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Old 10-11-2017, 02:02 AM   #476
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Re: Who are the legit top sports bettors?

There is only one way to bet

Everyone else is just lucky
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:28 PM   #477
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Re: Who are the legit top sports bettors?

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I guess betting $600 a game sounds big to the average ESPN reader but any actual legitimate syndicate is betting far larger amounts than that.
Dont know why people never get this... maybe it was only part of a larger bet? 4 600 dollar bets is, like... almost 2500 bucks!
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:29 PM   #478
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Re: Who are the legit top sports bettors?

Those guys seemed to stuck in a 2008 time warp. No idea where in hell they got the "its such a grind, if I could go back I wouldnt do it and everyone else says the same thing". I dont feel that way at all and literally every other person I know who does this feels pretty much the opposite of that.
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Old 10-13-2017, 01:02 AM   #479
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Those guys seemed to stuck in a 2008 time warp. No idea where in hell they got the "its such a grind, if I could go back I wouldnt do it and everyone else says the same thing". I dont feel that way at all and literally every other person I know who does this feels pretty much the opposite of that.
Why do you think everyone here is so miserable? The freedom and flexibility are great, but besides that betting on sports for a living is lonely, stressful, tedious, and unfulfilling. You can make millions if you're good and/or lucky, but happiness can't be found sitting in front of your computer. The fact that you're so content with it--that you can't even fathom the other side--speaks volumes to your level of intellect and general lack of worth as a human being.
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Old 10-13-2017, 08:41 AM   #480
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Why do you think everyone here is so miserable? The freedom and flexibility are great, but besides that betting on sports for a living is lonely, stressful, tedious, and unfulfilling. You can make millions if you're good and/or lucky, but happiness can't be found sitting in front of your computer. The fact that you're so content with it--that you can't even fathom the other side--speaks volumes to your level of intellect and general lack of worth as a human being.
+1

The time commitment is a lot more than I originally ever thought it would ever be

Put more time into sports than I ever did into poker

Loved it at the start but as I learn more I hate it more lol
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Old 10-13-2017, 08:49 AM   #481
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Re: Who are the legit top sports bettors?

switch to the horses, soft as, and furthest from boring
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:01 AM   #482
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you don't decide to bet for a living, it chooses you
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:41 AM   #483
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Keep in mind that many of the people that find these pursuits intellectually stimulating are simpletons. Honestly, I'd have to consider if I could spot Poogs 25 on an IQ test. Prob still doable, but I'd have to give it some thought.

When many of us sit here and want to solve problems, they're fun the first time and each subsequent variant becomes increasingly tedious and less interesting. However if you were inventing a hockey model that had an arbitrary shot valuation by shot type, but didn't account for lineup, you'd have a whole world of new discoveries. Next up he could learn VBA, etc. What probably would take most people a few months to retread in addition to the ongoing grind has taken him years to achieve the most minuscule amounts of insight. He has quite literally decades of mind blowing insights to achieve. (For example checking injury news before betting hockey player props. There is a free one for ya Poogsy, certainly playing me like a fiddle. I'm giving you all my best modeling secrets.)

Anyway, I think many of us are projecting our own levels of intellectual stimulation in place of the Poogs & Co of the world. I think both of your views are correct, but instead of trying to pretend Poogs is capable of finishing a normal college degree or anything approaching cogent thought, lets understand where he is at in life and be more sympathetic to the fact that he is learning new things every day and considers this a very interesting and high paying career compared to his other options.
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Old 10-13-2017, 05:29 PM   #484
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Re: Who are the legit top sports bettors?

Great Comment,its really person dependent and although there are two different schools of tought(Like/Poogs,Mihkel) what is a fact is that SB is a grind,and a very monotomous one which can and most likely will hinder other crucial aspects of life
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