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Lastest Scores (4/21/19)
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NBA
557 PHI 112 FINAL
558 BKN 108
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
559 DEN 117 FINAL
560 SAN 103
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
561 MIL 119 FINAL
562 DET 103
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 3
563 HOU 104 FINAL
564 UTA 101
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 3
565 BOS 110 FINAL
566 IND 106
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
567 GST 113 FINAL
568 LAC 105
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
569 TOR 107 FINAL
570 ORL 85
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
571 POR 111 FINAL
572 OKC 98
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 4
MLB
965 KAN 2 FINAL
966 NYY 9
967 CWS   POSTPONED
968 DET
951 NYM 2 FINAL
952 STL 10
953 ARI 6 FINAL
954 CUB 0
955 SFO 1 FINAL
956 PIT 3
983 MIN 6 FINAL
984 BAL 5
969 TOR 10 FINAL
970 OAK 1
979 ATL 4 FINAL
980 CLE 8
971 BOS 6 FINAL
972 TAM 5
957 WAS 3 FINAL
958 MIA 9
959 LOS 0 FINAL
960 MIL 5
973 MIN 16 FINAL
974 BAL 7
975 HOU 4 FINAL
976 TEX 9
981 ATL 8 FINAL
982 CLE 7
961 PHI 8 FINAL
962 COL 5
963 CIN 4 FINAL
964 SDG 2
977 SEA 6 FINAL
978 LAA 5
917 KAN 6 FINAL
918 NYY 7
915 MIN 4 FINAL
916 BAL 3
919 CWS 3 FINAL
920 DET 4
901 WAS 5 FINAL
902 MIA 0
903 SFO 3 FINAL
904 PIT 2
921 BOS 4 FINAL
922 TAM 3
907 NYM 4 FINAL
908 STL 6
909 ARI 1 FINAL
910 CUB 2
923 HOU 10 FINAL
924 TEX 11
905 LOS 6 FINAL
906 MIL 5
927 SEA 6 FINAL
928 LAA 8
925 TOR 5 FINAL
926 OAK 4
913 CIN 3 FINAL
914 SDG 4
911 PHI 1 FINAL
912 COL 4
929 ATL 11 FINAL
930 CLE 5
NHL
77 DAL 5 FINAL
78 NSH 3
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 5
75 WPG 2 FINAL
76 STL 3
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 6
71 CAR 0 FINAL
72 WAS 6
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 5
79 BOS 4 FINAL
80 TOR 2
Eastern Conference - 1st Round - Game 6
83 SJS 2 FINAL
84 VGK 1
Western Conference - 1st Round - Game 6
SOC
201205 ACM 1 FINAL
201206 PAR 1
200081 TOT 0 FINAL
200082 MCH 1
207509 KALM 2 FINAL
207510 SNVL 1
MURA 1 FINAL
TRIG 2
201217 TRNO 1 FINAL
201218 GEN 0
201209 CHV 2 FINAL
201210 LAZ 1
201225 FRSN 0 FINAL
201226 CAG 1
201229 SAMP 0 FINAL
201230 BGN 3
201213 SASS 1 FINAL
201214 UDI 1
201221 RNDE 4 FINAL
201222 EMPL 2
LENS 2 FINAL
GRNB 0
207841 YENI 1 FINAL
207842 TRAB 2
207845 ANTL 2 FINAL
207846 AKHI 1
KPV 2 FINAL
VAPS 2
HONK 3 FINAL
KUPS 0
202569 WEB 0 FINAL
202570 BYR 1
202561 NMB 0 FINAL
202562 LEV 2
202549 VFS 0 FINAL
202550 AUGS 6
202541 DUS 1 FINAL
202542 FSV 3
PGIL 2 FINAL
LGDK 0
Championship Round
200097 FUL 1 FINAL
200098 BNMH 0
200093 WATF 2 FINAL
200094 HUDT 1
200085 LEIC 2 FINAL
200086 WHM 2
200089 BRT 0 FINAL
200090 WOV 0
207513 MALM 1 FINAL
207514 SRUS 0
GRA 2 FINAL
LUGO 1
ROPS 0 FINAL
MHMN 2
OROK 2 FINAL
ERMI 1
Relegation Round
LSOF 0 FINAL
CSOF 0
Championship Round
206657 RAVE 3 FINAL
206658 BLEN 1
206653 CHAV 1 FINAL
206654 MREN 0
RVEL 1 FINAL
MRBR 3
201233 FIR 1 FINAL
201234 JUV 2
LPLM 2 FINAL
ABLO 4
SPG 0 FINAL
GTAR 0
204793 ZWAR 2 FINAL
204794 RUSG 2
UEFAEL Playoffs - Group Stage
207849 KSPR 1 FINAL
207850 GAL 3
207853 ERZU 1 FINAL
207854 GOZT 0
PSZC 3 FINAL
ZAGL 2
Championship Round
LPOZ 3 FINAL
JAGI 3
Championship Round
DOXA 2 FINAL
PAPH 3
Relegation Round
GORE 1 FINAL
DOUA 3
OLI 1 FINAL
QUI 3
LAND 0 FINAL
MRON 3
208041 ROSC 2 FINAL
208042 ALSV 1
1st Round (2nd Leg)
202557 LPZG 2 FINAL
202558 MGL 1
200101 SOU 1 FINAL
200102 NUD 3
LTNT 3 FINAL
ACCR 0
206661 BRAG 2 FINAL
206662 FEIR 0
THUN 1 FINAL
GCZ 1
LZRN 2 FINAL
SGAL 1
AUCA 1 FINAL
AMRQ 1
BPLV 0 FINAL
LRAZ 3
Championship Round
MBOR 0 FINAL
TNGT 0
MAJA 0 FINAL
MALL 2
204805 OOST 0 FINAL
204806 WSTL 0
UEFAEL Playoffs - Group Stage
204809 KRTK 2 FINAL
204810 CBRU 1
UEFAEL Playoffs - Group Stage
CCN 1 FINAL
SEPS 0
Championship Round
ALIL 2 FINAL
PRTA 2
Apertura
208061 BELG 0 FINAL
208062 LNS 2
1st Round (2nd Leg)
202565 HOF 5 FINAL
202566 SH4 2
201237 ROM 1 FINAL
201238 INT 1
204817 STRU 1 FINAL
204818 EUPN 1
UEFAEL Playoffs - Group Stage
CRVA 0 FINAL
LWAR 1
Championship Round
AGRP 0 FINAL
GJUJ 0
EQUI 0 FINAL
OCAL 1
Apertura
APET 2 FINAL
TOLM 2
Apertura
GUAY 0 FINAL
UNIC 1
206665 SCLA 0 FINAL
206666 FCP 1
ZAMR 1 FINAL
MTRO 2
Apertura
CLAO 0 FINAL
AYAC 0
Apertura
208065 SMSJ 0 FINAL
208066 TLRS 2
1st Round (2nd Leg)
OLMP 3 FINAL
CPOR 1
Apertura
REUS  
RLZ
GMEN 1 FINAL
IACC 1
JAGC 0 FINAL
INDM 3
Apertura
EMLC 1 FINAL
QUIT 2
BNAC 3 FINAL
CMAN 4
Apertura
208077 PPRN 1 FINAL
208078 GDY 1
1st Round (2nd Leg)
RPLT 1 FINAL
LBRT 2
Apertura
OAXA 0 FINAL
MZAC 1
Clausura - Quarterfinal (2nd Leg)
PLTN 1 FINAL
TMPR 1
DCAL 2 FINAL
INDS 1
Apertura
ALIU 0 FINAL
MELG 2
Apertura
CELA 1 FINAL
ASLS 2
Clausura - Quarterfinal (2nd Leg)
GUAN 1 FINAL
JGSU 5
201861 ESPY 2 FINAL
201862 LEV 2
NUMC 1 FINAL
CADZ 2
KURS 0 FINAL
FLRA 5
203801 TILB 1 FINAL
203802 EXC 1
207857 KONY 0 FINAL
207858 AKRG 0
INGL 3 FINAL
ABEL 1
MBRG 0 FINAL
JREG 1
BCHM 0 FINAL
DARM 0
SPAU 0 FINAL
HEID 3
KOL 0 FINAL
DYND 3
CEL 0 FINAL
HIBE 0
2nd Phase
SHNG 1 FINAL
WZAL 1
201865 SEV 0 FINAL
201866 GET 3
ISLC 3 FINAL
SLTS 1
TORK 0 FINAL
CSCH 0
SFIN 2 FINAL
ZIMB 1
LEVT 2 FINAL
PLNN 0
1 MUN 0 FINAL
2 EVE 4
203809 NAC 1 FINAL
203810 FSIT 2
SALZ 1 FINAL
POLT 1
Championship Round
WOLF 2 FINAL
SSG 1
Championship Round
1 AMNS 2 FINAL
2 NNTS 3
203233 LIL 0 FINAL
203234 TLS 0
1 DJUR 1 FINAL
2 HACK 0
207861 CRIZ 1 FINAL
207862 ISTB 1
RUZK 2 FINAL
SLBR 3
Championship Round
1 BRD 4 FINAL
2 SCF 0
1 RUB 1 FINAL
2 USO 2
205113 SNDJ 1 FINAL
205114 HRSN 0
Relegation Round
EXTR 2 FINAL
DPC 1
DBRS 1 FINAL
EBGU 1
PCUB 1 FINAL
SPER 1
ENOS 2 FINAL
FAMA 2
Relegation Round
AEL 1 FINAL
APOL 1
Championship Round
TUNS 1 FINAL
MNST 0
SFAX 3 FINAL
GABE 1
GBES 1 FINAL
TNIS 3
TATA   POSTPONED
SAHL
MLAO 1 FINAL
HLIF 1
201869 ATH 0 FINAL
201870 REM 3
ETAR 3 FINAL
VRYA 0
Relegation Round
TITO   10:30 AM
BPOD
SUTJ   10:30 AM
PTRV
203813 ADO 1 FINAL
203814 PSV 3
200113 CRYS 3 FINAL
200114 ARS 2
200109 LIV 2 FINAL
200110 CDF 0
203237 STE 2 FINAL
203238 REI 0
LINZ 2 FINAL
AUSW 2
Championship Round
SPRG 0 FINAL
FZLN 1
KARV 3 FINAL
SPRG 1
MBOL 2 FINAL
DKLA 2
OPAV 0 FINAL
BSTR 2
BJAB 0 FINAL
BHMN 1
VIKT 1 FINAL
PRIB 1
TEPL 0 FINAL
SIGM 2
SLVC 2 FINAL
SLBR 3
DURE 0 FINAL
GMME 0
Relegation Round
MLUC 1 FINAL
PNS 0
Championship Round
CSBL 2 FINAL
WYDA 2
KATS 0 FINAL
WIKK 1
SSHN 1 FINAL
RIVU 1
MFM 0 FINAL
ENUG 1
ENYI 0 FINAL
LOBI 0
BNDL 0 FINAL
KWAR 0
NTOR 0 FINAL
REMO 0
FCIU 0 FINAL
YOBE 2
HTLD 1 FINAL
GORN 2
EKAN 1 FINAL
NASA 5
AKWA 0 FINAL
EDNG 3
GMBE 1 FINAL
KPIL 1
RROV 2 FINAL
ARBR 2
207521 ESKI 1 FINAL
207522 HMRB 3
202553 H96 0 FINAL
202554 HBL 0
204097 YENI 0 FINAL
204098 SPM 2
205117 AHUS 4 FINAL
205118 VJLE 2
Relegation Round
CRDB 3 FINAL
ROVI 3
204825 GENT 0 FINAL
204826 ANDR 0
Championship Round
207865 FEN 0 FINAL
207866 ALAY 1
ALFC 1 FINAL
ATHN 0
APOL 0 FINAL
XANT 2
PKOS 0 FINAL
ATRM 2
OLYM 3 FINAL
LMIA 1
TRIP 1 FINAL
CRET 1
LVAD 0 FINAL
PAOK 5
ARIS 2 FINAL
PNET 1
GIAN 1 FINAL
PANI 2
NIC 0 FINAL
LARN 1
Championship Round
208057 CLN   12:15 PM
208058 TGR
1st Round (2nd Leg)
HNCY 1 FINAL
USMN 2
Apertura
201873 LEGN 1 FINAL
201874 VIL 2
PTZ 1 FINAL
RDNN 3
Championship Round
SHKT 1 FINAL
GOML 0
209373 AME 2 FINAL
209374 TOL 3
Clausura
CHMV 0 FINAL
BSZG 2
Championship Round
DTBI 0 FINAL
WITG 1
BERK 0 FINAL
IRT 0
FARR 0 FINAL
OCS 1
ABIA 0 FINAL
DFRC 1
ALMR 3 FINAL
TNRF 1
204833 MOUS 1 FINAL
204834 WAAS 2
UEFAEL Playoffs - Group Stage
SBUC 1 FINAL
VCON 1
Championship Round
NCHC 1 FINAL
BRWN 2
GBRW 1 FINAL
SARM 3
ADS 1 FINAL
DEFB 0
208045 GLPL   2:30 PM
208046 NEW
1st Round (2nd Leg)
UCOM 0 FINAL
DEPM 1
Apertura
201877 VLC 2 FINAL
201878 BTS 1
203241 MNCO 1 FINAL
203242 PSG 3
SAO 1 FINAL
COR 2
Finals (2nd Leg)
RACM 1 FINAL
LIVP 1
Apertura
BRIV 1 FINAL
JUVD 0
Apertura
CUCU 0 FINAL
PATR 1
Apertura
AURR 1 FINAL
NPOT 0
Apertura
RPAR 1 FINAL
SANJ 2
Apertura
MUSH 2 FINAL
FRZA 1
VAS 0 FINAL
FLA 2
Final (2nd Leg)
HUSA   3:00 PM
FUSR
PLAZ 1 FINAL
DEFS 4
Apertura
CURI 3 FINAL
UCHL 3
209953 NYFC 2 FINAL
209954 DCU 0
GUAB 0 FINAL
BOLV 3
Apertura
LLAN 0 FINAL
ARAG 2
Apertura
ECAR 0 FINAL
EMER 4
Apertura
LALA 2 FINAL
TRUJ 1
Apertura
ANZO 2 FINAL
MINR 3
Apertura
PRTG 1 FINAL
ZULI 1
Apertura
VENZ 1 FINAL
MONG 2
Apertura
208069 SMT   4:45 PM
208070 USF
1st Round (2nd Leg)
UMAG 1 FINAL
ENVG 1
Apertura
SLOR 0 FINAL
SNTI 1
Apertura
SBOY 0 FINAL
UDEP 4
Apertura
LARA 1 FINAL
TACH 3
Apertura
CRBB 2 FINAL
CRCS 0
Apertura
MOTG 3 FINAL
JUTC 2
Clausura
LMEN 1 FINAL
PASQ 1
Clausura
FAS 0 FINAL
STEC 1
Clausura
EPAS 0 FINAL
AUST 0
OPET 1 FINAL
JWIL 0
Apertura
DELF 1 FINAL
BCLA 3
AGUI 0 FINAL
AUDZ 2
Clausura
VDOS 0 FINAL
ZPEC 1
Clausura - Quarterfinal (2nd Leg)
MLLN 1 FINAL
ACAL 1
Apertura
COQU 1 FINAL
ANTO 0
VIDA 1 FINAL
PLAT 1
Clausura
LAF 1 FINAL
SONS 1
Clausura
209957 SEA 1 FINAL
209958 LAFC 4
208049 ARJ   7:00 PM
208050 INDP
1st Round (2nd Leg)
DPAS 0 FINAL
JBRQ 0
Apertura
NCNL 1 FINAL
SOLA 3
Apertura
209377 QUET 1 FINAL
209378 LAG 2
Clausura
ARED 0 FINAL
BLMG 1
Apertura
INJT 1 FINAL
MACA 1
ALMG 4 FINAL
MITR 2
EVRT 4 FINAL
UESP 0
SNLO 2 FINAL
CIMA 0
Clausura - Quarterfinal (2nd Leg)
ANAC 1 FINAL
RNEG 2
Apertura

Sports Gaming Glossary

GENERAL TERMS

PHRASE DEFINITION
Action Any wager. A player is said to be in action when having a bet riding on any sporting event or table game.
Action Jackson A gambler who wagers every day - day and night!
Agent (1) A Player cheat who frequents casino's and works with casino dealers and employees. (2) A person who, for a fee or commission, lures people to a crooked game to be fleeced. (3) Person who solicits sports bets for a bookmaker.
Apple A sucker. A soft player - easy prey - cannot win.
APR Annual Percentage Rate. The computation of the net result between profit and loss wagering over a specific period of time in relation to your start-up bankroll (investment). The APR is a simple rate of return converted to an annual percentage. Example: $100 profit on a $200 start-up bankroll after six months equals an APR of 100%.
B.R. Acronym for Bankroll
Backer (1) Someone who will stake a gambler with a good reputation during a difficult period. (2) Someone who supplies a bookmaker with cash (behind the scenes).
Bad Beat A tough loss.
Bail Out Trying to get back a sum of losses with one wager.
Beard A person used to place bets so the bookmakers will not know the identity of the actual bettor.
Beef Any situation that is or may cause a problem. Complaint against a book.
Bet the Limit To bet the maximum amount allowed by the bookmaker.
Betting Ring A syndicate of big money sports bettors who place large bets, wiseguys, etc.
Big Dime A $10,000 wager.
Big Nickel A $5,000 wager.
Big Order A large sports bet of five or six figures.
Bite A request by a gambler for a loan.
Board The complete agenda of games on any given day.
Boat Race A crooked horse race.
Bookmaker (Bookie) A person who takes race and sports bets. Also known as B.M.
Bottom Line Money owed to a bookmaker by a player.
Buck A $100 wager. Also referred to as a C-Note.
Bum Steer Bad information.
Bundle Large bankroll.
Bust A Player who goes broke (loses his bankroll or stash).
Buster Odds of 15 to 1 on a winning horse (also known as a fuzzy).
C-Note Slang for a $100 bill.
C.O.D. No assets, and no credit. All bets must be made for cash only.
Carpet Joint A plush/class operation.
Cash Management The function of managing your cash assets? hopefully to profit.
Casino A.K.A. Sports Book. The sports book where the sports gaming information (spreads, lines, totals, etc.) is posted. The information is not guaranteed. You will need to check directly with your bookmaker to secure your information.
Chalk The favorite in a game.
Chalk Eater A person who only wagers on favorites. (a.k.a., Chalk Player)
Clerk A person who answers phones, and deals lines for a bookmaker. Also known as a ticket writer.
Confidence (Rating) The level of confidence the bettor places on a particular selection in a game. MMS allows for a 3 star rating system (*,**,***). MMS records each star rated selection and provides historical analysis on the bettor's selection proficiency based on each confidence rating.
Connected Meaning a person is connected to organized crime.
Cooler A prearranged deck or shoe of cards (Blackjack, Poker or Baccarat) has been used both for and against the house. (a.k.a. a cold deck of cards).
Copper When one gambler fades and takes the opposing side of another gamblers bet, position or opinion.
Cover To win a wager by more than the spread (in the case of a favorite) or to win a wager by the underdog losing by less than the spread.
Crossroader Any player who does not bet without cheating.
Current Lines The current gaming lines available for each particular game, based on the time of your most recent downloading of line information through a LIVE UPDATE function. If the data box under Opening Lines and Current Lines has a " XX " in it, it means that no lines were available through MMS data sources for that particular game.
Date Closed The date when the gaming lines were last downloaded into the MMS data base.
Daub A paste or liquid used to mark cards.
Dean (The) A smart gambler who can calculate odds and percentages. (a.k.a. The Professor)
Default Wager The designated wager (a.k.a. Flat Wager) for each straight bet.
Desperado Gambler who bets big and can't pay when he loses.
Deuce Dealers A dealer who can peek at the top card and deal the next card if the top card is not to his liking (advantage). (a.k.a. second dealer, mechanic, or number two man)
Dime Bet A $1,000 wager.
Dog The underdog in any wagering proposition.
Dog It A player who is afraid to increase his wager size during an extended winning streak.
Dollar Bet A $100 wager.
Double Bet A wager twice the size of a players usual wager. (a.k.a. a press bet or doubling up)
Double Sawbuck A $20 wager.
Dry A player is Dry when he has run out of funds and credit.
Dutch Book A price-makers odds line which totals more than 100%.
Ear A bent corner put on a playing card to identify or locate it.
Easy Way In the game of CRAPS: to make a point number (4, 6, 8 or 10) any way but the hard way (e.g., with doubles: 2s, 3s, 4s, or 5s).
Edge Any advantage a player can utilize.
Eighter from Decatur The number eight in the game of CRAPS.
End A share of something. What is my "end of the score."
Even Up, Even Money (1) A bet or proposition giving each player an equal chance to win. (2) A wager at correct odds. (3) A 50-50 bet.
Exacta HORSE RACING: a wager picking the two horses finishing first and second in the correct order.
Exotic Bets A.K.A. Proposition Bets: propositions generally attached to a specific game or on certain players for a particular league. Wagering on exotic plays are done by laying or taking odds. Example of an exotic bet: which running back in the Super Bowl will run for more yards from scrimmage.
Face Card A king, queen or jack in a deck of cards. (a.k.a. a paint card)
Fade To cover a bet. You're faded.
False Cut A cut leaving the deck in its original position.
Fast Company Seasoned or smart gamblers.
Fat A player with a large bankroll. (a.k.a. deep pockets)
Fever A gambling habit or itch.
Field Several horses or contestants in a sports tournament grouped as one contestant for betting purposes.
Figure An amount owed to or by a bookmaker.
Fink An informer. (a.k.a. stool pigeon)
Fish A sucker, or a person who makes sucker bets.
Fix A bribe or to be bribed. The fix is in.
Flat Store Any gaming operation that is crooked.
Flats Crooked dice that have been shaved to favor certain numbers.
Futures Wagering A Future is an event that occurs beyond the present game date schedule of games (including football games scheduled for the coming weekend). Wagering on Futures is done by laying or taking odds. Examples of Futures Wagering: (a) the winner of the Super Bowl, (b) the over/under for the # of games a MLB team will win in the coming season, (c) the winner of at least one Golf Major Tournament for the coming season, etc.
G-Note A $1,000 wager.
Gaff Any method or device that aids in cheating.
Game Date (1) The date when a particular game is scheduled to be played. (2) A slang meaning the date when all games from all applicable sports are scheduled to be played.
Game Time The time when a particular game is scheduled to be played. MMS clearly defines if the game time is eastern time or pacific time.
George A generous player (usually a big tipper). The opposite of a TOM.
Get Out The process of regaining ones losses (usually by winning).
Getting Down The act of making a wager.
Graveyard Shift The early morning shift of a gaming establishment. Sportsbooks usually do not open until 9:00 am local time.
Grinder Small time player.
Grindjoint or Store A book that caters to small players.
Half a Buck A $50 wager.
Handicapper A person who studies and evaluates all sporting events.
Handle The total amount of money taken in bets.
Hardway Bet To bet the number4, 6, 8, or 10 will be made before a 7 appears with duplicate numbers (e.g. 2s, 3s, 4, or 5s).
Hedging Betting the opposite side of an original wager in order to reduce your original wager.
High Hurdler A person who left town owing money leaving no forwarding address. (a.k.a. skipper, took a powder, came up lame)
Holding Your Own Barely or almost breaking even from betting.
Hook The half point in game spreads and totals.
Hooked Losing a wager by exactly ? a point.
Hot Dice CRAPS: slang for dice that are passing or a player on an extended winning streak.
Hot Game Any game attracting a lot of action on one side by many players.
House The operators of a Casino or Sportsbook.
In the Bag A.K.A. a LOCK. Said of a sporting event with a predetermined outcome. Associated with the fix is in!.
In the Red A player owing money to his bookmaker.
Jackpot (1) A troublesome situation. (2) An expression of exuberation over a large winning bet.
Jerk Another word for a tie, or push between two teams involving a spread.
Juice (1) The Vig or vigorish. The bookmakers commission for taking a bet. (2) A term in casinos denoting influence with upper management.
Kibitzer A spectator at ay game who usually dispenses unwanted advice.
Kick Ones pocket. He put the bankroll in his kick.
Knock To cast disparaging remarks about someone. A.K.A. rap.
Laydown Making a wager.
Laying Points Betting on the favorite in a game.
Level One Sports Handicapping The Gut Feel level of handicapping for MMS. This is where the schedule of games for all sports posted (by MMS) are first displayed. Information displayed includes all game spreads, totals, money lines, puck lines, and run lines.
Level Two Sports Handicapping Analysis The carryover of games handicapped from Level One Sports Handicapping that the user elects to have recorded for future tracking. This is also the level where MMS provides for access to team and league statistics.
Limit (1) The maximum amount a player may wager on a specific bet or event. (2) The maximum amount a player may increase a previous bet (usually at a poker game). (3) The maximum amount bet before the casino/bookie changes the odds and/or point spread. A.K.A. the cap.
Line The listed odds or point spread offered on a game.
Linemaker A person who establishes (creates) the original and subsequent betting lines. A.K.A. an oddsmaker or pricemaker.
Little Joe from Kokomo CRAPS: the point being number four.
Live Horse A horse considered to be in shape to run at his best potential.
Live One A player with money looking for action and/or a sportsbook.
Lock Best bet, an easy winner, a no brainer, etc.
Maiden A horse that has never won a race.
Marker An advance extended to a player on credit. A.K.A. credit.
Michigan Bankroll A large bankroll consisting mostly of one dollar bills with a large denomination bill on the outside.
Middle Winning both sides of a betting proposition. Example: Laying the Lakers at -6, buying back the Knicks at +8, and the game ending Lakers: 100 Knicks 93 for a difference of (7).
Money Line The money line is an indicator by the oddsmaker of a teams odds of winning a game or proposition. The negative (-) money line represents how many dollars you would need to wager to win $10. A positive money line represents how many dollars you would win if you wagered $10.
Morning Line A Linemakers morning guess as to the probable odds on the games that are to be played that day.
Mudder A horse known to favor a muddy track.
Mush Artist A gambler who doesn't pay.
Nailed A player caught cheating or stealing.
Natural (1) Black Jack - Ace & 10 count card. (2) CRAPS - 7 or 11 on the first roll.
Net Winnings The Potential Gross Winnings less the original cash wager. Example: Gross Winnings @ $21.00 - $11.00 original wager = $10.00 Net Winnings. (See Potential Gross Winnings)
Nickel A $500 wager.
Nut A gambler or gambling enterprise's operating expenses.
Odds The ratio of favorable vs. unfavorable possibilities in an event.
Odds on Favorite A horse or competitor (e.g., a heavily favored team) that is so favored that the odds are quoted as less than even money. The odds on favorite is priced at 1 to 10.
Off the Board Sporting events that casinos or bookmakers will not accept action on.
Office A secret signal passed from a gambler to his confederate.
On the Hop CRAPS: a one roll wager (e.g., wagering on Red 7).
Opening Lines The first gaming lines available for each particular game. If the data box under Opening Lines and Current Lines has a " XX " in it, it means that no lines were available through MMS data sources for that particular game.
Over/Unders (Totals) Total combined number of points expected to be scored between two teams or as part of a proposition. The over or under can be the favored money line in a proposition.
Overlay A sports wager when the odds of a proposition are in favor of the bettor rather than the casino or bookmaker.
P.M.G. Baseball: Acronym for Advertised Pitchers Must Go.
Paper Marked cards.
Parlay Card Odds The payout offered by the bookmaker based on successfully wagering on a 2- team or more parlay IN THE SBTE SPORT. Examples of payouts: 2-team @ 13 to 5, 3-team @ 6 to 1, 4-team @ 10 to 1, 5-team @ 20 to 1, etc. NOTE: in a 2 team parlay, if one of the games ends up as a"tie" or "no action." The parlay is reduced to the next lowest number of plays, therefore, a 2 team parlay becomes a straight bet on the remaining game.
Parlay Wager Two or more teams or propositions (straight bets) tied together to make one wager. All such propositions must win by the listed point spread or money odd.
Past Performance Prior events (e.g., games of a particular team) are studied in order to help determine the outcome of a future contest/game.
Past Post An attempt to place a wager on a game after it has started.
Pick'em Game A.K.A. PK. A game determined by the oddsmaker to be dead even between the teams, giving both sides an equal chance at victory.
Piece-Meal The act of paying a bookmaker in installments.
Pigeon A sucker.
Pipeline Any method of distributing information.
Pipes The telephone.
Player Gambler. (See Sports Investor.)
Popped Arrested.
Post-up Having to put money up before being allowed to wager (e.g., offshore accounts are all post-up accounts )
Potential Gross Winnings The original cash wager plus the potential net winnings (PROFIT). Example: original wager @ $11.00 + potential net winnings @ $10.00 = $21.00 potential gross winnings. (See Net Winnings)
Press To double ones previous wager after a win.
Price The odds or point spread for wagering on a game.
Pull Time Closed The time when the gaming lines were last downloaded into the MMS data base.
Push A tie between two teams. The wager does not win or lose. The Player gets his money returned.
Quinella HORSE RACING: a wager picking the 1st or 2nd place finish in either order (e.g., 1,2 or 2,1).
Rack A box to hold chips or checks.
Renege (1) To refuse to honor a lost wager or debt; to welsh. (2) To misplay a card illegally.
ROI Return on Investment. A simple interest rate of return on your start-up bankroll (investment dollars). The computation of the net result between profit and loss wagering over a specific period of time in relation to your start-up bankroll (investment). Example: start up bankroll = $1,000; profit after two weeks of wagering = $100; $100 ÷ $1,000 = .10 = 10% ROI.
Round Robin Wager A series of Parlay Wagers combined into one Wager transaction. The minimum number of teams or games in a RR is three. The combinations in a 3 team RR are two team (3 combinations), and three team (one combination). You determine the base wager on each combination (e.g., $10.00) and calculate your total wager by the number of combinations (e.g., 4 X $10.00 = $40.00).
Roundball Slang for basketball. A.K.A. hoops.
Run Down Money line and point spread update.
Run Line Major League Baseball. Similar to the "puck line" in hockey. Usually requires the money line favored team to win by more than 1.5 runs, thus dramatically changing the money line odds on that team to make that team more favorable to wager on. Also usually afford the money line underdog team to either lose the game by less than 1.5 runs, or win the game outright to win a wager on the underdog. As with the favored team, the money line is dramatically changed, this time making the underdog less favorable to wager on.
Runner A player who places wagers for someone else.
Rush POKER: a streak of winning many consecutive hands. Can apply to sports as well; winning many consecutive games.
Sawbuck A $10 wager.
Sawdust Joint An unpretentious gambling casino.
Scalper A player who attempts to profit from the differences in odds from Sportsbook to Sportsbook.
Score A large win in a particular event.
Scout A person who studies a team during play and/or practice and reports his findings.
Send it in A player who takes full advantage of a winning streak by increasing his bets substantially. When he's going good he sends it in.
Sharp A smart, informed gambler. A wiseguy.
Short Ender A player who bets the underdog in any betting proposition.
Shortstop A small time player.
Shylock A loanshark.
Side To catch a side. To win one side of a bet and tie or push the other side.
Silks A jockeys uniform.
Smart Money When professional gamblers (wise guys) wager.
Soft Player A player who bets less when he wins and doubles up when he loses.
Spit A very small amount of money to wager on a game or play.
Sports Investor Individual or Corporate Entity that trades in Sports Gaming Futures for profit and as a profession.
Spot Player A player who waits for what he thinks is an unusually favorable situation before making a wager.
Square An unsophisticated player.
Squares CRAPS: perfect dice to within a tolerance of 1/5000 of an inch.
Steam Heavy, one way action (e.g., heavy action on the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl).
Steamer The softest of soft players.
Straight Bet Wager on one event. Outcome of wager is determined by a point spread or the money odds.
Straight Parlay A parlay wager for which the payout is calculated based on the true or actual individual game odds posted at the time of the wager.
Stuck Losing - in the hole. Losing a lot. Buried - lost it all.
Take a Price Wagering on an underdog proposition.
Tapped Out Having lost ones last dollar from their bankroll.
Teaser Parlay Wagers The same type of wager as a regular parlay wager except that additional points are either added to the underdog or subtracted from the favorite. The payout of Teaser Parlay Wagers will be lower, in terms or payoff odds, than for regular parlay.
TOM No good. Not generous. Opposite of a George. See George.
TOUT A professional tipster who offers to sell his opinion on the outcome of a sporting event without benefit of knowledge.
Trap A bad bet: one that looks good but in reality is not.
Trump Another word for CASH.
Validation The section of MMS that allows for confirming spreads and money line odds (juice) after wagers have been made with a bookmaker. Example: in section 3, MMS records a wager on a game at -3.0 spread. The wager placed with the bookmaker ended up at a spread of -3.5. Through the validation screen, the wager can be changed to reflect the accurate spread.
Value A professional's opinion regarding a proposition that appears to be an overlay or an underlay - high or low.
Vigorish (Vig) Bookmaker's commission.
Virgin Line A line (money line or spread) sent out to Sportsbooks before any wagers have been made.
Wave (1) To bend the edge of a card during play for identification purposes. (2) the bend itself.
Welsher A person who doesn't pay his gambling debts.
Whale A player who tries to negotiate maximum limit and beyond wagers that make the largest casinos uncomfortable.
Winning Factor Your proficiency in making accurate handicapping and/or wager selections based on the actual odds for each game.
Winning Percentage Your proficiency in making accurate handicapping and/or wager selections based on a denominator of 100. Example: 10 selections, five of which were accurate; 5 ÷ 10 = .50 = 50% WP.
Wise Guy An educated professional gambler with an extensive track record of being a winning player.
Wrong Bettor CRAPS: a player who bets the "Don't Pass" and "Don't Come" line.
XX (Found in the sports line information boxes under Opening and Current Lines). If the data box under Opening Lines and Current Lines has a "XX " in it, it means that no lines were available through MMS data sources for that particular game.
Zombie A player who never shows emotion regardless of the outcome.

WAGERING RULES, ODDS & TERMS

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Baseball Money Lines - Favored & Underdog The cost (or juice) the Player would have to wager on the favored team to WIN the game. Example: New York Yankees -1.80 vs. Baltimore Orioles. You would have to wager (risk) $18.00 to win $10.00.
Baseball Official Game: OVER/UNDERS When wagering on the total number of runs scored by both teams, the game must go 9 innings (8.5 if the home team is ahead) to have "action" on the game. Thereafter, if a game is called or suspended, the score will be determined after the last full inning unless the home team scores to tie or takes the lead in the bottom half of the inning in which case the score is determined by the score at the time the game is called. The listed pitchers must start or there is "no action" and the bettor receives his wager back.
Baseball Official Game: Winners & Losers (for wagering) Winners and losers are official after 5 innings of play. If the home team is winning, the game is official after 4.5 innings of play. Thereafter, if a game is called or suspended, the winner is determined by the score after the last full inning unless the home team scores to tie or takes the lead in the bottom half of the inning - in which case the winner is determined by the score at the time the game is called.
Baseball Proposition or Run Line Wagering The official game rules that apply to wagering on Baseball OVER/UNDERS also apply to Baseball proposition and run line wagering.
Baseball Run Lines A proposition play that requires the "favored" team to win the game by more than 1.5 runs. The underdog can lose the game by 1 run and still cover the Run Line. Example: New York Yankees -1.5 runs vs. Kansas City Royals.
Baseball: Listed Pitcher Wagering (straight wagers) An option of the bettor to require the stated (listed) starting pitchers for a game to actually start the game and make at least one pitch. If one or both of the listed pitchers fail to meet this minimum the game becomes"no action" and the bettor receives his wager back. A wager requiring only one of the listed pitchers to start is another wager option. The bettor is required to select which of the listed pitchers must start.
Boxing Wagering on boxing is done by laying or taking odds.
Favorite - Point Spread The team that is favored to win will have a point spread of ( - ) minus a number. Example: if the favored has a point spread of -3, that team will need to win the game by 4 or more points to win the wager. If the game ends with the favored winning by the 3-point spread the wager will be considered a push (tie) and you will receive your entire wager back.
Football & Basketball Default Money Lines on Spreads & Totals -1.10 or 11/10: the player wagers $11.00 to win $10.00. If the player wins his wager he receives his original wager of $11.00 plus his profit of $10.00 for a total of $21.00.
Hockey Money Lines - Favored & Underdog The cost (or juice) the Player would have to wager on the favored team to WIN the game. Example: Dallas Stars -1.80 vs. Calgary Flames. You would have to wager (risk) $18.00 to win $10.00. Hockey Money Lines are always set based on the Hockey Puck Lines.
Hockey Puck Lines The spread between two teams in a hockey game. The spread can be PK (pick) to whatever is posted by the sports book. Example: Dallas Stars -0.5 vs. Calgary Flames. To win a wager on Dallas, the Stars would have to win the game by one or more goals.
Official Game (for wagering) Each sport requires the game to go a specific length before being called for the game to considered official. For basketball, football, and hockey games, the game MUST go within five minutes of regulation or less for such games to be considered official by most bookmakers. For baseball official game guidelines, see Baseball Official Game rules.
Overtime Occurs when a game ends in regulation with both teams tied. Overtime results count in all sports wagers.
Totals (OVER/UNDER) The total score between the two teams in a game. You would handicap and/or wager whether the final score in the game would total OVER or UNDER the number posted. Example: NFL, New York Giants vs. Miami Dolphins: 39 (points). Final score: NG 21 MD 17. Total score equals 38 points. If you wagered the score to end under the number posted you would have WON the wager.
Underdog - Point Spread Just the opposite of the Favorite point spread. The underdog can win the game outright or lose by a sum less than the point spread for the player to win the wager.