‘Cash’ dumped to protest against gambling
University students have dumped $5 million in fake money at the base of Aucklands Sky Tower today in a protest against gambling. The protesters’ Gamble-Free Day stunt demonstrates how much money is lost every day through gambling.
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Casino gambling facts:
- Many casinos in Nevada were financed by mobsters. Most notable perhaps was Las Vegas' Flamingo which was opened in 1947 by Bugsy Siegel.
- Lotteries, along with their close derivative bingo, are the most popular kinds of gambling. The popularity of lottery games is not limited to state-run lotteries. Indian tribes run lotteries and illegal lotteries still exist.
- The current wave of legal lotteries started in New Hampshire, spread to other North-Eastern states, and then across the nation.
- Pathological gambling is recognized as a medical disorder by the American Psychiatric Association and has elements of addiction similar to alcohol and drug addiction.