What is Hermes?

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The Little John Protocol (LJP) version 1.0 was a tremendous success, running from 2019 through 2022, but you always have to keep evolving in the sports gambling business. After three years of success and profit with the LJP…never a losing year…things started to go flat. The LJP had done its job and did it well…it was time for the next evolution!

The next evolution of the LJP became Hermes. Hermes takes the LJP’s programming and greatly expands on it. Hermes is a tool that uses over 100 different analytics (many which I created, some which are housed on the sportsbook’s systems) to analyze in-play wagers each day. Hermes will then issue wagers that meet its criteria for in-play value. Hermes uses machine learning techniques, yes A.I. (artificial intelligence) except Hermes was launched in 2021 and before A.I. became the buzzword that it is today. Hermes updates its strategy on a daily basis using its past performance and the performance of the analytics, algorithms, and the data the program assesses.

Hermes will assess the betting markets and implement one of three different postures for each active sport. “PASSIVE” shows concern for market conditions and Hermes will be wagering very cautiously. “STANDARD” means Hermes does not assess any material risks in the market, but also does not see it as an excessively hot (sharp) market. “AGGRESSIVE” means Hermes calculates the market as heavily favoring sharp/value angles…and so the program will be more aggressive in its wagering to play this momentum.

HERMES IS ALLOWED TO RISK 0.1 TO 2 UNITS. Individuals should assess their own unique financial situation before wagering. Hermes does not have money, nor bills to pay, so the strategy used by Hermes may not be suitable for your risk tolerance or bankroll.

For performance records, please visit https://tsp.live/tsp-live-hermes-records/.

Good luck!

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ANALYTIC NOTICE: Analytics are provided to give you access to information that you otherwise would not be able to obtain publicly.

Analytics ARE NOT DESIGNED NOR INTENDED to tell you what to bet. Analytics are provided to make you a more informed bettor when handicapping and making your wagering decisions.

If you are placing a wager simply because the wager shows up within an analytic or alert, you are using the information incorrectly, outside its intended use, and opening yourself up to unnecessary risk.

While some analytics and information covers sharp action, it should be noted that sharp action can occur for many reasons beyond sharp money feeling a wager has value. Sharp bettors frequently wager for the purposes of middling, arbitrage, hedging, buyouts and more. Analytics do not discern why sharp money is betting, they just report that sharp money is betting. Just because something shows as “sharp” should not be construed as meaning the wager has value 100% of the time. A wager showing as sharp should also not be construed as a best bet, regardless of the reading within the analytic. The best sharp bettors have a win percentage of 54-56% (betting spreads), not the 60-100% that many touts and other unsavory sports gambling industry jerkoffs (technical term) may want to portray.

Good luck in your action!