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Old 03-13-2017, 04:44 PM   #11901
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is there any place I can go where I can continue gambling but instead of doing 4-5-6 gamers they'll teach me the zen to do singles?
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Old 03-13-2017, 05:53 PM   #11902
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is there any place I can go where I can continue gambling but instead of doing 4-5-6 gamers they'll teach me the zen to do singles?
I had a shrink about 13 years ago tell me I'm a ****ing idiot if I think that could happen.
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Old 03-13-2017, 07:29 PM   #11903
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Old 03-13-2017, 08:22 PM   #11904
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Then **** no it doesn't work, keep doing your thing and we look forward to reading it. And I don't mean the bolded part in a mean or harsh way, but the program only works if you're bottomed out.


Yea this. We aren't saying stop, just that guy disapproves greatly of your choices, saving you trouble of having to continue to repeat yourself Degen Stories....
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:24 AM   #11905
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Repent then repeat
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Old 03-14-2017, 04:28 AM   #11906
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Best post ever.
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Old 03-14-2017, 05:51 AM   #11907
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This thread is awesome!

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Old 03-14-2017, 10:03 AM   #11908
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Not really bro. Also I don't think people get it. Yes I make good coin but when have I ever been NOT chasing? It's not like I started earning and started budgeting/saving. That never happened. It's a good income I can live a good life off it yes but when you have and have had a gambling problem much larger than what you make per month it makes no difference.

There have been a couple opportunities as I stated where I won big, had a ton of dough in my account + my job. But that lasted a few months only to end up in a ditch. If I started the job a few years ago, saved a chunk out of my paycheque and managed my money correctly, I could have steak dinners here and there. That never happened though so yes I am doing and have done everything terribly wrong.
Oh I get it lol. You're lying about your income. Closer to 8500.
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Old 03-15-2017, 05:31 AM   #11909
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How much steak dinner? And if crunch the numbers

That's a lot steak diners
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Old 03-16-2017, 04:59 PM   #11910
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Anyone claiming that 85k a year is enough to go for steak dinners really doesn't get the psychology of a degen. Is it enough sure it is. But spending $200 on dinner regularly prob isn't the best finincial plan.

What he means by this is that for example you just win $2000 at the casino that overpriced dinner is free. It's the best feeling in the world. Great dinner and it doesn't cost you anything.

Since I managed to kick the degen habit I still haven't been able to go
For one of those dinners. When I was degening I did all the time because hey it was free money.

It's been almost 2 years for me and can say I am almost outta debt from degening. I have some savings. The urges die off after time but it's so important to find your trigger times and always make other plans to make sure your not bored when you normally go
To The casino.
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:07 PM   #11911
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Anyone claiming that 85k a year is enough to go for steak dinners really doesn't get the psychology of a degen. Is it enough sure it is. But spending $200 on dinner regularly prob isn't the best finincial plan.

What he means by this is that for example you just win $2000 at the casino that overpriced dinner is free. It's the best feeling in the world. Great dinner and it doesn't cost you anything.

Since I managed to kick the degen habit I still haven't been able to go
For one of those dinners. When I was degening I did all the time because hey it was free money.

It's been almost 2 years for me and can say I am almost outta debt from degening. I have some savings. The urges die off after time but it's so important to find your trigger times and always make other plans to make sure your not bored when you normally go
To The casino.
Congrats bro
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:29 AM   #11912
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I am ill and don't feel well, I have sore throat flem, headaches , feel sick and acheing bones

So am trying my hardest to suck a lemon.
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Old 03-22-2017, 06:15 PM   #11913
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Last 2 weeks I've run a $200 deposit into 6.3k. Playing a few hours after work most days. Almost dusted the ****er off in one session. Losing a bunch to one guy who ran so good vs me. Obviously increasing stakes as the session go on. Get down to my last k, buy in for 1k plo and beast it to 5.5k
So relieved. Time to cash out and run like a mother
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Old 03-24-2017, 01:52 AM   #11914
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"Bradley"

So, last night I am standing solo in line at the dinner buffet here at Jack Casino Cincinnati and this pudgy nerdy looking guy with glasses in a blue polo too tight for his body walks up to me and asks, "Are you going to be paying cash for the buffet?" I say, "Yeah," and he replies, "Don't do that. I have a buffet for two coupon I have to use by the end of the month. You can have the other one for free."

I'm like, "Hell yeah. Ship it. That will save me $20. That's $20 more I can spend on drinks." Then he tells me his name is Bradley, that he is a "K" card member, and how he gets almost everything comped at the casino. I'm like, "Wow. So where you staying tonight? Where did they put you up?" He goes on to tell me that the only thing they don't give him is free rooms now because the comps have changed since it became Jack casino and no longer "The Horseshoe."

Anyway, we get onto eating and I start telling the story about how my Grandma Eda always played Double Diamond slot machines and those are the only slot machines I play when I am killing time because it makes me feel good to think about her and remember how happy she'd get when she won, but also how irritated my Papa George would get when she lost even though money was not a worry at all to either of them. I go onto tell him that I was up $160 on a Double Diamond machine just two weeks ago but had to cash out quick because some meth head looking guy came up to me at the machine and kept telling me to push the "credits" button three times then pull the lever and not hit the "spin reels" button to beat the machine. I told Bradley that I decided to cash out instead of maybe like win another $100 and have this loser beg me for money.
Right away Bradley says, "Well. He was telling you right to pull the lever. If you used the strategy he told you and you won big you'd have to give him something." I'm like, "Well I guess if I did exactly what he said I would throw him $20 or something." Bradley replied, "$20 off another $100 win or like $20 off a $5,000 win?" I'm like, "$20 off a thousand or more. Or maybe nothing." Bradley started to look offended and was like, "That's cheap. If he helped you win he helped you win."

So, I start thinking, "Wow. This Bradley guy is one of those degens. How in the hell did he get the biggest shooting highest class comp card? He must be a huge slot machine degen!" And then I ask, "Well. What exactly brings you here tonight?" He says, "The slots." I say, "Well. I don't know anything about them. So, I got no advice you can use and there will be no way you're owing me any money for help." And then I pull out $15 in red chips and give it to him for the buffet. He says, "Thanks."

Then a little after as I am cleaning up my side of the table and getting ready to go back to the poker room I say, "You know. I have never met a big time slot machine player here that carries a "K" card. When you come to play the slots what do you usually bring?" Then he says, "Well, tonight I brought $64.00." I'm like, $64.00 and your ATM card right?" He calmly replies, "Nope. Just $64.00. And I live three hours away so I can't go home and grab any more money. But, it doesn't matter anyway. I don't get paid until Friday. I just came today with the $64.00 because when you feel it, you feel it, and today I felt it. So, I took the drive." And that's the last I heard from Bradley besides exchanging goodbyes after the dinner buffet.
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Old 03-24-2017, 02:08 PM   #11915
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$64 on slot and $30 on gas, well played bradley
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Old 03-24-2017, 07:43 PM   #11916
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That was an incredibly defeating post. Well done!
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Old 03-24-2017, 08:11 PM   #11917
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Yeah that was weird but I kind of liked it.
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Old 03-24-2017, 09:41 PM   #11918
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$64 plus 15 he got selling a comp buffet. Wonder how often he does that.
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Old 03-24-2017, 10:46 PM   #11919
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30 minutes ago, I was slightly drunk and joined a roulette table with 10$, ran it up to 150$, and then lost it all.

I then proceeded to deposit my entire roll (150$) and also lost it, then also deposited the rest of my life roll for this month (100$) and also lost it.

I feel like dying.

Never playing roulette or drinking ever again.
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Old 03-25-2017, 08:19 AM   #11920
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"Bradley"
reminds me of someone i know

the guy has been itching to play this tournament at a local casino (the buyin is like 300$ which is a lot to this guy)

the guy also lost 1000$ the week prior (to him this is like one of us losing 10k) as he is broke and doesnt work

he takes an uber to the casino with 22$ in his pocket (he told me he was feeling it and keep in mind the casino is like an hour away)

he hits a dragon which pays 40-1 uses that money to buy in to the tourney busts out calls me to tell me he is learning a new game Pan 9

calls me an hour later all excited and spams me stupid memes through text
told me he had 20 $ on some bonus in pan 9 which pays 100-1

he ends up leaving the casino with 3000$ from 22$ in less than a day

(you guys can obviously guess what happens to the money over the course of the week)
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Old 03-27-2017, 02:03 AM   #11921
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Oh I get it lol. You're lying about your income. Closer to 8500.

I don't know why you are so hell-bent on this notion that I am lying about my income. I'm also unsure why I seem to care that you think I am lying. I have much bigger problems in my life..and they are much bigger than the salary I make. Do you make $12 an hour or something? Because ask anyone who makes what I make..it's not a LOT of money especially when you have a massive gambling problems. Some make way more and still feel it's not enough. I'm sure there are some degens who make $250k a year but are on the verge of suicide because of gambling. It's all relative. You make $100 a month..you can ruin yourself by gambling $500 a month. You make $7k a month..well you can ruin yourself by gambling $12k a month. You think I can roll out $250 6 gamers and dump thousands of dollars in my betting account with an $8500 income? Oh but I assume I am exaggerating my losses too..because it feels so cool to be a complete idiot in life.

Man in this thread of all places too..to accuse someone. Some of us are really ****ed up..and come here to laugh about our pain. Get a grip dude.



***Side Note guys..D-Day where I need 12kish for this month has arrived. I have made no progress and have used up other people's credit cards. I am in deep ****. Today I did multiple parlays..1 after the other. I think I went 1/6..1/5..2/4. Not even close. I think I am picking around 20% the last week. Will update as to how I get out of this mess. Just applied for a $15k LOC which will probably be denied.
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Old 03-27-2017, 04:41 AM   #11922
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Brutal snipes, good luck with the parents on using their cards for your debts :/
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Old 03-27-2017, 06:10 AM   #11923
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Snipes you need to hook up with Vegas Dave lol
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Old 03-27-2017, 06:16 AM   #11924
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I don't know why you are so hell-bent on this notion that I am lying about my income. I'm also unsure why I seem to care that you think I am lying. I have much bigger problems in my life..and they are much bigger than the salary I make. Do you make $12 an hour or something? Because ask anyone who makes what I make..it's not a LOT of money especially when you have a massive gambling problems. Some make way more and still feel it's not enough. I'm sure there are some degens who make $250k a year but are on the verge of suicide because of gambling. It's all relative. You make $100 a month..you can ruin yourself by gambling $500 a month. You make $7k a month..well you can ruin yourself by gambling $12k a month. You think I can roll out $250 6 gamers and dump thousands of dollars in my betting account with an $8500 income? Oh but I assume I am exaggerating my losses too..because it feels so cool to be a complete idiot in life.

Man in this thread of all places too..to accuse someone. Some of us are really ****ed up..and come here to laugh about our pain. Get a grip dude.



***Side Note guys..D-Day where I need 12kish for this month has arrived. I have made no progress and have used up other people's credit cards. I am in deep ****. Today I did multiple parlays..1 after the other. I think I went 1/6..1/5..2/4. Not even close. I think I am picking around 20% the last week. Will update as to how I get out of this mess. Just applied for a $15k LOC which will probably be denied.
That is exactly why you should use some kind of safety net. Trust me, I have gambled for 15+ years and have won/lost insane amounts. One of them 10 years ago almost cost me my life. Right now my wife and her account is my/our safety net. All our savings and net worth are locked into her account that I do not have access to (although we obviously decide together what it is invested into )

What I am saying is, much easier to gamble and win/lose when you do not have to worry at all what you will eat for the next week or next month or how you will pay your debts.

12k might seem a lot now, especially on the day you will have to pay it back, but there is always a way out. If you really are that deep in debt I would suggest to clear it any ways possible and start over. You can always start over.
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Old 03-27-2017, 06:37 AM   #11925
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Basically Snipes needs to just self-ban from gambling at all for 1 year. Work his ass off and with his 85k salary he should be able to cover his losses. In the end all this chasing is gonna crush him.
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