If you bet on a longshot every time, you’re probably going to end up with nothing; but if you pick your moments and truly believe in something, sometimes it’s worth the risk.
Where there’s money to be made, there’s corruption to be found. The promise of fortune and fame can bring out the worst in people – even cold-blooded murder. In the world of professional gambling; an unpredictable income can sometimes make for unpredictable behaviour. This was the case in the following true crime stories, where insatiable greed turned even the most seemingly normal of people into brutal murderers of their own family, lovers and strangers.
Casino work is not glamorous.
The scorn for gambling seems outsized and unfair when you consider, for a moment, how rarely we use logic in our day to day.
Finally it was our turn to play. The guy who drove the pickup truck walked over to the ref and counted out something like five hundred bucks. “What the hell?” I asked one of my teammates.
There’s always a chance.
Our misprint is your misfortune.
Yes, I live in Las Vegas. No, I’m not a stripper.
Stick your game face on. Get work. Three jobs if necessary. Consider all your outgoings, rationalize, plan, change your lifestyle. Work your way back up above the parapet of financial disaster they dumped you in.
Whilst I love the sporting propaganda and embracing one’s nationality, I find that I’m becoming increasingly more aware of the culture of placing sporting bets.