A down on his luck man Mr. Botibol, while taking a cruise, hatches a fool-proof plan on how to win the ship's lottery.
" There's all the difference in the world between a real gambler and someone who just has an occasional flutter. The real gambler either, doesn't mind loosing his money, or he's able to forget about his losses by the next day. I'm a mad gambler, I'll bet on anything. I once got twenty five to one against my wife having twins. And five minutes later I called up the bookie again and said, 'Hey, about that bet I just made. I'd like to make another one. 'Certainly', he said. 'I'd like to bet you I'll loose it.', I told him. He didn't mind in the least, and we made a second wager. I write stories about betting because I'm fascinated by how people behave when there's a big bet on. Here's one of them. "
|Name||A Dip in the Pool|
|Air Date||May 12, 1979|