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Sibboleth
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« on: October 28, 2004, 12:25:59 pm »
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I just bet £5 that Kerry will win Mississippi. If hell freezes over I stand to make a lot of money.

Well thats £5 wasted. But at least I'm having fun. You should all chill out a bit. And waste a fiver like I did.
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« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2004, 12:28:35 pm »
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What odds were you getting for that one?
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« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2004, 12:28:54 pm »
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I can't imagine a natural disaster that would affect only the white people in Mississippi, so I guess you lost.  But sounds fun.
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« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2004, 12:29:43 pm »
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Ladbrokes taking much action Big Al?  How are the odds overall?
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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2004, 12:30:34 pm »
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You should have taken MS going to Kerry, if they give you 15 or 20 points
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« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2004, 01:22:56 pm »
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What odds were you getting for that one?

Put it like this: Long :-)
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« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2004, 01:44:04 pm »
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Current trading on Tradesports would turn that £5 into a little over £84 if that were to happen.

Longest odds on Tradesports would be Texas, at about 24:1.  That would turn £5 into £120.  Hmm, if I'm betting on Texas I'd rather take the other end of that and turn my £5 and turn it into £5.10.  (Hey, that's a 2% return in 5 days time...and annualized 337% return!)
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« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2004, 01:49:49 pm »
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Current trading on Tradesports would turn that £5 into a little over £84 if that were to happen.

That's a lot of books :-)
And the bookie I placed the bet with gave longer odds :-)
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« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2004, 01:54:13 pm »
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I guess this proves the English really aren't that bright.  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2004, 03:52:46 pm »
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According to campaignline.com, Bush is 3 to 1 to win Mississippi.  I would need better odds than that to waste $7.50 (forgive me for guessing and not looking up the current exchange rate) on a Kerry win there.
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« Reply #10 on: October 28, 2004, 06:32:50 pm »
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According to campaignline.com, Bush is 3 to 1 to win Mississippi.

<Waves the BS flag>  3:1?  I'll lay 6-to-1 for up to $60,000 to those folks at campaignline.com, if they want to take me up on it.  They're getting double pot odds on my 6-to-1 offer.  It's a good deal, if they believe it's really 3:1.
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