Learn how to bet on sports safely, smartly, and responsibly—and profit big—with this easy-to-use guide, perfect for beginners!
Betting money on sports can be great fun and is a sure way to turn any sports game into an exciting must-watch event. However, it can be dangerous to the uninitiated—new gamblers can risk too much, bet randomly, or even lose it all.
The Everything Guide to Sports Betting won’t let that happen. Filled with tips, tricks, and tactics, this handy guide shows you how to place bets strategically. You’ll learn all of the different types of bets you can make, how to spot a potentially profitable bet, and when to walk away. Covering all of the major sports leagues, The Everything Guide to Sports Betting will introduce you to the sports betting world and show you how to beat the casinos at their own games. In no time, you’ll be a gambling pro—and cash in on some major wins!
Josh Appelbaum is a die-hard Boston sports fan from the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. After graduating with an English degree from the University of Vermont in 2009, he moved to Boston and spent the Recession toiling in restaurants and gambling on sports with his friends (unsuccessfully). In 2011, he landed an entry-level position at Sports Insights, a leading sports betting analytics company. Here, Appelbaum learned the betting industry inside and out, along the way rising from Analyst to Customer Service Manager to Betting Hangout Host. In 2017, Sports Insights merged with four other companies to create The Action Network. Appelbaum now lives in Gloucester. He enjoys living on the beach, traveling, going to concerts, following politics and spending time with friends and family.