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US Casinos To Spy On Punters

by | 29th, May 2008

WHAT is it about gamblers that people who don’t gamble are so suspicious of?

Over the newswires, the Poker Anorak gets this message: “Deadbeat parents, listen up: Win big at the casino tables in West Virginia or Colorado, and your kids might win, too.”

Why should deadbeat mums and dads be at the casino, rather than, say, at the off license, supermarket or circling life’s plughole while sat on the sofa watching Jeremy Kyle?

The states plan to “garnish” the winnings of casino gamblers who owe child support. (Did they say “garnish?)

“We impose the same burden on banks; they must search their records. We do the same thing with brokerage houses and other businesses. Welcome to the club,” says state Rep. Joel Judd, a Denver Democrat.

“I’m not aware

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