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View Poll Results: Are you A Gambler ?
No Way... Only Bookies get rich 4 22.22%
Yup.. I bought an Alfa 2 11.11%
I've bought a lottery ticket once or twice 6 33.33%
I alwaysI buy a lottery ticket.. 14,000,000 to 1.... are good odds 2 11.11%
I bet on the Dogs... 1 5.56%
I bet on the GeeGees... 2 11.11%
I'll bet on anything...the result of this poll will be..... 0 0%
Gambling is the only way to get rich quick... I drive a Ferrari 0 0%
Other 1 5.56%
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Are you a Gambler ?

I've never made a serious bet in my life... I can't stand the thought of giving money away without a guaranteed return on my investment
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you bet i am....
 
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I bought my Alfa and the gamble paid off
 
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I bet on the horses some times, but I mostly loose
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Only if it's a safe sure bet.
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Re: Are you a Gambler ?

I regularly buy a lottery ticket - haven't won big yet though
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Only if it's a safe sure bet.
That sounds like me
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Couple of £30,000 Premium Bond investments, always get something back, and the chance,????? of a big win. Less than the Lottery?
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A long time ago I bought 10 cars from a Ford dealer without seeing them, the dealer hadn't seen them either. In the 1970's tossed a coin for a Lancia worth at the time about £1500. Not now though, Mrs KG makes an occasional contribution to Camelot, poor souls.
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not a gambler, prefer to keep my money
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at work I go in for the 649 or super7 draw when its big money
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the very occasional flutter on the horses (though it is SO fixed especially at the lower end), you get the inside info and you're quids in but generally as a punter it ain't worth it.

I do love a game of 3 card brag or Texas Hold 'Em though.

So, I guess, 'yes' is the answer.

And I once one 500 quid on a game of pool with a stranger
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Nope, don't like gambling.
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I don't gamble - horses, casinos etc. - it's a mugs game IMO !!
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i bet a dollar each way on the greyhounds , its quite exciting & i genrally end up ahead as dogs are more predictable than horse's & jockeys.
I also put a fiver on the odd sport result or sub bet.
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I but lottery tickets but don't really consider that gambling (although I accept in truth it is). Don't do any other type as I can't see the enjpyment in it - if you loose you wished you never did it and if you win you wished you put more on
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Texas Hold 'Em for a fixed stake(nothing serious though)and the lottery when I remember.
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I've bought the odd lottery ticket but that's about it and i hardly ever buy them, maybe once or twice a year!
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Social gambling for the fun of it.

Bit of Roulette or Blackjack.
(Viva Las Vegas!)

Small horse bet if down a pub
with a big meet on the TV and
a bookies round the corner.

Lottery? No chance.
 
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I do the Euro lotto, but that's it. I wouldn't even know how to put a bet on something if I went in to a bookies shop, all the wierd numbers confuse me
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