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" Alabama is better than to depend on gambling to fund its government. "
Robert J. Bentley
" All kinds of gambling, from bingo to baccarat, are benign entertainment for most people, dangerously addictive to a few, and capable of breeding unwanted side effects for society. "
" Along with my passion for horse breeding, I was a horse racing enthusiast... In 1974 I was elected as a committee member and subsequently as a steward of the Turf Club. I had a burning desire to clean up the sport, which had always carried the stigma of gambling and manipulation. "
Cyrus S. Poonawalla
" As a close-up magician, I was using gambling cheating techniques. "
" Athletics is athletics. When you do sport, you are gambling. You run, you win, you lose. It doesn't matter if you are competing or you are not competing. "
" A weekend in Vegas without gambling and drinking is just like being a born-again Christian. "
" Big banks, highly leveraged casinos, do whatever they can to keep the cost of their gambling as cheap as possible. This means keeping interest rates as cheap as possible. "
" But I also think that it does create a lot of revenue, but to me it's a temporary revenue stream because it's an industry that, if suddenly gambling started in Massachusetts, then a lot of our patrons who would gamble in New Hampshire if we had it, would disappear. "
" But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too. "
" Casino gambling is colorful and dramatic and theatrical. "
" Cinema is gambling. It is better to gamble on a unique film even if it seems like suicide. "
" Cock-fighting, which has attained to the dignity of a literature of its own, is the popular Malay sport; but the grand sport is a tiger and buffalo fight, reserved for rare occasions, however, on account of its expense. Cock-fighting is a source of gigantic gambling and desperate feuds. "
" Daily fantasy sports operators claim that they operate legally under Alabama law. However, paid daily fantasy sports contests are, in fact, illegal gambling under Alabama law. "
" Footballers are an easy target. They are offered big lines of credit. Every sport is vulnerable; it's such a big gambling industry, and there are problems with syndicates in other countries. "
" Football was always a deal we made with ourselves. We adopted it for its brutality, which was embedded in a context that happened to be perfectly suited to television and to gambling, but which we could convince ourselves was only incidental to our enjoyment because it was only incidental to the game itself. "
" For although Claudius had been accused of gambling and drunkenness, not only were no worse sins laid to his charge, but he had successfully established some claim to being considered a learned man. "
Frederic William Farrar
" For me, I think that, certainly, the fact that Las Vegas has a gambling aspect to it is far overshadowed by the entertainment value, if you will, family appeal, that you have, the convention appeal. So it does not have disfavor with me, in my opinion, relative to being an NFL city. "
" Friendship is something whose depth fits human aspirations and fulfills human possibilities. It has heft to it, as a gold-piece does and a gambling chip does not. "
" Gambling can turn into a dangerous two-way street when you least expect it. Weird things happen suddenly, and your life can go all to pieces. "
Hunter S. Thompson
" Gambling is a disease of barbarians superficially civilized. "
" Gambling is entertainment... Financial markets, what one often refers to as speculation, is really the force by which we move capital to the best and highest use. "
Kenneth C. Griffin
" Gambling is entertainment. People go to casinos to be entertained. "
" Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet. "
" Gambling: The sure way of getting nothing for something. "
" Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it. "
Henry Ward Beecher
" Games of chance often involve some amount of skill; this does not make them legal. Good poker players often beat novices. But poker is still gambling, and running a poker room - or online casino - is illegal in New York. "
" I created this character that I still have of a guy who is a little bit of a nincompoop - I'm poking fun at street hustlers. I didn't quite make as much money as one would gambling, but it was a lot safer. "
" I didn't want to be a slave to any passion anymore. I gave up card playing altogether, even bridge and gambling - more or less. It took me a few years to get out of it. "
" I do not have a problem, I enjoy gambling, but I think people are trying to make it seem like I have a problem, because people really don't know. "
" I do not support gambling in this state. "
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