10 charged with cheating at new Columbus casino

Nov 29, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: ChannelCincinnati.com

Ohio authorities said Wednesday that 10 people have been charged with cheating at the new Columbus casino, including some defendants who continued after they were warned to stop and one who admitted he was cheating and told investigators, "So what?" More charges involving the casino are coming, including a woman who tried to use counterfeit $100 ... (more)

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Honor among thieves

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Cheating?

A Casino operates on the principles of vice, exploiting vulnerable people's addictions and weaknesses.

Isn't this why so many people wanted nothing to do with the casino in the first place?

Isn't this a case of the pot calling the kettle black?

Is there really honor among thieves?

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Honor among thieves wrote:
Cheating?
A Casino operates on the principles of vice, exploiting vulnerable people's addictions and weaknesses.
Isn't this why so many people wanted nothing to do with the casino in the first place?
Isn't this a case of the pot calling the kettle black?
Is there really honor among thieves?
Casino bad?
Lottery good?

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Karl wrote:
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If people gamble, they know what they are doing. If their family has no problem with their compulsion, that's their fault.
The mods censored my Post #3:

No one puts a gun to the head of casino patrons or lottery participants.
Personal responsibility has become anathema.

**By the way, those lacking self-control near casinos may enter the Voluntary Exclusion Program:

[find the link yourself -- the mod don't want you to have it]
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Kinch wrote:
<quoted text>Your moral relativism is nauseating.
As a pseudo-conservative catholic, your moral relativism is nauseating.

The Casino operates on the principle of survival of the fittest, Darwinian economics.

Its the pimp (casino) accusing the pick pocket (thief) of stealing. My point is that both are stealing. You are siding with the casino / management / rich Whites guys - as usual, over the customers.
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The mods censored my Post #3:
No one puts a gun to the head of casino patrons or lottery participants.
Personal responsibility has become anathema.
**By the way, those lacking self-control near casinos may enter the Voluntary Exclusion Program:
[find the link yourself -- the mod don't want you to have it]
My point is that these gambling addicts will simply be treated by new local, state and federal programs and bureaucracies at tax payer expense. At the end of the day, the tax payer loses.

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Honor among thieves wrote:
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As a pseudo-conservative catholic, your moral relativism is nauseating.
The Casino operates on the principle of survival of the fittest, Darwinian economics.
Its the pimp (casino) accusing the pick pocket (thief) of stealing. My point is that both are stealing. You are siding with the casino / management / rich Whites guys - as usual, over the customers.
The casino has no control over the patron but that which the patron allows.

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Honor among thieves wrote:
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My point is that these gambling addicts will simply be treated by new local, state and federal programs and bureaucracies at tax payer expense. At the end of the day, the tax payer loses.
How do you propose to treat welfare addicts?

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