Tag Archives: gambling

Atheist Scruples: And Bingo was his name-o

Today’s question: You need one number to win the jackbot at BINGO. A stranger next to you also needs one and it has been called. Do you tell her? This edition of A Question of Scruples came out in 1986, … Continue reading

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Chaplain denounces gambling. Give that money to your church instead

Okay, not at all what he said, but Crown Casino in Australia has a resident Chaplain and Father James Grant is concerned about all those gamblers putting their faith in luck. Speaking yesterday at an event to raise awareness around … Continue reading

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Are prophecies more likely to appeal to gamblers?

I don’t have any stats to back that up but it’d be interesting to investigate, wouldn’t it? Maybe someone qualified will consider tracking that after May 21st. If researchers go back into the lives of people fleeced (and possibly bankrupted) … Continue reading

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Swift Current’s casino in the news!

And not because someone won big. Oh no. It’s because the casino gambled with its banking system and lost. A lot: The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority lost more than $1 million from its casino banking machine system partly because of … Continue reading

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Shocked by the bible – even I didn’t know that was in there!

All in all, I think it’s good to pace myself when it comes to reviewing books. Quick mention — I have no intention of actually reading the book called Shocked by the Bible by Joe Kovacs because the articles written … Continue reading

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