• Gambling-The American Dream

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    Is not that what gambling is all about. You are often hopeful which you can obtain anything for practically nothing, or at least extremely little. Don’t you keep in mind what your mother advised you? You can not get one thing for nothing. That is what my mom told me, and I have discovered out since then that she was completely right. I think Wilson Mizner stated it very best, when he stated, "Gambling: The sure way of acquiring nothing for something." Really, at the end of the day, that’s it…..right?

    In the wonderful state of Montana they’ve these wonderful little equipments, known as keno machines. These keno machines are everywhere, and the places that these machines reside are called "casinos". I place gambling dens is quotes because they aren’t betting houses like you imagine of gambling houses. There are no table game or slot machine game equipment, just video slot machines poker and keno machines. In any case, I managed to acquire myself roped in to the dream of succeeding a few hundred bucks in a sitting. The next issue I knew I was heading back to these machines practically daily. After a few months of this I realized that no one definitely wins. Oh sure, you might win fifty bucks here and there, but over span of time your just feeding the equipment five dollar bills like they were candy.

    I was able to look at myself and I do not even go into the "betting houses" any more. I’ve met individuals who seriously pretty much lost everything they have betting the stupid keno machines. The thing that gets me about this kind of wagering is the fact that gambling dens will advertise about the radio that they have an 85 percent payback rate. This will be the rate because it’s mandated by law. A eighty-five percent payback rate sounds amazing, except whenever you consider about it this simply means that should you put one dollar into the machines it gives eighty-five cents back . This really is how it works. Just consider of it as a reverse ATM. When I started thinking of betting in these terms, I stopped.

    I suppose that is my target with this article. To get you to realize that you simply genuinely can’t win, no matter what other men and women tell you. As Doc Holiday said in Tombstone, "The odds are all about the house." That and only that will be the only reason there is even a place on this planet referred to as Sin City. Because the odds are all about the casino.

     August 8th, 2010  Elliana   No comments

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