Posts Tagged ‘horse racing gambling’

Playing The Margin

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 3, 2011 in General Discussion, Handicapping | 2 Comments >>

Every track has players that call themselves professionals. For me, it has had many meanings over the years. But now, it just means someone that can quietly turn a profit without turning a head. David was a star basketball player, and a real alpha dog. He always had to win, and was addicted to exercise, […]

Blizzard Downs

by Ed Meyer

posted on February 4, 2011 in General Discussion | 1 Comment >>

Don’t you just love when your favorite track, or most of the country is snow-bound? It kinda leaves you in the dark, and sometimes looking for your daily dose of action. But, here was an idea that I kept on the back burner just for this time. I made a VHS tape of twenty races. […]

Thoughts For 2011

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 29, 2010 in General Discussion | 2 Comments >>

Gamblers, punters, or anyone who enjoys making a wager will make some pledge of change as the ball drops, and Dick Clark will make┬áhis annual appearance. We can’t help it, and no matter what you say, it will cross your mind right as you see 2011 on the screen for the 1st time. I first […]

Give Them What They Want

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 19, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

I love the idea about rebates for players. I have worked in the industry for some that embrace the idea, and those that fear the thought. But, if you come right down to it, where else would you rather have your money? In some advertising, that may or may not have an effect, or would […]

Fixed

by Ed Meyer

posted on September 10, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

Man, how many times have you heard this statement at the track or OTB? If you get beat at the wire, it is part of the grand scheme of the “Fix-It” masters. You know, the people in the know who blow you out of the water…. I like to think of it as the conspiracy […]

Bad Streaks

by Ed Meyer

posted on August 18, 2010 in Educational Articles, General Discussion | No Comments >>

It seems like yesterday I was so on fire that they couldn’t put me out with the ocean…… But that was last week… I don’t know which wagering god I have angered, but I am truly sorry…. Some call it snake-bit, others call it a cold streak, and for me it is like living in […]