Beating The Book with Gill Alexander

Sportsbook Director at the South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, seeking value in the coming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander analyze each game on the Week 8 slate before giving way to "Storytime", as South Point sportsbook consigliere and Vegas legend Jimmy Vaccaro tells us about his experience from just this past week on the night that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took part in the 2016 election’s third and final presidential debate on the campus of UNLV.  It's a modern day story time on Monday's Beating The Book (October 24, 2016).

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With an eye on Week 7 NFL lines, Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Ace aka Vegas Runner aka Gianni The Greek welcome legendary MIT blackjack team member and the inspiration for the main characters depicted in “Bringing Down the House” and “21”Jeff Ma, to the showto extract value from the Houston Texans at Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals, San Diego Chargers at Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints at Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers, and more matchups through a handicapping prism.  Then, as always, each gives his opinion on the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game you should steer clear of entirely.  It’s all on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 20, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews sits down with Host Gill Alexander for their weekly NFL exercise, designed to find an edge in next week's betting lines.  As always, that includes "Storytime", which this week focuses on Jimmy Vaccaro’s recollection of the unique events that followed Buster Douglas’ epic upset of Mike Tyson through his subsequent loss to Evander Holyfield, with all the shenanigans and consequences that surrounded it in Vegas at The Mirage, on Monday's Beating The Book (October 17, 2016).

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Micah Roberts of Linemakers.SportingNews.com drops in on podcasting's longest running NFL series, with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner.  Seeking value in Week 6 lines, the quartet examines the New York Jets at Arizona Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans, Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals at New England Patriots, and more matchups from a handicapping perspective.  Plus, each and every MegaPod concludes with its staple questions that aim to identify both the big favorite that's most likely to lose outright and the game that should be avoided at all costs.  It's all on Thursday's Beating The Book (October 13, 2016).

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South Point Sportsbook Director, Chris Andrews, draws on 30+ years of bookmaking experience in this weekly series, looking for an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews discusses how a bettor won a $50,000 reverse teaser at the book this weekend before he and Host Gill Alexander take a look at each game on the Week 6 schedule.  That, in turn, gives way once again to the legendary Jimmy Vaccaro which, on this episode, naturally segues to a StoryTime Classic. It's all on Monday's Beating The Book (October 10, 2016).

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ESPN Chalk and Massey-Peabody Analytics' Rufus Peabody is back in the fold with Host Gill Alexander, using his model to break down the New York Giants at Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles at Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts, Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Ramsand more.  Of courseWagerTalk's Marco D'Angelo and the sports betting diaspora’s Vegas Runner are here to give their more veteran Vegas perspective, as well, on the Week 5 MegaPod edition of Beating The Book (October 6, 2016).

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Currently plying his trade at South Point Hotel Casino in Las Vegas where he’s now Sportsbook Director, Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to every episode of this weekly series, designed to find an edge in the upcoming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander examine every game on the slate before giving way to "Storytime", and this week, it's all-timer, as Jimmy Vaccaro returns with the story of how season win totals -- something we now take for granted -- actually came to be.  Plus, how's some Jimmy The Greek and Brent Musburger for good measure?  It's all on Monday's Beating The Book (October 3, 2016).

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The NFL sports betting podcast series that started it all checks in with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this week bringing back pro bettor Teddy Covers (Sevransky) for the Week 4 roundtable.  The quartet gets feisty with each other once again, and break down the NY Giants at Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers at Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and more matchups in a handicapping context.  Plus, the staple questions are included, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 29, 2016).

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South Point Hotel Casino Sportsbook Director Chris Andrews brings 30+ years of bookmaking experience to the table in this weekly series, seeking value in the coming week's NFL betting lines.  Andrews and Host Gill Alexander analyze each game on the Week 4 slate before giving way to none other than pinch hitting Vegas legend, Jimmy Vaccaro, for Storytime, which this week focuses on the origins of sports books on the Strip and how they came to pass, on Monday's Beating The Book (September 26, 2016).

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There's only one original. The NFL's flagship sports betting podcast series rolls on with Host Gill AlexanderWagerTalk.com's Marco D'Angelo, and Vegas Runner, this time welcoming EVBettor from DrBobSports, to the Week 3 roundtable.  The quintet break down the Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders at Tennessee Titans, San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, and Denver Broncos at Cincinnati Bengals.  Plus, the staple questions are included, as well.  Which big favorite is most likely to lose outright and which game should you steer clear of, on Thursday's Beating The Book (September 22, 2016).

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