Billions are bet on sports every year. Behind every dollar is a story—and a bettor with a secret.

“A print version of cinema verite…often screamingly funny.”

The Wall Street Journal

About Chad

Chad Millman is Chief Content Officer for The Action Network. Cited by dozens of outlets as the source for betting news and data, Action was named 2019's best sports betting site and app by the Fantasy Sports Gaming Association. Previously Millman worked at ESPN as editorial director for domestic digital, editor-in-chief of the magazine and created the gambling beat. He has written seven books, including the bestseller about professional bettors, The Odds.

Praise for Chad's Work

“Absorbing … A ready-made suspense thriller … Millman recounts the story deftly.”

—The Boston Globe
(The Detonators)

“Hilarious, sincere, and wrenching.”

(They Call Me Baba Booey)

“Millman has written an intimate, hilarious and, at times, terribly sad portrait.”

—Sports Illustrated
(The Odds)

“Millman brings to life nerve-jangling chaos…in this edgy account.”

—The Los Angeles Times
(The Odds)

“An unusually well written and astute picture of the ways that basketball has evolved in this country … An exemplary piece of reporting and writing, transcending sports.”

—Kirkus Reviews
(Pickup Artists)

“Fascinating … Millman has delved into the story deeply and with verve … this fast-paced, thriller-like tale makes for gripping reading.”

—Publishers Weekly, starred review
(The Detonators)

Summer, 1916, 100 years ago in Manhattan. German Terrorists attack New York harbor. Much of downtown is destroyed. This is the true story of how it happened…and what happened next.

“A gripping account of conspiracy.”

New York Times

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