Is gambling a waste of money

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    It's like any other kind of entertainment. That's like asking whether going on holiday is a waste of money, or going to the cinema, or whatever - the answer depends on the individual and their circumstances; and how much value they place on whatever level of enjoyment they get from it.
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    We are all different and everyone has different preferences.

    Some people will think gambling is a waste but if you have the money to gamble 40-60 a day and you enjoy it, then who is to say that is worse than any other way to spend money?

    Some people spend thousands clothes and to others that is a waste but again if you have the money and choose to spend it that way, who is anyone else to judge?
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    (Original post by Lord Gaben)
    Gambling is a waste of time and money. It really isn't worth the stress.
    Go say that to that guy who put £5 on Leicester last season and won £250,000
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    (Original post by I feel myself)
    Go say that to that guy who put £5 on Leicester last season and won £250,000
    That's an anomaly. It's like winning the lottery. So, it's not really a good example.

    Also, if the guy put £5 on Leicester he would have got £25,000 in return because the odds were 5,000/1 not 50,000/1.
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    (Original post by I feel myself)
    Go say that to that guy who put £5 on Leicester last season and won £250,000
    £25,000

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    (Original post by Lord Gaben)
    That's an anomaly. It's like winning the lottery. So, it's not really a good example.

    Also, if the guy put £5 on Leicester he would have got £25,000 in return because the odds were 5,000/1 not 50,000/1.
    Yeah that's true. If you're guaranteed money, it's no longer gambling.
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    Ahaha
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    Instead of gambling invest.
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    I made about $1000 total betting on games of counter-strike, but only because the odds are determined by the weighting of people betting on each team, so it was actually possible to play the odds, unlike with 99% of gambling in general
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    Is the Pope Catholic?
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    Depends if you win I suppose
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    that's true mum ain't working she's on benefits she even thinks an item for £60 is expensive for real she shops in primark mostly, mum mostly borrows money of me constantly one day she gambled nearly £100 a day she didn't get **** she gambles online slots at least expensive clothes make you feel good and last really long
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    What if you gamble £40 everyday and don't win
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    True
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    Fully agree
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    (Original post by Underscore__)
    An £80 jacket isn't expensive at all. Gambling an never winning is worse, at least you get something if you're buying expensive possessions


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    Wrong. You wouldnt say spending £10 on a cinema ticket is a waste of money, neither would somebody placing it on a football match of which he would not have had previous interest
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    What if you gamble 40-£60 everyday and only get back like £1000 in a couple months
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    It is if your bad at it
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    that's true mum ain't working she's on benefits she even thinks an item for £60 is expensive for real she shops in primark mostly, mum mostly borrows money of me constantly one day she gambled nearly £100 a day she didn't get **** she gambles online slots at least expensive clothes make you feel good and last really long
    whats the difference between a £5 top from primark and a £60 top from a top brand? Spending that much on clothes is a waste of money imo
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    What if you gamble £40 everyday and don't win


    That's like throwing money away
 
 
 
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