1. #36
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    This is the funniest thread I've seen in awhile
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  2. #37
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    just like my 401k..... losing money.

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    How on earth is your 401 losing money? The DOW is now back up to just over 1000pts off its all time high and has risen 17% in 6 months. If your 401 is losing money you are either mismanaging it or you have it all sitting in cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElCapitan View Post
    How on earth is your 401 losing money? The DOW is now back up to just over 1000pts off its all time high and has risen 17% in 6 months. If your 401 is losing money you are either mismanaging it or you have it all sitting in cash.
    the dow is only 30 companies. not the entire market.

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  5. #40
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    play 21 doesn't look good with mizzou,

    play 22, 150 to win 1507.62, san antonio +5, mississipi st +9.5, colorado st +5.5 and calgary -170

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  7. #42
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    well experiment not going great,in reality quite bad, have to look at why lines move sometimes(I did not yesterday). SA line moved because Parker and Duncan out and Calgary did not have a chance, streak at 14 for the bad, plays overall 3-19 -2385.03. Just an fyi, not using real money, but might be using betpoints.

    so until break streak, all plays will be 100

    play 23, 100 to win 670, basel +450 and marseille pk -250
    play 24, 100 to win 482.42, oklahoma city -450, notr dame -145, george mason -155 and ottawa -140

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  8. #43
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    How much you're betting isn't the issue compared to the fact that you're betting parlay's. That's where you'll go bankrupt and quickly. You can't do 4+ team parlays and expect to win constantly ....

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    Like EVERYONE else in this thread I'll say stop betting parlays!!! Pick a few games a day on the board and bet them. Parlays are much to volatile and bad "investments". Like investing in stocks, learn from your mistakes. If you don't correct them you'll be broke before you know it.

  10. #45
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    Note to self: Continue to NOT play parlays

  11. #46
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    losing streak halted with 2 late goals in soccer, but winning streak ends with george mason upset loss in ot, so overall plays 4-20 -1815.03

    play 25, 200 to win 250.93, orlando -175 and colorado(ncaab) -230
    play 26, 100 to win 2909 all nhl, florida -1.5 +195, nashville -1.5 +240 and winnipeg -1.5 +200

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  12. #47
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    all plays yesterday would have lost if straight up, so overall plays 4-22 -2115.03

    play 27, 150 to win 317.84, harvard -600, ny rangers -155 and dallas -160

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  13. #48
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  14. #49
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    ny rangers fall in so, so overall plays 4-23 -2265.03

    play 28, 50 to win 1430.84, all draws, queen park rangers +215, wigan +215 and atletico pachuca +200

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  15. #50
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    almost yesterday, qpr a goal away from tie, so overall plays 4-24 -2315.03

    play 29, 150 to win 204.67, denver -650, pittsburgh(nhl) -300, and ottawa -140

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  16. #51
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    I cant wait till he turns it around and banks! hypothetically speaking.

    In reality though, since this experiment is to see if sports betting can be compared to finance investments, you REALLY need a plan. Blindly throwing money away on high cost square bet parlays is gonna make you broke, quick...but we can already see that through this post.

    The only real way, I feel, to compare handicapping with wall street is through discipline. You would need a strategy/system, from what you bet, why you bet, how much you bet, and than if your system is good enough it can gain positive interest over the long term. Otherwise your blindly gambling...and if you keep doing parlays you'll be broke in no time. Whether you win or lose, you cant compare blind gambling to investing.
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  17. #52
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    Seems like sports betting is exactly like investing in market funds!

  18. #53
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    play 29 wins, overall plays 5-24 -2110.36

    play 30, 150 to win 346.05, houston(nba) -550, kansas state -190 and nashville -120
    play 31, 100 to win 947.24, washington -1.5 +195 and tampa bay -1.5 +255

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  19. #54
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    no winners yesterday, overall 5-26 -2360.36

    play 31, 200 to win 852.86, louisville -450, marshall -1, texas -550 and campbell -1
    play 32, 100 to win 406.67, dalls under 5.5 -130, buffalo under 5.5 -155 and anaheim -135

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  20. #55
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    february ended in a whimper, overall 5-28 -2660.36 so including fees of 1300 at beginning, portfolio ends month at 6039.64

    so not surprised if many would be getting out, but hey, let's continue experiment and hope for turnaround in march

    play 33, 200 to win 548.36, miami(nba) -210, washington(ncaab) -300, liu brooklyn -360 and colorado(nhl) -205
    play 34, 125 to win 393.74, all nhl, phoenix -170, vancouver -155 and san jose -170

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  21. #56
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    colorado should have been vancouver, oh well, march 0-2 -325, overall 5-30 -2985.36

    play 36, 125 to win 349.24, miami(nba) -205, georgia southern -125, georgia state -240

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  22. #57
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    miami came back but lost at the end, march 0-3 -450, overall 5-31 -3110.36

    play 37, 100 to win 29050, mexican league soccer, monterey over 2.5 even, atlante over 2.5 -105
    play 38, 100 to win 260, south florida -2 and san diego st -1.5
    play 39, 100 to win 450, phoenix -15 +120 and vancouver -1.5 +150

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  23. #58
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    3 more plays lose, march 0-5 -625, overall 5-34 -3285.36

    play 40, 100 to win 206.61, drexel +2.5, anaheim -165(nhl)

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  24. #59
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    Keep it up brah, all you need are a few quick wins.

  25. #60
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    add one more

    play 41, 100 to win 200, gonzaga -2 and anaheim -175

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    At least you're honest.

  27. #62
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    Keep trucking, it will turn around!

  28. #63
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    Would be interested in seeing where he would be at if he bet each team straight

  29. #64
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    not great at ncaab yesterday, some corrections from last time, march 0-8 -850, overall 5-36 -3610.36

    play 42, 100 to win 876.05, atlanta +7, valparaiso -125, western illinois +9.5 and vancouver -205

    play 43, 250 to win 200, valparaiso -125

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  30. #65
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    if you haven't noticed, betting mostly parlays won't work but hey it's all fun and games right?

  31. #66
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    even straight bets losing, march on, march 0-10 -1100, overall 5-38 -3860.36

    play 44, 100 to win 935.20, new jersey +8(nba), minessota -2(nba), LIU Brooklyn pk, pittsburgh -205(nhl)
    play 45, 220 to win 200, LIU Brooklyn pk

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  32. #67
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    break losing streak, win 2 in a row and now positive for month, march 2-10 +35.20, overall 7-38 -2725.16

    play 46, 100 to win 503.66, all nhl, los angeles -135, st louis -185 and nashville -160

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  33. #68
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    correction, still negative for month should be march 2-10 -65.80 , overall 7-38 -2825.16

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  34. #69
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    correction again, still negative march 2-10 -164.80, overall 7-38 -2825.16

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  35. #70
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    play 47, 220 to win 200, stephen f. austin +2

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