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Do not bring the kiddies to the casinos!

25 July 2011

Dear Frank:

This really, really, really bugs me -- parents who bring their little kids to the casinos. I've been to Vegas and seen kids who can barely walk being dragged through the casino by their parents. Worse, I see teenagers 13 and 14 years old at the pools and slowly ambling through the casino too. A casino is no place for a child, and even casino towns like Vegas and Atlantic City should be children free. There should be a big sign when you enter these cities: "No Children Allowed!"

What are we showing our children? Casino gambling is the opposite of the work ethic. It is the "let's get money the easy way" ethic and we all know where that gets people. Sure, I love playing casino games, but I have no illusion that I am going to make a living or even win in the long run playing the games. Because Vegas is shown to be so glamorous and inviting, many kids fall for the lure.

They should wait until they are grownups with a full-time job and the intelligence to play the games for fun than to fall into the trap of "easy money." Glamour is merely the surface of things. It isn't reality.

Thank you for putting up with my rant.

John

Dear John:

You make excellent points.

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Frank Scoblete

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Frank Scoblete
Frank Scoblete is the #1 best selling gaming author in America. His newest books are Slots Conquest: How to Beat the Slot Machines; Everything Casino Poker: Get the Edge at Video Poker, Texas Hold'em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Pai Gow Poker!; Beat Blackjack Now: The Easiest Way to Get the Edge; Casino Craps: Shoot to Win!; Cutting Edge Craps: Advanced Strategies for Serious Players; Casino Conquest: Beat the Casinos at Their Own Games! and The Virgin Kiss.

Frank and Casino City Times columnist Jerry "Stickman" teach private lessons in dice control. Frank's books are available at Amazon.com, in bookstores or by mail order. Call 1-800-944-0406 or write to Frank Scoblete Enterprises, PO Box 446, Malverne, NY 11565. Frank can also be reached by email at fscobe@optonline.net.

Frank Scoblete Websites:

www.goldentouchcraps.com
www.goldentouchblackjack.com

Books by Frank Scoblete:

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