Sky City subject of gambling protest
Auckland’s Sky City Casino is the subject of a noisy protest on Saturday to mark Gamble Free Day. The Problem Gambling Foundation is trying to raise awareness of the harm casinos and pokie machines can cause, especially in poor communities.
Related Gambling News:
- Fake money dumped outside Sky City Casino in gambling protest
- Immigrant protest brings uncertainty for casinos, workers
- COUNTRY CLUB HILLS Group to protest state push to expand gambling
- Las Vegas preps for protest day
- Gettelfinger to lead casino worker protest Saturday
- Motorcade protest of proposed Palmer casino
- ‘Cash’ dumped to protest against gambling
- Poker partisans up ante with a protest
- PROTESTERS CLASH OVER REVEL CASINO TAX REBATES
- Casinos Push Petition, Not Protest
- Casino issue still on Nov. 4 ballot despite protest by No On 6 group
- N.J. groups protest tax breaks for Atlantic City casinos under construction
Casino 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.
- By the 1370s, playing cards had reached Europe in a form that is recognizable today, with a pack consisting of 52 cards with suits of swords, polo-sticks, cups and coins.
- If you have even seen a Baccarat player bend the cards and make a fold in them, don't be surprised. This is common because once the decks in the card shoe are finished in Baccarat, they are usually thrown away. In Baccarat, do not bet on a tie hand.
- In 1980, the American Psychological Association included pathological gambling in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III).