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Old 09-14-2009, 05:40 PM   #16
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I have short story in Gambling. I started with medium capital size. I was 3 or 4 times on all in bets at odds around 2 mainly which saved my balls. In the last 2 weeks i made absolutely tons, I won a lot of big bets and Ive know almost reached the point were my initial capital went to x10. (x9.8 right now).

I know this is a lucky streak and it might all end.

Out of tennis gambling, I used to be a roulette fanatic. I used to lose a lot of money each weekend, till one day I had apparently found the correct strategy () and i won like 3k in less than one week. (I went to the casino right away from uni every day ).

Then in few days I lost it all playing the same strategy, as expected. I hope i dont get screwed like that in sport gambling.
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Old 09-16-2009, 07:37 PM   #17
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Can't beat what I did.

At an AFL practice football match one time in Lavington.

I printed off a whole heap of Mickey Mouse pictures. Signed them, then sold them to kids for $10 a piece saying Mickey Mouse signed it. I raised over $500 and was pretty happy with myself.

I would do it again in a heart beat. This time maybe a Miley Cyrus picture. That seems to be the craze at the moment in young people.
maybe lady gaga ?
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Old 09-17-2009, 11:11 AM   #18
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Can't beat what I did.

At an AFL practice football match one time in Lavington.

I printed off a whole heap of Mickey Mouse pictures. Signed them, then sold them to kids for $10 a piece saying Mickey Mouse signed it. I raised over $500 and was pretty happy with myself.

The smart thing about that was that if I sold it to them for more, their parents would ask what they need the money for.

I would do it again in a heart beat. This time maybe a Miley Cyrus picture. That seems to be the craze at the moment in young people.
and now you are selling pubes to us..you evil mastermind

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Old 05-21-2010, 12:34 PM   #19
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I have never gambled in life ,but will try my luck here once as it is illegal here.so dangerous also.and hope you recover your money Sir.Best of luck.
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Old 08-28-2010, 02:41 AM   #20
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I agree with Ryan, if you play and you always in winning streak your mindset is always there, your always tempted to play because of easy money not thinking the side effect if you are addicted on gambling.
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My first year was 2008. I made a thousand dollars on college football
My second year was 2009. I made two thousand dollars on college football.
My third year was 2010. I made five thousand dollars on college football.
My fourth year was 2011: I lost seven thousand dollars on college football (two saturdays in particular just killed me).
I first started dabbling in tennis in early 2012, and I'm up fifteen hundred dollars. My goal is to get up five hundred more before college football season starts.
I plan on making seven thousand dollars for the 2012 college football season.
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I've just started betting. I don't chase losses--if i lose then so be it. I don't risk big money in the first place and tend to go for the safer picks, games, teams and players i know. so, i place a limit on myself. i set aside money for leisure and i don't take it as a way to earn more.
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Copy-pasting this confession from a gambler in another forum:

"Hi guys in the Gambling Forum. C****** here doing something I need to do for my own peace of mind and that of my partner. I had a bit of a wake-up call yesterday when my gf sent me a message saying we had to talk. I initially thought it was something of nothing and I opened an AH thread having a laugh about the whole thing.

In fact it was something very serious, my gambling. You who have been here a lot have seen that I am on every day, gambling every day and for the most part losing every day. I have had some wins and have got smarter but realistically I am losing more than I win. I never put large amounts in my account but that is not to say I have not lost big. I might only lodge €20 but eg one day I made €200 and lost the whole lot on two bets. I spent more than I should and I even ended up borrowing from a moneylender to make up the losses.

So I made a promise to a girl, a real lady that I am lucky to have. I told her I would stop. But I kept one account and lodged in the shop so it wouldn't show on the bank statement. I got caught. And now I not alone broke a promise but I hurt this girl by lying, sneaking around and putting everything else first instead of her. I really didn't think i had a problem but if I was willing to hurt the best thing that ever happened to me for the sake of predicting a few goals in a match then yeah I have a problem.

So bottom line is i gotta do what I can to keep this girl and protect myself. I closed down my accounts and I am having myself banned from this forum. I just wanted to come on and say to you that I have enjoyed the camaraderie here and the banter but at a cost maybe too high and not just financial.

I know most of you are betting small amounts for the fun and can do that but I just want to warn any of you who feel it is beginning to consume more of your cash and your time than it should that maybe it is becoming a problem for you too."

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Old 02-17-2014, 05:20 PM   #24
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That is why you gotta keep track of your bets in excel, never fool yourself and stop if your not a winning player.
I've won 4 years in a row, no reason for me to stop.
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