Category Archives: Entertainment Myth

Electronic Gaming Machines and Domestic Violence

For several years the relation between various gambling venues and domestic violence has been established in several studies. This particular study investigates the relation between electronic gambling machines and domestic violence reports by postal codes in Australia. The study used …

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Winners and losers feel the sad reality of the Lottery

With Lottery jackpots reaching unthinkable highs recently, more and more players are buying tickets to try their shot at, sometimes, upwards of $1 billion. Unfortunately, the historic problems with the Lottery continue to worsen. More and more, it is the …

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Three in four casino patrons say they go to casinos to win money, not for entertainment

Despite claims from casino operators that people go to casinos to have fun and for entertainment, this study proves winning money is the most important reason why people say they visit a casino. Three in four casino patrons say they …

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Behind the Human Urge to Gamble

Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal, a legendary Las Vegas casino operator played by the actor Robert De Niro in the movie “Casino,” said this about gambling in a 1997 PBS Frontline interview: “I don’t agree with the premise or the concept it’s …

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