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pdub wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2024 7:49 am Daily No Sweat bet during NFL season max 10 dollars is very likely a big reason why i'm 'beating' Vegas.
I don't see how that doesn't swing odds to your favor if you make reasonable bets.
Broadly, my entire strategy has been to almost-exclusively bet through promo things. And it's working very well! I would like to keep doing it!
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The SGP insurance is doable if you really like the -110 to +100 standard bet and then do some digging and find 2 -400's to latch on to it...but yea, that one is favoring the house still as any parlay ( even in this case a 2 leg ) would.

They have the threes deal which is also doable but still favoring the house.

I'm guessing when the NBA playoffs starts, they'll have some boosts.
And then after the playoffs, i'll take all the money but 5-10 bucks out and intentionally loose it, and keep an eye out for deposit matches trying to get me back.
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pdub wrote: Mon Apr 01, 2024 8:07 am The SGP insurance is doable if you really like the -110 to +100 standard bet and then do some digging and find 2 -400's to latch on to it...but yea, that one is favoring the house still as any parlay ( even in this case a 2 leg ) would.

They have the threes deal which is also doable but still favoring the house.

I'm guessing when the NBA playoffs starts, they'll have some boosts.
And then after the playoffs, i'll take all the money but 5-10 bucks out and intentionally loose it, and keep an eye out for deposit matches trying to get me back.
The threes deal is good, except that you end up with a single bonus bet that is of a much higher number than I enjoy having out there. I would MUCH rather (for example) have five $10 bonus bets than one $50 one.
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Just learned the hard way that if you wager on a MLB game on Fan Duel and the game is not a full 9 innings, the wager is void. I had a 5 team parlay. Went 5-0 (Braves beat the White Sox in 8 innings) but only got paid for a 4 teamer.
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I just won't bet on baseball ( unless there's a free bonus bet like earlier ).
A. I think it's a pretty dull sport so even a wager wouldn't get me to watch it.
B. For some reason I feel it's more luck than other sports - not in terms of the players on the field, I know they are all talented and it's not luck what they are doing - but in terms of expected outcome. That may be related to how little I know and care about it.
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Celts at home has been easy money this season.
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Not "sports gambling" but "gambling" and winning....
Went to buy a couple of Power Ball tickets on-line this morning. Decided to throw an addition $20 on a "scratch off"/"instant" game..

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Yesterday's example of you win some you lose some....
See my previous post and then last night I was 4-0 in a 5 team parlay with the Nuggets getting +1.5 against the Clippers. Nuggets down 2 with 4.2 seconds and had the ball. Designed a play for Jokic to jack up a 3. He did. Missed pretty bad. Lost by a half a point.
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New avatar for gutter.
It makes sense but I don’t like change.
I bet 10 cents on Iowa +5.5. I would win 8.
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Welp.
My run with NC State ends.
They treated me very well this tournament.
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pdub wrote: Fri Apr 05, 2024 9:04 pm New avatar for gutter.
It makes sense but I don’t like change.
I bet 10 cents on Iowa +5.5. I would win 8.
I needed that last 3 attempt to go in.
Yeah, the change has been bad luck for me. I'm going to go back to no avatar.
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If you are talking about NC State me too.

I had teased them up to 10.5 and had DJ Horne 16.5 and under 148.

I also just missed a five leg with UConn. Needed 3 more points from Newton.

Not a good night.
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I had NCST +11.5, DJ Horne over 15.5, and UConn -5.5.

In other GUTTERED news.....
I had the Cards (W), Dodgers (W), Phils (W), Yanks (W), Braves (W - came back from down 6-0), and White Sux +1.5 (L).

I had the Nets win margin 1-10 (W), Lakers win margin 11+ (W), Sixers win margin 11+ (W), and idiot me had the Nuggets win margin 1-10 (L - they won by 32).
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Bad break Saturday.
Draftkings won't let me do any alt's on the Iowa game so not interested in betting on it until they do.
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Today is a new day.....
Started out with a nice W.

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Thanks UConn!
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I won a lunch thanks to UConn.
On 3/17 I wagered $6 at +420. Paid me $31.20.
What's that get me these days? A Happy meal and an extra cookie?

Now it's time to make some Masters wagers.
Idiot me is at least smart enough to realize not to lose money if I end up with the winner - which I have done before - and admit I came really close to doing with UConn.
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FUCKING GUTTERED in the ASS!

Superfecta paid $464.49. Stupid cheap fuck me could have "spent" another 2 bucks and would have hit it.

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Got a bonus today but no NBA.
Riding Royals, Witt to hit, Vinnie to hit.
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Vinnie rest.
Hit everything else.
They just gave me the bonus straight - what they shoulda done is give me my parlay sans Vinnie.
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