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  • Blog Post: Convince me the Hawks can win game 7.....

    The line right now for game seven is the Celtics minus a whopping 14.5. So here is the task for today: I do not want any "no way" or "will be a blowout" talk. Say you were hired to present a case on why the Hawks have a shot to win game 7 outright. So essentially a debate on the two...
  • Blog Post: The first time Johnny Detroit went bust....

    Every person who lives the life of a gambler has times when they hit rock bottom or go bust. When I say the life of gambler, I do not mean working a 9-5 and placing some wagers online. I mean 24/7 living it. The people, the money swings, everything. I got my start off young running parlay cards but quickly...
  • Blog Post: Are you ready to bet some football?

    Every year the crowning of the NBA Champion, followed up by the MLB All-Star Game is the precursor leading into the greatest time of the year; football season. Before the explosion of being able to wager online, football betting was done via a phone call to the local bookie that had certain hours...
  • Blog Post: Would you sell your soul for winning football picks?

    It is close to that time of the year when the "King of Kings" when it comes to gambling returns: Football. Basketball, baseball, hockey, etc all pale in comparision to betting on football. There is nothing like seeing the lines and spending more time coming up with picks than you probably spend...
  • Blog Post: NFL Betting Tips

    Football season is upon us, and with all the variables needed to handicap (coaches, players, rules, etc.) always changing, there are numerous betting tips that have stood the test of time. Below you will find some of my personal handicapping concepts I always look at when breaking down the NFL...
  • Blog Post: Do you remember your 1st bet?

    When I say "bet", I mean one with a book or offshore. The first money that ever exchanged hands on a sporting even was in 6th grade when I bet this chick from Arizona in my class on the Michigan-Arizona Rose Bowl. Wolverines lost and Karen got a handful of change. Johnny Detroit's first...
  • Blog Post: Sportsbook Industry: View from the Inside

    Whether sharp, square or somewhere in between a theme I sometimes read on the forums is: "BetUS sucks" "Bodog is horrible" I hear it from people who are pretty sharp on not only betting, but in their understanding of the industry. I hear it from the squarest of the square....
  • Blog Post: What is your worst gambling beat ever (no poker stories)?

    I mean "bad beat/back door" cover as in "DOH" and not as in "$$$". Poker stories need not apply as I hear enough of this drival at the casino and the home games I play in. I can only take so many "one outer" and "can you believe he called me" tirades...
  • Blog Post: Johnny Detroit back from New York:

    With this the final season of Yankee's Stadium we decided to take a road trip to see the last Tigers/Yankees regular season series in the old ballpark. Besides seeing the first Tiger's sweep in Yankee Stadium since 1966 we had a blast in an amazing city. Highlights: Lombardi's Pizza. Man...
  • Blog Post: Johnny Detroit heads to New York....

    Taking a much needed vacation next week. Myself and three old school buddies are hopping in the Caddy and driving to New York City to see the Tigers/Yankees play on Tuesday. Personally, I have been from Las Vegas to Rome, but NEVER New York. Have some plans to meet people for a drink and dinner, but...
  • Blog Post: 100,000 Star TV Game of the Year Inside!

    Just kidding. I was bored the other day and went through a schedule book from last season and was amazed at all the locks, blowouts and inside information games that I discovered. First I laughed to myself that they were making these outrageous claims in a schedule book that is produced a months in advance...
  • Blog Post: Due to Win will make you Due to Go Broke!

    It never fails that every few months you see on some forum about a guy using a classic "chase" system. They than give some stats and how they are 42-0 using it. Since I started in this business I would need a few more arms to count on my fingers how many of these "systems" I have...
  • Blog Post: Does football suck this season or is it just me?

    First off, I am not referring to the horrible weekend I had with my selections or the fact I am under 50% in college football (still doing well in pro ball though). What I am ranting about is football overall this season for both the NFL and College. As I write this, this season has been going by very...
  • Blog Post: The best NBA handicapper in the country?

    Drum roll............ Anyone who has blanket bet the Boston Celtics this season! With the NBA season winding down, I think it is necessary to crown the champion. The Boston Celtics have won 57 of their 90 games ATS (includes the playoffs) for an amazing 64% winning rate. Regardless what happens in the...
  • Blog Post: Johnny Detroit's "Line Movers" for Friday:

    Going to try and stay on top of the movers and shakers for Friday and share with the board so they can see how games will move up and down multiple points in one move. It is not uncommon in the NBA to see a total move 3 points in one move. I monitor three real time lines feeds and can beat almost any...
  • Blog Post: The Offshore Report: LSU Smashes Books

    Overall I am hearing it was a very good weekend for the offshore sportsbooks. Many of the bookies were wondering when a prime time game would go their way and the Indianapolis Colts did just that to close out the week for them. The folks at BetOnline best summarized the week this way, "Was...
  • Blog Post: Super Tecmo Bowl coming back?

    The greatest sports game of all time (with Baseball Stars a close 2nd) might be making a comeback on the Nintendo WII and DS. Word on the street is the DS game will be a throwback version and the WII version will be 100% new. Man, oh man. First I get to hear about Vegas Runner's dad pulling pizza...