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Your weekly Jameis Winston controversy/allegation update: point shaving?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by LongTimeListener, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    It's as shady as you'd expect a website devoted to illegal gambling to be, but to boil it down, a bookie says Winston's former high school teammate Chris Rabb had a limit of $1,000 total and $400 on any one game. All of the sudden he wants to go $5,500 on Louisville +1 for the first half. Nails it!


    I don't expect FSU to take any of this seriously, but hell hath no fury like a bookie duped.

    ETA: Here is Clay Travis on it. He writes that "several major sites are investigating the allegations as I write this."

  2. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    I'll be curious how much (if any) play this gets in the regular media.
  3. JayFarrar

    JayFarrar Well-Known Member

    Clay Travis's hard-on for Jameis Winston is really quite something.

    About as fascinating as the obsession SEC diehards have with Florida State.
  4. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Wouldn't those be one and the same?
  5. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    Not saying there's nothing to this, but not only is that site shady, but the guy who wrote the original report is about as a slimy as bloggers get:

  6. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    "hell hath no fury like a bookie duped."

    Truer words were never spoken.
  7. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    unless Mike Golic reports, I'm dubious.
  8. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Clay has never seemed to forgive FSU for breaking his beloved SECs national championship streak.
  9. HappyCurmudgeon

    HappyCurmudgeon Active Member

    Clay Travis is working hard to secure the Lifetime Fucktard Achievement Award.
  10. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Google news shows story has no traction yet. Travis and a Kentucky blogger the only references I found.
  11. Pancamo

    Pancamo Active Member

    Outing alert---LTL is Clay Travis
  12. Neutral Corner

    Neutral Corner Well-Known Member

    Updates to the IBN story:

    *Update* Western Union paperwork with Jameis Winston's name accepting cash before Thursday's game vs Louisville "Allegedly" being shopped around to major media outlets.

    *NOTE* Anyone citing the fabricated agenda ridden article from David Purdum should also make sure to read this article ---> http://ibnsportswrap.com/article.php?articleID=837 which will explain his motives and also debunk all his baseless claims with actual documented FACTS! Post in those cute little forums, seems some actually think David Purdum never was the man behind the creation of the biggest internet "Gambling" scam of this decade... but he's credible huh (LOL) agenda's & $$$$ will make people write some pretty good fantasy articles.
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