Sometimes you can bet on VCU going all the way in the NCAA Tournament only for it to blow up in your face. Other times you can make a small wager on the first score in the Super Bowl being a safety and end up winning big.
That’s the beauty of betting on long shots. No matter how badly the odds aren’t in your favor, you always have a chance. And a small bet on your part could end up making you look like a genius.
That’s exactly the lesson learned by an insanely lucky Kentucky woman, who is now $63,000 richer after winning big on a petty 10-cent bet at a New Mexico horse racetrack. From WLKY.com:
72-year-old Julia Kring, of Frankfort, Ky., won the bet last week when she hit the Solo Pick 6 at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino. Kring had placed her bet through TwinSpires.com.
Kring said she saw an ad for the Sunland Pick 6 and decided to take a chance on that racetrack that day.
“I spent a lot of time studying, but it was all luck,” she told the El Paso Times. “I was fortuna...