Surviving on a $200 to $300 Bankroll

Discussion in 'Bankroll Management' started by SevenOut, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. Ronald Prince, Feb 18, 2019

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    I could not agree with you more. But I could never be so precise as you, I thank you for your complete writing style. I print very few posts, I did not hesitate to print yours, Thank you.
     
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  2. Mssthis1, Feb 18, 2019

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    If I remember correctly Mr Smooth is either in prison or going to prison soon for fraud. Just saying.
     
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  3. von duck, Feb 18, 2019

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    You know this post you "printed" is 7 years old right? :cool:
     
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  4. von duck, Feb 18, 2019

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    A guy has a lot of time to fine tune his strategies, in prison. Unless he becomes somebody's bitch or something. :)
     
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  5. TDVegas, Feb 18, 2019

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  6. The Midnight Skulker, Feb 18, 2019

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    Others have already updated you that The State Of Nevada is currently or will soon be giving Mr. Smooth full RFB comps at one of its fine correctional facilities, which should raise a red flag. I personally would see another red flag when he opens his post with an ad hominem attack on a respected steady poster and fellow refugee from the rec.gambling.craps Usenet newsgroup. A third red flag would be hoisted by some of the inconsistencies within the post itself, an example of which I have culled. How can a player gain an advantage over a game of pure chance, which precludes gaining an advantage? :confused:

    That said, there is IMHO quite a bit of wheat among the chaff this "professional" presents, particularly his comments on money management. (Here are a couple of ways to protect yourself from yourself.) You just have to exercise a little critical thinking to avoid being blinded by the glitter.
     
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  7. Mssthis1, Feb 18, 2019

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    If they provide medical and dental + RFB is worth at least a couple K notes a month. If you don't mind the lack of flexibility in where you can go it may be a better gig than trying to make a living playing craps. ;)
     
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  8. The Midnight Skulker, Feb 18, 2019

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    If considering only actual game play, maybe. If certain amenities are also considered...um...
     
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  9. Ronald Prince, Feb 18, 2019

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    Does it really matter ?
    Truth and fact are all the same, the dice are the same, and I believe the casinos still want every dollar4 we have
    LOL
    Thank you for the facts, it all is still relevant....
     
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  10. von duck, Feb 18, 2019

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    No, it doesn't matter, just that your wording was such, that you might not be aware, that's all. :cool:
     
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  11. von duck, Feb 18, 2019

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    "It's (prison) a very structured lifestyle, a bit more than most folks care for". H.I. McDunnah. :D
     
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  12. Ronald Prince, Feb 18, 2019

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    I was not aware of the prison angle, maybe he will con the cons. LOL
     
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  13. SevenOut, Feb 19, 2019

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    Do not be surprised that Mr. Smooth may be currently down and out... although the ingested several pair of fairly biased dice will be available within a day or two.

    Cigarettes and chocolate bars are probably as good as cash in a 'controlled environment'.

    I recommend watching some 'American Greed' programs. Much can be learned and then applied to gambling. If it sounds too good to be true... it is probably someone with a 9mm Glock stuck into his pants, just in case you catch onto his scam.

    Sore losers don't tip...
     
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  14. Ronald Prince, Feb 19, 2019

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    Perhaps we should send a greeting card with our true feelings
    Perhaps we should send a greeting card with something like we miss him?
     
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  15. tabletop123, Feb 19, 2019

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    Naw.....I think Mr. Smooth would appreciate Honey Buns, Tuna & Ramen Noodles during his tenure.
     
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  16. HornHighBLEVE, Feb 19, 2019

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    It might be a rightous project for us to chip in for a CARE package for the smooth one...why not lent is right around the corner?
     
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    not sure about his biggins craps systems, but that babe he has on his arm in that picture sure has biggins.
     
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  18. TDVegas, Feb 19, 2019

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    Stocks go up. Stocks go down. In your case...in about 18 months it went from $96.45 to $232....before it fell hard again to the $150 range.

    It’s now around $170. You still would have had enormous gains if you wanted to sell in the $200 range...percentage wise.

    Hindsight is 20/20....but you would have done enormously well holding.

    I’m still holding my shares.

    Sometimes, with tech especially...an iron stomach is useful. NFLX is a stock that has gone from $420 down to $230’s. I added more at $266. Currently $360+. It can be a BIG daily mover...sometimes up or down $20+.

    In any event...hope you held your shares.
     
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  19. James Hall, Feb 19, 2019

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  20. yacraps, Feb 19, 2019

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    [email protected]#$king Liman..LOL
     
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