Gambling Awareness

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After conducting an interview I came up with a few methods that can be used to aid helpless people like Abe with their compulsive gambling disorder. These scenarios are made to enlighten peoples perception of gambling and teach people that too much of anything isn’t good for you. They will show how others have attempted to reach an unattainable victory. Let’s take the poker machine for instance, it has an innocent appearance, but in reality it is as cunning and mischievous as the devil. The bright glowing lights and the compelling ring tone of victory makes helpless bystanders believe that it’s just a fun game.

I have came up with a proposal to help all the people who are new and don’t know much about the poker machine to be aware of a monster. This applies to all male truck drivers’ that come to Motown Truck stop. I will make a hand guide that shows all the flaws dealing with the devious poker machine. For example I would put specific details such as, victims that have been corrupted by the poker machine, and tell their life story and exactly how this horrific monster has ruined their lives. The first thing I have to do is give the poker machine a new name, let’s say, the Money Eating Machine. The Money Eating Machine is the crack cocaine of gambling and once you start there is no way to stop. It has the same side effects of being addicted to drugs or being an alcoholic. My pamphlet lists specific facts about the poker machine such as the winning percentages.

The winning percentage is programmed by the owner of the poker machine and is usually set at about 20% which very low. This means for every dollar that is put into the machine about 80% of it is defiantly going to be lost. This fact alone would make me think twice about inserting my money into the machine. There is always something called beginners luck, and this is when someone just happens to get lucky and hit the jackpot. The bonus is set anywhere between 100 to 500 dollars and, also attracts people to play the machine. I believe that every person should at least know this much about the odds of winning percentage before playing.
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