My wife and I were Las Vegas just before Christmas, 2013. While we were there, I stopped by the Bellagio sports betting book. (Is that what it is called? I don’t gamble often.)
I put $20 on the 2014 Marlins to win the World Series and $20 on the Astros to win the 2014 World Series. Both were 200-1 shots at the time.
I wonder if I could have bet on the 2017 Astros to win the World Series. I could have made some good money.
Meanwhile, the Marlins remain a sucker bet.
Lance Iversen, The Chronicle
The A’s in Oakland have a history of innovation on and off the field. Their new stadium should reflect that. And Las Vegas should rig a few games to make sure the Raiders move out to give the A’s room to build their park.
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On December 18, 2013, I put a long shot World Series bet at a casino in Las Vegas.
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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast – December 18, 2013
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