Pandemic Gambling

Closed by the pandemic, Las Vegas casinos have announced innovative “curbside pickup gaming” rules. It’s simple: just call when you arrive at the front door, and someone will come right out with a bag. Just throw in all your money and go back home!

Huh, and here I thought “pandemic gambling” meant making a grocery run with home-made PPE.

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