DO NOT throw the game. If your friends catch on to you, they WILL stop playing with you.
However, DO get wasted while playing. If for some reason you still beat your friends, laugh at them as you spend their money on more beer.
"And so he spoke, and so he spoke, that lord of Castamere. But now the rains weep o'er his hall, with no one there to hear." - The Rains of Castamere