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    ChuckyTheGoat
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    Phil Mickelson - going thru Gambling Rehab

    https://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id...ootball-season
    Seems like a relevant link. Some juicy details. Looks like he bet a TON...and lost a bunch.

    1) I know he used to have a lot of information. Eg: he could name every NFL long-snapper.
    2) Phil mentions that he had the finances to deal with the losses. So, sounds like it was for the action. And it pulled him away from Family time.
    3) One thing surprises me. Did he ever IMPROVE as a gambler? The answer to that is seemingly NO.

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    He looks like a bum now

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    He's just realizing he has a problem now?

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    Phil, one of the all time pile of shit humans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    He's just realizing he has a problem now?
    Ha-ha. The stories have been out there for a long time.

    I admit I didn't quite now how many Zeroes there were to the right. If you believe the Billy Walters stat, he must have been a huge Fish to ROI to -10%. That's DOUBLE the edge against a coin-flipper.

    Imagine BOOKING this guy. Ooh-la-la. Fish WITH deep-pockets.

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    ^
    A lot of them with more money than God with a gambling problem.

    Phil Ivey
    Floyd Merriweather
    Brent Musburger
    The list is endless

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    ^
    A lot of them with more money than God with a gambling problem.

    Phil Ivey
    Floyd Merriweather
    Brent Musburger
    The list is endless
    Nice list:

    *I've watched Phil Ivey videos. Yes, skilled poker player.
    ...But I don't think he's as well-studied as some of the young Online players. Have seen him donk-away $$ at Casino games, and he just writes it off.

    *I'm a big Brent Musberger fan.
    ...Goes way back as I watched him commentate so many big games.
    ...Have met him a couple times. Great guy.
    ...But same thing as above. Imagine BOOKING Brent. Guy with deep-pockets. I'd have to imagine he could easily bet $10,000 to $20,000 per game and not think twice about it.

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    so do all of you fukks
    who cares
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    Al Michaels drop a couple of dimes on the ponies on a regular basis too.
    He loves Santa Anita.

    I'm told Al is a sharp handicapper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by firedawg View Post
    so do all of you fukks
    who cares
    I agree on both of your points, but it's a pretty slow sports Monday evening, it makes for good chit chat.

    And if you think about it the very essence of these here sports boards/forums is good chit chat.

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    It's all for media and image.

    You aren't going to change him. Lol.

    Nobody knows that more than he does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyvegas13 View Post
    He looks like a bum now
    Kinda looks like you after going 0-10 this weekend in football plays.

    When are you getting into rehab?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    Al Michaels drop a couple of dimes on the ponies on a regular basis too.
    He loves Santa Anita.

    I'm told Al is a sharp handicapper.
    He used to talk about this. Yes, at a minimum he's knowledgable on horses and studies the card.

    Many years ago, Shoemaker was riding in the Derby. His ride was 17/1. Al had a great line in pre-race:
    "Used to be that you couldn't get Shoemaker at 17/1 if he was on the back of Mr Ed."

    Two minutes later, it was one of the Derbies that Shoemaker won. Nice payday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by str View Post
    It's all for media and image.

    You aren't going to change him. Lol.

    Nobody knows that more than he does.
    Very true.

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    “The money was never an issue”…

    translation - he’s broke as shit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pavyracer View Post
    Kinda looks like you after going 0-10 this weekend in football plays.

    When are you getting into rehab?
    On it

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuckyTheGoat View Post
    https://www.espn.com/golf/story/_/id...ootball-season
    Seems like a relevant link. Some juicy details. Looks like he bet a TON...and lost a bunch.

    1) I know he used to have a lot of information. Eg: he could name every NFL long-snapper.
    2) Phil mentions that he had the finances to deal with the losses. So, sounds like it was for the action. And it pulled him away from Family time.
    3) One thing surprises me. Did he ever IMPROVE as a gambler? The answer to that is seemingly NO.
    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyvegas13 View Post
    He looks like a bum now
    Still better than both you lousy bums

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjsuax13 View Post
    Phil, one of the all time pile of shit humans.
    ----

    Difficult to say anything positive about this piece of garbage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 19th Hole View Post
    ----

    Difficult to say anything positive about this piece of garbage.
    not that hard....





    Phil Mickelson commented on his $6,000,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, their largest donation ever. “People think money is the root of all evil…they're wrong. Every church asks for donations on Sunday. I'm just able to have a greater impact on the world now.”Jul 25, 2023











    Phil Mickelson commented on his $6,000,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, their largest donation ever. “People think money is the root of all evil…they're wrong. Every church asks for donations on Sunday. I'm just able to have a greater impact on the world now.”Jul 25, 2023









    Phil Mickelson commented on his $6,000,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, their largest donation ever. “People think money is the root of all evil…they're wrong. Every church asks for donations on Sunday. I'm just able to have a greater impact on the world now.”Jul 25, 2023





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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    ^
    A lot of them with more money than God with a gambling problem.

    Phil Ivey
    Floyd Merriweather
    Brent Musburger
    The list is endless
    erick lindgren takes the cake. great poker player. awful sports bettor. just awful.

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    Quitting gambling is easy. I've done it 100 times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeggieDog View Post
    Quitting gambling is easy. I've done it 100 times.




    hahahahahaha

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    Bet the Sports Books aren't happy with this news...

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenash View Post
    ^
    A lot of them with more money than God with a gambling problem.

    Phil Ivey
    Floyd Merriweather
    Brent Musburger
    The list is endless
    Can you have a gambling "problem" if you win? Or is it only a problem if you lose?

    And don't tell me everyone loses eventually. Nahhhh.

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