Gambling-The Dream of America

by Sierra on August 4th, 2010

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Isn’t that what gambling is all about. You’re often hopeful which you can obtain one thing for nothing, or at the very least really little. Do you not recall what your mother told you? You cannot get something for nothing. That’s what my mother told me, and I have found out since then that she was absolutely right. I imagine Wilson Mizner mentioned it finest, when he stated, "Gambling: The positive way of obtaining nothing for something." Actually, at the end of the day, that’s it…..correct?

In the excellent state of Montana they’ve these fantastic tiny equipments, known as keno machines. These keno machines are everywhere, and the places that these equipment reside are called "gambling dens". I put gambling houses is quotes because they aren’t gambling dens like you imagine of casinos. You will discover no table game or slot machine devices, just video slot machines poker and keno machines. In any case, I managed to receive myself roped in to the dream of succeeding a few hundred dollars in a sitting. The next factor I knew I was going back to these equipment nearly daily. After a couple of months of this I recognized that no one truly wins. Oh sure, you may win fifty dollars here and there, except over the a period of time your just feeding the machines 5 dollar bills like they were candy.

I managed to look at myself and I do not even go into the "gambling establishments" any more. I’ve met people who truthfully nearly lost everything they have betting the ridiculous keno machines. The thing that gets me about this type of betting could be the fact that gambling houses will advertise for the radio that they’ve an eighty-five percent payback rate. This is the rate because it’s mandated by law. A eighty five per-cent payback rate sounds fantastic, but whenever you consider about it this simply means that if you put $1 into the equipments it gives eighty-five pennies back . This is how it works. Just believe of it as a reverse ATM. When I started thinking of betting in these terms, I stopped.

I suppose that’s my aim with this article. To obtain you to realize which you genuinely can’t win, no matter what other people tell you. As Doc Holiday mentioned in Tombstone, "The odds are all on the casino." That and only that is the only reason there is even a place on this planet named Sin City. Because the odds are all within the casino.

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