RT @expressgamesus: @edkohler – thanks for playing e-pulltabs! // I doubt I ever will again. They’re boring and a waste of money. #wilfare — Ed Kohler (@edkohler) October 8, 2012 The state of Minnesota is off to a slow start in their effort to extract tens of millions of dollars from gamblers via e-pulltabs for [...]
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E-pulltabs are up and running. I tried one at O’Gara’s. Our local gambling exploiters, ExpressGames, asked me what I though on Twitter. I told them: RT @expressgamesus: @edkohler – thanks for playing e-pulltabs! // I doubt I ever will again. They’re boring and a waste of money. #wilfare — Ed Kohler (@edkohler) October 8, 2012 [...]
The NY Times’ piece on March 24th about the “DEATH AND DISARRAY AT AMERICA’S RACETRACKS” looks at the injury and death rates of horses and jockeys across the country. The Times analysis found that horses in claiming races have a 22 percent greater chance of breaking down or showing signs of injury than horses in [...]
One of the issues raised during the March 14th Senate Local Government and Elections Committee hearing on the Vikings stadium corporate welfare bill came from Sen. Benjamin Kruse (R-Brooklyn Park) who asked questions about what backup funding sources would the state have to rely upon if electronic pulltabs didn’t produce as much revenue as the [...]
How so? Based on the spike in Canterbury Park’s stock price (Ticker: CPHC) in the day following Senjem’s promotion to MN Senate Majority leader, it looks like Senjem is a $4.6 million man. Or, a man with a plan with odds of being fulfilled that have been priced at $4.6 million by the market: Post [...]
In case you’re wondering who the Minnesota Racino lobby has been spending money on in order to increase its chances of exploiting gambling addicts, here are the names with campaign contributions: HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN CMTE OF MINNESOTA – REPUBLICAN – $5900 DEKRUIF, AL – SENATE – REPUBLICAN – $500 HOFFMAN, GRETCHEN – SENATE – REPUBLICAN [...]
Here’s something I haven’t seen in Minnesota yet. State sponsorship of beer glasses for bars. Oregon’s bars often have gambling in the form of keno or video poker. Apparently, drinking isn’t enough encouragement on its own, so the Oregon Lottery folks are giving beer glasses to bars. Will we see loons on the side of [...]
As regular readers of The Deets know, I’m a big fan of Hot Hot Super Jackpot. So earlier today, I decided to hop on The Google and see if anyone else shares my love for this game. First, I found out that “Super Jackpot” is two words after finding only links to my own posts [...]
Hot Hot Superjackpot, originally uploaded by edkohler. Another profitable sesson on Hot Hot Superjackpot. This thing is AMAZING! I don’t know why casinos have a game in them that pays out so well and so often.
No Small Bills, Please, originally uploaded by edkohler. Twenties are such a burden for a high roller like me. Luckily, the ATM machines at the Hilton Las Vegas only spit out $100′s.