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Started 12/18/17 by Brothers35; 383 views.
Brothers35

From: Brothers35

12/18/17

Hello I am relatively new to the sport and I want some tips to get started. I am initially interested in placing bets. I am interesting for bookmakers websites. Can you recommend  some to review ? I found this TVG.com

Does anyone has an experience with this site ? Is credible for betting?

  • Edited December 18, 2017 6:49 pm  by  TexSquared
TexSquared

From: TexSquared

12/18/17

TVG is not a bookmaker, they are an ADW (account deposit wagering) service -- bets placed through them go to the host track's pool and you are paid host track odds.  Same applies to almost every other service in the U.S. you've heard of including Xpressbet, NYRA Bets, DRF Bets, TwinSpires, Parx Phonebet, BetAmerica, etc.

A true bookmaker offers fixed odds betting - the odds they posted at the time you place your bet is what you will be paid out if you win.  That isn't the case with ADW's - you might bet a horse with 15 minutes to post when the toteboard reads 10-1 but if he goes off at 3-1 that's how you'll be paid, not 10-1. 

  • Edited December 18, 2017 6:59 pm  by  TexSquared
Brothers35

From: Brothers35

12/19/17

Thank you so much for your help. I will save you advice !!

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