The point isn't that he could have bought a 360 for so much cheaper, the problem lies with the person compulsively gambling away over $2000 when the potential return is, at most, a couple hundred dollars. What's more interesting is why he felt the need to do that, or who was he trying to prove himself to, or how often does he gamble and does he spend a lot of money doing it? Gambling is very addictive, and really these type of stories (but not necessarily these circumstances) are somewhat common.
WinternovaPosted 4/30/2013 1:15:35 PM
It's not really gambling. Gambling implies that winning is based on chance. What this guy played was a rigged game of skill. No randomness involved. --- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMKUUUvjjzo Fan of: Steelers(6-time Champions), Red Wings(11-time Champions)
fiasco86Posted 4/30/2013 1:19:23 PM
Going home for $2300 more was the biggest fail of this story. What a moron. --- Halo 1 LAN vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhjWnJU2EKY
epicglorymanPosted 4/30/2013 1:19:51 PM
to think this milk brain can sue somebody for being a dummy
his kid is doomed to be on the state and taxpayers dime his whole life .ether prison or welfare --- "I HAVE NO PEERS OR EQUALS ONLY ENEMIES AND FOLLOWERS" epicgloryshot xbl & psn
FoppePosted 4/30/2013 1:23:47 PM
Latest news, terrorists stole $2,600 from American father, only at Fox News. --- GameFAQs isn't going to be merged in with GameSpot or any other site. We're not going to strip out the soul of the site. -CJayC
moondog84Posted 4/30/2013 1:30:27 PM
I want a bananna with dreads! It'll be better than that head of cabbage with hair on it that grandma sent to me. --- Spaceballs the Signature
Deathx113Posted 4/30/2013 1:31:29 PM
Latest news, terrorists stole $2,600 from American father, only at Fox News.
I lol'd. --- Name: Ernest (Yes, I've been to camp) Add me, GT/PSN: Deathx113
Kazuya_80Posted 4/30/2013 1:37:54 PM
He probably thought it wouldnt cost more than the system cost to win it, even if he only got it $40 cheaper, but that logic turned into something else...
nothingbeastPosted 4/30/2013 1:44:19 PM
I want a bananna with dreads! It'll be better than that head of cabbage with hair on it that grandma sent to me.
Many of miles i've traveled. A thousand miles or so.
I never saw a head of cabbage with hair upon it before. --- ~I was stomping goombas and saving princesses long before most of you were born.
2NIKNIMPosted 4/30/2013 2:29:26 PM
"went home to get $2,300 more and soon lost all of that as well."
Just to clarify, he went HOME for his life savings and not to the BANK? Hahah! --- Purveyor of pixelated pornography since 1984 http://cdn.list25.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/aboss.gif