
    See, that among other things is part of "being good at it".

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    So put a figure on it then pico and then i`ll tell you if your even close.But i only arb in my spare time.
    35k per year that is about the medium income for american households

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zeroed View Post
    Depends on how good you are, there is no easy answer to that..and people who never tried it, like Pico prolly (no offense but its true eh?), donīt know what they are talking about anyway.
    I take it you do arbs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    35k per year that is about the medium income for american households
    What does that work out to after tax.

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    Need to be European to scalp. It's become almost impossible to make good money scalping for US players but at least Matchbook is there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by raiders72002 View Post
    Need to be European to scalp. It's become almost impossible to make good money scalping for US players but at least Matchbook is there.
    Totally agree with that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    I take it you do arbs.
    Of course, or i wouldnīt comment on it..it is ignorant to judge things that you didnīt try yourself.
    But i also cap and play games the normal way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vanman View Post
    What does that work out to after tax.
    35k-30%=24.5k

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    35k-30%=24.5k
    That`s about 12k GBP which is a lot less than what i make in my spare time.

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    the most i ever lost in a year is maybe 3k, but i usually come out ahead about 1k, i don't play a lot of games, plus i usually only play $100 a game, sometimes only $50. parlays i usually only play $20-25, thats because my local won't let me play more than 4 games and the max he'll pay me if i hit one is only $1000. i only make between $21-24k a year, so theres no way i could lose what some of you do, or say you do. i mainly only play college football and B-ball and pro baseball, but i do play a little of NFL and NBA, a few NASCAR picks, A few UFC picks. i actually did pretty good this year in the AFL and i started hot in WNBA then cooled off.

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    I dont know. We would have to add up all the money gained/lost and divide by the number of people.

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    about $800

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    about $8,000,000
    Monopoly money?

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    Quote Originally Posted by picoman View Post
    less than a real job's wage
    In my case a the real job would have to be $200,000 then,why do you dismiss arbitrage as hard work for little gain?

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    I would say in general most people make money here.

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    1427.67$

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sledge187 View Post
    I would say in general most people make money here.

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