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Which is easier to make money: poker, sports betting, stock market?

Discussion in 'Stock Market Nuts and Bolts' started by steelcat, Apr 9, 2014.

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  1. steelcat

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    how do you rate them (1,----10), 10 is easiest. 1 is the hardest. :)
     
  2. sval62

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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    None of the above :: The best way to make money is to get off your bum and work for a living, save and invest
    in your PPR then as life goes on enjoy the fruits of your investments if your good at it,not many are.
     
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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    From what the pros tell me, if the stock market is put in the same category as gambling then you are clearly doing it wrong and with the wrong frame of mind.
     
  4. Bill M

    Bill M Self Funded Retiree

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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    Done all 3 over a lifetime of investing.

    Poker and sport betting around a 4 and = gambling

    Stockmarket around a 8 for me and = investing

    Needless to say I don't gamble on the first 2 too much these days.
     
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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    These are all games of skill with a strong element of chance. There is no objective measure on whether it is "easy" or not. It will depends on your level of skill.

    And even if something is supposedly "easy" it wouldn't stay that way for long. People will just flock to what's easy and before you know it, the low hanging fruits will be gone.
     
  6. So_Cynical

    So_Cynical The Contrarian Averager

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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    Stock market hands down the easiest, no contest, a lay down misere...not even in the same race as table and sports betting.

    • 10 Stock Market
    • 3 Sports
    • 3 Horses
    • 2 Poker
    • 2 Casino
    • 0.1 Lotto
     
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    Re: which is easier to make money: poker, sport betting, stock market?

    +300
     
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    A small oversight in that you have omitted drug dealing and gun running. :D
     
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