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  • John Mcphee's The Search For Marvin Gardens

    many families across the globe was created by Charles B. Darrow in 1935. The game itself is actually a closely identical version of the once popular area known as, Atlantic City in New Jersey. Atlantic City consists os a strip of a lot of hotels and casinos “The Search for Marvin Gardens” by John McPhee is a short story about an international Monopoly tournament being played between the narrator and his opponent as well as a narrative of someone, the narrator, walking through Atlantic City.…

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  • Who Is Victor Lustig: Hero Or Fool?

    Lustig was a clever and gifted student, he decided to go against the wish of his parents and ran away from home at the age of 18, which shows that Lustig was a rebellious child. Not much educated, as he had only finished high school, Lustig went to casinos quite a lot and began to gamble and play poker. He started to play these gambling and poker tricks on many people around him,…

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  • Ace Kingdom Analysis

    Review 4 – Ace Kingdom Review About Ace Kingdom Online casino play has now been available in one form or another for 15 years. 15 years have now passed since the very first online casino opened its doors and it is fairly clear that a lot has changed since then. It can be argued that because of the generational shift that has occurred, players are now becoming increasingly more than ever. Wanting fresh and modern casino play at its finest, the cries for something new are now louder than ever in…

    Words: 1220 - Pages: 5
  • Personal Narrative: Holy Shit, I Won The Lottery

    Chapter 1: Prologue Act 1: Holy Shit, I Won the lottery! "Hey dude, it looks like you've won the lottery." "Really? How much the prize?" "Hmm...About 10 Billion bucks." "Holy shit. I need to collect this shit." I immediately grabbed the lottery ticket from the store clerk and ran to the nearby bank. My brain is already filled with things I should buy. Ferrari's. Yachts. Diamonds. Diamond Yachts. Shit, that'll be awesome. I shout "I won the fucking lottery!" inside the bank hysterically.…

    Words: 1643 - Pages: 7
  • Hikkaduwa Case Study

    Hikkaduwa has been attracting tourists for the past few decades. Hikkaduwa is known amongst tourists for its pristine beaches, Surfing spots, Corel reef and many activities thus increasing competition amongst all the lodges in the area no matter the scale or the type of accommodation each provides. Rivalry is fierce in the industry because barriers to entry are relatively low, Many guest houses does not adhere to tourist board regulations hence the startup costs remain lower for these illegal…

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  • Case Study Of Revenue Management At Harrah's Entertainment

    Revenue Management at Harrah’s Entertainment Kaz/Colin – Thoughts/Bullet points on - Is Harrah’s current method for managing room inventory adequate? The Harrah’s current pricing method is well designed to maximize their revenue based on the games as their core offering. It, however, has areas of improvement in terms of room inventory management mostly for the following reasons, and it is increasingly important to address the issues as their business diversifies after the recent mergers. • The…

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  • Importance Of Luck In The Lottery, By Shirley Jackson And The Rocking-Horse Winner

    We often associate winning with some amount of luck being had by said winner. But we don’t often think about the times when being the winner at something comes with a more unsavory prize. In the short stories “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and “The Rocking-Horse Winner” by D. H. Lawrence, both authors demonstrate a situation in which winning may not be the preferred option, and making it to the winner’s circle does not involve luck. And while luck is often the precursor to winning something…

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  • An Analysis Of Clive Thompson's Smarter Than You Think

    In the article ‘Smarter Than You Think,’ by Clive Thompson, the author explains the comparison of the human mind vs machine intelligence. He talks about the speed of these machines in a game of chess and the millions of calculations it can make in just seconds. Compared with humans, these machines outmatch ourselves in everything expect in one way. Thompson explains even though machines are better they have trouble with “intelligence amplification,” but when paired together the possibilities are…

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  • Don The Beachcomber In Hollywood: The Tiki Culture

    With the establishment of the legendary ‘Don the Beachcomber’ in Hollywood, L.A in the early part of the last century, Polynesian themes arrived in style. This amazing new spot was the first Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in America and proved to be an instant hit. Its success spawned several copycats and soon the Polynesian theme named ‘Tiki’ culture spread across the world. That was back in the 1930s-40s, the trend like all others soon died out. Back to the 2000s, the Tiki culture has…

    Words: 463 - Pages: 2
  • Las Vegas Financing Case Study

    Each year, men, women, and families travel to the brilliant and exciting city of Las Vegas, Nevada. The city has much to offer, including lots of trouble. Whether people travel for business or pleasure, there are often times when the ending of the trip is formidable. When this happens, it is very important to know what to look for when choosing an attorney and a Las Vegas bail bondsman. There are hundreds of bondsmen in Las Vegas. Each one is different from the others. They offer a different…

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