Normally, I don’t gamble. I don’t think it’s a good idea. I think it leads to compulsive behavior. I think anyone who says that they have a fool proof system is full of shit. Making risky bets is a good way to lose not everyone you love but your life as well. Gambling on a regular basis is not something that I endorse in any way.
However, I did make an exception when it came to the Super Bowl last night and now, thanks to Tom Brady, I’ve got some extra cash! I’m not going to say how much because the internet is an evil place. To make clear, I’m not going to be able to retire based on my Super Bowl winnings but, at the same time, it’s still enough that I feel like I owe Tom Brady and all of the Buccaneers a huge debt of gratitude.
(Gratitude, yes. Money, no.)
It was a total of three bets, all of which paid off. Two of the bets were on the Buccaneers while the third one was on the total amount of points that would be score during the game. I bet that under 47.5 points would be scored. As you can imagine, I spent the entire final 4 minutes of the game dreading the prospect of either a surprise touchdown or even a series of field goals.
Thank you, Tom Brady! Usually, I would never gamble but Brady is just too much of a sure thing. Once he retires, I’ll probably never place another bet.