Alan Boston is known in the world mostly as a sports bettor. A good one for sure; Boston is considered one of the best, if not the best, college basketball handicapper in the world. He is so popular in that field he has his own radio show promotion called “Beat Boston” where he announces his picks each week and competes among others to see whose bets do the best. His prowess at sports betting is so well known he was featured in the 2001 book “The Odds,” which document his life as a sports bettor, and has appeared on “Outside the Lines,” a show that talks seriously about issues in sports.
Most either hate Alan or love him. His extravagant and passionate personality wins a lot of people over, but when they’re on the other side of an argument he can be aggravating. Nonetheless, Boston’s goal on his segment is to help educate, however he can.
In the poker world, Boston is known for his expertise for Seven Card Stud and side games. Although Boston has only won one tournament in his career, he has reached an impressive seven World Series of Poker final tables. His career tournament winnings are around two hundred thousand dollars, not too shabby for someone who currently does poker on the side.
Boston owns two homes: One in Las Vegas and the other Old Orchard Beach in Maine. He enjoys not only teaching people about betting, but also about poker. You won’t find Boston sports betting much anymore; he claims that this is his last year. Boston has been gambling for a living since he was 24.
Common Misspellings: Alen Boston, Aalan Boston, Alan Bostan
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