DailyDirt: Beating The Odds

from the urls-we-dig-up dept

Everyone knows that the odds always favor the house, but every once in a while, someone figures out a way to beat the system. Here are just a few examples of clever folks who have succeeded and earned some significant winnings. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.
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Filed Under: blackjack, casinos, gambling, lottery tickets, press your luck, price is right, scratchers


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    Anonymous Coward, 21 Mar 2012 @ 8:05pm

    Press Your Luck

    That story has been around for quite some time now. There was a TV special all about it, chronicling what happened, how he did it, and the view point of the other contestants, the people working the show, etc. They even had the other contestants back from that episode to show them how it was done and let them try to do it a little bit.

    I'm not sure if the article talks about it, but the sad part is, the guy was a bit insane and ended up squandering away the money he won in an effort to use that money to "break" other contests/game shows like he did there.

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