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Rob Crowne

  • THE ONLY WAY TO PARLAY + ROB CROWNE FREEBIE

    I don't know how many times I've said and written, "parlays are sucker bets." Normally, they are, but not always. To understand why parlays are sucker bets, you first must understand the nature of a parlay. A parlay is a single bet on...
  • OFFSHORE ACCT - THURS 8/27 LATE MLB PLAY IN REPLIES

    Once upon a time, a long time ago, in the land of Las Vegas, far far away, when Pregame was just a fantasy in RJ's head (when you are surrounded by show girls all day, you fantasize about sports websites), there was something called the PLUS10 Club...
  • 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...
  • MARCH MADNESS WINNERS PICKED BY HIDDEN HOME EDGE

    Each March, some teams have an unrecognized home court edge that provides one of the biggest betting advantages to be gained during the NCAA March tournaments. When a team plays on its home court everyone recognizes the edge, and unless that edge...
  • LESSON: HANDICAPPING WITH THE RACING FORM

    Today is the day for the 135th Running of the Kentucky Derby. The Derby is the Super Bowl of horse racing. Everyone from Auntie Lucinda to your Grandmama suddenly dons a big, fancy hat and becomes a racing fan. You can, of course, pick your horse by one...
  • Gambling Math - Part 1: RETURN ON INVESTMENT

    When you bet $100 flat on a single game you get back $91. When you bet $100 flat on a 2-team parlay, you get back $260. Do you know which has the higher return on investment (ROI)? The answer is not as easy as it looks. ROI is calculated by...
  • Martingale System Betting

    Martingale System Betting © Robert Crowne & Assoc., March 29, 2012 A Martingale system is a money management system that increases the amount wagered after a loss. The classic Martingale System involves doubling your bet after every loss....
  • SYNDICATE FAQ's #2

    Since I decided, about three weeks ago, to start releasing Syndicate Selections in my pick packages , I've been getting questions about them. In my first article I answered the question " How often do you release Syndicate selections?" In...
  • HOW MANY GAMES SHOULD YOU BET?

    The conventional wisdom says, "You can't win betting a large number of games each day." Everyone has heard warnings such as, "When you bet a lot of games the vig will eat you up." The betting public has bought into this alleged...
  • HILTON NFL CONTEST AND ROB CROWNE

    Normal 0 HILTON NFL CONTEST - A BAD BET © Robert Crowne & Assoc., Sept. 10, 2010 Note: The Las Vegas Hilton Supercontest is a trademark of the Las Vegas Hilton. The Hilton Supercontest has been peopled...
  • MARCH MADNESS STATISTICAL HANDICAPPING

    During the regular season most games are played on one team's home court. The most accurate handicapping results in such games are achieved by using the applicable home and road statistics for each team. During March Madness, however...
  • TEASER OF THE YEAR? WHAT'S THAT?

    Last Saturday, a pay-after-you-win internet sports handicapper promoted a "Teaser of the Year." His recommended teaser was a 7-point beauty on Rutgers/Oregon. Both teams were favored by 5.5 points, and were teased to +1 1/2. Rutgers took a bath...
  • HANDICAPPING THE PRO BOWL

    As with all meaningless games, no edge can be gained by attempting to handicap the winning side in the Pro Bowl using fundamental statistics. The use of won-lost trends between the AFC and NFC to predict results is also precluded due to the NFL's...
  • 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...
  • A DAY AT THE RACES

    What a day it was! A terrific day! A GIANT day! It was the kind of day most people have never had in their lives in horse racing. It was the kind of day the Wall Street Syndicate has produced for us many times in the past, and hopefully will produce many...
  • BELMONT STAKES: Does the Post Matter? + (Added Comment)

    Normal 0 Normal 0 BELMONT STAKES: Does the Post Matter? Copyright Robert Crowne Assoc, June 10, 2011 The post position draw for this Saturday's Belmont Stakes took place Wednesday, and final jockey...
  • 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...
  • PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL BETTING

    Rule: To maximize your win you must risk more on the better bets and less on the worse bets and nothing on the bad bets. You cannot expect to win by risking larger sums on poorer bets, and lesser sums on better bets. Most bettors bet baseball by risking...
  • 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...
  • Super Bowl XLV Post Game Analysis

    The best team lost the Super Bowl. The manner in which Super Bowl XLV played itself out provided a perfect demonstration of the problems facing football handicappers. Those problems prevent even the best handicappers from winning at better than a 60%...
  • FREE PICK FOR A BAD ECONOMY

    That leprachaun laddie, Barry O'Bama, gave his first press conference today, just 3 days after he won the election. That's not bad considering President Wimpy didn't hold his first press conference for 3 YEARS after he was elected, and then...
  • Hilton Contest Week One Results & Analysis

    Boo hoo! Week One started with a 2-3. The worst part was I was 3-2 at the Crowne Club on late picks. My Contest Points +2. Here are the results of my picks: Detroit Lions +6.5 Won Indianapolis Colts -2 ½ Lost San Francisco 49ers -3 Lost San...
  • DOPING OUT THE BOWL LOSERS

    The early bowls are best known for their "surprise" results. In many cases, however, the often aberrational results of the minor bowls are easily predictable by picking losers instead of winners. Some of you are no doubt saying, "I have...
  • WORLD ENDING BET OF ALL TIME IN PREAKNESS

    “ A 10-hour party to celebrate a two-minute race.” -- Kegasus, Lord of the Pimlico Infield. The race may only be about two minutes long, but everything from 2:30 PM on is televised on VS. and then on NBC. Nothing is more exciting than watching your horse...
  • LOWER THE COST OF YOUR SELECTIONS

    Last night, the Wall Street Bankers Syndicate had their first big play in baseball. Selections given to monthly and season subscribers at Pregame, and to my Crowne Club members, are rated from 1/2 unit to a very top of 2 Units . The Syndicate play last...