Today In Poor Gambling Decisions

Among grand, innovative ideas in the annals of gambling on horse racing, this is not one of the better ones.

On the day of the Kentucky Derby, a Rochester, NY, man walked into an OTB and asked how much it would cost to buy every possible trifecta combination. The man was told the answer and came back to place the wagers. It cost him a total of $13,680 for his $2 trifectas and he wound up winning... wait for it... wait for it... $440.

Yeah, you see, that's safely classified as a "bad decision." We wonder if his next move will be to put $1,000 each on the four remaining teams in the Stanley Cup. Whatever happens, he wins!

How Not To Bet The Kentucky Derby [SportsColumn]