Originally Posted by PierceNation
Please excuse my stupidity but...
That may be another reason to leave well enough alone. If you do embark on this path, you will have to start at the most rudimentary level. Professional sports betting requires vast knowledge, and a keen sense of insight and ability to extrapolate actionable data from mountains of information. Very few can be called professional, but those who are sometimes make millions. http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7253011n
Vigorish, or simply the vig, also known as juice
or the take, is the amount charged by a bookmaker, or bookie, for his services. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vigorish