FleaStiff
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May 2nd, 2012 at 1:19:43 PM permalink
From the news:

Here is what happened next, via an e-mail to Barstool Sports:

As a joke, my boy put down 25 dollars to win close to thirteen grand. After a 3 pointer immediately after that by the Clippers, he put another 50 on it, for another 27k. Well, before my very eyes, the Clippers f***ing won. Off 75 dollars my friend made $40,000 in cash.

Un-f***ing-believable. He’s graduating next week so this is probably one of the greatest things that could have ever happened to him.
WongBo
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May 2nd, 2012 at 1:30:05 PM permalink
hmmm. sounds like an ad for barstool sports.
any link to a reputable news source on this?
(sort of the polite way of saying,
pics or it didn't happen)

EDIT: NEVER MIND....HERE IT IS
In a bet, there is a fool and a thief. - Proverb.
CrapsForever
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May 2nd, 2012 at 1:48:01 PM permalink
What was the House Edge on that?
Craps is the most "Jekyll and Hyde" casino game ever invented!
WongBo
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May 2nd, 2012 at 1:49:29 PM permalink
barstool sports, incorporated in uzbekistan...
prediction: non-payment.
In a bet, there is a fool and a thief. - Proverb.
FleaStiff
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May 2nd, 2012 at 3:22:36 PM permalink
"A few notes about this:

one, while it’s certainly not difficult to believe that some random online gambling site would offer that sort of monster payout, you have to wonder whether they’ll actually pay the money when it’s all said and done. Good luck getting your dough out of a company incorporated in Uzbekistan. (To be fair, though, we called Bovada and they told us that odds can shift minute-by-minute in American sportsbooks as well.)

Two, anyone that bets any money on a team that looked as awful as the Clippers did throughout all of Game 1 has done something like that before. Which means they’ve lost money on that sort of thing before. Just saying.

And three, on a slightly unrelated note, is anyone else shocked that Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been so eerily quiet about that game when it was said that he had a huge amount of money riding on the Clippers? Is this a newer, more modest version of FMJ that we're seeing?"
FleaStiff
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May 6th, 2012 at 5:07:25 AM permalink
Anyone have an update to this? Did the sportsbook in Somewhereistan actually pay off the bet?
FleaStiff
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May 24th, 2012 at 4:44:02 PM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

Anyone have an update to this? Did the sportsbook in Somewhereistan actually pay off the bet?



Anyone have an update to this?.
I've searched google in vain for any report as to whether that casino actually paid off. If it did pay off, I would expect its been doing a landslide business ever since. Of course if it failed to pay off, I somehow suspect its been doing well anyway.

NOTE: On May 30th, I sent an update inquiry to my initial source on this item. It was simply a sports editor's comment based upon some emails he had received. I hope to hear from him as to any update information concerning payment/non-payment.
FleaStiff
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May 31st, 2012 at 10:27:34 PM permalink
No response as yet. None expected really.
And, by the way, his Twitter account has been suspended for some reason.
Wavy70
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May 31st, 2012 at 10:51:26 PM permalink
If they pay they will get a million in free press.
I have a bewitched egg that I use to play VP with and I have net over 900k with it.
FleaStiff
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June 1st, 2012 at 4:59:19 AM permalink
Quote: Wavy70

If they pay they will get a million in free press.

Agreed. If.

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