Tag: Gambling

All Sorts of Anecdotes

Let’s start with an interesting encounter. Friday I had day-early Birthday Dinner with Dad, my sister and her boyfriend at our usual restaurant. We sat down and we were two tables away from Donna Shalala (linked if you don’t know who she is). Dad always likes to be a big shot and we know all […]

Why I want to own a Casino 3.0 + Queen + Keurig

Okay, it’s time for my third annual “Why I want to own a Casino” post. We’re going to pick Las Vegas Sands (Venetian LV/Macau, Sands Macau and coming soon Singapore) for fun this time. Sometimes talking about mind boggling numbers is fun. These numbers come right from the 10K so it’s just a matter of […]

A Very Busy Day

First, and foremost, a fond farewell to Emmy Award winning actress Bea Arthur best known as Maude in the spin-off from All In The Family and also as Dorothy in the Golden Girls. She was one of my favourite actresses of all time. She was 86 and died of cancer. Many of her fans suspected […]

Why I want to own a Casino 2.0

This will be my third annual why I want to own a casino post in which I marvel at obscene amounts of money and rip on Donald Trump. Previous posts are here: 2006 and 2007. Today we’ll use the Wynn as our example. The Wynn is a lovely place, though they do not get my […]

More “I want to Own a Casino”

In a previous post I wrote about why I wanted to own a casino — mainly because only an absolute idiot can lose money while owning one (that idiot being Donald Trump). Most of my point can be found in my previous post, but I have more numbers to drop. I got my MGM/Mirage annual […]

Why I Want to Own a Casino

I own one share in every public casino company so I can get the annual reports. They’re fascinating. Plus, I love to gamble. If I lived in Las Vegas, I’d need gambler’s anonymous, I’m sure. Happily, I go there 2 to 4 times per year and stick within my budget every trip. So in today’s […]


Wow. Trump filed for bankruptcy for his casino operations. Why is this in my blog? I’ll tell you why. I know a bit about casinos because (A) I am a gambler and (B) I own stocks in lots of casinos. The one thing I can tell you is that all well-run casinos make money. Lots […]