• Betting-The American Dream

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    Isn’t that what gambling is all about. You are always hopeful that you simply can acquire one thing for practically nothing, or at least quite little. Don’t you recall what your mom advised you? You can not have a thing for nothing. That’s what my mom told me, and I’ve found out since then that she was completely right. I believe Wilson Mizner said it very best, when he stated, "Gambling: The positive way of getting absolutely nothing for something." Truly, at the end of the day, that is it…..correct?

    In the fantastic state of Montana they’ve these great small devices, known as keno machines. These keno machines are everywhere, and the places that these products reside are named "gambling establishments". I put betting houses is quotes because they aren’t gambling dens like you feel of betting houses. You can find no table casino game or slot machine game products, just video poker and keno machines. In any case, I managed to have myself roped in to the dream of winning a couple hundred dollars in a sitting. The next issue I knew I was heading back to these devices virtually daily. After a few months of this I realized that no one definitely wins. Oh positive, you might win fifty bucks here and there, except over the a period of time your just feeding the equipments five dollar bills like they were candy.

    I was able to look at myself and I don’t even go into the "gambling dens" any more. I’ve met folks who truthfully nearly lost everything they have playing the ridiculous keno machines. The thing that gets me about this sort of wagering would be the fact that gambling establishments will advertise for the radio that they’ve an eighty five per cent payback rate. This will be the rate because it is mandated by law. A eighty five % payback rate sounds wonderful, except whenever you consider about it this simply means that in case you place a dollar into the equipment it gives eighty-five pennies back . This really is how it works. Just imagine of it as a reverse ATM. When I started thinking of gambling in these terms, I stopped.

    I suppose that’s my objective with this article. To receive you to realize that you simply really can’t win, no matter what other folks tell you. As Doc Holiday said in Tombstone, "The odds are all around the casino." That and only that is the only reason there’s even a place on this planet called Las Vegas. Because the odds are all within the house.

     August 6th, 2010  Dayton   No comments

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