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    Do You Ever Bet Or Gamble?

    Shortie861 Sep 20, 2014

    1. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      Does anyone here place bets or even do any kind of gambling? I myself very rarely bet on anything, usually the Grand National is about the only thing I bet on and I no longer do the National Lottery so I would say that is the only thing I do.

      Today though I felt like betting for my first time on football matches. I have only picked a few matches myself and on each one I picked both teams have to score for me to win so it doesn't seem too hard. If I win I will be very happy! :)
       
    2. APS

      APS Administrator Staff Member

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      No betting or gambling just the Lottery.
       
    3. Shortie861

      Shortie861 Administrator Staff Member

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      Didn't win on this occasion however I personally wouldn't not do it again as I feel it's one of those bets where it's a 50/50 on whether you will win or not. I wouldn't do it like some do on a weekly basis but if I am feeling lucky and such I may have a try :)
       
    4. Smokey

      Smokey Shortie's Teddy Bear <3 Staff Member

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      Nope. Not often anyway. Once in a blue moon i'll go down to AC for the day and hit up the roulette tables but I don't make habit of it at all.
       
    5. steel bat

      steel bat Chat Addict

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      Used to do the football pools until the lottery came along. I've even got fed up with that now, the missus still does it but I've come to regard it as just a waste of money.
       
    6. sharon

      sharon New Chatter

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      Occasionally my husband and I will stop by at a convenience store and purchase a couple of scratch offs. It's a little game we play where we compete and see who could win more money. But we always share the winnings and usually at least get our money back. The highest we've ever won was $6 (cost us originally $2). lol
       
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    7. Maddie

      Maddie Getting There

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      I am not really a gambler. I've put some excess change that I had in my pocket in a slot machine before. Outside of that, I've never gambled or bet on anything.
       
    8. Demon_skeith

      Demon_skeith Chataholic

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      I've bet on a few things and played the lotto numbers, nothing major though.
       
    9. Mike

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      Never actually placed a proper bet on anything ever.

      Just the odd scratch card once in a while.
       
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    10. Marti

      Marti Super Moderator Staff Member

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      i did once 17 years ago at a casino
       
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    11. Mike

      Mike New Chatter

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      I take it you didn't win anything?
       
    12. Dr Nookey

      Dr Nookey The "Carry On" Fan

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      I used to work for a bookmaker 26 years ago, some people lose so much but shrug it off.
      There's 2 types of punters...the first wonder why they put so much on and the 2nd wonder why they didn't more on.
       
    13. linkz

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      I have bet and gambled before and yes i have won around £500 at one night :) That was couple of months back but now a days i dont lol.
       
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      I don't gamble or bet whatsoever. I bought two scratch off tickets like 25 years ago and won what the tickets cost. I took it as a sign to stop and never bought any lottery tickets after that.
       
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      I have only done two scratch tickets. I won $1 on one of them and the other I didn't get anything. I don't really like gambling or betting anyways. I just did it that one time because I had a couple bucks sitting in my wallet.
       
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      Black Angel New Chatter

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      My husband and I used to go to Atlantic City, but we started going to nicer places when we got a car and decided to just buy whatever we wanted rather than gambling our money away..
       
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      The Dark Archer New Chatter

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      I've never bet or done any gambling before, ever. Nor do I plan on doing so. It's just silly, in my opinion.
       
    18. Frog Jamas

      Frog Jamas Chat Addict

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      Here you can get 20 advance plays on the lotto, so I only have to get new tickets every 10 weeks.

      I'll let you know when I win. :)
       
    19. KyngzIndeyen

      KyngzIndeyen Regular Chatter

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      Not with real money - although I'll happily do it with forum currencies :p !
       
    20. Ritch

      Ritch New Chatter

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      I used to be a heavy gambler in my younger days and must have spent £1000's and £1000's. Now I don't bother at all.