I didn’t know that . . .

| November 30, 2007 | 1 Reply

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Advertisement (almost a full page ad) for a huge new casino opening soon in St. Louis, published in the November 30, 2007 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

I didn’t know that happiness was so easily achieved.  And from this ad, it appears that everyone comes out ahead at the casino.

 

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich and his wife, Anne Jay, live in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where they are raising their two extraordinary daughters.

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  1. Volberg was one of the authors of a 1999 study examining the impact of gambling in the U.S. that found the presence of venues such as casinos and horse-racing tracks roughly doubles the incidence of problem and pathological gambling in the surrounding community within a range of 50 miles (80 km). Throughout the world, Volberg says, the introduction of gambling typically results in a three- to four-fold increase in addiction rates within the first five years.

    http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,…

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