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Some of the happiest times I ever saw my dad was times when I was with him in the casinos, and he had a good night.
Last year people won more than one billion dollars playing poker. And casinos made twenty-seven billion just by being around those people.
Understand why casinos and racetracks stay in business - the gambler always loses over the long term.
Marilyn vos Savant
You see some of the weirdest people in Detroit casinos.
In the 45 years I've worked in casinos, I dreamed of being honored by an organization like the American Gaming Association, especially since I don't even have a hunting license.
I love to go to casinos with my wife. I play poker, and she's an old-fashioned slot queen. She even has a visor.
I hate Nassau and the Bahamas. It's one of those places I'd always wanted to visit since reading Ian Fleming but it was full of casinos with Americans in shorts.
There are many comedians who are afraid to work outside the coasts and the casinos because they're afraid they'll bomb.
I never want to be in that stage where a band ends up playing state fairs and casinos. I am not willing to go out shooting up Botox and eating corn dogs while judging pig contests.
The Macau casinos have a wonderful business, it's taking in money from Chinese businessmen elsewhere who send it through junky companies to casinos to gamble. The growth continues and they have basically western managers and western accounting, so we trust the numbers a little bit more.
I'm gonna do between 75 and 100 dates. A lot of it will be in Laughlin, Nevada; I'll be there for two weeks. And I'll work some casinos here and there, and the fair dates.
I always worked in institutions, I never had a restaurant of my own before, but I have opened over 30 hotels, restaurants and casinos. I understand what it takes to keep them running.
The casinos brought lots of revenue and jobs to our community. We've seen lots of benefits from those tax dollars.
As a kid, I saw that Dad lost a lot of money in casinos, and I didn't understand that. I thought this must be a great business. At the same time, I saw when I was with him - and I was with him a lot of the time - that this was a really cool business, and it was fun and glamorous.
In Singapore, there is this life and locals and restaurants and then big casinos and an array of chefs, and even Miami is almost close to Vegas when it comes to an amazing presentation of chefs. But they don't have these massive hotels that have become their own culinary villages.
I am worried about the potential effect of casinos on communities.
I don't gamble anymore since I had a kid. I have fun in Vegas. I see shows, Cirque du Soleil. Don Rickles was in town last time I was there. I'll have lunch with George Wallace. I just look in the Weekly calendar and see who's performing, and inevitably, we all meet up late night at one of the casinos. Jesus, I sound boring.
A large percentage of the staff plays both online and here at the Casinos.
Maybe 10 times a year I'll do a corporate date, but no casinos or no nightclubs or no comedy clubs.
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