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What's Luck Got to Do with It? by Joseph Mazur

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Luck

The Dicey Illusion

Luck is in the slot machine . . . you gottapick out the machine carefully.—Walter, a slot machine addict at Foxwoods

Foxwoods, at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Reservation in Connecticut, boasts being the third largest casino in the world.1 It is massive! Imagine: it has 7,200 slot machines, 400 tables offering seventeen different kinds of games, a high-tech sports book for betting on horse and dog races all across the United States, and the world’s largest bingo hall with 3,200 seats.2 Walk into the gaming ...

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