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Take My Money, I Don't Want It
07 Jun 10 20:51
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Right after a profitable but slightly disapointing weekend with Rickie coming 2nd, I have decided to re-invest some of my winnings.
My starting bank will be £2,000 and all bets will be with the bookies and I will state when I have layed off on here.

The target of this is to turn the £2,000 into £1,000,000 and it will hopefully take less than 5 years.

I am however going to have to take some serious risks to get me started and in my first week I will be betting 50% of my bank, if my bets lose I will put the other half of the bank on the U.S. Open, so this could be a very short thread or it could get off to a flying start.

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Report Wicked Whisper June 7, 2010 8:53 PM BST
You had a decent win and now you think you can become a millionaire backing golf?

All I can say is best of luck.
Report greelo June 7, 2010 8:54 PM BST
tmmiwiiwiwiid, this isnt going to happen......id be surprised if this is still operational by the time The Open comes around...........good luck
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 7, 2010 9:15 PM BST
TMM well done on your fowler win. Shame he couldn't get it done in the end as he would have been a much needed boost for me in the comp.

Why are you backing at the bookies and not on here?

Had you backed Fowler on here you could have laid off for a handsome profit.

You are usually online during the golf so im surprised you dont use betfair for its opportunity to trade
Report Tynecast1e June 7, 2010 9:55 PM BST
MW 2008.

As he is bankrupt he is not allowed a credit card, a friend opened an account for him so he can post his drivel and he bets at the bookies as he can't on hear.

He has as much chance of 2k as i have of spending the night with Girls Aloud.
Report federalski June 7, 2010 9:55 PM BST
Good luck.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 7, 2010 10:11 PM BST
St. Jude Classic

Charl Schwartzel 40/1

At 25 years old with 5 european tour wins and looking better and better with every year on tour. Already won twice this year albeit in his home country, and came second to els in the wgc event. Could he notch up his first PGA Tour victory here, yes he can!

£400 each way @ 40/1, total bet £800

Webb Simpson 250/1

Not had such a sucessful season so far as he did last year, but has had 3 top 20 finishes in 16 starts. Could be due a top 5 finish and you never know could have the week of his life and win. Putting stats are very good but have awful driving stats this year, short off the tee and inaccurate not a great combo, but maybe call it a hunch I just think he could have a good week and at a huge price I'm willing to take a chance.

£100 each way @ 250/1, total bet £200



Good luck everyone

:)
Report federalski June 7, 2010 10:15 PM BST
No fancies in Europe ?
Cannot blame you if not, is a hell of a open tournament.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 7, 2010 10:20 PM BST
Spend about 4 hours today trying to find somebody to back and nobody sticks out to me, so I just thought I'd leave it.

All the players over 80/1 are complete sh1te and all the players less than 80/1 look like no value at all!! I mean when on earth would you back rock at 25/1, I would consider him at 500/1 for the open - for some value but just can't see any value hear at all..

Charl looks huge to me at 40/1, anyone else backing him?
Report Wicked Whisper June 7, 2010 10:26 PM BST
I backed him at 40s earlier, if you will refer to my early thoughts thread.
Report Wicked Whisper June 7, 2010 10:26 PM BST
Check out my Alastair Forsyth shout if you want some real value ;]
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 7, 2010 10:27 PM BST
TMM is tyne view correct?

I thought you were discharged.


Do you not have a debit card you can use?
Report Wicked Whisper June 7, 2010 10:27 PM BST
Though the 100s I took at Ladbrokes were gone within like 30mins.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 7, 2010 10:34 PM BST
I am discharged and I do have a debit card. I could re-open my betfair account if I sent them a letter, I did the 6 month exclusion thingy about 4 years ago.
But to be honest betfair really doesn't work for me, I can never seem to get happy with my position and I seem to be constantly moving money around.
I am going to be more profitable backing with the books. I will only back a player if they are value, so say they are 40/1 on here but 33/1 with the books then I won't back them.
No comission with the books and no fiddling positions and when your player wins, you win big!
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 7, 2010 10:35 PM BST
fair enough.

Picking winners from the off isn't for me. I prefer to trade in play.

Good luck with your bets.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 7, 2010 10:37 PM BST
Cheers MW, I seem to be best at that.

I wonder how long the 40/1 with ladcrooks is gonna last.
Report the muppet moans June 7, 2010 10:54 PM BST
£400 ew  - blimey you must have lost a lot over the years!! - are you a Premiership footballer lol??
Report mascherano June 7, 2010 11:00 PM BST
Charl a tough one. could be brilliant but may be trying things for the US Open. Although it would be great for him to win on the PGA Tour i don't think it will be this week.

TPC Southwind is known for getting windy, like pebble beach so it is a decent warm up for next, thats why so many europeans are playing who didn't play at pebble this year this week as it is a similar test of srategy.

Charl, like Micko could be hitting irons of tee's, trying new clubs for holes he might face.

be very careful with players this week who aint regular PGA Tour players. The majority don't have a good record.

Charl done **** all sinch March i think it was at Doral. thats pretty much 3 months give or take.

people like McIlroy who was played alot of times this year in America such as the Masters the WGC events, Players, Quail Hollow (where he won) and last week where he showed some good form.

Also think charl is very unproven in wind. Texans have a great record here. 4 of the last 5 winners have been from Texas.

Also What has Simpson shown this year to prove he can be backed. Maybe your just hoping for him to have a good week but that aint a good stategy.

gl though but think your first week will be a losing one.
Report greelo June 8, 2010 2:54 AM BST
this is a bit like having a gun with six bullets, being attacked by six men and using 3 bullets on the 1st man to make sure he's dead........its just not sensible......tjis thread has only just started but already has a terminal disease Sad
Report Aussie Driver June 8, 2010 4:36 AM BST
TMMIDWI .......... pleeeeeeeeeeeeease

A very poor way to play with 2k. Unless you get lucky, half likely to be gone before you get started. Then no doubt you will start chasing and there will be nothing left by the time the US Open starts!

Seriously, if you are bankrupt, you need to start viewing gambling (if you do it at all) as a recreational outlet, not as a way of 'getting rich'. To be blunt, clearly you are not capable of making money from it or you would not be in your current position.

The same applies to another forumite who has tried to be bigger than the game itself. There are very few who can legitamately make the game pay, very few.

A simple 40 e/w and 10 e/w (if you can afford that) on your two selections this week would be ample for someone in your position.

I hope this doesn't offend, I am only trying to help. You don't seem like a bad fellow but you need to be realistic about your capabilities
Report jaytay2 June 8, 2010 4:53 AM BST
Had a nice drag and instantly up's stakes,that moneys going straight back where it came from.Will be very suprised if this thread is still about at the end of the month
Report marychain1 June 8, 2010 9:07 AM BST
Some very good advice on this fred. On the other hand, you could have a crack at the big time. If one of these comes in you'll be laughing.
Report plainlazy June 8, 2010 9:43 AM BST
tmmidwi...presumably if you went bankrupt you owed money..had you thought of paying off some of the debt instead of recklessly gambling it.
i realise you dont have to from a legal point of view...but ...
and if the minute you get any money you have bets like this you will undoubtedly get in the same position again
Report frames June 8, 2010 1:18 PM BST
Plenty of gullible people on this thread.

Does the filter work on this new forum ?
Report plainlazy June 8, 2010 2:13 PM BST
frames..i always assumed the reason he hadnt a bf account was that he wasnt old enough
Report a bitofinterest June 8, 2010 8:44 PM BST
"there are very few who can legitimately make the game pay" Shocked


i've been saying that for years Plain
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 8, 2010 10:49 PM BST
fortunately for me, I have the knowledge and intelligence required
Report mascherano June 8, 2010 10:58 PM BST
not being funny TMMIDWI but Fowler was your only winner all year i think (with your own money) and he didn't even win.

can't have that much Knowledge of the game, especially when you hoping a player like Webb Simpson can find form.
Report Wicked Whisper June 8, 2010 11:53 PM BST
Thinking that Fowler was a good price compared to his recent form does not give you a free pass to think you could make a million backing golf.

You're having a giraffe.
Report mascherano June 8, 2010 11:57 PM BST
a better staking plan has been put on the ST.Jude thoughts Cool
Report Tynecast1e June 8, 2010 11:58 PM BST
TMMIDWI, No bookie would except £400 e/w at 40-1 or £100 e/w at 250-1 unless it was considerably more on here.

These are fantasy bets.

By the way Frames made a million in 5 months not years. Cool
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 9:01 AM BST
Tyne they did accept it, ladcrooks!
I promise you have my word I have placed these bets.

And masch I have had loads of winners this year;

Bill Haas - Bob Hope Classic £2200
Hunter Mahan - Phoenix Open £1250
Rickie Fowler Top 5 - Memorial £3500
Martin Kaymer - Abu Dhabi £1500
Alvaro Quiros Top 5 - Qatar Masters £2000
Rhys Davies - Trophee Hassan £960

So thats over £11k in winnings this year, my biggest loss was £800 at bay hill (had £300 on lefty and £500 on fowler), but apart from that week my average loss would be around £200, and I have had a 6 weeks spell off this season.

I am at least £6000 up this season!
Report donny osmond June 9, 2010 9:46 AM BST
there are a lot of 6 grands in a million
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 11:12 AM BST
true donny, but instead of backing on average at £200 if I upped that to £2000 I would have made £60,000 this year in 6 months.
Report donny osmond June 9, 2010 11:15 AM BST
bookies wont take your bets ....

you'll need a car, and a list of shops

and a day off on a monday and tuesday
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 11:23 AM BST
got a car, and also have mondays and tuesdays off
Report DiTapio June 9, 2010 11:24 AM BST
All if and buts mate. Who hasn't said "if only I put 500 on instead of 50" etc.

Good luck, but that'll be 1k down the swannie this week
Report B.S June 9, 2010 12:08 PM BST
Take My Money, I Don't Want It 08 Jun 10 22:49   


fortunately for me, I have the knowledge and intelligence required 

I genuinely spat out my coffee with laughter at this reply.
Report Tynecast1e June 9, 2010 12:16 PM BST
Laugh
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 12:19 PM BST
that was the intended reaction b.s.
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 12:42 PM BST
TMMIDWI i remember you having Kaymer and Fowler.

none of the others i remember you having. No one had Bill Haas if i remember rightly.
Report frames June 9, 2010 12:48 PM BST
Masch ,do you still believe in Santa ?
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 12:56 PM BST
Yes Devil

i know people lie but he did have thise 2 players.
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 12:56 PM BST
*those
Report Tynecast1e June 9, 2010 1:23 PM BST
In Frames we trust. Silly
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 1:50 PM BST
If your don't believe me bring up the threads for those tournaments;
Bill Haas backed after round 3 check round 4 thread- Bob Hope Classic £2200
Hunter Mahan backed after round 3 check round 4 thread- Phoenix Open £1250
Rickie Fowler backed pre-tourny Top 5 - Memorial £3500
Martin Kaymer backed pre-tourny - Abu Dhabi £1500
Alvaro Quiros backed pre-tourny Top 5 - Qatar Masters £2000
Rhys Davies backed after round 3 check final round thread- Trophee Hassan £960
Report Back High Lay Low June 9, 2010 2:22 PM BST
I believe you TMM

VOTE 1 - TMM
Report DONEMYLOT June 9, 2010 3:18 PM BST
super stuff, as good a thread as I've read if I bothered to read any anymore.

You've got a few going here, TMM, thats for sure
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 7:27 PM BST
bring the threads up tmmidwi. then i'll believe you.

thought you where skint anyway. some big winnings there which will include a bit of money to back.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 9:10 PM BST
ah **** the lot of you, all i am offering is my advice and all i get is abuse, don't get it.
Report a bitofinterest June 9, 2010 9:16 PM BST
i've been getting it for years tmm Cry

they dont like a proven winner mate Plain
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 9:18 PM BST
cleary not bito, nobody likes a winner eh?
Report a bitofinterest June 9, 2010 9:20 PM BST
chin up compadre..
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 9:23 PM BST
i can see you 2 in a lovely repationship. both have very alot in common. i think you 2 could make it payLaugh
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 9:23 PM BST
*relationship
Report a bitofinterest June 9, 2010 9:25 PM BST
good grammar for one Blush
Report mascherano June 9, 2010 9:32 PM BST
lol, i was actually in one of the top sets in English Shocked

i just type to fast i guess, don't check what i've put. Should have took a lesson of Gearoid Devil
Report padlock June 9, 2010 9:56 PM BST
Geeeeeeeesusssss good luck with this project tmmidwi
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 9:58 PM BST
cheers bud, i'm gonna need all the luck i can get, maybe get off to a flyer! (260 yard 8 iron out of the semi)
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 9, 2010 10:01 PM BST
In charl I trust!
Report Tynecast1e June 10, 2010 12:27 AM BST
In rope's i trust Love
Report Aussie Driver June 10, 2010 12:41 AM BST
Laugh
Report daffyde June 10, 2010 6:40 AM BST
Good luck TMMIDWI. I would imagine you will go down in flames, but **** it at least you're aiming high. It's precisely the sort of stupid thing I would try and do.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 9:58 AM BST
thanks daffyde, i will retire once i hit a million

more chance than winning the lottery!
Report Wicked Whisper June 10, 2010 11:46 AM BST
Aye, depends how much you are betting to win on the lottery.
Report Utd Fan June 10, 2010 2:07 PM BST
just seen this thread :^0
Report mascherano June 10, 2010 5:23 PM BST
Schwartzel struggling Cry
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 5:26 PM BST
yep that's 800 down the ****...

fingers crossed webb can pull a miracle top 5 finish out of his batty..

or this will be all but over!
Report Wicked Whisper June 10, 2010 5:32 PM BST
Well at least you don't have to work for the next five years to make that million.

Like I said, just because you decided Rickie was better than his price suggested, doesn't mean you can make a million backing golf.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 5:35 PM BST
never said i could, i am just giving it a go! bit of fun really, if i lose a bag of sand not the end of the world, bought a new 42" tele, ps3, paid rent couple of months, new trainers etc.. its all good. and ya never know webb ain't even teed off yet
Report mascherano June 10, 2010 6:11 PM BST
Schwartzel last place LaughCry
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 6:26 PM BST
last or 6th pays the same
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 6:27 PM BST
lovely; schwartzel in last place and webb starts with a bogey, i'm such a tw@t
Report mascherano June 10, 2010 6:28 PM BST
-£800 ?

takes some doing to be last in this field which includes Parker McLachlin Laugh
Report greelo June 10, 2010 6:31 PM BST
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never said i could, i am just giving it a go! bit of fun really, if i lose a bag of sand not the end of the world, bought a new 42" tele, ps3, paid rent couple of months, new trainers etc.. its all good. and ya never know webb ain't even teed off yet


TMMIDWI.....I always enjoy reading your posts, you make as many good picks as anyone (though you get overexcited by your own findings and act accordingly) and you have always been good natured in the face of some ferocious slagging.............However and with respect, I think you would have more fun making some profits rather than pisssing your money down the jacks


you may well have been right about Charl today, who knows, he could have had some bad shrimp last night, an argument with the missus, a big loss at the casino........the problem for you is that when and if he wins, you will have no money to back him


.hopefully Simpson does the biz for youHappy
Report greelo June 10, 2010 6:34 PM BST
15 shots behind, its quite incredible
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 6:37 PM BST
webb score change to a par, par start, good stuff webb.

would be over the moon if he could post -3 today
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 6:43 PM BST
What time does tv coverage start?
Report My Way De Solzen June 10, 2010 8:03 PM BST
good luck with Webb Simpson
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 8:08 PM BST
anyone know what time tv coverage starts
Report My Way De Solzen June 10, 2010 9:02 PM BST
it's been on since 8 on SS3 in the UK
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 10, 2010 9:22 PM BST
anyone got any links? can't find any that work
Report My Way De Solzen June 11, 2010 2:30 PM BST
bird for Webb
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 11, 2010 4:19 PM BST
come on webby, oh no just as i said that he makes bogey, oh fukk it
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 12, 2010 12:30 PM BST
Bet Placed

£220 Steve Webster to Win @ 10/1

new balance = £780
Report Tynecast1e June 12, 2010 12:47 PM BST
Take My Money, I Don't Want It     10 Jun 10 18:27 
lovely; schwartzel in last place and webb starts with a bogey, i'm such a **** 

Agreed Cool
Report Aussie Driver June 12, 2010 1:03 PM BST
Told you earlier in the thread you would start chasing, exactly what you have done ......... diseased
Report MR JAKE June 12, 2010 1:14 PM BST
Is this a lay service   ?    if so, what a start Devil
Report plainlazy June 12, 2010 3:13 PM BST
tyne...first time ive agreed with him
Report mascherano June 13, 2010 8:31 PM BST
wow. A week gone and he has lost more than a half of his bank
Report chris_rogers30 June 13, 2010 8:47 PM BST
Makes me feel less of a mug [smiley:crazy] Cool
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 13, 2010 9:03 PM BST
got a tatoo today done on my forehead, it says "MUG"

all in next week, not sure whether to lump on woods or rhys davies
Report intensity June 13, 2010 9:12 PM BST
All you needed to do was improve your bank by 0.34% per day, not bet like this.
Report Take My Money, I Don't Want It June 13, 2010 9:16 PM BST
well i think i'm gonna lump on woodsy and hope for the best.
Report plainlazy June 13, 2010 10:07 PM BST
ive always thought he was a wind up merchant...nobodys this stupid....
although its easy to say that...maybe when i was his age i was just as bad...its easy to see how self destructive he is when youve seen it all before
Report Mighty Whites 2008 June 14, 2010 6:47 AM BST
Take My Money, I Don't Want It     13 Jun 10 21:03 
got a tatoo today done on my forehead, it says "MUG"

all in next week, not sure whether to lump on woods or rhys davies


Do you use the dartboard method of picking a winner. Rhys Davies is socking value at his current price and you are considering going all in. Ridiculous.
Report DiTapio June 18, 2010 11:03 AM BST
Could be the shortest 1m effort ever, lasting 2 weekends. I admire your guts.............perhaps you need to take your bag of sand and lose it on another punt!
Report Catch Me ifyoucan June 17, 2019 10:28 PM BST
ttt

Ah, the good auld days Devil
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