Sports Betting Tips: Understanding The Vig

Sports Betting Tips: Understanding The Vig

This article is part of our Beating the Book series.

Chris Liss explains how often you need to win, in order to be a profitable sports bettor. All sportsbooks charge the bettor a "Vig" when they lose a bet. Vigorish (also known as juice, under-juice, the cut, the take, the margin, the house edge, or simply the vig) is the fee charged by a bookmaker for accepting a gambler's wager.

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