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Discussion in 'Horse racing handicapping/Greyhounds or dogs' started by va7631, Feb 8, 2012.

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  1. va7631

    va7631 New Bettor

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    The Pros and Cons of Horse Racing Betting Online

    The internet continues to change a lot of the ways we do things. Our whole perception of the world has been changed by the connectivity and convenience brought by the advent of the internet. Today, we can do practically everything through the internet. We have things like online schools, online gaming, and we even have online horse racing! Betting is made more convenient by the technology of the internet. However, we should learn how to look at both sides of the coin before we make a decision.

    The Pros:

    Online horse racing betting brings a new level of convenience to the scene. With online horse racing betting, you don’t even have to get out of your comfy seat in order to participate in the action. Going to a race track really isn’t much of a pleasure anymore. Some people find it uncomfortable and they would rather be somewhere else. However, the fact remains that the race track is where the action happens. If you want to participate in the action, then you need to go to a race track. Or do you?

    Online horse racing betting is getting more popular because it actually enables people to enjoy the thrill of a horse race without the inconveniences.

    Another issue regarding horse races is time. We all know how important time is. Today, it seems that people are always lacking enough time. Rushing is the most common activity today. In fact, some people rush more frequently than they breathe. Because of this, some people just do not have the time to spare to go down to the race track.

    Online betting on horse racing helps people bypass the problem of time. Through online horse race betting, people who want in on the action only need to spare a few seconds to get online and bet on the horse of their choice. After that, they can continue doing what needs to be done and bearing the burdens that must be borne.

    Because of the increasing development of technology in the areas of connectivity, people today can make use of online horse race betting systems anywhere in the world. People today can make use of their mobile phones and various other gadgets to bet.

    The Cons:

    Of course, with the good, there is always the bad. One thing wrong about online horse race betting is the fact that it almost seems too convenient. Funny, people rarely start to question the reasons why some things are just made to be convenient. Somewhere in the world, a gambling junkie must have cursed the heavens and Bill Gates when he learned that online horse race betting was possible. The fact that it is now convenient means that more and more people will get hooked by the rush of betting on horse races.

    Another con is the fact that people participate on online horse race betting using credit cards and electronic cash. Although these have practically the same value as cash, people tend to see them as unreal. There’s something about watching numbers change screens that just cannot compare to the harsh reality of crisp bills changing hands.

    Online horse race betting is neither inherently good nor is it inherently evil. Everything has a good side and a bad side. Just remember that in the end, it’s your money on the line.
    I am new on this forum. bet on horse races at BETFAIR and use a system successfully. get about 10 points profit per week is not much but is still a profit. . You can take a look here;
     
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  3. joshef

    joshef Experienced Bettor

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    Well very correctly said, as every coin has its two faces, one is good and another is bad. Talking about online horse racing, there are many sites which provide this as a odd to their wagers and the wager can play from the comfort of his home.
     
  4. Mathematician

    Mathematician New Bettor

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    It is most definately far more convenient these days than the old days of shop and phone.

    Betting Exchanges have also been revolutionary. ( generally better odds and laying & trading ability )
    As have odds comparrason sites. ( find top odds easily )
    I'd even add to that the general level of good advice obtainable on the net can add edge to a punter who wants to learn.
    Forums sucha s this one of course can be a great spot to ask questions and learn from.
    Such stuff was very hard to do before the net.

    The tide has swung a great deal in the punter's favor.

    One downside however thinking only of bookies and not the exchanges
    is the ease at which online accounts can be profiled by the bookmaker.
    Most tend not to totally bar you.. more so very heavy stake limitiations.
    Many do not even need humans to examine win loss data and do it manually.
    More so it is a case of automatic systems within their sites.

    Cheers
    Mick
     
  5. lemon1980

    lemon1980 New Bettor

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    Thanks for the heads up on this. My colleague and I are planning to look into them farther as we were planning to get an affiliate program from them.
     
  6. gavind

    gavind Professional Bettor

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    In order to gain profit here. You need to bet cash only where you can afford. Slow and steady beats everything else.
     
  7. lperkins522

    lperkins522 New Bettor

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    slow and steady always beats everything else... peopel want to make a quick buck super fast, which obviously is unlikely to happen. Its one of the reasons why bookies bought out inplay betting, it feeds the desire to win quick all the time, especially on really strange markets (which are obviously the ones to avoid)
     
  8. steveharris

    steveharris Professional Bettor

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    There is no such thing as responsible gambling but there is such thing as self control and self discipline. For me, gambling is just pure fun and entertainment; nothing more, nothing less.
     
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    penza88 Bettor

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    I are planning to look into them farther as we were planning to get an affiliate program from them.
     
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    planning to get an affiliate program from them.
     
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    betting online isnt profitable
     
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    For me, gambling is just pure fun and entertainment; nothing more, nothing less.
     
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    It is more confortable to check all info regarding horse racing offers from home where you have Internet and accesss to any kind of information you need in order to take a decision
     
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    Still it is harder to bet via Internet on such a thing as a Horse Racing. When you are personaly on the track you have a racecard with the information about horses, jockeys, their weight and so on. When you bet vie internet bookie you may bet on races in South Africa, New Zeland, USA and other countries, but on neither website of the racetracks, where I bet, I saw a digital version of racecard. Maybe I looked in the wrong direction, but still it's a little bit inconvenient for me.
     
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    I agree one thing is that the horse racing betting site is now very much . But to find a reputable betting sites is very difficult . Need a lot of skills and experience can do well.
     
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    Interesting Horse Racing is pretty awesome.
     
  17. Sportsbook LV

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    Very informative post!! I agree with the fact that anything that has advantages, also consists of disadvantages. The pros and cons that you have mentioned regarding horse racing betting online are amazing.
     

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