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How To Bait A Whale

from The New York Post

Sex, drugs and rare pooches: How casino hosts lure in big gamblers

By Michael Kaplan

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You’d think it would be simple to drop millions of dollars at a casino.

But extracting that kind of dough tends to require a delicate dance between casino, player and host: the person charged with luring gamblers to bet big and lose big. It can involve private jets, exotic hotel suites, bottles of Cristal, Cuban cigars and pretty much anything the gambler wants. It’s a perfect environment for squeezing out the massive losses that keep casino chandeliers burning.

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Posted on October 10, 2020 by Editor

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