The Book On Bookies

An Inside Look At A Successful Sports Gambling Operation

by James Jeffries, as told to Charles Oliver


160 pages, 5.5" x 8.5"

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If you have ever wondered why the bookie always wins and you always lose, how your bookie adjusts point spreads and in which direction, or if there is anything you can do to improve your odds of winning sports bets, The Book on Bookies is for you! In it you'll find all the answers you need to come out a winner no matter what sport you bet on – football, baseball, basketball, boxing, hockey, horse racing, NASCAR. . . . even golf. Former sports bookie "J.J." (now retired and living the good life from his earnings) takes you behind the scenes to show you exactly how a successful betting operation is set up and run. Find out all about point spreads, straight bets, half-points, parlays, exactas, teasers, exotics, sweeps, money lines – everything you need to wager wisely . . . or to become a bookie. Be ready for the next Super Bowl, World Series or March Madness with The Book on Bookies.
1) Gambling Basics
2) Setting Up Shop
3) Being the Boss (…Maybe)
4) Getting Customers
5) In the Office
6) Taking Action (And Making the Lines Work for You!)
7) Grading the Homework
8) The Paysheet
9) Settle-Up Day
10) Bigger and Better
11) Other Benefits of Being "The Man"
12) What To Avoid
13) What Will get You Caught?
14) Final Thoughts