If you enjoy betting your money at the Las Vegas poker tables and roulette wheels, then you might want to look into investing in biotech. Investing in a small or medium biotech is a lot like gambling in Sin City, says Robert Langreth on the Forbes Treatments blog. "You are either going to win big or lose big, and ... it is almost impossible to predict in advance what will happen," he says.

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