May 28, 2010

Poor People Spend 9 Percent Of Income On Lottery Tickets and Keno

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Is this really a surprising number? When you have so little, you gamble a bit to think about getting rich, and well it leads to poor tracking of how much you spend right? Right.

The study neatly illuminates the sad positive feedback loop of lotteries. The games naturally appeal to poor people, which causes them to spend disproportionate amounts of their income on lotteries, which helps keep them poor, which keeps them buying tickets.

Via The Consumerist

At Frontgate

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May 21, 2010

Fall River Mass Casino Faces Long Odds

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We've actively tacking the proposed Fall River Casino here in Mass, that was as of a few weeks ago going to be a Bio Park, and that the location of the proposed casino keeps changing. The tribe announced Monday that it intends to scrap plans for an Indian casino in Middleboro in favor of locating a gaming resort at a 300-acre site near Route 24 in Fall River. But the plan, which includes three hotels and a shopping mall, trumpeted by tribal council chairman Cedric Cromwell and Fall River Mayor Will Flanagan Monday, may have as many, if not more, roadblocks than the Middleboro site.

Via CapeCodOnline.com

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May 14, 2010

Portable Lighted BlackJack Game

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This portable backlit game player, featuers classic Vegas style Blackjack. It has a smooth auto-open lid, and light for night and indoor play. Great for long trips, and also when you need to scratch that gambling itch without losing any dollars.

At Lighted Blackjack

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May 7, 2010

Five Big Reasons to be Excited for Fallout: New Vegas

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IGN has a killer interview with the people behind Fallout: New Vegas. Yep - we said New Vegas because this is a video game, not the Las Vegas we currently know and love. The hands on impressions is very cool, with mentions of how big the expansion is and how amazing the visuals are.

At Five Reasons to be Excited for Fallout: New Vegas

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