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Thoughts on Gambling

  1. ChrisTerp
    Lollipop Jul 18, 2018

    ChrisTerp , Jul 18, 2018 :
    Cha Ching :)

    More than the zero dollars I've made on last two MegaMillions lottery tickets. Maybe I'll be fool enough to purchase another ticket for the $450 million pot this Friday?
     

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  2. meatandy
    Oreo Jul 19, 2018

    meatandy , Jul 19, 2018 :
    I heard you like Naughty Boys!:tearsofjoy:))))LOL
     

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  3. Yougotmail
    Cupcake Jul 19, 2018

    Yougotmail , Jul 19, 2018 :
    As an expensive form of entertainment in a casino, I don't see a problem in moderation. Some things like scratchers and lottery tickets are a waste of money.
     

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  4. puccellino
    KitKat Jul 19, 2018


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  5. puccellino
    KitKat Jul 19, 2018

    puccellino , Jul 19, 2018 :
    Is entertainment all it is.... A scientific study showed that poker players and casino regulars suffer less from dementia than those who don't. Now I could be lying here, but I bet you my bottom dollar some some PhD student will do their thesis on it in the next few years.
     

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  6. Thikalevis
    Gingerbread Jul 19, 2018


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  7. Never Subtle
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 20, 2018

    Never Subtle , Jul 20, 2018 :
    Was the scientific study sponsored by a casino by any chance
     

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  8. puccellino
    KitKat Jul 20, 2018

    puccellino , Jul 20, 2018 :
    Haha... Very cynical/astute of you.

    :)
     

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  9. SoniaB
    Nougat Senior Moderator Jul 20, 2018

    SoniaB , Jul 20, 2018 :
    Why does it feel like I entered an alternative wormhole here?
    This thread has died and been resurrected twice now. :eek:
     

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  10. Never Subtle
    Ice Cream Sandwich Jul 20, 2018

    Never Subtle , Jul 20, 2018 :
    Bet you didn't think you'd see it again
     

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  11. SoniaB
    Nougat Senior Moderator Jul 20, 2018

    SoniaB , Jul 20, 2018 :
    I missed its first two outings too
     

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  12. lee_copeland
    Froyo Jul 20, 2018

    lee_copeland , Jul 20, 2018 :
    people don't understand gambling research what you gamble on and you will find an edge. Inplay football is a nice way to look at the world of gambling..
     

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  13. dgigante
    Gingerbread Jul 20, 2018

    dgigante , Jul 20, 2018 :
    Interesting topic. I think too much of anything can be problematic for those with addictive personalities. I've seen folks in casinos sitting around with the insides of their pockets hanging out, and that sort of breaks my heart. However I don't see an issue with responsible gambling. That means not betting more than you can afford to lose, and walking away when you're not winning.
     

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  14. kalvinbrown
    Cupcake Nov 8, 2019

    kalvinbrown , Nov 8, 2019 :
    Well, I have mixed feelings and opinion about gambling. I think it is not a very bad thing, if you can control yourself. And if you do it, you can even earn some money, which is pretty good of course. Just stop on time and here is your money. I also play new video slot games online. That is kind of relaxing by the help of emotions. You feel a little bit adrenaline and that is great.
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2019

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