Lefty's Food Club Bets

Welcome to Lefty's Food Club Bets! I've been playing Food Club for six years and it's my favorite game on Neopets. I am a regular in the regular competition hosted on the FC chat thread in the Games forum.

The simplest way to describe Food Club is that it is like betting on a horse race, except you're betting on which pirates will win the daily eating contest. It is a gambling game and there is some risk involved. I strongly advise that you not bet more than you are prepared to lose. You will win some days, and you will lose some days. With some luck and good bets you will see a nice profit over time.

For players just starting out and want to make their own bets, I recommend reading Revenge's Guide and Sir Hatter's Guide for more information about the game and suggested betting strategies. Links to both of them are in the sidebar.


Monday, April 24, 2017 - #6562

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Current Bets
RoundBet InfoAmountOddsWinnings
6562Shipwreck: Ol' Stripey
Lagoon: Lucky McKyriggan
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP24:1252576 NP
6562Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Fairfax the Deckhand
10524 NP26:1273624 NP
6562Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Ned the Skipper
10524 NP22:1231528 NP
6562Lagoon: Puffo the Waister
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP16:1168384 NP
6562Lagoon: Peg Leg Percival
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP24:1252576 NP
6562Lagoon: Squire Venable
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP28:1294672 NP
6562Shipwreck: Sir Edmund Ogletree
Lagoon: Lucky McKyriggan
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP32:1336768 NP
6562Shipwreck: The Tailhook Kid
Lagoon: Lucky McKyriggan
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP32:1336768 NP
6562Shipwreck: Franchisco Corvallio
Lagoon: Lucky McKyriggan
Hidden Cove: Buck Cutlass
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP24:1252576 NP
6562Hidden Cove: Bonnie Pip Culliford
Harpoon Harry's: Gooblah the Grarrl
10524 NP14:1147336 NP
Total Possible Winnings2546808 NP


April Results



View winnings history (screenies) here.




My Betting Style

Strictly speaking, I don't follow a system; however, I do have guidelines which I follow.

1. As a general rule, I like to take some risk because it is: (a) more fun and interesting to do so in my opinion; and (b) more profitable over time. However, I don't get too crazy, and most of the time I incorporate safeties in my betting.

2. My favorite type of card is when there is at least one arena with a clearly favored pirate (meaning there is a 2:1 pirate and the other pirates are 5:1 or greater). It's better still when at least two of the pirates are long shots (at 10:1 to 13:1). The more arenas like this on a given day the better.

3. Whenever possible I try to incorporate bets on pirates that have a positive Estimated Value (EV).

4. I avoid making bets that are less then 10:1 (breaking even), unless there's a good chance of a cascade. Then they add up, which is good.

5. While I do pay attention to Food Adjustments, I believe that the opening odds are the best indicators of outcome.



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