Originally Posted by HC82
It's exactly like poker. If you ask a bunch of randoms if you should give your friend money to play poker they will all say no. But with if your friend crushes 5/10 NL and for whatever reason needs a backer right now...
As somebody who has staked friends in poker and done quite well from it, I would certainly advise a random person who doesn't know anything about poker to NOT stake a friend asking for a stake.