COMMISH's Daily Fantasy Profile

Post Count: 83
Member Since: October 6th, 2015
Last Visit: May 7th, 2016

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  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    It is the public that really scares me. When the regulators really start poking around, and they will, they are going to be responding to a public looking for blood. Cooler heads will NOT prevail. I predict this will happen after a money-related scandal... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    I've bet on horse racing before; I know the dynamics of it. A major point in your original post concerned the betting pool (parimutuel betting). I made the comparison to the pool of money available to the winners of a lottery. It is not that unlike the ... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    When you buy something (a house, bond, stock, mutual fund, etc.) with the hopes of earning a profit, what do you call it? When you enter a DFS game with the hopes of earning a profit, what do you call it? What is the difference, if any? Let me give you ... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    I wish EVERYONE would go back and read my original post. This was NEVER meant to a debate about the definition of "gambling". I even tried in subsequent posts to state this, but nobody wanted to listen. By crafting that randomly drafted lineup, I wanted... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    Your same argument could be made for Powerball and MegaMillions lottery games. The pool is based on the amount of money put into the pool. If you hit the numbers that many others used, your pot will be smaller than one had you picked numbers picked by fe... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    I was provided with this "gambling" definition by another member: **************************************** "b : to bet on an uncertain outcome" ********************************************* That definition is so broad that it makes the word "gambling" usel... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    You clearly didn't read any of my other replies. Had you actually done that, you would have read that I said it was silly to be arguing over the definition of "gambling". In addition, had you read my other replies, you would have never written the last s... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    A wager between two people, as long as it is voluntary, playing a chess game would be exactly that; it would be a wager between two people. If I am wagering on myself, then I am wagering that my SKILLS are better than my opponent's skills. There is no ch... Read More

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    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    That's a very shrewd strategy. You are using your knowledge (SKILL, not luck), concerning the tendencies of the other players, to your advantage. Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

  • A game of chance v skill challenge

    I'M NOT THE ONE taking the stance that buying a home is called gambling; others are. There is a lot of skill involved in buying real estate. If buying a house is called gambling, then why should it be legal while playing Street Craps is illegal? As I wr... Read More

    by COMMISH (COMMISH)

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