Jim Makos

By advantage gambling and investing with real money online, Jim puts his money where his mouth is. He also writes about his success or failure and runs a small business.

Live Poker Tournaments are not all Fame and Glamour!

Live poker tournaments seem fascinating from the rail. Yet live poker may not suit you if you hate sitting down for hours, not getting paid sufficiently.

Roulette Betting System based on Sections, Bias and Physics

The ball seems to prefer landing on some roulette wheel sections more often than others. How can a roulette betting system take advantage of this bias?

Do you use a Stop Loss when Trading in Sports Betting?

There are 3 reasons why you need to set a stop loss when trading in sports betting: minimize your losses, define risk/reward ratio, gain discipline.

Stjernen v Lillehammer: Predicting the Winner due to Dropping Odds

I may know nothing about ice hockey, but I can see an odds decline when it's happening. Stjernen odds against Lillehammer fell from 6.00 to 3.50. I'm sold.

Support and Resistance Levels in Sports Trading

Support and resistance levels are horizontal lines, connecting multiple points on a betting graph. They help in fine tuning your entry in sports trading.

How to Draw a Trendline on a Betting Graph

Drawing a trendline on a betting chart indicates if odds are dropping or drifting. That shows whether people believe there is value at those odds or not.

Betting Volume as Variable in a System could make a Difference!

Betting volume is usually known only to bookmakers. Yet, betting exchanges offer a way to take a peak of the betting turnover and use it in a system.

6 Stupid Staking Plan Ideas that will Hurt your Wallet

Deciding on a staking plan is an easy task. Yet a badly thought plan and misconceptions of money management will severely affect your betting performance.

Best Staking Plan: Flat Betting or Kelly Criterion?

What is the best staking plan to implement in a betting system? Begin with flat betting; if you're profitable, apply complex plans like the Kelly criterion.

Capital for earning Extra Income via Sports Betting

How much capital is needed for a career in sports betting? It's too difficult to earn an extra income by betting, no matter what they'll tell you!

3 Tennis Stats we should consider when Betting on Tennis

Aces, breaks and unforced errors are the three most important tennis stats to consider as input data, when constructing a betting system for tennis.

Sports Trading is Sports Betting on steroids!

Sports trading promises more profit potential and a greater return on investment (ROI) in comparison to conventional sports betting. Why's that?

Money Management Basics: What is Drawdown in Sports Betting?

Drawdown is the maximum decrease of the bankroll during the implementation of a betting system. The staking plan and bankroll depend largely on drawdown.

Measuring Success in Sports Betting: Who’s the Best Bettor?

People's success in sports betting, usually translates into big profits and a lot of money. But when is a sports bettor actually considered successful?

Making Money with Specialization in Sports Betting

Specialization in sports betting means that the knowledge you gain by focusing on a single sport or league, will make money in the long run.