Treasure of the Day
Friday, June 14, 2019!
WHAT IS TODAY’S TREASURE?
An article about how casinos use nine ways to keep you spending your money.
HOW’D YOU DISCOVER IT?
The trusty Google News personalized feed a few days ago.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT IT?
1. It’s a decently succinct read. Each point is discussed with no more than two short paragraphs. No fluff = good!
2. Some new information. Honestly, I knew most of these casino tactics prior to reading the article. But, there was some information that contributed to my better understanding of why a casino might do something in particular.
HOW MIGHT THIS BE USEFUL FOR ME?
This article is especially helpful for those who might struggle with the lure of gambling. That kind of struggle isn’t easy for anyone to admit, but it’s fair to say that people’s livelihoods are potentially at stake.
Being educated about these kinds of things helps to equip us against falling into the trap of mindlessly doing things.
ANY FINAL COMMENTS?
Is it inherently wrong to go to a casino? No. But, if it’s affecting your life in such a way that it’s affecting your welfare (and your loved ones), then something needs to be done.
Getting sucked into gambling has the potential to turn rational people into reckless ones. As with anything in life, be responsible! It starts with awareness. Set strict limits, and follow them.
“Getting sucked into gambling has the potential to turn rational people into reckless ones. As with anything in life, be responsible! It starts with awareness. Set strict limits, and follow them.”