More casinos set to open soon on the Gulf Coast
(BILOXI, Mississippi) February 23 - It’s been almost 6 months since Hurricane Katrina destroyed the casinos along the Gulf Coast. While three casinos have already opened their doors, gaming officials expect many more to be open by the end of the year.
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Interesting gambling information:
- At land-based casinos, both the player and the boxman need to be on the lookout for crooked dice in the game of craps. Each number when added together with the number on the side opposite it, will add up to 7. For example, 6 is opposite to 1. When the dice are crooked, they do not add up to 7.
- Pathological gambling is recognized as a medical disorder by the American Psychiatric Association and has elements of addiction similar to alcohol and drug addiction.
- Indian tribes have used their position as sovereign entities to develop a number of gaming establishments. Indian casinos operate in 22 states. This number is expected to grow.
- The Great Wall of China was financed, in part, by a lottery. The Bible is replete with references to drawing lots. Lot casting was a favored means of communication between man and god.