• Betting-The Dream of America

    Is not that what gambling is all about. You’re constantly hopeful which you can obtain some thing for nothing, or at least extremely little. Do you not keep in mind what your mother advised you? You can not obtain a thing for nothing. That is what my mother told me, and I have discovered out since then that she was totally right. I believe Wilson Mizner stated it best, when he mentioned, "Gambling: The sure way of obtaining absolutely nothing for something." Definitely, at the end of the day, that’s it…..right?

    In the wonderful state of Montana they’ve these fantastic small machines, known as keno machines. These keno devices are everywhere, and the places that these equipment reside are called "gambling establishments". I place casinos is quotes because they aren’t gambling dens like you feel of casinos. You will discover no table game or slot machine devices, just video poker and keno machines. In any case, I managed to have myself roped in to the dream of succeeding a few hundred dollars in a sitting. The next point I knew I was going back to these equipments pretty much daily. After a few months of this I recognized that no one genuinely wins. Oh certain, you may win fifty bucks here and there, except over span of time your just feeding the equipment five dollar bills like they were candy.

    I was able to check myself and I don’t even go into the "betting houses" any more. I’ve met people who honestly nearly lost everything they’ve betting the stupid keno machines. The point that gets me about this sort of wagering could be the fact that casinos will advertise around the radio that they’ve an eighty five per-cent payback rate. This may be the rate because it is mandated by law. A 85 per-cent payback rate sounds superb, except whenever you feel about it this simply means that in the event you place $1 into the equipments it gives eighty-five pennies back . This is how it works. Just feel of it as a reverse ATM. When I started thinking of gambling in these terms, I stopped.

    I suppose that’s my aim with this article. To acquire you to realize that you really can’t win, no matter what other folks tell you. As Doc Holiday mentioned in Tombstone, "The odds are all within the house." That and only that may be the only reason there’s even a place on this planet referred to as Las Vegas. Because the odds are all within the house.

     August 4th, 2010  Alvin   No comments

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