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Sports Gambling There are a number of different ways a person can gamble on Professional football. The only problem is here in Wisconsin it is illegal. In the following I will list several different ways a person can gamble on football.

The first way ill talk about is "numbers". The way it works is you buy a #, and lets say the number is 3-4. After each quarter you take the last digit of each teams score and if it matches the number you have then you win. The payoff is usually times 5, so if the score is 23-24 at half time then you win.

Another type is the parley card. This is the hardest one too win on. How it works is you have all the games and the odds along with the The over under is the combined score of the two teams. So if the over under is lets say 45 and the final score is 27-23 which equals 50 then the over wins.

However if the score equals the exact number then you loose and the bookie wins. People might say its easy to win, the only thing is there is a minimum bet, you have to bet on 3 games and if your wrong on one you loose. The payoff is you take the amount you bet and multiply it by the amount of games you bet on.

Some other forms of gambling are Each week you pick the winners(straight up ,no odds) and whom ever has the most right wins. In case of a tie you usually predict the score of your hometown team.

2 The 22 board ,it has 30 people and its a season long bet, each week so much is put in the pot and if its not won one...