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Do you bet against your faves?

I do, that way if they lose I won't be that disappointed, cause I'll get vCash

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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old Aug 4th, 2006, 12:49 AM
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yes
why not?

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Yes, if I think they'll lose.
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When we (SCG) played this summer (WC in Germany) against Argentina i dont bet on my team!






i bet on draw

and I'm not even fan of Ana Ivanovic... just an objective observer who realize how perfect she is

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I find it a conflict between heart and head so I don't bet on either side
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post #7 of 24 (permalink) Old Aug 4th, 2006, 12:58 AM
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Sometimes yes, cause this way I am in a (sort of )win-win situation. If my fav loses, at least I got some v-cash, if my fav wins, then of course I am happy.
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No. And I never bet for them during Slams, it's a huge jinx.

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I put 100 on Hingis to beat Flavia
But I still want Flav to win. Normally I put vcash on matches I dont really care bout to get me more interesting into it. Most of the time I put vcash on my faves. This was the rare time I didn't.

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i usually bet on matches where my heart doesn't get involed at all. and i never bet against my fav. and i never bet for my fav in a major.

i'm not much of a better though here on the forum because i hardly ever remember.
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Originally Posted by .ivy.
No. And I never bet for them during Slams, it's a huge jinx.
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post #12 of 24 (permalink) Old Aug 4th, 2006, 01:25 AM
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Never betted against Venus or Serena, but I've betted against my lesser faves I am going to bet against Venus @ the US Open L So that if she loses I get some VCash, and it won't be as painful
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I try not to. More often, I'll bet for players I don't like if they can win me some vCash. I bet my whole balance on Nicole the other night, and boy did she deliver!
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Sometimes yes, cause this way I am in a (sort of )win-win situation. If my fav loses, at least I got some v-cash, if my fav wins, then of course I am happy.
Same here.

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No. And I never bet for them during Slams, it's a huge jinx.
yeah me too, in every tournament, i bet in Amelie in the first round of Eastbourne and look what happened, i `ll never do that again, i bet in other players, never in my favs again
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