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    jjgold
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    It's funny when we run good…

    We think we have something and it's figured out

    Six weeks later we're waiting in the bank for a loan

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    get very cocky then one weekend crushes us

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    Sam Odom
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    no legit gambler can win long-term

    may be time to hang it up

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    I remember having a 5 digit run a couple years back and got buried by Baskets Bundasliga - I mean - There was NO WAY Hamberger and Bamberger was going over 200 when the game started at 160... I mean -- IMposibbleee ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    no legit gambler can win long-term

    may be time to hang it up
    Sam what do u make of the statements from players on here claiming to be plus money lifetime

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    Quote Originally Posted by pilebuck13 View Post
    Sam what do u make of the statements from players on here claiming to be plus money lifetime
    Some are

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    Quote Originally Posted by pilebuck13 View Post

    Sam what do u make of the statements from players on here claiming to be plus money lifetime

    if all they do is scalp and/or take an early position then buy back when needed... it is possible. add in Bonuses too

    hey , money is money so Sammy respects those ^ who only do that

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    Back in the day I had a fur coat
    I was a sugar daddy
    Big time


    Now bald , crooked teeth and broke

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    Quote Originally Posted by funnyb25 View Post
    Some are
    Maybe 5%

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    Quote Originally Posted by pilebuck13 View Post

    Maybe 5%

    over the yrs... have met some of those who claim to be up lifetime

    90% of the 5% were wearing outdated clothes , driving 10yo auto , living in a mid-income apartment , eating on coupons/comps and drink too much

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    More like 2% and ive never met one, only those who lose less than me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    over the yrs... have met some of those who claim to be up lifetime

    90% of the 5% were wearing outdated clothes , driving 10yo auto , living in a mid-income apartment , eating on coupons/comps and drink too much
    It's ok Sammy it keeps the dream alive. Just because I know I'm down lifetime doesn't mean everyone else is....but honesty in gamblers is hard to come by, to much ego when secretly most are getting there ass kicked

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    I dunno buck I get my a$$ handed to me all the time. U could give me a winner and I'd still find a way to lose. If someone is constantly winning they wouldn't be on this forum at all

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    Being responsible but aware is the key....gold is sharked up he once had to go rogue and escape Vegas in the middle of the night over a verbal bet on a hockey match with a local but your probably to new to remember that

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    Quote Originally Posted by pilebuck13 View Post

    It's ok Sammy it keeps the dream alive.

    Absolutely

    OTOH... good to live in reality tho -- many craps players 'believe' betting a second even worse vig wager than their passline bet helps them overall. Same can apply to sports

    as long we are betting with 8-10c vig (or worse) on each wager we cannot win , be up , long-term

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    Absolutely

    OTOH... good to live in reality tho -- many craps players 'believe' betting a second even worse vig wager than their passline bet helps them overall. Same can apply to sports

    as long we are betting with 8-10c vig (or worse) on each wager we cannot win , be up , long-term
    Ever get that feeling Sammy it happens maybe once a month we're you absolutely lock in on a bet and it absolutely wins now with that said is the problem bankroll management or the urge to resist betting all the time?

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    I'd say about 1 in every 2000 players that actually try to make it as a pro or high level amateur succeed long term. My definition of success would be lifetime net winnngs of at least $1 MILLION and not less than $100K annual net profit in at least 8 of the last 10 years.

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    I'm defintely down long term ... not getting crushed...but down enough where it might take me two really good years to be lifetime even...but I really enjoy it

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    I'm up life time approximately $4

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    Sammy was up for one week in November 1986

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    Sammy was up for one week in November 1986
    How'd you blow it, Sammy?

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    I'd say it's the urge to resist betting all the time. I find that everytime I take a break I hit a ton as soon as I start again and then I slowly start to become consumed by the action until I'm taking a break again

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    Quote Originally Posted by MoMoneyMoVaughn View Post
    How'd you blow it, Sammy?

    pussy & drugs

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    It's all good. Enjoy the good runs. It's the high that counts. Money comes and goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam Odom View Post
    pussy & drugs
    "For he who builds his castle with the spoils of his labor is a still a winner, even if that castle is constructed of pussy and drugs."

    -Mo

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    So many times after a few big weeks I thought I figured it all out and was gonna live the lifestyle of a professional gambler with all the good things that come with it

    I would have that smirk on my face that I'm smarter than the box but we all know what happens

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    Two incontrovertible truths:

    1) it takes much longer to build a bankroll than to lose it;
    2) cold streaks are usually fueled by bad beats that just keep getting more impossible as you continue to chase.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jjgold View Post
    Back in the day I had a fur coat
    I was a sugar daddy
    Big time


    Now bald , crooked teeth and broke
    tough to keep them teeth straight when working the glory

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    sports has so much parity now it basically is a guess every game and every sport

    Talent is too dispersed

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