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12th Mar '17 2:47:42 PM Xtifr
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* One of the reasons Marc Antony was so loyal to Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar was that the latter covered the former's gambling and prostitute debts that in modern terms [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Antony stacked up to about US$5 million]].

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* One of the reasons Marc Antony was so loyal to Creator/GaiusJuliusCaesar UsefulNotes/JuliusCaesar was that the latter covered the former's gambling and prostitute debts that in modern terms [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Antony stacked up to about US$5 million]].
26th Dec '16 6:00:09 PM faunas
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* If you (plan on) profit(ing) from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) for gambling puropses is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=242A0114&nid=242&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo punishable by]] [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=109A0226&nid=109&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo up to two years in prison]] (or five if you turn usury into a way of life, demand a bill of exchange or simulate a contract, or consciously cause, by way of usury, the patrimonial ruin of the victim).

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* If you (plan on) profit(ing) from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) for gambling puropses purposes is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=242A0114&nid=242&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo punishable by]] [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=109A0226&nid=109&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo up to two years in prison]] (or five if you turn usury into a way of life, demand a bill of exchange or simulate a contract, or consciously cause, by way of usury, the patrimonial ruin of the victim).
26th Dec '16 5:58:26 PM faunas
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* If you plan on profiting from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) for gambling puropses is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/item.php?field=node_id&value=1695385 punishable by]] [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/citem.php?field=item_id&value=1172823 up to two years in prison]].

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* If you plan on profiting (plan on) profit(ing) from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) for gambling puropses is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/item.php?field=node_id&value=1695385 [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=242A0114&nid=242&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo punishable by]] [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/citem.php?field=item_id&value=1172823 [[http://www.pgdlisboa.pt/leis/lei_mostra_articulado.php?artigo_id=109A0226&nid=109&tabela=leis&pagina=1&ficha=1&so_miolo=&nversao=#artigo up to two years in prison]].prison]] (or five if you turn usury into a way of life, demand a bill of exchange or simulate a contract, or consciously cause, by way of usury, the patrimonial ruin of the victim).
26th Dec '16 5:46:00 PM faunas
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* If you plan on profiting from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) to gamble is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/item.php?field=node_id&value=1695385 punishable by]] [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/citem.php?field=item_id&value=1172823 up to two years in prison]].

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* If you plan on profiting from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) to gamble for gambling puropses is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/item.php?field=node_id&value=1695385 punishable by]] [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/citem.php?field=item_id&value=1172823 up to two years in prison]].
26th Dec '16 5:43:39 PM faunas
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* If you plan on profiting from it, loaning money or other stuff (at any interest rate) to gamble is a form of usury in UsefulNotes/{{Portugal}}, [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/item.php?field=node_id&value=1695385 punishable by]] [[http://bdjur.almedina.net/citem.php?field=item_id&value=1172823 up to two years in prison]].
18th Dec '16 3:18:17 PM Dravencour
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Often happens to TheGamblingAddict, especially after an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame. May be the victim of the ProfessionalGambler. Compare BoxedCrook. For similar stock motivations without the tragic flaw, see HealthcareMotivation and TheCommiesMadeMeDoIt.

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Often happens to TheGamblingAddict, especially after an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame. May be the victim of the ProfessionalGambler.ProfessionalGambler, as well as TheMafia. Compare BoxedCrook. For similar stock motivations without the tragic flaw, see HealthcareMotivation and TheCommiesMadeMeDoIt.
17th Dec '16 9:22:37 PM KaiYves
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Often happens to TheGamblingAddict, especially after an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame. May be the victim of the ProfessionalGambler. Compare BoxedCrook. For a similar stock motivation without the tragic flaw, see HealthcareMotivation.

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Often happens to TheGamblingAddict, especially after an AbsurdlyHighStakesGame. May be the victim of the ProfessionalGambler. Compare BoxedCrook. For a similar stock motivation motivations without the tragic flaw, see HealthcareMotivation.HealthcareMotivation and TheCommiesMadeMeDoIt.
30th Nov '16 6:22:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* On the second to last play of ''Film/TheReplacements'', Nigel, the field goal kicker, confesses to Shane that he has to throw the game in order to not lose his bar as a result of gambling debts. Shane decides to improvise instead, by pulling the ball very much like Lucy would do to Charlie Brown, and running the ball instead.

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* On the second to last play of ''Film/TheReplacements'', ''Film/TheReplacements2000'', Nigel, the field goal kicker, confesses to Shane that he has to throw the game in order to not lose his bar as a result of gambling debts. Shane decides to improvise instead, by pulling the ball very much like Lucy would do to Charlie Brown, and running the ball instead.
27th Oct '16 12:10:45 PM Xtifr
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* In ''Godshome'' by Creator/RobertSheckley, desperation when a "sure thing" stock market gamble goes wildly bad is what leads Arthur Fenn to try invoking old, forgotten gods.
27th Oct '16 12:07:21 PM Xtifr
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* Ludovic Bagman in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.

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%% (ZCE) * Ludovic Bagman in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.



* HoylesRulesOfDragonPoker [[SarcasmMode ''helpfully'']] requires players to use only Clubs when they fall into debt.
** [[ZigzaggedTrope Zigzagged]] in that the guide discourages players from letting anyone lose too much in friendly games.

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* HoylesRulesOfDragonPoker [[SarcasmMode ''helpfully'']] requires players to use only Clubs when they fall into debt.
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debt. [[ZigzaggedTrope Zigzagged]] in that the guide discourages players from letting anyone lose too much in friendly games.
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