Doug Brown's profile of two Cleveland bookies named Steve and Luke who run an illegal gambling business together is FASCINATING.
Fun ("fun") with slot machines
Thanks to advancements in gambling-crime fighting technologies (CAMERAS EVERYWHERE), the days of even dreaming of beating the house in Vegas are very nearly over. GET ON IT.
Five Points of Advice to Young People on the Spending and Earning of Money, Part One: Overdrafted Bank Accounts
Understand that no matter what you do, Young Spender, there will be occasions upon which your bank balance will slide into the negatives.
Does gambling revenue do much to help states balance their budget? According to the City Journal, the answer is no for a variety of reasons—including the idea that people who spend $5 on lottery tickets are just spending $5 less on other things, like groceries.