DailyDirt: Beating The Odds

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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, 22 Mar 2012 @ 1:39am

    Re: Press Your Luck

    Yeah you can find the story on it on youtube. He memorized it to a fucking T lol but he was so nervous he messed up the first time. After that there was no stopping him 500 and a spin 1000 and a spin and so on. It would have been funny as hell if they changed the programming on it and made him fail the next day. But you're right he blew it all and I'm pretty sure that guy is dead now from cancer. Smoking's bad mkay. "Even though my uncle (well great great or some shit) smoked and drank every day till he was 97" Died from a cut and letting it get infected. Exact quote he told the doctors. "You're not taking this leg because I'm taking it straight to hell with me." I can hardly remember what the guy looks like since I was only 10 but how could anyone ever forget such a quote rofl!

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