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    wonderyears
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    books to get me started

    I'm new to the sportsbooking world and have been browsing threads on these forums for quite awhile now trying to get my grips on this industry. Still feeling overwhelmed by all the information I figure I should turn to some good old fashion books to try to clear things up.

    I've used the search function but searching the term 'books' comes up with quite a few results. Who woulda thought.

    So I'm just asking for some nice books to get me started. So far in my shopping cart I have:
    Weighing the odds in sports betting by Yao
    Sharp sports betting by Wong
    Conquering risk by Feustel

    Are there any other books you recommend a beginner to get? or any that I should remove from that list?

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    wonderyears
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    fuuuu, shoulda put this in the newbie section, my bad.

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    alllright



    giggity giggity

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    she was and is one fine babe

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    giggity giggity goo

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    wonderyears... do urself a favor and click the betjamaica link at sbr.. they will give u 100 for 100 match and a 50$ freeplay on your first deposit.. this deal is UNBEATABLE in the sportsbook industry with an A+ book with 100% payout confidence and great customer service.

    enjoy

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    5 Dimes
    Jamaica
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    depends on which sports you're most interested in, but those are good books for general sports and risk management
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    wonderyears
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    Thanks for the tips so far guys. Are there any good books out there specifically for hockey and football? Those would be my main sports I'd dabble in.

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    in addition to books... get a good understanding of statistics and probabilities... learn the value of a 1/2 point and reduced juice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wonderyears View Post
    Thanks for the tips so far guys. Are there any good books out there specifically for hockey and football? Those would be my main sports I'd dabble in.
    Pinnacle is the best book by far...if your in the US and can't use it....

    BetJam/BetDsi or Bookmaker/5Dimes/Bodog in that order

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    Play within your bankroll and your sports betting experience will be much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_situation View Post
    Pinnacle is the best book by far...if your in the US and can't use it....

    BetJam/BetDsi or Bookmaker/5Dimes/Bodog in that order
    Good information. Thanks.

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    I'm also relatively new to the sportsbooking..I live in the US and I play mainly soccer and some NBA..
    any recommendation for me?

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    I agree with pinnacle.
    I use sportingbet as my local in oz. Btb

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    Agreed........Betjam is a great book to start with.

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    If you are outside of the US you would be mad not to use Pinnacle.

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