Mesmeric Gambling Instinct

“It is a common case that lottery is a species of gambling. Gambling is considered as a pernicious vice by all civilized societies from time immemorial. Experience has shown that the common forms of gambling are comparatively innocuous when placed in contrast with widespread pestilence of lotteries. The former are confined to a few persons […]

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The Poker Question

“Beside lovemaking, singing in the shower and poker, there are not many human activities where there is such a great difference between a person’s self delusional ability and actual ability.” I am not a professional poker player. I play the occasional hand and my winnings are by chance. If I have to describe the game […]

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