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  • Blog Post: AIG or: How I Learned to Stop Complaining and Love the Bonus - A Rob Crowne Rant

    The House of Representatives has never acted so quickly as they did in passing a special punitive tax bill aimed at taking $160 million of bonus pay back from those evildoers at AIG. Don't be fooled. Our politicians gave a $170 billion loan to AIG. At the time the loan was made, our government could...
  • Blog Post: BELMONT DAY - ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

    The Belmont Stakes will be run this Saturday, June 7. Here's EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR AN ENJOYABLE AND WINNING BELMONT DAY: There will be 13 races. Post time for the first race is 12 NOON Eastern Time. Post time for THE BELMONT STAKES (Race 11) will be at approximately 6:25 PM. It will be...
  • Blog Post: GRAND DAY FOR THE IRISH

    It was a wonderful day for the O'Shea's, O'Lucks and even Bill O'Reillys of the world yesterday, as one of their own, Barry O'Bama beat the Scotsman and was elected President. For those of you who are sad that Sarah the PILF (P for Politician) won't be winking at them from the...
  • Blog Post: WHY BIG BROWN FAILED TO DELIVER

    It took Rick Dutrow almost two days to finally place the blame for Big Brown's failure on jockey Kent Desmoreaux. Dutrow and other observers have said that Desmoreaux tried to force Big Brown to the outside in a panic. That's probably true, but it still doesn't explain Big Brown's refusal...
  • Blog Post: SYNDICATE FAQ's

    Since I decided, about two weeks ago, to start releasing Syndicate Selections in my pick packages , I've been getting questions about them. Here are the answers all in one place. Question 1: How often do you release syndicate selections? The Wall Street Bankers group bets every day, and I release...
  • Blog Post: CAN YOU BE FOOLED? Part 2: Signs and Tells

    In the first article in this series, we discussed the fact that the standard ways you make judgments about people cannot be used to spot con artists. The good con man is a person that most people trust implicitly, and who can charm the pants off you. Con games don't only exist in the financial industry...
  • Blog Post: MILLION STAR PLAY PLUS A BONUS

    As part of our continuing effort to teach you all the language of Tout Speak, here's another entry from Crowne's New World Dictionary of Tout Speak: "Million-Star Play" - adj. + adj. + n. phrase The tout started with a 1000-star play, and lost 10 in a row. Sometimes combined with the...
  • Blog Post: BEST OF BETS, WORST OF BETS

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." -- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities I t was the best of bets, it was the worst of bets -- Rob Crowne, A Tale of Two Bets The Crowne Club lived through a shizophrenic weekend. After winning in the Breeders' Cup 14 out of 16 years, picking...
  • Blog Post: WUSSBALL

    There’s no crying in baseball, and there are no wussies in football. At least, there didn’t used to be any wussies in football. Football players are supposed to be super tough guys, and their fans are supposed to be super- tough-guy wannabes. Football players used to wear leather helmets, and be bare...
  • Blog Post: CAN YOU BE FOOLED? Part 1: Con Men

    Do you know how to spot a con man? If you can't, the money he loses may be your own. You cannot tell whether or not someone is a con man by using your great judgment of human nature. If a con man is good, he will have the ability to get most people to like him. The best salesmen sell themselves first...
  • Blog Post: BAIL OUT NEWS FLASH

    While all those guys you should never have elected play politics with the economy and $700 Billion on the line, I'm starting a grass roots campaign. Forget about bail outs for Wall Street gamblers. I say, $700 Billon to bail out sports gamblers. In the debate on Friday, neither Obama nor McCain had...
  • Blog Post: GUYS WHO LIVE IN VEGAS SHOULDN'T GET MARRIED

    If you've been to Vegas in the past week you've probably noticed a few of the showgirls in your favorite headress and hooter parade with tears smearing their masquera. Las Vegas' most eligible bachelor since Bugsy Siegel, our fearless leader, RJ "Wedding" Bell, has tolled. There's...
  • Blog Post: WHY I WANT TO BE RICH

    DOUBLE HEADER - A POEM DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE, DOUBLE YOUR FUN, GETTING HEAD FROM TWO IS BETTER THAN ONE. When I was young, a good friend and I would discuss why we wanted to be rich and how rich we wanted to be. The one reason to be rich that our mid-20's glands caused us to agree on was that being...
  • Blog Post: NEW FLASH: Rob Crowne Saves U.S.

    Can Sports Bettors REALLY Be That Stupid? This past weekend, sports tout extraordinaire, mentor of Brandon Lang, and subject of the movie "Two For the Money," Stu Feiner, announced on his compline that Vice President Joe Biden telephoned Stu personally to complain about Stu's failure to...