Wizardofnothing
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July 29th, 2017 at 3:12:06 PM permalink
You are correct ,
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MrV
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August 12th, 2017 at 12:00:04 AM permalink
South Point just booked a $880,000.00 bet on Mayweather.
"What, me worry?"
RS
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August 12th, 2017 at 1:01:01 AM permalink
Damn, they sure reported a story on my bet pretty quickly.
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SOOPOO
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August 12th, 2017 at 5:05:24 AM permalink
Quote: MrV

South Point just booked a $880,000.00 bet on Mayweather.



My bet was in Euros... 800,000.... That is not an accurate conversion rate.
lilredrooster
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August 12th, 2017 at 1:35:36 PM permalink
the got damned wussy assed sports book manager at caesars wouldn't take my $5 million bet on mayHweather

i'm headed over to borgata

i hope he takes it

this big ass bag is getting HEAVY!!!
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August 12th, 2017 at 2:09:14 PM permalink
Well I did get refused on a 25k bet on the fight at golden nugget so who knows
Then again they also turned down 3k bet on the second half of a preseason football game this week also
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August 12th, 2017 at 3:10:13 PM permalink
Quote: Johnzimbo

Mayweather is a sure thing....like no safety in the Super Bowl right?


Or Michael Moorer against George Foreman.
OOPS - that should be "George Foreman against Michael Moorer"

Or Buster Douglas against Mike Tyson.

Or Manny Pacquiao against Timothy Bradley (the first time). You never know what the judges are thinking.

Question: how far in advance do they announce who the judges will be? You would think this might affect the betting.
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lilredrooster
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August 12th, 2017 at 3:18:05 PM permalink
Quote: ThatDonGuy

Or Michael Moorer against George Foreman.

Or Buster Douglas against Mike Tyson.

Or Manny Pacquiao against Timothy Bradley (the first time).




the difference between Michael Moorer, Buster Douglas, Timothy Bradley and Conor McGregor is that they were boxers and spent years training as boxers. McGregor is not even a boxer. there isn't all that much similarity between what he does and what boxers do. the match is a publicity stunt, not a real boxing match. it's basically a joke. kind of like a great home run hitter who challenges dustin johnson to a golf match because he thinks he has a great swing.
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August 12th, 2017 at 3:35:23 PM permalink
Quote: lilredrooster

the difference between Michael Moorer, Buster Douglas, Timothy Bradley and Conor McGregor is that they were boxers and spent years training as boxers. McGregor is not even a boxer. there isn't all that much similarity between what he does and what boxers do. the match is a publicity stunt, not a real boxing match. it's basically a joke. kind of like a great home run hitter who challenges dustin johnson to a golf match because he thinks he has a great swing.


My mistake - that should be "George Foreman against Michael Moorer." And who realistically thought Foreman wasn't too old to beat Moorer?

True, McGregor is more likely to be like Michael Spinks than Buster Douglas, but that's the thing with an unknown quantity like McGregor's boxing skill; sometimes it takes just one lucky shot.
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August 12th, 2017 at 4:07:18 PM permalink
anybody who thinks mcgregor has some kind of halfway decent chance to win is basically disrespecting the sport of boxing

it is a sport that requires a tremendous amount of skill

you cannot jump into a ring with no experience and match up competitively with one of the greatest boxers of all time

a lucky shot is not impossible. but very, very, very unlikely. mayweather has competed in 49 fights. he has already probably had somewhat more than 10,000 shots taken at him. and not one has taken him down.

imho you would be better off blindly picking out a 30/1 shot at the track and betting on him.
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