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What would you do?

Discussion in 'BBS Hangout' started by Air Langhi, Jan 6, 2014.

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What would you do?

  1. Hedge

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  2. No Hedge

    7 vote(s)
    36.8%
  1. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    http://espn.go.com/college-football...an-made-100-bet-win-national-title-500-1-odds

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    If he put down 30g on FSU he would be guaranteed 7500 or 20000. If doesn't hedge his bet he is guaranteed nothing. I can understand being a fan, but this seems like stupidity. It seems like many sports fans would do the same as this guy which I don't understand.
     
  2. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

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    If you're a true fan, you let it ride!
     
  3. Mr. Brightside

    Mr. Brightside Contributing Member

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    He should sell his betting slip on Ebay.
     
  4. TheRealist137

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    he should hedge. He would still win more if Auburn won so it's not like he'd be rooting against them.
     
  5. SwoLy-D

    SwoLy-D Contributing Member

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    Only bet FOR your team. If you bet AGAINST your team, you're not a fan, you're a GREEDY MOTHER F#$^*%&r. :eek:

    Don't know betting terminology, so someone tell me what "hedge" means in this case, please. I know it's not the grassy bush. :grin:
     
  6. bobloblaw

    bobloblaw Contributing Member

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    It depends on his motivations in gambling, or what you enjoy about gambling. I'd stick with the riskier option if I was an Auburn fan. If I was real desperate for cash in the short term I'd hedge.
     
  7. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    If Auburn wins he will win 3 times as much as if FSU wins.
     
  8. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Let that **** ride.
     
  9. Air Langhi

    Air Langhi Contributing Member

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    And the guy won nothing.
     
  10. AirBud#10

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    It was such a close game too, that sucks.
     
  11. roflmcwaffles

    roflmcwaffles Member

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    He should've hedged it.

    Just put up 15K-20K on FSU, to win 5-10K, that way if his team wins he is still super happy with 30-35K, if his team loses, at least he wins something out of it.
     
  12. el gnomo

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    not quite nothing...

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>One last thing - I caught FSU at Even money early in the game for $2K. So that should make some of you feel better </p>&mdash; Mark Skiba (@markjskiba) <a href="https://twitter.com/markjskiba/statuses/420423007715069952">January 7, 2014</a></blockquote>
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  13. Mr. Brightside

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    Serves that jackass right. ****in ******
     
  14. chrispbrown

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    Hedge all day. Don't be emotional and try to win it all, be smart and put as much down on the other side you can.
     
  15. ima_drummer2k

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    I would have definitely hedged.

    Sit back and enjoy the game, knowing that you're going to get paid no matter what happens. That equals a fun night in Vegas.
     

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