It can pay to play the long game

The bookies are far less likely to have priced the market wrong as soon as the world and his dog have placed their bids

18th February, 2018
Morning Assembly

In gambling, it tends to be the more obscure markets that offer most potential - and, by extension, the events most popular with punters, the least.

Yet there are times when, even as a seasoned speculator always trying to spot the latest edge, one has to laugh at the lengths that one can go to. Last weekend, I placed a wager that probably amounted to the creation of gambling history.

An acquaintance from Limerick had,...

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