Casino madness

One of the greatest vices in this world is playing. Just like commerce, alcohol, and sex tobacco, playing will persist whether it is legal or not. If the government makes it illegal, the vice thrives in the subway and makes huge amounts for the operator. I guess this is the reason why in most countries, gaming operations have been taken over or controlled by the government.

This way, something that is relatively a harmless vice, can be turned into a government fundraiser. It reminds me of the popular movie of the 70s, the godfather. The lead actor playing puts Corleone, a big mob boss, only run in the game goes around and refused to go into drugs because the game is relatively harmless.

If one exercises a good degree of self-control, perhaps the game can be considered as the least harmful among the legal vices. While alcohol, tobacco and random sex can affect your health, gambling alone will possibly cost you your wealth if you are not careful. Then again, if you play enough to be loan from gang-type loan sharks, you could also end up dead if you can not pay-up eventually. The casinos can be found all over the world and the city that has almost always be a tourist spot first.

A country that did not have any casinos was Singapore. It was illegal and running one was considered a criminal offense. But the human need to play persisted. The floating casinos docked at Singapore’s piers and citizens who wanted to enjoy a little game would climb them. Once the sail of the ship beyond the marker in international waters, open the casino. A lot of them would travel to Macau, the Philippines and other neighboring countries just to play at the casino tables. I guess this made the Singaporean government realize the reality that if the Singaporeans, or people generally love to gamble, they will find the means and they will play anyway and the government will miss out on the revenues.

A little bit of the game with the disposable income for the fun of it is comparable to social drinking. A couple of beers, a shot of scotch or a couple of glasses of wine can really be beneficial to your health. Also, an occasional enjoyment in the tables of Baccarat can elevate your mood and relax your disposition. The biggest mistake is the notion that one can get rich in casinos.

Winning can be addicting. The more you earn, the more you want to play. Sadly, the odds are, you will start to lose if you stop the gift. The problem is, losing has the same effect as winning. You want to keep going. So its really a trap if you do not have self-control. Let’s face it. How many people do we know who are rich today because of winning at casinos? On the other hand, There are more stories about people who have lost everything when they got addicted to the game. I think that statistics will show that nobody really wins in a casino. That is why the casino owners are so rich. What is really worrisome is that in most cases, people do not know that they are already addicted to the game before it is too late. They would always be in denial at first and accept it only when they are already deep in debt. This fact has given casinos a bad image especially in the eyes of religious groups. Whatever it is, the casinos are here to stay, and playing will always persist, legal or not. What is really worrisome is that in most cases, people do not know that they are already addicted to the game before it is too late.

They would always be in denial at first and accept it only when they are already deep in debt. This fact has given casinos a bad image especially in the eyes of religious groups. Whatever it is, the casinos are here to stay, and playing will always persist, legal or not. What is really worrisome is that in most cases, people do not know that they are already addicted to the game before it is too late. They would always be in denial at first and accept it only when they are already deep in debt. This fact has given casinos a bad image especially in the eyes of religious groups. Whatever it is, the casinos are here to stay, and playing will always persist, legal or not.

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