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I agree with homer.

McCain wants us to believe he is different than others and will clean up Washington YET his son was at that bank for only 6 mos. got his parachute and fled like a criminal in the night when he saw the end for that bank coming. He left around Aug. and it was closed/failed within a month or so.

And do we hear anything on the MSM about this?

NO! Because how could someone running for Pres. have ads showing HIS son was one of those CEO's that helped a bank fail and start the domino effect of the bank/economy crisis while his daddy was suspending his campaign looking like he gave a damn.

(Suggest removal) 10/17/08 at 8:32 p.m.

I agree with most here. We moved out here right after 9/11 in 2001.
With the few bucks we had we could get play time and actually walk out of a casino with a few more dollars then we brought in.

Now over the last few years we cant make $100 go for 1 hour playing quarter and penny slots.

Since most casinos are putting in the multi-line penny slots, the player now spends more and gets less. The multi-line machines are a huge win fall for casinos and they are weaning out the old one arm bandit single line machines because they are harder to find now.

When a player cant get play time they stop playing....its that simple. If a player playing the lower denomination slots goes through $300 in 2 hours you know its bad. A few years back we took a budgeted $100 and could play most of the night and even in some cases was there long enough to have a breakfast and see the sun come up as we drove home. And thats with arriving at the casino at 8PM.

Now we arrive at 8PM and we're lucky we can make it to midnight on 300.00 We all know you cant walk out a winner everytime and most know going in that its a slim chance on winning.....thats why they call it gambling. But its getting so we may as well hand them the money as we enter the doors then turn around and leave because thats what is happening. When your play time is so short lately, you dont even have enough time to order a drink and wait for the cocktail waitress to bring it to you because your machine runs dry.

Once these casinos realize that its the locals that are keeping their doors open and those locals are sick of having their money ripped from their pockets in record time and stop coming, they'll be screaming bloodly murder. But they have no one but themselves to blame.

(Suggest removal) 10/8/08 at 8:41 a.m.

I agree with the premise of losening up the slots. If people gt more play time on the machines they are more willing to keep pumping into them.

When they lose $50-100 in an hour on quarter slots they are less likely to keep pouring money into machines because they feel they have a snow balls chance in hell of ever seeing any chance of a decent payout. After all gambling is all a state of mind with the gambler HOPING to see that big one but when you dont even see a LITTLE one, they take their money and leave.

Vegas use to cater to the ones who lived here. Cheap food, comps galore and even little jackpots just to keep the locals coming in. After all when the tourists dont come its the locals who keep their doors open.
Now Vegas is catering to the BIG MONEY guys. Its the 6 figure mentality with most casinos now. With decent reasonable housing needed in Vegas why are they putting up condos that are setup for the 6 figure income people? They want to attract the BIG money people and to hell with the locals who try to eek out a few hundred to drop at their casinos.
That is why also the bigger Casino Corporations are building in Macaw and Dubai. There is more money there and they want in on that without bringing them to Vegas. So less tourists here esp. from areas that now have Vegas casinos in there is taking away the tourist trade more and more. So they cannot complain about having less tourists because they are brining it all upon themselves.

If the day comes when casinos have to close their doors because the locals wont support them.....they have no one to blame but themselves.
Locals keep these casinos going and the sooner they come to realize that the better.

(Suggest removal) 9/22/08 at 2:52 p.m.

Gibbons is such a disgrace to the State of Nevada. The only concern he has is his right to womanize and how much money can hit his pockets other than that, he has no concern for our kids, for our cities or for the State.

And this is the same man that said he will run for another term. He needs to come out of fantasy land and see what almost everyone in the State thinks of him even some of the republicans who put him in office wouldnt dare back this man now for fear they would be labled a nut job and never see reelection themselves.

(Suggest removal) 5/30/08 at 12:31 p.m.

I agree with the one poster here who is asking that you keep an open mind. Seems to me from what I read here, many had their mind up from the get go.
Why is it that an educated black man strikes fear in the hearts of many? We all know the republicans have had this mess for going on 8 years and it just got worse year to year. The "its my way or the highway" mode of thought is the absolutely wrong way and McCain seems to be cut from that mold also. He's the shoot first and ask questions later type of guy and that is not a leader.....thats a war monger. McCain otherwise known as Songbird in his POW days, is NOT the right choice at all.

As much as I wanted to see a woman as President and was for Clinton early on, I have to say her actions and words early on to this date have soured my hope for her winning. She has set back women many years. The multiple faces of Clinton, playing the racist card and the gender card etc. etc.
Its time for a new face. One who hasnt been courted by K-Street and hasnt used their title to acquire favors.
You can say what you want about Obama, he has fired up the young voters and thats wonderful. Its their future at stake and they need to get involved. Our Military is hurting and many of the young people are not opting to put that uniform on because they are seeing what little concern our administration has for those giving it all for their country.

(Suggest removal) 5/28/08 at 12:02 p.m.

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