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07-15-2011, 01:46 PM
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Originally Posted by vipernsx View Post
I never understood gambling. Billion dollar casinos don't exist because they're giving money away. And don't tell me it's the small vig fee either.

You don't gamble to win. You gamble to have fun. You pay for entertainment.

Think of it this way: if you go to a Rangers game, you will lose money, right? You have to pay for the ticket, for parking, for beer? You are probably down a couple hundred dollars assuming you get good, but not great tickets plus a beer and some snacks. What's the difference between that and going to a casino where you spend a couple hundred dollars a night?

You just have to be responsible about it. Don't throw away hundreds of dollars every night and don't lose thousands in one night either unless you make a million+ a year.

But responsible gambling, where you realize that you are paying to have fun, is alright.

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