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