Posts Tagged ‘Betting parlors’

Bright Lights, Big Money, and The Red Carpet Treatment

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 9, 2014 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

By now you’re in driving range to a casino. On average, players travel 150 miles to get their gamble on. Some have a quick jaunt, and for others it takes a bit more planning to lose the kids education. As you start seeing the road side signage, you’ll feel your heart start racing and the conversation in […]

A Shave and a Haircut

by Ed Meyer

posted on March 17, 2014 in General Discussion, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | 2 Comments >>

Everyday at Marcum’s barber shop there was plenty to talk about. Get a trim, a shave, or just sit around and talk. It would have fit on any street in America, except there was a  bookie operation in the back. It was the type of operation that flew under the radar. Upstairs, there were two […]