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Giants- Patriots Super Bowl 2008

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Author: [Las Vegas] Topic: Giants- Patriots Super Bowl 2008
jp548 PM jp548
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Posted: 9/1/2012 1:00:47 PM
My friend's cousin won 60,000 grand or so Labor Day weekend before the season and put a large portion on a Prop for the Patriots to go undefeated.  The prop would have paid 1.1 Mil and the Casino calls him after the AFC/NFC Championship game and offers him 650,000 to take the wager off the books.  I think the Pats started at -17 and dropped to -14.  They were going to fly him and 10 friends out Comped.  He said no and The Giants win the Super Bowl.  
shotgun6909 PM shotgun6909
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Posted: 9/22/2012 5:26:46 PM
why'd he say no?
ad1260 PM ad1260
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Posted: 9/23/2012 3:06:57 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by shotgun6909:

why'd he say no?

LHSsoccer13 PM LHSsoccer13
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Posted: 9/23/2012 11:42:10 PM

Not buying it.  Prop bets almost always have very low max bets for that reason.

Dan2330 PM Dan2330
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Posted: 9/25/2012 4:22:53 PM

And this one time at band camp....

Story sounds like crap to me

bb2198 PM bb2198
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Posted: 9/25/2012 10:29:04 PM
total bullshit story,   but if it was real he would have been a fool to take that deal..         better off finding people to loan him money, remorgage house, etc.  and take 500 or so on giants plus the points and try to middle or put about 100k on giants ml to make about 800 k or so that way..   a dummy would have taken that deal.
rubberband-man PM rubberband-man
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Posted: 1/4/2013 9:48:20 AM
garbage i would have taken that all day long. makes 10 times what he put out and he would have gotten comped. If your friend is telling the truth he was dumb not to have done that
jesron1269 PM jesron1269
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Posted: 1/21/2013 10:54:35 AM
Plus who puts $60k on a +1850 prop?  Makes no sense.
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