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Gambling With Oscar

Gambling With Oscar

I’m not a betting man, but a family day-induced coma at work (I supervise a student “learning centre” one day a week, and maybe 6 people came in during my entire shift) led me down the wrong path… Two hours of mindless websurfing led me to discover something I’d somehow managed to miss all these years (or is it new?): Online Oscar Gambling. I’m not giving out which site I used as to not endorse my behavior (but its easy enough to find), but $200 later and I have more at stake in Oscar night than I ever have.

Mind you, most of it was spent on super safe bets (I threw $50 at both Bardem and Day-Lewis, which will make me a whopping $4 if – and when – they win) and I threw a few dollars to long shots here and there… but the possibility of a free month’s rent lies in the hands of one woman:

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Please, Tilda! I promise the first thing I’ll do with the is go buy copies of The Beach and Constantine. Please…

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