10 Of The Strangest Bets That Have Ever Been Made
Gambling has been a part of human society for hundreds of years. Although many may consider betting a waste of money, it is something that brings extra fun and drama to all kinds of things, from sporting events, reality television shows, and even small competitions between friends. Occasionally though, the wagers that people make will not be the usual run-of-the-mill ones that you might expect, but actually bizarre and outright strange. In these cases, the bets are obscure, baffling, and sometimes shocking.
Brian Zembic, a notorious gambler and poker player, was challenged by his friends to get breast implants and keep them in for a year. If he carried out the task successfully he would be paid $100,000. While most men would probably turn the offer and the money down, Zembic actually did it became something of a celebrity in the process.
Getting a Poker Name
A New Zealand man was playing poker with his friends yet didn’t have enough money to cover one of the bets. Instead, his friends decided that he could still play as long as he agreed to change his name to something that contained 99 characters if he lost. When his hand was inevitably beaten, the man duly obliged and is now officially known as “Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Other Superheroes Combined With Frostnova.”