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James Eddy gives infinite thanks to San Cayetano, the patron saint of gamblers, for helping him win the $10 Matt Gonzalez bet.

San Francisco, California. May 24, 2021

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Holy Virgin, please let my rooster win because I bet my wife.

Virgin of Guadalupe, since Rude Perez became huge success, he changed to an irresponsible drunkard, womanizer and gambler. My Mother Holy Virgin, please make him behave well.

City of Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico

My husband Roman H. S. is a drunkard, womanizer, party goer and gambler. I beg you, Virgin of Guadalupe, deliver him from going to hell.

Petra Godines thanks Saint Pancras with this retablo for that miracle that El Santo beat the Caveman Galindo when they fought in the “Constantino” movie theater, in Puebla, in 1954, because she bet her friend two turkeys.

When I almost lost everything, I managed to overcome my sinful wish of betting all my goods. Thanks, Saint Charbel, for helping me.

Sigfrido Peña

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Thanks, Saint Charbel, for my son Benito quit the vice of gambling.

Sonia Abraham

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Saint Jude Thaddeus, patron of the impossible things, I thank him with this ex-voto for enlightening me and making e understand that I won’t have any luck in this life—nor good, nor bad, nor in love, nor in gambling. Thanks to that I could enjoy the risk and the game for its pure pleasure and not for this foolish idea of winning something.

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I bet my life in a cock-fight. Thank you, Virgin, I won and saved myself.

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My buddy Jasinto is a drunkard, party goer, gambler and womanizer. Holy Virgin make him behave well and deliver him from hell.

Don Carmelo Sanchez thanks Saint Martin the Cavalryman for helping his rooster El Giro to win the fight on the town arena and made him win a lot of money to pay his debts.

Guanajuato, 1947

I thank Saint Quiteria of Frexeiras for liberating me from temptations of gambling and drinking.

Germano Oliveira — Viçosa, AL — 04/04/07

I thank Saint Quiteria of Frexeiras for weaning my husband off his mistresses, drinks and damned gambling.

Ana Luisa A.da Rocha
Garanhuns, Pernambuco