I have two distinct lives. One in the trenches of low-budget film and television, the other in professional gambling. Because of the feast-or-famine nature of show business I need a reliable income... gambling. So here you will read about both worlds. Enjoy!

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Gambling With an Edge - Rob Pizzola

Our guest this week is Rob Pizzola.  Rob is a professional sports bettor, and one of the owners of Betstamp, He also has a podcast called, Circles Off.

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Show Notes

[00:00]  Introduction of sports bettor, Rob Pizzola
[00:33]  Rob's background in advantage play
[03:18]  Transitioning out of radio
[04:43]  Betting sports, tracking results
[09:19]  Gambling losses while in a relationship
[11:56]  Graduating from paper trading, originating bets
[17:17]  Betting hockey and football
[19:50]  Vig-free bets and counterparty risk
[29:45]  BetStamp app
[35:46]  Player advocacy via BetStamp
[37:59]  Does BetStamp sell picks?
[40:28]  The social media aspects and uses of BetStamp
[42:29]  Sorting and tracking bets, due diligence on BetStamp
[44:08]  Public and private profiles
[45:20]  Why would someone want to make their bets public?
[47:53]  Connecting to other people through BetStamp
[48:52]  Indicators of confidence, risk amount
[50:16]  Manipulation of results
[51:44]  Measuring the significance of results, educating users
[53:35]  Anonymity of BetStamp
[54:11]  Contact info for Rob and BetStamp on social media
[55:43]  Recommended:  Alone on The History Channel, Stephen Frey books, The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow, Severance on AppleTV

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The Logic of Sports Betting by Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow

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