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Poker is a game of image and deception. Even through it’s rough history, poker will always remain a game of class, even with the recent blow-up of Texas Hold Em in rural and suburban areas as well as on television, so when you cash in next time you go to the casino, do you even think about what you’re wearing, and how that affects how people view you and your game?

This is America, you don’t need to be dressed up to play cards in a casino like Europe, but does this mean you should go in wearing ripped jeans, a t-shirt, and sunglasses? If this makes you feel comfortable, then sure, but you should know that some of the sharks hanging around will view you as nothing but a casual player, there to win or lose a small amount, but generally be there to have a good time. This is fine if you actually can play your cards, as you’ll be a little bit of a sleeper around with guys who may look more polished or serious then yourself.

Poker is no easy game to play but at the same time it can be learned quickly as all you need to have is a bit of focus and strategy in order to beat your opponent. It is quite astonishing to note that the greatest players seem unconquerable but do meet their match in some underdog who proves to be a shade bit better.

Keep an eye out for young guys or teenagers (I live and gamble in Minnesota, where our gambling age is 19) wearing poker themed slogan t-shirts with sayings like “Big Slick” or “I’ve Got the Nuts”. Although these may impress their friends who have nothing to do with the game other than watching the WPT once, all it does to a table full of skilled players is scream “I’m a beginner player.” Again, if you’re actually not just a beginner, maybe throwing that “I’ve got bullets” shirt on will throw some play your way.

Keep an eye out for small emblems or logos on clothing that represent poker brands. These could either be brands that this player actually likes, or more importantly, he may be a sponsered player, either way meaning he has invested time and money into learning the game and is probably an extremely skilled player. If you want to get into a pot with these guys, you’d better make damn sure you know how to play your cards.

Again, people who feel the need to dress up to play poker are probably either extremely serious and talented players, or people just trying to act that way. It shouldn’t take too many hands to seperate the wheat from the chaff with these players. Even if their game isn’t completely watertight great, I must admit, I always respect a player who will sit down in designer sunglasses, a suit, and a tie.

Women! A great display of cleavage or generally just looking attractive has switched many a male player’s concentration to the female from his hand. Use this trick wisely!

This bring us to the subject of sunglasses. People wear sunglasses in poker to try to eliminate tells from the eyes, just like people wear hats to somewhat eliminate facial tells. I personally wear sunglasses (a pair of highly reflective Aviators), because I can somewhat hide in my own little world. I still converse and table talk, but I can sit right there and stare at a players face the whole hand, and they will have no clue where my eyes are. They didn’t glance down at the flop, turn, or river, they had been watching the player to my right the whole time. It feels good when you have someone under complete surveillance, but make sure your glasses aren’t too dark so you can misread a card or the color of a chip. Poker pro Phil Ivey recalls throwing a pair of thousand dollar sunglasses away after he misread a river and lost a $100,000 pot.

Now to tell you all what I wear to the casino or cardroom. I’m only 19, so I’m consistently the young guy at the table. I’m a kid, but I know my way around a poker table and a 4/8 or 2/10 game of Hold Em, so usually I dress up a little which is something my younger peers very rarely do. It’s easy to disrespect the lousy kid with the Metallica t-shirt on throwing chips around left and right and then remarking to what happened when Esfandiari had that hand last week on the WPT. I dress up to seperate myself a little bit, usually wearing my signature Aviators, unkept curly hair under a Guiness cap, button up long sleeved shirt, comfortable khakis or jeans, and either my work shoes or Converse All-Stars. This shows that I am fun and cocky, but I did think to throw on something that looks presentable before sitting down to play.

Take these tips as they are and think about what you’re wearing before heading to the cardroom! See ya at the tables.

Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Grand Pequot Tower Hotel – Worth the Splurge

Foxwoods really seems as though it is out of place because of its location. You drive through the pretty Connecticut countryside (after getting out of dingy Bridgeport if you take the ferry), and then you see this amazing structure appearing out of nowhere. It’s a large ivory structure with a bright green roof. Truth be told, it is absolutely beautiful.

The hotel and resort is relatively new. It was built as a bingo hall in 1986, and has been expanding ever since. The Grand Pequot Tower was the first hotel are to be built at Foxwoods, followed by the Great Cedar Hotel. If you are a member of the Wampum Club, you can earn free hotel stays in either section.

But, this review is about the Grand Pequot Tower.

The Grand Pequot Tower is very easy to get to. You just park for free in the parking structure, and make your way into the large entrance of Foxwood’s. There you are! Only a few short steps away from the lobby and registration area. Or, if you don’t want to walk, you can always use the free valet parking service… I prefer the parking structure, just because I like to know where my car is at all times. If you take the bus, you’re dropped off downstairs and have to make your way upstairs and across the casino to the lobby area.

The lobby is stunning. It is ENORMOUS with a beautiful fountain and high ceilings. There are a few chairs and benches around to sit while your party is checking in, if you don’t want to stand with them. It’s just a very aesthetically pleasing area to be. And so clean, too!

Speaking of check-in, it was a snap. We requested 2 double beds for our room, and they had no problem obliging. They were very helpful and friendly at the front desk. Foxwood’s has a wonderful staff, to say the very least.

The room was ENORMOUS. I couldn’t believe that it was a “normal” room. All of the rooms are either deluxe rooms or suites. The room had a lot of amenities, too: a safe, plenty of closet space (and I do mean PLENTY), a large dresser, cable TV, coffee maker, digital temperature system (inside and outside), the list goes on and on. Of course, you have to pay for whatever you remove from the mini-fridge. It’s digital, too, so you can’t even take anything out to examine it without being charged.

The bathroom was a really nice size, too. There were lots of towels (I use at least 2 when I take a shower: one for my body and one of my hair), excellent water pressure and temperature, a hair dryer, and, of course, Foxwoods toiletries. (I love those!!)

Since we were all playing Bingo and wanted to get our gambling in for the brief 2 days and one night that we were there, none of us experiences the spa, salon, or pool. There are plenty of places to eat in the casino level of Foxwoods. I highly recommend the Festival Buffet, which has all sorts of food. And, they make the BEST clam chowder that I have ever had. We always go to the Festival Buffet, whether we are staying overnight or not.

Our favorite pastime was to search for situs judi qq online terpercaya so as to make our time more enjoyable as there is nothing better that we can find to do and so therefore we consulted each other and sought the advice of the experts in the casino who are natural players and learnt some new tricks of the trade.

Since my mom is a member of the Wampum Club, our room only ran $80 for a Saturday night. Apparently, we saved $120… That’s right. A room on a Saturday night could run you $200. I don’t think it’s worth 200 a night, but I would definitely shell out $80 to stay there. Join the Wampum Club so that you can stay!

Checking out is easy. You can do it from your room via express video checkout, but we all prefer checking out with a live person. Like check-in, it was quick, easy, and pleasant.

Overall, staying at Foxwoods is terrific and definitely worth it. If you’re willing to spend a pretty penny, than this is definitely the place for you. If not, there are some less-expensive hotels in the area, but they’re definitely not as nice at the Grand Pequot Tower. Join the Wampum club and use the discounts they give you.

Spots: A Unique Gambling Game For Your Home Poker Night

Home poker nights have become very popular in recent years thanks to the popularity of the World Series Of Poker and other poker events on cable television. Here’s a game you can introduce to your group that involves gambling, and is a good change of pace for the evening. The game has some aspects of seven card stud included in it, at least in the way the cards are dealt. Meanwhile it also borrows part of the theme from blackjack. The goal of this game called “40 spots” is to have the closest total to 40 out of your opponents, without going over. 

The game as stated above would be dealt in a similar manner to seven card stud poker. Everyone would start out with having two cards dealt to them face down, and one card face up. The trick of the game is not all of the cards will count towards your spot total of 40 and some will give you special options. The only cards that would count toward the total of 40 would be Aces (one spot) through tens (ten spots). Kings, Queens, and Jacks would all give the person who is dealt them a special ability. 



If you were dealt a Jack, you had the ability to immediately discard one of your cards from your hand, including your hole cards, so they would not count towards your spot total. If you were dealt a Queen, you would have the ability to discard any face up card from your the hand or any opponent you choose. Finally, if you are dealt a King you could use it to do one of two things. You would put it in front of a face up card in your hand or an opponent’s hand. This would make that face card the negative value of the number instead of the positive. If at some point that face up card was discarded using a queen, both the king and the face up card would be discarded. 

Betting would be a little different in this game but the gameplay of them is similar to which has free and paid both category of gambling games; the free ones are specially made available for the beginners to understand about the how to play all. There would actually not be betting until the last round when you receive your seventh card as a face down card. Until then, the amount you put into the pot would be determined by the card you were dealt. You would choose three chip values, a low value, middle value, and high value. For the cards A through 3 and 8 through ten the pay into the pot would be the low chip value. For the cards four through seven the pay would be the medium chip. Finally, for the honor cards you would have to pay the largest chip value into the pot. You would have the option to fold at any point that you wished as well and stop receiving cards, but you would be unable to win the hand as well. 



This game is sort of unique, as I have designed it to have the play aspects of poker, but the goal similar to blackjack. The reason the low and high spot cards would be the cheapest is they could possibly be the least useful for the player as they could either bust them or keep their total too low. This is a game that is meant as a change of pace for you to play during your poker night with your friends. Give it a shot, and let me know what you think of it. Of course the game can be played without a pot as well, or for point values instead of real money if you prefer to play it on it’s on and not part of a home poker night. 

Review of FireKeepers Casino in Battle Creek, Michigan

If you’re looking for a casino that is friendly and has a lot of options then FireKeepers is the place you should visit. FireKeepers is located in Battle Creek, Michigan and it’s defiantly worth the drive in my opinion. It’s located right off the freeway, so for those who get lost a lot, no worries here. This place is even better than 먹튀 which is located close to this location. 

My grandma is the one who got me started on casinos. She took me to my first casino in Canada when I turned 19. Years later, she still loves to head to casinos and lately I have started getting back into it. When I was younger, I liked going, but preferred to spend my money in other places. Now that I am older, I am starting to like going out with her and head to the casino. My grandfather passed away a few months ago, so my grandmother has been going a little more often to pass away the time. Since my grandfather was her casino buddy, I have stepped in and taken the place on occasions.

It takes us around 2 hours to drive to FireKeepers casino and while some say we are crazy since we are located basically 20 minutes from Detroit which is home to 3 other casinos we like it. We are not what you would call high rollers, so we don’t go with a lot of cash. We spend most of our time at the penny machines, but it works for us. Driving to FireKeepers helps kill some of the day for us and we like it.

FireKeepers is not as big as your other casinos may be. There are not several different floors. There is one large floor and that’s what you get. I find this better because you have more people on each machine because they don’t have a lot of other places to go. I think the machines are spaced out better then most casinos as well because they have to get more creative.

They have lots of choices when it comes to different machines as well. They have some older machines which people love and they have a lot of newer machines as well. You will find 78 table games, over 2680 slot machines, Progressive games, Video Poker and Bingo with a progressive Jackpot.

They have 5 different places you can eat at. The café 24/7 which offers you a relaxing place to eat quickly so you can get back to the games. They offer you things like sandwiches and soups. Nibi which is your more upscale place to eat. They feature and elegant bar and an exceptional menu. Chi Mon-ee’s food court which is like any other typical food court. The amazen blazen grab and go is another place where you can get your food quick. Then there is my personal favorite the Mijem Buffet which is open for lunch and dinner and it’s all buffet style.

Mijem Buffet is the only place I have eaten at both times I have been to this casino. I love the buffet style restaurants, so this is the one that I stick with. This buffet has different sections for each cuisine. You will find seafood, Asian food, Italian food, American food and of course the dessert. All of their desserts are hand made from scratch. Let me recommend their chocolate moose cake. It’s something you will crave the minute you leave.

Fast And Easy Valentine’s Day Gifts For Classroom Parties: Free Printables

You want to be the type of parent who makes crafts with their child, but just can’t stand the mess, or you waited until the night before the classroom Valentine’s Day party and need something NOW.

Luckily, there are several Valentine’s Day printables that can serve as a lifesaver for a frantic parent. As long as your printer works, these can fill in in a pinch.

Valentine’s Day Rings. Easy, inexpensive and impressive, these paper rings are printed onto regular copy paper, or cardstock, cut out and then rolled. The longest part of making these is the cutting, but that can be delegated! Slip one end into the notch on the other to hold in place. Perfect to give out at a classroom Valentine’s Day party, or church celebration. The rings can be used as an inexpensive party favor or prize as well.

Valentine’s Day Pencil toppers. Teachers can hand out Valentine’s Day pencils with a Valentine greeting attached. As both a mother of four and a teacher, I have know the pressure holidays bring. Simply print these pencil toppers on sheets of white cardstock, cut out and wrap around a special pencil. Kids can use these as a Valentine card as well.

Temporary Tattoos or Stickers. This needs a little preplanning, but if you have a craft store or office supply store nearby, it will work! It may even be helpful to order online and stock up for the next holiday here; Each printable page on this handout has owls, peacocks, frogs and pigs and turtle cartoon images in special Valentine-style. Fourteen images a page. Excellent Valentine’s Day party prize or party favor, these tattoos also make a fun Valentine’s Day gift to go along with a box of conversation hearts or sucker.

Animal Cards: Templates for 21 different animal designed Valentine’s Day mini cards ( like the ones you could have purchased in the store, if you were planning ahead!) These are much less expensive, different than everyone else’s in the classroom…and customizable. The templates can be printed in either color, or black and white. If you choose the black and white, your children can color the cards in themselves and feel a part of the gift giving experience.

Cute Mini Cards. Best way to describe this mini cards from Activity Village. Free, printables with simply cute Valentine’s day designs. Let your child help cut them out, add some finishing touches and sign and they are good to go.

Don’t forget to raid your pantry or grab a bag of suckers at a convienent shop or 24 store to tape to the cards. A five pack of gum also works well, separate the packages into individual sticks and the cards are done. Are you planning a casino night party for valentine’s day? Well, that is no longer needed as these simple tips for a classroom party will definitely suffice. 

The Half Point Mystery Revealed

Without a shadow of a doubt, the half point is the most critical line number in all of sports betting. A simple half point can make or break your bet – meaning the fine line between bulging pockets flush with newly earned cash or a plummeting bankroll. All savvy sportsbook bettors utilize numbers as part of their wagering arsenal and use it to their advantage. The whole concept of teasers (a betting game where you can ¨buy¨ points to increase the likelihood of your team covering the spread) is based on the half point philosophy. Why is the half point so important?

For starters, how many times have you sat through a close game? In the ¨down the wire¨ sport of professional football, so many games are decided on a 3 point field goal, it´s uncanny. Numerical data dating back a decade has proven that most football games are decided by a close margin. As a matter of fact, a whopping 15% of more than 600 professional football games played throughout the course of the 90´s have been decided at a 3 point margin. This might not seem like much, but take in consideration that 34% of 600 professional football games have been decided by 10 points or less! Using this valuable information, deciding whether to purchase the half point or not is a critical decision. Buying the half point could mean the difference between a push, a win, or a loss.

It is generally considered risky to buy half points as they are not necessarily safe bets where you have more often than not lose out and the chances of winning are very less and you are left in a dilemma where you always ponder where can I find both teams to score tips?

Sometimes, you don´t even need to buy the half point. By shopping lines, you can have an added half point thrown in for you at the sportsbook with the best odds. However, you might need to buy an extra half point no matter what sportsbook you use. How do you go about purchasing the half point? For starters, we already know that most bets require that you slap down $10 to win $9, netting the sportsbook 10% of your winnings in case they lose. When you exercise the option to buy the half point, you thrown down $11 to win $9. Will you gain added security by throwing down an extra dollar? This is where your judgment comes into play.

Analyze numerical data (if you like to go the extra mile) to determine how often your team wins by a half point, 2 points, 3 points, or more. Has your team been blowing out teams left and right with 14 point and 21 point wins due to a high octane offense, or have they barely escaped close games? If your team is ranked No. 1 in the league in offense, will you buy the half point if they´re facing the team with the 21st ranked offense? By taking into consideration this information, you will be best informed over your half point buying decision. Remember, sports betting is all about working the numbers. Buying the half point can pad you bet with added security, or it may cost you a couple of dollars for nothing. Seasoned veterans usually tell you to go with your gut instinct. How many times have you wished you bought the half point after a close loss? Proper research is key.

Gamblers Anonymous: What They Don’t Tell You

Forget about the guidelines of how Gamblers Anonymous was started or how well it works, hear it from someone that has actually attended these meetings before. What you think you know or believe this group to be may be different than what actually happens. Don’t get me wrong there are a few things that can be taken personally from going to G.A. meetings, unfortunately its not all peaches n’ cream either. Pkv is the gambling server that will provide pleasant experience to the players. The gambling will be done with great enjoyment and security. The smart mobile phones will be compatible for playing of the games through the server.

Walking into a room for the first time can be quite overwhelming. Many others in the room sitting around a round table ready for the newbie to sit down and tell there story. In the meantime if you have a spouse they sit amongst each other in a separate room discussing the effects that gambling has entrenched their lives. Yes it is not a pleasant thing to go through, but we haven’t even started the discussions yet which whew your definitely on the chopping block.

After you have introduced yourself a list of 17 different things that you must read off and tell whether it is true that you had thought like this before or not. On this list you will read off things like “I have thought about stealing to gamble” or “I thought about suicide” and other things of this nature. if you say no to any of them not only the leader of the group, but everyone else looks at you like your a complete liar which pretty much makes it pointless to say no to anything.

So then people start going around the table telling their story of how they became addicted to gambling and how it seriously affected not only their own lives but their loved ones as well. It was quite sad to hear the majority of stories and after the mentally draining session everyone goes outside whether to smoke a cigarette or just get out of the building and get some fresh air (lol, isn’t that an oxy-moron) but what started as a session to get rid of your gambling addictions became a side session about how much money people had won on numerous occasions. By the time we were finished outside everyone pretty much felt like jumping into a van and heading to the closest casino or something. It was so weird that I can not even put into words what I was actually feeling except that I couldn’t wait to get the heck out of there.

Then of course we get back inside and start talking about God and praying about our situations, but the whole time in the back of my mind I am thinking about how all these people were so different while we were in the meeting and then talking like we were at a casino the next. So needless to say the first session went absolutely horrible and I really didn’t want to go back. However I did try again with the same results and then that was it, I never returned.

Oh, I almost forgot about the hot lines that are available and 800 numbers you can call whenever you are feeling like gambling. Since the meetings didn’t work I tried to go this route, and I laugh about it now but when I called the number I kid you not no one answered. I was confused, but I called the same number 4 times with no one ever answering on the other end. Lol, Thank goodness it wasn’t a suicide hotline, although I am told that people with gambling problems can have suicidal tendencies.

I haven’t gambled in quite awhile, and if I could pass one thing on that I did take from these meetings it would be that having an addiction to gambling is an incurable disease. You can only hope to control and in order to do that you must find something else to take up your time, keep your mind busy. For me its writing and fantasy sports leagues in football and baseball. The only thing I give money to today is the NCAA March Madness brackets. $5 for a month worth of action, thats what I call control, lol. Anyways thats what I have done for the past 3 years and if only one person gets a little help from this article then it was well worth writing. Until Next Time………………

8/4 Mlb News: A-Rod And Poker

I thought Alex Rodriguez was just about done with his shenanigans, and then this came up. We’ve always known that A-Rod has had some gambling problems- namely poker- but this is the farthest it’s ever gone. He was in trouble with the league for gambling in 2005, and then he held a charity poker game. The current allegations against Rodriguez are far more serious with this incident.

Bud Selig has definitely had enough of A-Rod’s circus in the past few years, and this is just another major headache for the commissioner. It’s a known fact that Rodriguez is going to be suspended, but the question really is the length of his suspension. Because he’s done this before, I suggest that Rodriguez is suspended for the same length as players who take PEDs; 50 days.

The punishment stated above is fair for both parties. Selig needs to come up with a Stern- geddit- punishment here, not only because Rodriguez needs to be punished, but also because Selig has a reputation for being weak in his rulings for the most part. This is his chance to make a big statement, and this is, of course, if A-Rod really did take part in these celebrity poker games.

I realize that playing poker isn’t a serious offense, but A-Rod ignored Stern warnings from Selig about his involvement in gambling in 2005. He was told not to play poker again, but Rodriguez did not listen. Maybe 50 games is a little harsh, but it would be sweet revenge for Selig. I mean, it’s not like A-Rod doesn’t deserve it for all he’s done in the last ten years or so.

Jacoby Ellsbury’s second straight walk-off hit- for a home run no less- has people buzzing about his MVP case. I think Ellsbury’s been the third best player in the AL this season, but he hasn’t been the best player on his team. No, that honor belongs to Dustin Pedroia. Not only has he hit well, but he’s been incredible in the field. I can’t even begin to describe how well he’s been in the field though. My MVP has to be Jose Bautista just over Pedroia, because he was mashing at the beginning of the season. He’s still going strong, and his numbers resemble Bonds’s in the early 2000s. Nobody wants to pitch to him.

As for the NL, I still think Jose Reyes has been slightly better than Matt Kemp. CC Sabathia has been outstanding this season, and he and Roy Halladay are unquestionably the two Cy Young winners. Guys like Justin Verlander have had great seasons, but no pitcher can touch the dominance of Sabathia and Halladay this season. In relation, if you want to play some of the best gambling games online, you may try Pkv Games where you can find wide variety of gambling related games.

Can You Consistently Make Money Betting at the Horse Races?

Can you consistently make money betting at the horse races? Probably not, but it is possible as evidenced by the thousands of railbirds who spend their lives and fortunes searching for the next “sure thing”. To make money consistently betting on horse races requires much skill and knowledge, and believe it or not, luck does not have much to do with success at the track. Making money consistently betting on horse races is a delicate balance of horse knowledge, money management, self-control, and patience. If one of those components is missing or out of balance, you have no chance of winning regularly and are destined to join the millions of losers at the horse tracks. This is where you can take help from dominoqq online which is an online betting platform that will also help you in improving your skills with different simulations and practical tips. This way you get to improve your skills and improve your winnings. 

Before attempting to make regular and consistent winnings at the horse races, honestly assess what skills you personally have that would allow your betting choices to make a profit. At the least, do you know how to read and understand a racing program, including “reading between the lines”? A horse racing program is an incredibly valuable tool to a gambler, however, wagers should not be solely based upon the information contained within them. If you have a good eye and specific knowledge of horse physiology, just looking at a horse warming up before a race can speak volumes of the mental and physical state of a particular horse. In a sense, horses are similar to people, in that they have days when they don’t feel like going to work either and show up just to go through the motions and lose. Knowing the warning signs of a horse that is having an apathetic day can save a ton of money on what would otherwise be certain losing bets.

The aspects of money management and patience in betting at the horse races cannot be stressed nearly enough to anyone attempting to win consistently. Never place a bet on a horse just for the sake of making a wager. Have a plan, and approach gambling at the horse races as a business. While betting on and viewing horse races is a fun endeavor, approach it as the serious proposition that it is – that is real, the hard-earned money you are losing. To bet larger amounts of money on favorites that have a low return on investment is a certain recipe for disaster at the horse track. While favorites do tend to win more often than long shots, the odds of a horse should only be used to determine the size of your bet, not the horse you choose to bet on. Always, always bet on the horse you think has the best chance to perform well, regardless of the odds.

Sugar House Casino Good Or Bad For Philadelphia?

On September 23rd the Sugar House Casino opened in Philadelphia on 1001 North Delaware Avenue after years of delay. The opening of this casino, however, did not come without controversy. City and state officials who wanted the casino to be built argued that the casino will not only bring needed jobs to Philadelphia but it will also increase the tax revenue to both the city and state. They also argued that the casino will attract more people to come to Philadelphia which will in turn further improve the city’s and state’s economy. However, not everybody is pleased with the casino opened up in Philadelphia. This group calling itself Casio-Free Philadelphia cites the problems associated with casinos such as increased crime, kids being left in cars, more gambling addicts and alcoholics (Gather, 2019). Both the city and state officials and Casino-Free Philadelphia have good points but which has better points? Additionally, there were people that were for and against the opening of this casino creating a lot of hype in the area. 먹튀검증 was an online alternative that was suggested but the community was divided into groups already.

I understand the concerns raised by Casino-Free Philadelphia. There will be more crimes such as robberies, assaults, and thieves. I can imagine criminals waiting outside to rob somebody who just won at the slots or at the tables. Philadelphia has responded to these concerns by increasing police patrols but the question I have is how long will the increased presence last? Philadelphia might decrease the patrols to normal levels citing budget concerns. I can also understand the group’s concern about more alcoholics and gambling addicts especially gambling addicts. In the past, people with a gambling addiction in Philadelphia had to travel outside the city to places such as Atlantic City to gamble but now since the casino is in the city they could gamble more which will, in turn, make their addiction worse.

While I understand the concerns of Casino-Free Philadelphia, I believe that the casino is worth building in Philadelphia despite the drawbacks. So far casino officials did what they promised: they brought over 900 jobs to Philadelphia and they donated money to local causes. The casino also makes that part of Philadelphia more attractive because before the casino was built all that was there was a big empty, ugly and trashy lot. City officials need to not only do something with the big empty lots that are Philadelphia but it also needs to find a way to beautify the city in order not only to keep up with other more modern cities but also to attract more tourists. I’m glad somebody did

Crime will increase but the same people who would rob people for their gambling winnings would have robbed people whether or not they won money from a casino or not. As far as the alcohol and gambling problems while I feel sorry for these people they have a choice to drink or gamble or nor. To me, it is not the casino’s fault if they waste their life away because it is the person’s responsibility to stop gambling and drinking. Due to these reasons, I believe this city needs this casino for its future.