Author Archives: Kopp

Following Social Trends Can Make Money

One of the problems that I have always had with betting web sites is that they do not accurately reflect the odds in bets. There is a general lay of the land, but it is never in real time. The one time that I did find a site that posted odds in real time, I had a huge interest in following the trends based on what was done with the players on their social media and how that effected the bets.

It doesn’t seem that interesting, but I noticed that when a player got a little bit snarky, the betting went against that team. I felt like the betters knew that the player/team was making up for something that they lacked and it never gave the people placing the bets confidence in the team, or caused them to lose bets.

This wasn’t the only thing that caused a difference in betting. Continue reading

My Boss is Going into Retirement

Of course when you have this sort of money it must be quite difficult to really focus on the day to day grind. In his case he has really done well and he has always made an effort to make himself redundant. It was not like no one would have missed him at all, but for years we were ready to go on without him just fine. Personally I am sort of moving to be his personal employee I suppose. For a long time he would talk to me about betting web sites for NFL games, college sports. If he was bored we might skip out of work to go fishing or shoot pool. Most of all he would get me to help him work on his car collection. That was how I met him, although back then his father would take his cars to my father. Continue reading