08 Nov '11, 6am

Gaming instinct: Growing casino industry in Philippines

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - A crowd huddled around a group of slot machines tied together with a horse racing type of jackpot game. The 1 million peso maximum limit for the grand prize is about to be reached which means that there will be a sure winner possibly within a few hours. The suspense is made even more exciting with the increasing frequency of smaller jackpot prizes. All seats are taken and big bettors play intensely hoping to be chosen at random by the machine. Finally, the grand horse race begins. The victor had a bet of 250 pesos for the winning spin and competed with others who even put in more. On another day, a chance visitor at the casino started her first few games on a 50-centavo machine. A 25 pesos spin led her to win the grand carousel jackpot of almost 1 million pesos. It came as a complete shock and happened during idle and quiet hours at...

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