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CBonez89 wrote:
Hey guys. ive had the downs for about a week now... must have bet on it 10 times now.

the last few times ive been picking the 99-1 odds dog.

the 19-1 won a few times... was close.

until this morning, I hit the jackpot and my 99-1 dog won, I got 200,000k, bought some land, 3 buildings. I loved it, definitely changed/speed up the game for me a lot.

what im wondering is how often does the 99-1 dog actually win?

first few times betting on him and throwing 2000$ down the drain sucked.... but im definitely not complaining now. well worth it.

im just gonna keep betting on him and hope he wins 1/10 races!

Its luck

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  • fitty50two2
    6 posts
    edited March 2014
    I tried that strategy once, never hit. I've had a lot of luck just picking one dog and always betting on that dog. My dog of choice is Drool Brittania.
  • CBonez89
    54 posts
    edited March 2014
    isnt drool brittania the 99-1 odds dog?

    I am doing the same strategy... except im picking the lowest odds dog. well see how it goes I guess.
  • drosax1
    4860 posts New member
    edited March 2014
    No they all change spots
  • CBonez89
    54 posts
    edited March 2014
    ohhh ok, I had a feeling the names changed on me, wasnt positive though.
  • drosax1
    4860 posts New member
    edited March 2014
    Yea oh and congrats btw. I did notice not a chance and obedience school drop out switch names only with each other
  • MuleHeadJoe
    176 posts Member
    edited March 2014
    CBonez89 wrote:
    what im wondering is how often does the 99-1 dog actually win?

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    im just gonna keep betting on him and hope he wins 1/10 races!

    The odds are pretty much as indicated ... 99-to-1 means there's about a 1 percent chance this dog'll win. That does not mean that you are guaranteed to win once out of every 99 bets. It could happen more often, or less often, the odds represent a likely average or median.

    Late last year I was on a hot streak ... won the 99 to 1 dog three times in the month of October alone. Haven't won again since.

    hth, ymmv
  • JimJ321
    4208 posts Member
    edited March 2014
    This almost seems like gambling. Random to an extent...
  • rmb256982
    67 posts
    edited March 2014
    I always put one hand over my eyes, and tap what ever I tap with the with the other. I have found that I win more like that.
  • sandyc311
    78 posts
    edited March 2014
    I tried that strategy once, never hit. I've had a lot of luck just picking one dog and always betting on that dog. My dog of choice is Drool Brittania.

    Me too! I've done pretty well with him.
  • mrtreez101
    27 posts
    edited March 2014
    Havent won once... so I don't play the track anymore
  • drumnman
    1475 posts Member
    edited March 2014
    JimJ321 wrote:
    This almost seems like gambling. Random to an extent...

    This is exactly like gambling. Like a video slot, there's no real strategy, only odds and luck.
  • raine7530
    9 posts
    edited March 2014
    I've had the downs for awhile..never won so I stopped playing until couple days ago and finally won for the first time this morning :-P ! Drool Britannia on a 2-1 so not a windfall,but at least I know it isn't a complete waste of time.
  • kristiangrassy
    26 posts
    edited March 2014
    I only bet on 99-1. With the belief that every 100 races I'll win, and basically get my money back in 1 nice lump sum. i.e. prize winnings = $200000,
    100 bets x $2000 = $200000
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    Having said that, i'm currently well passed the 100 bets ATM, and long overdue for a win :?
  • drosax1
    4860 posts New member
    edited March 2014
    I only bet on 99-1. With the belief that every 100 races I'll win, and basically get my money back in 1 nice lump sum. i.e. prize winnings = $200000,
    100 bets x $2000 = $200000
    .
    .
    .
    .
    Having said that, i'm currently well passed the 100 bets ATM, and long overdue for a win :?

    Unfortunately it's not 1 win every 100 plays
  • Skydude252
    16 posts
    edited March 2014
    drosax1 wrote:
    I only bet on 99-1. With the belief that every 100 races I'll win, and basically get my money back in 1 nice lump sum. i.e. prize winnings = $200000,
    100 bets x $2000 = $200000
    .
    .
    .
    .
    Having said that, i'm currently well passed the 100 bets ATM, and long overdue for a win :?

    Unfortunately it's not 1 win every 100 plays

    Yeah, you only have a little under a 2/3 chance of winning a 1/100 chance in 100 plays.
  • hankscorpio23
    621 posts Member
    edited March 2014

    There is a thread out there with the odds.

    I recall the 99-1 has a 1.25% chance to win which is slightly better than 99-1 and therefore profitable in the long run but nowhere close to the 1 in 10 that OP was hoping for.

    In the end they all pay about the same expected profit in the long run. But if you are short on cash I would recommend the favorite for the least volatility.
  • drosax1
    4860 posts New member
    edited March 2014
    There is a thread out there with the odds.

    I recall the 99-1 has a 1.25% chance to win which is slightly better than 99-1 and therefore profitable in the long run but nowhere close to the 1 in 10 that OP was hoping for.

    In the end they all pay about the same expected profit in the long run. But if you are short on cash I would recommend the favorite for the least volatility.

    99-1 is slightly better than 99-1?
  • hankscorpio23
    621 posts Member
    edited March 2014
    drosax1 wrote:
    There is a thread out there with the odds.

    I recall the 99-1 has a 1.25% chance to win which is slightly better than 99-1 and therefore profitable in the long run but nowhere close to the 1 in 10 that OP was hoping for.

    In the end they all pay about the same expected profit in the long run. But if you are short on cash I would recommend the favorite for the least volatility.

    99-1 is slightly better than 99-1?

    1.25% is slightly better than 99-1.
  • drosax1
    4860 posts New member
    edited March 2014
    Yea you said 99-1 had the 1.25% chance which was slightly better than the 99-1
  • lightestbulb
    86 posts
    edited March 2014
    drosax1 wrote:
    Yea you said 99-1 had the 1.25% chance which was slightly better than the 99-1

    99-1 in the real world is 1%. That's what they meant. 99-1 in the game has better odds than a REAL 99-1. 8)
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