My 3 Pros & Cons of Legalized Sports Betting Ruling – Vic Monte

My 3 Pros & Cons on the Ruling of Legalized Sports BettingClick To TweetMy Take on Legalized Sports Betting

Just like the rest of gambling U.S.A I am fired up about the Supreme Court ruling to allow states to decided on sports gambling. It’s great on so many levels! Its obvious it will brings Jobs & State Tax Dollars. Racetracks can get a “Shot in the Arm”, they can fancy up areas of their establishment & make incredible sportsbooks for people to hang out, bet & watch games. All while selling a few beers & getting some extra novice money into the horse racing betting pools. It’s nothing but sunshine for business & state revenue, but with every uprising someone or something gets pulled down. Here are My Top 3 Things that Bother Me About Legal Sports Gambling.

 

Good Luck Getting 10-1 on a 4 Team Parlay

The government is greedy & needy of m0ney, they won’t be happy with 10 cents vig & hoping to split the action like Vegas. They’re going to want a huge chunk of this cash to line their pockets & pay for new roads, school, housing ETC., but that means we won’t get 10-1 on 4 Team Parlays & will almost always have to lay -120 on straight bet. Offshore sites will have incredible Bonuses & special offers, while street bookies can offer those $2,000 a week credit line accounts.

 

Lives Will be Ruined!

Its a fact that people will ruin their lives! Cigarette sales prove the government will allow sale of a deadly product as long as they can gain massive tax dollars. So they obviously won’t give a crap if John Smith gambles away his entire bank account, remortgages his house, gambles everything away! It Happens to people around the world everyday, now it is just easier & more accessible to bet, no more limits sending western union or your bookie shutting you down when you’re slow paying. These are called problem gamblers & I predict that we will see a massive amounts of average people losing hefty money, with big fallout’s,  betting legally. I preach to all my clients, always bet 2% to 5% of your entire bankroll & always have enough of a bankroll to sustain a losing streak, the amount of your bets increase or decrease according to your bankroll. You have to bet to invest or bet an amount you can afford to lose, sadly not everyone can do that.

 

Point Shaving & Massive Scheming

It’s goes back to the bible, Adam & Eve, temptation. Where there is money, there is greed. There have been many know scandals in sports history, The Black Sox Scandal,  Boston College Point Shaving in 1979, Benny Silman Arizona State point shaving scam & the list goes on! So who is going to regulate the games by Delaware State per say, how easy would it be for a small college team to shave points, while having a syndicate of friends running track to track, or spending all day betting a fix games. I make that statement assuming there will be a betting limit on a small college. That starts an age old debate, What is the Amount of a Max Bet? A $100 bet is a Massive bet for the local UPS driver, but a $2,000 bet is a small play for a wall street stock broker. How in the world will we keep the integrity of the game in tact, no one wants to bet on a fixed event, in the blind anyway.

 

 

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FINAL REPORT

 

Service Name            Selections Documented Records
AJ APOLLO

(3* – 5*)

4* ARMY

3* NORTH CAROLINA

(NCAAF 4-7)

(NFL 1-0)

ASA

(3* – 10*)

(5*)WASHINGTON STATE
(4*)TEXAS CHRISTIAN
(3*)EASTERN MICHIGAN
(3*)IOWA STATE
(3*)CLEMSON
(NCAAF 1-4)

(NFL 0-0)

BANKERS SPORTSWIRE

(300* – 500*)

(500*)SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA NCAAF 0-2)

(NFL 0-1)

BIG AL MCMORDIE

(CLUB PLAYS)

3* ARMY

3* NC STATE

3* MISSOURI

3* SMU

1* DUKE

1* ARIZONA STATE

 (NCAAF 2-4)

(NFL 0-0)

BIG MONEY
(TOP PLAYS)
SMU -13.5 (NCAAF 1-0)

(NFL 0-0)

BEN BURNS

(6* -10*)

8* OVER BYU (NCAAF 0-0)

(NFL 0-0)

BOBBY CASH

(5* – 20*)

5* MISSISSIPPI STATE-9.5 (NCAAF 5-0)

(NFL 0-0)

BRANDON LANG
(10* – 300*)
(NCAAF 0-2)

(NFL 0-0)

COWTOWN SPORTS
(1* – 3*)
2* WASHINGTON STATE (NCAAF 0-1)

(NFL 0-0)

DEREK SHARP
(Club Plays)
 HOME STAND – NOTRE DAME -5

PERSONAL PERCEPTION – TULSA -14

(NCAAF 4-4)

(NFL 0-1)

DAVE COKIN
(Club Plays)
UNLV +6.5 (NCAAF 2-4)

(NFL 0-0)

DAVE ESSLER
(1* – 3*)
3* WASHINGTON STATE -10

2* NEW MEXICO STATE +7.5

(NCAAF 2-4)

(NFL 0-1)

DOCS SPORTS
(1* -5*)
(6*)TEXAS CHRISTIAN
(3*)NORTH CAROLINA STATE
(3*)NEVADA
(3*)UTAH
(NCAAF 8-4)

(NFL 0-0)

DOLPHIN

(2* -5*)

3* FLORIDA STATE (NCAAF 0-1)

(NFL 0-0)

DR. BOB

(1*-5*)

1* UNDER PENN STATE
1* UTAH
1* SAN DIEGO STATE
1* UNDER SAN DIEGO STATE
(NCAAF 4-4)

(NFL 0-0)

END ZONE
(TOP PLAYS)
NOTRE DAME -5 (NCAAF 2-3)

(NFL 1-0)

ER SPORTS

(10*- 20*)

(’16 NFL 12-6, 67%)

20* OVER KANSAS

(NCAAF 0-0)

(NFL 0-0)

EXECUTIVE

(100-600%)

450% MISSOURI

300% NEW MEXICO

300% OREGON STATE

(NCAAF 4-2)
(NFL 0-1)
EXPERT

(TOP PLAYS)

(’16 NCAAF 23-15, 61%)

SOUTH CAROLINA +3

(NCAAF 3-2)

(NFL 0-0)

FINAL SCORE
(TOP PLAYS)
 

UN MONORE +35.5

(NCAAF 5-1)

(NFL 0-1)

FRANK MAGLIOSA
(TOP PLAYS)
 (’16 NFL 30-19, 61%)

1.5* NORTHWESTERN

(NCAAF 6-2)

(NFL 2-0)

GAMEDAY

(BILLY HILTON)

(2* – 5*)

3* LOUISVILLE

2* GEORGIA

2* DUKE

(NCAAF 1-4)

(NFL 0-0)

GATOR
(3* – 5*)
3* MIAMI FLORIDA (NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-0)

GOLD KEY
(40* – 100*)
(’16 NFL 21-12, 64%)40* ARKANSAS STATE +14.5
(NCAAF 3-2)

(NFL 0-0)

GUARANTEED
(4* – 5*)
(’16 NCAAF 20-11, 65%)

4* TULSA -14

(NCAAF 4-2)

(NFL 1-0)

HARRY BONDI
(3*-10*)
(6*)TULSA
(4*)OREGON
(3*)GEORGIA
(3*)SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
(NCAAF 0-5)

(NFL 0-1)

INSIDE INFO
(1*- 3*)
3* OHIO STATE (NCAAF 4-2)

(NFL 0-0)

JACK JONES
(15*-25*)
(25*)NEW MEXICO STATE
(20*)MISSISSIPPI STATE
(15*)MICHIGAN STATE
(15*)RUTGERS
(15*)BUFFALO
(15*)FRESNO STATE
(15*)MISSOURI
(NCAAF 4-4)

(NFL 1-0)

JOE D SPORTS

(1*-10*)

(NCAAF 0-0)

(NFL 0-0)

JR O’DONNELL

(2* – 5*)

(NCAAF 0-3)

(NFL 0-0)

(NFLX 7-1)

KELSO STUERGON

(10* -100*)

(’16 NFL 32-16, 67%)

50* WEST VIRGINIA

(NCAAF 0-2)

(NFL 0-0)

LARRY NESS

(10* – 34*)

GOM – ARIZONA STATE

GOIN OVER – NAVY OVER

ODDSMAKER ERROR – NEW MEXICO

LV INSIDER – LOUSIVILLE

(NCAAF 3-1)

(NFL 1-0)

LATE INFO
(25*-100*)
25* ARKANSAS +3 (NCAAF 4-3)

(NFL 1-0)

LENNY STEVENS

(1*-20*)

20* AUBURN

20* IOWA STATE

10* MICHIGAN STATE

10* OKLAHOMA

10* WASHINGTON STATE

(NCAAF 5-3)

(NFL 1-0)

LT PROFIT

(1*-5*)

3* LOUISVILLE -10

2* SYRACYSE -10.5

2* TEXAS-SA +16

(NCAAF 1-10)

(NFL 1-0)

LV SPORTS

(10*-20*)

10* WASHINGTON STATE

10* PENN STATE

10* VIRGINIA

(NCAAF 2-3)

(NFL 0-1)

MADDUX SPORTS

(10*- 20*)

(20*)OREGON
(10*)SYRACUSE
(10*)VIRGINIA
(10*)GEORGIA
(10*)NEVADA-LAS VEGAS
(10*)SAN DIEGO STATE
(10*)KANSAS OVER
(NCAAF 3-6)

(NFL 0-1)

(NFLX 3-0)

MASTERS EDGE
(50*- 200*)
(’16 NCAAF 24-15, 61%)

50* WAKE FOREST -PK

(NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-0)

MIKE NERI

(3* – 5*)

(’16 NFL 18-11, 62%)

4* WASHINGON STATE

3* NORTHWESTERN

3* NC STATE

(NCAAF 2-3)

(NFL 0-1)

MILLIONAIRE CLUB

(1* – 3*)

 (3*)OHIO STATE
(2*)TEXAS CHRISTIAN
(NCAAF 1-3)

(NFL 0-0)

NATIONAL SPORTSLINE
(3* – 20*)
10* CENTRAL MICHIGAN +4.5 (NCAAF 4-2)

(NFL 1-0)

NORTHCOAST

(3* – 5*)

4* KANSAS -4.5
3* TCU -2.5
3*NEBRASKA +13.5
3* LOUISVILLE -9.5
3* OHIO ST -7
3.5* UNDER 57 AUBURN
3* OVER 54 SAN DIEGO STATE
3* UNDER 46.5 UTAH
(NCAAF 6-9)

(NFL 0-1)

(NFLX 11-5)

OTTO SPORTS

(10* – 20*)

(’16 NCAAF 14-8, 64%)

(20*)OREGON STATE UNDER

(NCAAF 0-2)

(NFL 0-0)

PAUL LEINER
(50*- 2500*)
100* IOWA

100* SYRACUSE

100* REDS (MLB)

(NCAAF 6-3)

(NFL 0-0)

PANAMA CITY SYSTEMATICS

(3* – 5*)

4* NORTH CAROLINA +10

3* OLD DOMINION -4

3* ARMY -15.5

(NCAAF 6-4)

(NFL 1-0)

POINTWISE

(2* – 5*)

(4*)STANFORD
(4*)NORTH CAROLINA STATE
(3*)MICHIGAN STATE
(3*)TEXAS CHRISTIAN
(3*)PENN STATE
(3*)TULSA
(3*)IOWA STATE
(2*)BOISE ST.
(2*)WISCONSIN
(2*)LOUISVILLE
(NCAAF 5-4)

(NFL 0-0)

PREFERRED PICKS

(3* – 5*)

(4*)AUBURN
(3*)OKLAHOMA
(3*)IOWA STATE
(NCAAF 0-3)

(NFL 0-0)

PRIME STAR
(1* – 5*)
4* FRESNO STATE +44 (NCAAF 4-2)

(NFL 0-1)

REED HARRIS

(1* – 3*)

 (’16 NFL 26-13, 67%) (NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-1)

RENO TOTALS

(5* – 10*)

 

5* PENN STATE UNDER 64

5* WAKE FOREST UNDER 46

(NCAAF 5-2)

(NFL 0-1)

RIGHT ANGLE SPORTS

(1* -2*)

(NCAAF 0-1)
SPORTS ADVISOR
(3* – 10*)
10* NORTHWESTERN -2 (NCAAF 6-1)

(NFL 1-0)

SPORTS AUTHORITY

(1* – 3*)

(3*)OHIO STATE (NCAAF 2-2)

(NFL 0-0)

SPORTS NETWORK

(TOP PLAYS)

(’16 NFL 17-10, 63%)

NEW MEXICO -7

 

(NCAAF 1-2)

(NFL 0-0)

SPORTS UNLIMITED

MARCO D’ANGELO

(3* -25*)

(’16 NCAAF 33-22, 60%)

(10*)BRIGHAM YOUNG
(5*)MISSOURI
(3*)IOWA STATE

(NCAAF 1-3)

(NFL 0-0)

(NFLX 4-1)

STEVE BUDIN

(50-200 DIMES)

(’16 NFL 12-6, 67%) (NCAAF 0-0)

(NFL 0-1)

STEVE FEZZIK

(TOP PLAYS)

3* UNDER 57 NOTRE DAME

3* WEST VIRGINIA -24

3* NC STATE-22.5

(NCAAF 3-2)

(NFL 0-1)

 

SUN BELT SPORTSWIRE
(1* – 10*)
2* OLD DOMINION (NCAAF 2-3)

(NFL 0-0)

TEXAS INSIDER
(25* – 100*)
25* UTEP (NCAAF 2-1)

(NFL 0-0)

TEXAS SPORTSWIRE

(3* -5*)

4* AUBURN

3* GEORGIA

3* OKLAHOMA

3* STANFORD

(NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-0)

TJ FILLINGHAM

(7*-10*)

(’16 NCAAF 39-21, 65%)

7* PITTSBURGH +21

7* WISCONSIN -33

(NCAAF 6-4)

(NFL 1-0)

TRACE ADAMS
(500*-2500*)
(NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-0)

UNDERDOG

(TOP PLAYS)

NEBRASKA (NCAAF 1-0)

(NFL 0-0)

VEGAS PIPELINE

(10* – 20*)

10* SYRACUSE -10.5 (NCAAF 3-4)

(NFL 1-0)

VEGAS STEAM

(3* – 15*)

(’16 NCAAF 28-12, 70%)

5* PENN STATE

(NCAAF 4-2)

(NFL 0-0)

VEGAS HIGH ROLLERS
(50* – 100*)
(’16 NFL 20-12, 62%)

(’16 NCAAF 21-14, 60%)

50* PITTSBURGH +21

(NCAAF 2-1)

(NFL 0-0)

WILDCAT

(1*-10*)

(’16 NCAAF 31-19, 60%)

(10*)STANFORD
(7*)BRIGHAM YOUNG
(5*)BOSTON COLLEGE

(NCAAF 3-3)

(NFL 1-1)

WIZARD

(TOP PLAYS)

(’16 NFL 18-10, 64%)
VIRGINIA
(NCAAF 2-4)

(NFL 0-0)

WINDY CITY SPORTS

 (5% -10%)

8% MISSOURI (NCAAF 1-1)

(NFL 0-0)

WINNERS PATH
 (3* -5*)
3* TULANE

3* VIRGINIA

(NCAAF 2-4)

(NFL 0-0)

WORLD WAGER
(REG – TOP)
 (’16 NCAAF 30-15, 67%)


NAVY

(NCAAF 3-4)

(NFL 1-0)


ALLEN EASTMAN
6-UNIT  WASHINGTON STATE

BRAD POWERS
3* GEORGIA +4.5

GOODFELLA (PREGAME)
3* PAC-12 GOM – WASHINGTON ST -9.5

GREG SHAKER (PREGAME)
3* SOUTH CAROLINA UNDER 73

INDIAN COWBOY
7* NORTHWESTERN
5* OVER ALABAMA
3* WESTERN MICHIGAN
3* EASTERN MICHIGAN
3* WASHINGTON STATE

JASON SHARPE
5* MISS STATE
4* WAKE FOREST
4* OVER NT/SMU
3* TULANE
3* UNLV
3* INDIANA

KEN THOMSON (PREGAME)
3* IOWA ST +3
3* PITTSBURGH + 21.5

KING CREOLE
3* OVER OKLAHOMA

PHILLYGODFATHER
307 BUFFALO U/ARMY OVER 50½
313 OLD DOMINION -3
323 LOUISVILLE -9.5
331 NEW MEXICO STATE/NEW MEXICO OVER 7
335 TEXAS STATE/COLORADO OVER 56
341 INDIANA -2.5
349 WESTERN KENTUCKY/ILLINOIS UND 53½
352 BAYLOR -17
365 LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE/TULSA UND 60
394 ARIZONA STATE -4
400 WASHINGTON STATE -9

RAPHAEL ESPARZA (VSI)
7* ARIZONA+1.5
4* CENTRAL FLORIDA
4* TCU
3* OVER NAVY

RAINMAN
20* UNDER NOTRE GAME
20* OREGON
20* UNDER AUBURN

SPARTAN (PREGAME)
3* SOUTH CAROLINA +2.5

STEVE MERRIL
3* SYRACUSE
3* TCU
3* OVER BOISE STATE

STRIKE POINT SPORTS
6* CENTRAL FLORIDA
5* STANFORD
3* NEVADA

STEPHEN NOVER
3* MINNESOTA
2* OVER INDIANA
2* UNDER SYRACUSE
2* OVER NEBRASKA
2* UNLV

TOM STRYKER
BREAK THE BANK – WESTERN KENTUCKY
BLOWOUT OF THE YEAR – MICHIGAN STATE
DATABASE – WAKE FOREST
DATABASE – PENN STATE
DATABASE – ARMY

TONY GEORGE
4* INDIANA
4* IOWA
4* SOUTH CAROLINA
4* UTAH

ZACK CIMINI
HOUSTON -1
NEW MEXICO STATE +7
SAN DIEGO STATE +3
OKLAHOMA +7.5
NOTRE DAME -5.5
RUTGERS -5.5

 


 

 

Handicapper John Piesen dead at 80 | Daily Racing Form

John Piesen, a longtime public handicapper who had a 10-year stint at Daily Racing Form, died on Tuesday at Haven Hospice in Edison, N.J., according to family members. Piesen was 80.

 

Source: Handicapper John Piesen dead at 80 | Daily Racing Form

 

 

John LOVED Horses!

 

 

 

 

 

What “Insiders”  Say About John Piesen

THE TRAINERS:

“John is very accurate in assessing how a race will be run – a solid handicapper”
Steve Asmussen –
’10’s leading trainer in the country and 6-time national champion (2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009 and 2010). Eclipse Award for Outstanding Trainer 2008, 2009.

“John is one of the best handicappers of our time. He has a unique eye for a good horse, well before he is proven to the public. Hard Spun was pronounced by John as the likely 2007 Kentucky Derby winner as a 2-year-old. John called Wildcat Bettie B. a Grade I winner when she was still a maiden. If John says it, take it to the window.”
J. Larry Jones Trainer Of Havre de Grace, ’11 Champion Filly, going for the win in the Breeders Cup Classic

“John is is very knowledgeable about horseracing, an expert handicapper, and an all around good guy.”
John Servis,
Trainer of 2004 Kentucky Derby Winner Smarty Jones.

“John is an absolute expert on the game of horse racing. He knows the ins and outs of the game better than anyone I’ve ever met.”
Ken McPeek,
Won the ’02 Belmont with 70-1 longshot Sarava.

“John Piesen is one of the country’s foremost experts on the racing game. His keen observations & uncanny insight reflect his lifelong study of the sport. Racing fans know him for his direct & investigative style, and appreciate his handicapping knowledge.”
John Forbes,
All Time Leading New Jersey Trainer

“I’m not embarrassed to say I have sometimes asked John Piesen for advice about my own horses – what he said was worth hearing.”
Woody Stephens,
Hall of Fame Trainer of five consecutive Belmont Stakes winners

“Seldom do you see a fellow with expertise in both writing about and handicapping horses. Such a fellow is John Piesen.”
Ron McAnally,
Hall of Fame Trainer of 7-time Eclipse Award winner John Henry

THE JOCKEYS:

Jockeys make their living off purses & so must become sharp handicappers in selecting which mounts to ride. To them, reliable information & trustworthy opinions are worth their weight in gold.

“What people don’t realize about Piesen is that he’s not just a great handicapper, but a great horseman.”
Laffit Pincay Jr.,
7-time Jockey of the Year, Second Most Winning Jockey with 9530 wins

“He knows the horses, the races, the game.”
Jose Santos,
Rode Funny Cide to victory in the 2003 Kentucky Derby & Preakness

“Piesen is top when it comes to analyzing a race. No one is in his class as a handicapper.”
Angel Cordero, Jr.
Hall of Fame jockey, 13 Time Saratoga Champion (Eleven Consecutive) &
Currently Jockey Agent for John Velasquez

“John Piesen has a tremendous wealth of information and knowledge of racing from New York to California.”
Richard Migliore,
Perennial Leading New York Jockey

“I have always had a high regard for John as a handicapper, especially in stakes races. He knows what’s going on.”
Mike Smith,
Two time Eclipse Award winning jockey & rider of ’05 Derby Winner Giacomo

“Piesen is the Seattle Slew of handicappers.”
Jean Cruguet,
Rode Triple Crown Winner Seattle Slew

Piesen on the Post Softball Team. Winning Pitcher & Game Winning Hit!

Giwner: Is it worth pursuing live racing on TV? | Daily Racing Form

When Keith Gisser emailed me that he was going to write about racing being on TV, it served as a good reminder that I was planning to put forth some thoughts on this topic. I’m not against live racing broadcast to the masses via cable, satellite or even network television, but I have some reservations.

Source: Giwner: Is it worth pursuing live racing on TV? | Daily Racing Form

 

Cardinals the Safest Play Tonight… and here is why

Why are the Cardinals one of the Safest bets of the night ? The St.Louis Cardinals Dominate the Milwaukee Brewers since they won in the 2011 NL Championship Series. At Miller Park they are 29-12 since 2011. This Season alone the Cardinals are 9-3 against the Brewers. Cardinals are also 6-0 in their last 6 after allowing 5 runs or more the night before. The St. Louis Cardinals are playing Great Ball on the Road going 6-1 last 7 games. With Carlos Martinez on the Mound tonight I don’t have a Doubt in my mind that the Cardinals Don’t Win. Martinez has allowed only 2 runs on 7 hits in 15 innings over his last 2 games and has beaten the Brewers twice this season. The Cardinals are 5-1 last 6 Road games when Martinez Starts vs. a team with a Losing Record and 4-1 last 5 Monday Starts with Martinez on the Mound. The way the line is Moving I would Put my money on the St. Louis Cardinals.

Good Luck
Don C

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