Monday, May 8, 2023

Newsletter Excerpt, May 8, 2023 -- "The System Worked"

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"The smaller the event, the greater the risk. That risk can be legitimate: The more events on offer, the greater the likelihood someone, fairly, has more information than they do, just knows the sport or the players better than the book does. It can also be illegitimate, such as when a participant funnels information to a bettor."