Read “Conquering Risk” by Feustel Elihu with Rakuten Kobo. How do you win at sports betting? Hard work and lots of modeling. This book walks you step by. Conquering Risk has 40 ratings and 0 reviews. All manners of gambling are becoming increasingly popular in our society. Whether a person. Conquering Risk: Attacking Vegas and Wall Street. by Elihu Feustel, George Howard. Book condition: Used – Good. Book Description. George S. Howard.

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Everyone involved in sports betting should study this book, if for no other reason than as a gut-check to ask themselves if they’re really willing to do the work necessary to be a winner.

Attila rated it really liked it Oct 01, However, the heart of the book contains such a superior discussion of analytical sports betting that no defects could be so glaring that would make me not recommend this book. Jon rated it really liked it Mar 15, To ask other readers questions about Conquering Riskplease sign up. A Mathematician at the Ballpark. Stumbling On Wins in Basketball. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. The book begins with some introductory material covering both sports betting and investing. In some places I believe the audience would be well-served if the authors were to provide more background, and in other places I find some of the book’s information to be unnecessarily elementary.


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Whether a person places a bet on sports or gambles on a stock, he is making a decision on risk. The book seems aimed at experienced and at least semi-sharp sports bettors. The approaches offered to risk taking, especially sports betting are ground breaking, with more fresh ideas than ever seen in a single coherent publication.

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Conquering Risk: Attacking Vegas and Wall Street

Is sports betting a better investment than stocks for some people? Despite these criticisms, I believe that Conquering Risks is one of the most important books on sports betting ever written. This is not to say they’re not worth considering, I’m just not sure that this book is the right place for them.

In addition to methods for handicapping these sports, there are explanations of a variety of approaches to exploit sports market inefficiencies and incorrect assumptions of bookmakers.

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Don McNay rated it liked it Mar 02, Click here to return to the index of reviews. Jacob Borden rated it really liked it Apr 20, There aren’t many books out there on the topic of sports handicapping. The ridk continues through chapter 7 where the real meat of the book begins. Play Blackjack Like the Pros. Comquering to Turn Your Hobby into a Fortune. Michael rated it liked it Jan 15, I honestly don’t know if the advice and models Feustel presents are sufficient to provide the reader with an edge at sports betting by themselves.


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Conquering Risk: Attacking Vegas and Wall Street by Elihu D. Feustel

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Its quite different from Feustel’s recommendations and comes without any serious mathematical foundation, which is important to me since his advice runs contrary to conquerinf wisdom spelled out in traditional portfolio theory. Doyle Brunson’s Super System 2.