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Progressive Bingo Starts in January - Fun for All News Flash!! Exclusive It’s Of ficial, starting January 1, 2018 United Seniors of Wisconsin 4515 W. Forest Home Avenue will be ringing in the New Year with a bang. Progressive Bingo will be played on Monday evening, Wednesday mor ning, Thursday evening and Friday evening Bingos. Count ‘em friends, that’s Progressive Bingo excitement four times per week. There will also be a FREE attendance drawing for a gift card on Monday and Friday mor ning Bingos (You must be present to win). When we talked to Carolyn Clements about all these goings on, she summed it up this way, “We may be small, but our fun is BIG! Our late founder was Dorothy Seeley, she started the organization 30 years ago, her motto was ‘The hand that gives gathers’. We continue here legacy by giving back to the community what we bring in”. So, let’s recap the schedule for United Seniors Bingo: Monday morning gift card give away, you must be present to win, Monday evening Progressive Bingo, Tuesday CLOSED, Wednesday morning Progressive Bingo, Thursday evening Progressive Bingo, Friday morning gift card give away, you must
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$2,000 in Bingo Prizes Above: Two of our friends at United Seniors, Leroy Apfel (left) and Carolyn Clements (right) seen here as they prepare for the start of Progressive Bingo in January of 2018. United Seniors is located at: 4515 W. Forest Home Avenue in Milwaukee. The whole team of dedicated volunteers including Carolyn, Leroy, June, Linda, Ken, Diana, Demain, Pricilla, Ashley and Cindy are all excited about this breathtaking development. You can play Progressive Bingo at United Seniors four times a week. Monday evening, Wednesday morning, Thursday evening and Friday evening are opportunities to win big at United Seniors. Join in the fun. See you there! be present to win, Friday evening Progressive Bingo, Saturday and Sunday No United Seniors Bingo. United Seniors encour ages all Bingo players to come join them in a safe friendly environment where they can win great prizes, meet new people and partake in some great food. You can help continue to make Dorothy Seeley’s dream a reality and have fun at the same time. See their whole ad on Page 6 of this newspaper,
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CANCER (JUN 22-JUL 22): Moods can be inspirational, but you can’t always count on them to galvanize your will power. Let your empathetic nature guide the way. Lucky Days: 12 - 30 Lucky Numbers: 2 - 44
January Horoscopes ARIES (MAR 21-APR 20): Your nature prefers impulse and spontaneity, but the New Year rewards a slower, more metered approach. Lucky Days: 4 - 19 Lucky Numbers: 34 - 47 TAURUS (APR 21-MAY 21): Trade simplicity and order for a little bit of chaos to shake things up in a creative way. Have fun! Lucky Days: 8 - 24 Lucky Numbers: 2 - 50 GEMINI (MAY 22-JUN 21): 2018 offers you the opportunity to channel your keen mental skills into solving mysteries that might otherwise appear irrational. Lucky Days: 18 - 27 Lucky Numbers: 9 - 58
LEO (JUL 23-AUG 23): 2018 finds you working with the small details, making repairs on your home (and health) and allowing yourself to experience humility. Lucky Days: 23 - 29 Lucky Numbers: 5 - 30 VIRGO (AUG 24-SEP 23): The world is eager to see and hear your insights about efficiency, frugality and applying commonsense to complex problems. Lucky Days: 12 - 23 Lucky Numbers: 18 - 49 LIBRA (SEP 24-OCT 23): 2018’s central theme will involve a more pro-active, assertive side of your nature. Don’t be afraid to tip the scales occasionally. Lucky Days: 8 - 18 Lucky Numbers: 44 - 56
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A Bingo Bonanza!
Dear Aunt Bingo: My friends and I decided this past fall that we were going to start the New Year right—by winning a big Bingo jackpot sometime before the end of January. We figured it was great way to kick off 2018 and set in motion what we dubbed our “Year of Big-Ass Winning.” Plus, we knew that Bingo attendance got lighter during the winter, which also could boost our odds of winning sooner rather than later. The plan was to make it through the holidays and then do a team Bingo marathon right after New Year’s. We would hit a bunch of small Bingo games as well as make a few casino trips. The goal was to score a win of $500 or more, which we would split four ways between us, and set in motion what we were confident would be lots more Bingo prizes in the months to come. Something about this New Year’s plan got our Bingo juices flowing, however, and we found ourselves getting a jump on our plans by going to considerably more Bingo much sooner than expected. We had a copy of your newspaper, and each time we met for Bingo we’d go through the directory and plot our next trip. An added bit of fun was picking games we’d never been to in other parts of town, which made us feel adventurous. When we branched out to these new neighborhoods we also scoped the areas for little local diners and restaurants to try out. It led us to some amazing food—Thai, Vietnamese, Polish and other nationalities. It was really fun. We’re all pretty budget conscious and stuck with the smaller games, but by mid-November we were itching to hit one of the upstate New York casinos. We went with the closest one, piled into the car and were off. Following our now usual pattern, we went early and had lunch at one of the casino bistros before heading to the Bingo room. The Bingo games were mid-session, so we went for a walk through the other gaming areas while we waited the 30 minutes before the next session started. My friend Lisa wanted to do the slots, so we gathered around her to watch her play. On her third
JANUARY 2018 spin, the bells and whistles went off: Just like that she won $350! “Bingo’s on me!” she shouted and we all cheered. We still had a few minutes to kill, and the excitement of Lisa’s slots win was more than enough for us all to take a seat at another bank of slots and play for a bit. We were getting close to the time to leave for Bingo, and I gave my slot machine one more spin. Bing Bing Bing! I won $200! My friend Elaine clapped her hands and chanted: “The Year of Big-Ass Winning, the Year of BigAss Winning!” and we all laughed and began chanting with her. It was a little early, but we weren’t going to complain. With two slots wins under our belts, none of us had particularly high hopes of walking away with any of the casino’s Bingo money, but we were all having a good time and headed to the Bingo room nonetheless. The room was pretty full, but we did our buy-in and found some decent seats near the caller. We chatted and daubed away for a half-dozen games or so, when Lisa got quiet. “Guys, I’m one away in two spots,” she whispered as we were playing through a triple Bingo. “Get out, we’ve barely started,” I said, thinking she was just kidding around. “I mean it. Look!” Sure enough, she had daubed practically every number called so far. “The Year of Big-Ass Winning, the Year of Big-Ass Winning…!” Elaine began saying, and we all started chanting again. “Bingo!” The caller finally called O-61, one of Elaine’s numbers. We all cheered. We were about to split $1,350! Our plan had been to make 2018 the Year of Big-Ass Winning, but 2017 apparently had other ideas. Thank you, 2017! JJ, New York Share your views! Write to Aunt Bingo c/o the Bingo Bugle, P.O. Box 527, Vashon, WA 98070, or email her at STENGL456@aol.com. Be sure to include your name and address (you can request that your name not be published), as typically she will not include anonymous letters in her columns.
* Make your own moth repellent by mixing whole cloves, ground cinnamon and black peppercorns. Wrap in cheesecloth and secure with ribbon. Hang in a closet or tuck in a drawer as you would a sachet. * For a refreshing and really good-smelling hair treatment, mix a quarter cup each of honey and ground cinnamon. Rub into hair at the scalp only, and then shampoo as normal.
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The New CARE Act
The Department of Veterans Affairs is proposing the new Veterans Coordinated Access and Rewarding Experiences (CARE) Act and has sent those ideas to the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committee. The original CHOICE Act gave veterans the option of getting medical care closer to home, outside of a VA facility, if they lived more than 40 miles from one or couldn’t get an appointment for 30 days. That was a good step, except when it came to determining just what “40 miles” meant. Was it as the crow flies, or was it by long and winding road? And yes, it sounded great to be able to access care mere miles from one’s home ... except the contact number to make appointments was involved in a scam (a difference between an 800 and an 866 phone number). And yes, the whole thing sounded fine, except that care providers were bailing due to lack of payment. This new CARE Act proposes to
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THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD (R) — Darius Kinkaid (Samuel L. Jackson) is a reckless assassin who has agreed to testify against his former employer and general bad guy, dictator Vladislav Dukhovich (Gary Oldman), on the condition that his feisty psychopath wife Sonia (Salma Hayek) is let out of prison. All he has to do is get from London to The Hague without being shot, stabbed, blown up or otherwise murdered. Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), once billed as the world’s best bodyguard, through a series of events is charged with Kinkaid’s protection and safe delivery to court. It’s a bounding ride full of buddy humor and sarcastic zingers, but both the charm and the action are delivered in full measure. VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS (PG-13) — Stunning and imaginative, this sci-fi adventure is Byzantine and stocked with interesting tidbits and complicated backstories that is so very Luc Besson. The two main characters — Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara Delevingne) — are members of a special police force that operates through time and space in the 28th century. Valerian is subject to some inside information via a dream message from another
simplify eligibility requirements, implement new care coordination support, and streamline clinical and admin processes. Said VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin, “We want veterans to work with their VA physicians to make informed decisions that are best for their clinical needs, whether in the VA or in the community.” Which means what? That the third-party vendor will no longer need to approve your request to go outside the system? VA officials are, however, proposing to change the 40-mile, 30day difficulty rule that has kept many veterans from getting care. There are other items as well: tools to strengthen VA care, partner with other federal agencies and “business process enhancements to improve financial management.” I suspect this last one means “paying bills on time so community-care providers won’t quit or send the bill to the veteran.” To find out how quickly your nearest facility can see you, go to www.accesstocare.va.gov.
land, and the pair is dispatched to retrieve a mythical device that is also sought by a long-dead (or so we thought) community of humanoids. Also starring Ethan Hawke, Rihanna, Clive Owen and Herbie Hancock. BIRTH OF THE DRAGON (PG13) — Cue up this one for date night with your kung-fu-loving significant other to enjoy with a side of lo mein. It’s a fictionalized version of Bruce Lee’s early U.S. story: a young man returns to the country of his birth with big ideas and challenges the status quo. In this case, the status quo is the structure of teaching martial arts in 1960s San Francisco and master Wong Jack Man (Wu Xia); the challenge comes from a young, incredibly talented upstart Bruce Lee (Philip Ng), who wants to bring kung fu to the people. The epic battle is legend, and this is pure sentimentalized action. Billy Magnussen plays Steve McKee, a student who prods Lee into the showdown. LEAP (PG) — Two hope-hearted orphans with Big Dreams — Felicie (voiced by Elle Fanning), who wants to be a ballet dancer, and Victor (Nat Wolf), her inventor bestie — set out to fake it until they make it in the big City of Lights. I’ll say there were some strange casting choices here: Felicie’s mentor (Carly Rae Jepson) turns out to be the janitor at a prestigious Parisian dance school. The bratty, pampered competition is voiced by Maddie Ziegler (of “Dance Moms” fame). Kate McKinnon is underused as the actual Dance Mom. In the end, I did not jete away from the couch, but I wasn’t captivated either.
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Shin Min for the Win
Kate loves New Year’s Eve like no other holiday. She carefully hoards fireworks from the 4th of July to shoot off on New Year’s Eve and puts on a show for the neighborhood, starting about ten when it is clearly my bedtime. I cannot stay up until midnight no matter how much I try, so I toddle off to bed and leave her to her fireworks. There is great whooping and hollering from the neighbors as they help her celebrate and she does love it. On New Year’s Day itself, we usually celebrate with Cliff and Rod. They take us to breakfast at the casino and then we play Bingo until we are worn out. Casino breakfasts are marvelous affairs and on this particular day they usually have a buffet with every goodie you could imagine. Unfor-
tunately this does not usually include Eggs Benedict, which is my favorite, but there is plenty of bacon, ham, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits, waffles, pancakes and fruit for everybody. We fill up and then find a Bingo game. Today they played in the biggest room and it was full. We quickly found seats our friend Shin Min who also loves Bingo. Shin Min is from Lanzhou, China, where he became an acupuncturist and then emigrated to the U.S. He is a charming man and I love to get acupuncture from him, but I don’t go to him often as he won’t let me pay and that bothers me. I have tried to talk to him about paying but he is adamant—he will not accept money from close friends. What a joy it was to see him on New Year’s Day. Shin Min was having a lucky day. He won the first game and seemed always to be on when he didn’t win. I had gotten a machine with 38 cards already programmed in so I didn’t have much to do except watch for wins. That’s the reason I don’t often get machines—they do all the work and you just sit there and monitor the results. When intermission came, Shin Min insisted on treating us as he had been winning, but I was still full from breakfast. He politely asked if he might take us to dinner after the games and we happily accepted, knowing he would want to stay in the casino. After intermission we continued
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playing; I was wondering how all 38 of my cards could be so unlucky when Shin Min was playing with only 8 cards and winning consistently. He became embarrassed and almost missed one win, but I finally convinced him not to feel bad about winning. That’s just how it goes. The final blackout was preceded by what was called “the bell.” That was the top N, the second I and G, the third B and O, the fourth I and G and the bottom N. It doesn’t look like a bell to me, but I couldn’t do better given the constraints of the Bingo card. Since it was a blackout, the trick was to keep track of the pattern, but Shin Min was very good at this and he won, of course. Rod was beginning to be a little resentful of all the time I was giving our Chinese friend, so I snuggled up close to him at dinner just to let him know how important he is in my life. “Well,” he said. “What’s this about?” “Nothing special—just letting you know how much you mean to me and wishing you the happiest of New Years.”
Why is Bingo So Much Fun? (Part 10) The Bingo scene around these parts is not only fun, but interesting as well. It seems that the Bingo Operators are always trying new things to keep us players interested and coming back for more. New, New, New, that's the name of the game. United Seniors of Wisconsin at 4515 W. Forest Home Avenue in Milwaukee, for example, is going to have four sessions of Progressive Bingo per week starting in January of 2018. This plan promises to drive up interest in Bingo. They are also having free girt card give aways. Check out their ad and the front page article in this Bingo Bugle Newspaper. American Legion Post #1 in Germantown, Milwaukee Elks Lodge #46 on Good Hope Rd, Our Lady Queen of Peace on Euclid Ave., St Francis Lions Club on Howard Avenue, St. Luke Parish in Brookfield and Waukesha Elks #400 on Springdale Rd. all offered New Year's Eve Bingo and all had a rousing great time. The Knights of Columbus in South Milwaukee at 732 Badger Ave. is starting out the new year with a brand spanking new Bingo System to ensure accurate and smooth Bingo Play. Drop us a note at Bingo Bugle P.O. Box 371283 Milwaukee, Wi 53237 or admin@bingobugleofwi. com if you see something new.
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Freudian oops, slips
Unfortunately we usually spot our typos right after we hit “Enter.” All we can do then is hope the reader doesn’t notice them, or that he/she will overlook them and just let it go. I don’t get upset when I make a typo. I just expect that my friends understand that with carpel tunnel disease, the fingers sometimes do what they choose and mine are especially rebellious. I really do try to be understanding when I get email with many typos, but when I receive a typo from certain people I wonder if I am reading a Freudian slip. Here’s the one I received today from a fund raising organization. It began: “Dear Fiend.” I can’t help wondering if, deep in his consciousness, he remembers that I donated only five dollars last year,
when he had suggested a minimum donation of twenty dollars. Or, how about this note from Marge: “Looking forward to our Bingo session tomorrow. I don’t have a sitter so I hope you don’t mind if I bring my toys. They are quiet and well behaved, and won’t cause us any problems.” Or these: • Ad for a huge library book sale: Lots of used children and adult looks. • News item about a sinkhole in Florida: The car is totaled and the driver had to be rescued from the peephole. • Dear Valued Customer: “Thank you for calling our attention to the error in our recent billing. We have made the adjustment in our records. Attached is our new pill, which we hope will ease your concerns regarding your credit score.” • Sports News: “Despite a great start, Tiger didn’t sustain his lead long enough to make the put.” (I assume he didn’t make the cut either.) My very favorite typo is from a dear little nun in her eighties. Her Thanksgiving note said, “May God bless you and your little family and grant each of you a very special dressing.” I wish all my readers a happy New Year filled with many blessings and may all your typos be fun.
Poetry Corner LIMERICKS FOR JANUARY
There once was a boy named McGee Who said, "Dad, I chopped down your tree." Dad said,"Go to your room!" McGee grumbled in gloom: "The truth worked for George, why not me?" There once was a man called Big Mike Who borrowed a red mountain bike He rode twenty feet Then broke the darn seat And had to crawl home in defeat. There was a sweet princess named Quince Who fell for a good-looking prince When she kissed him real hard He turned into a frog "MY goodness!" Quince winced, all agog. There once was a techie named Sloane Who developed the world's smartest phone It had so many apps The thing finally collapsed And was carried away by a drone. There once was a mean king called Bing Who forbid the peasants to sing Rather than mope They hung up a rope And all watched that nasty king swing. Judy Podlesney Bingo Bugle Limerick Commissioner
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BOB ON BINGO By Bob Whittmore
The History of the Game We Love
Happy New Year! I thought it might be fun to kick off 2018 by going way back in time, to the very late 1920s, and talk about a man named Edwin S. Lowe. It is sad that his name is not better remembered. For, were it not for the work of Edwin S. Lowe, you likely would not be sitting in a Bingo hall reading this. It was 1929. The Stock Market had just crashed. Edwin S. Lowe, a small-time toy salesman, was on a long road trip through the South to try to sell his wares. Lowe ran across a traveling carnival just outside of Jacksonville, Florida. He decided to stop. What he found there would change all of our lives. There was only one tent still open when he arrived. The reason was that the game being played inside the tent had so captivated the members of the audience that they would not let the business close for the evening. People playing the game in that tent that night forced the owner to stay open well past midnight. The game being played was the father of Bingo. The game was called “Beano.” It had come to the States from Europe, where it was a favorite in traveling carnivals. Players were
given a card with the letters BEANO on the top and numbers, in a vertical row, under each letter. A “caller” picked numbers from a hat and announced them. Players were given beans to mark their numbers. When a player got five in a row, they shouted “Beano!” Sound familiar? When he saw how incredibly enthusiastic the players were, Lowe realized that he had come upon a game that was simple to play and cheap to stage. When he returned to New York he made up some Beano cards. Then, at a dinner party, he had his guests play. When one person got five in a row, they forgot the word “Beano” and were so excited they yelled, “Bingo,” a word that is a surprised expression of success. Lowe changed the name to Bingo and began printing cards. Soon, he got a phone call from a church in Pennsylvania. Could Lowe print up bunches of new cards so that the parish could use the game for full-scale fundraising events? Sure, but he only had 24 different cards; that meant many multiple winners on some games. He had to find someone to come up with more combinations. In order to do just that, Lowe hired a retired mathematics expert. Carl Leffler came up with 6,000 combinations, without the aid of a computer, then he nearly went crazy. A salute to Mr. Lowe and Mr. Leffler! Next time: More of Bingo’s quirky past.
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United Seniors of WI
4515 W. Forest Home Ave. 9:30 am, 11:00 am 321-0220
Knights of Columbus 732 Badger Ave. 6:00 pm 764-1709
4515 W. Forest Home Ave. 6:30, 8:00 pm No Children under 10
Our Lady Queen of Peace Am Legion Post #416 6351 W. Grange 9:45 am 421-3371
United Seniors of WI
5101 W. Oklahoma Ave. 6:30 pm 545-6030
Elks Lodge #46
5555 W. Good Hope Rd. 6:30 pm 353-2900
Elks Lodge #46
2733 W. Euclid Ave. 10:00 am 672-0313 Ext. 142
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TRIVIA 1. COMICS: What was Superman’s birth name on the planet Krypton? 2. LITERATURE: Which poet wrote the line, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways”? 3. GEOGRAPHY: What is the capital of India? 4. GAMES: In the game of checkers, how many pieces do you start with? 5. U.S. STATES: Which state’s nickname is The Old Line State? 6. ANATOMY: What part of the brain regulates breathing? 7. FAMOUS QUOTATIONS: What French statesman and military leader once observed: “Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever”? 8. MOVIES: Who was the choreographer for the movie version of West Side Story? 9. U.S. PRESIDENTS: What U.S. president lost two sons in war, the first in World War I and the second in World War II? 10. LAW: What part of the Constitution deals with arrests, searches and seizures?
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Winners Accused of Cheating
Hi Readers: Previous letters in this column from players who were bullied or accused of cheating because they were big prize winners resulted in quite a few others writing in to share similar stories. Some examples follow. If you’ve witnessed or experienced this yourself, please tell me about it and I will share your stories in a future column. —Guy
Hi Guy, You ran a letter from a Bingo player who was suspected by his fellow players of somehow cheating because he had a series of wins. I witnessed something quite similar, when a group of jealous players “went after” a young woman who Bingoed three times at the same hall over two weeks (two Tuesday nights). Her wins weren’t big—I think it was less than $300 total—but a table of regulars was beside themselves that she was apparently taking “their” money. One of the women did this fake cough thing where she coughed very loudly as she said the word “cheat,” then did it a second time with the word “cow.” Other players sitting around her grinned and laughed quietly at these antics. I was truly shocked that people would behave this way—motivated, I am sure, by jealousy and envy. Their behavior did not go unnoticed by the winner it was directed toward, either. But she took the high road and ignored their taunts and gave a big smile when she received her payout. You should also know that there were other people in the hall that night that did not go along with the “mean girls” and were clearly unhappy with how they behaved. Several of us had a word with the person in charge after Bingo ended.
Hi Guy, Thank you for running the letter from the winner who was harassed by other players. I have seen this time and time again at Bingo…not necessarily that a winner was thought to be cheating, but just because they won a pot that someone else was close to winning. The worst behavior I ever saw was a woman who threw a grand tantrum during the last game of the session, when someone else won the final coverall. I kid you not: She slammed her hands on the table, yelled a four-letter word three times, stood up and kicked her chair, scooped up her Bingo paper and tore it to shreds, then grabbed her coat and Bingo things and stormed across the Bingo hall and out the door—making sure to pass by the winner on her way out and throwing her crumpled Bingo paper toward her. The entire room of people watched this whole performance in silent shock! I heard later that this same woman showed up again the following week. Fortunately, the Bingo hall took action and banned her from the games. One of my friends who was there said the woman—who we nicknamed Tantrumella—acted all surprised and insulted that she was banned, but at least didn’t make a scene. —Shocked and Amazed in Nevada Hey guys! (And gals!) Write to: Guy’s Turn c/o The Bingo Bugle, P.O. Box 527, Vashon, Washington 98070, or email Guy directly at Tonder22@aol.com.
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*** It was 20th-century French philosopher, author and political activist Jean-Paul Sartre who made the following sage observation: “If you’re lonely while you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” *** Other than humans and apes, the only animal that has no tail is the Manx cat. *** It seems that the Mets would be hands-down winners of the prize for the shortest MLB team name, but they actually have one of the longest names. It’s just that not many people remember that the team’s full name is Metropolitan Baseball Club. *** Those who study such things say that, as a whole, indoor cats prefer the taste of fish, while outdoor cats prefer the taste of mice. H In parts of New England, porcupine liver was once considered to be a delicacy. *** Saint Anthony the Great, an early Christian monk from Egypt, spent years living in a tomb in order to overcome temptation. This is doubtless why he’s now known as the patron saint of gravediggers. *** You might be surprised to learn that in a 2016 survey of human resources professionals, it was reported that more than half of all workplaces offer paid time off for employees to vote.
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DEAR PAW’S CORNER: I recently adopted a whippy little mutt who has a ton of energy. “Curtis” will zoom around the house at light speed, sometimes running into furniture and knocking things over. He will not listen to me at all. How can I get him to obey and to calm down? — Exhausted “Puppy Mom” in Denver DEAR PUPPY MOM: It sounds like Curtis needs more exercise time, preferably outdoors with plenty of space to zoom around — supervised, of course — but not a dog park, not yet. Curtis first needs to learn three basic foundation commands: Come, Sit, and Stay. Once he’s spent that initial burst of energy running around, call him to you. Use a firm, confident voice. Don’t plead or get angry. Don’t change your tone of voice. He may not respond right away; just call again. When he does come, give him praise (and a little treat). Do this daily until he responds to your call. He may eventually spend less time romping to hang out with you, the nice lady with the treats. Once he obeys this first command, begin teaching him “sit” and “stay.” There are plenty of websites with instructions on all three commands. Try out different methods, and go with what works best for Curtis and you. Send your questions, tips or comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Facts on Becoming a Blackjack Dealer
I often get inquiries from players who are interested in becoming blackjack dealers. What follows is an excerpt I conducted a few years ago with Nick Kallos, owner of the Casino Gaming Schools of Nevada. Nick’s answers pertain to dealing in Las Vegas; in other gambling jurisdictions, the requirements may be slightly different. Nevertheless, the Q&A gives you some idea on what’s involved in becoming a blackjack dealer. Are there any requirements to be a dealer? The minimum age to deal in a casino in Nevada is 21. Before dealers are hired they will undergo a background check, which varies from one casino to another. Generally they expect the prospective dealer to be drug free (they will be tested), have no jail time and have their finances in order (no major debts). Once a dealer is hired he or she applies for a gaming card, which costs $75 and is valid for 7 years. How long does it take to complete a course in your school? It depends on the game. Blackjack, for example, is one of the easiest games to deal, and typically students complete their training (100 hours) in 3 to 6 weeks or less. Craps and roulette are more complicated games and it usually takes a student 6 weeks to complete the training. Poker is very popular and we teach a 5week course (100 hours) on how to deal poker that includes Omaha High/Low, Stud and Hold’Em. What does it cost to go to dealer’s school? Our tuition is $299 for blackjack or roulette, $349 for craps, and $799 for poker. If a student wants to learn two table games, excluding poker, the cost is $500. Once a student completes his training, how does he or she get a job? The student has to audition with a casino that has an opening. How the student performs during the audition is what determines whether or not they get the job. That’s why I conduct two live, mock auditions with all of my students–one with their lead instructor and if the student passes, a final audition with me. I also give students feedback on their perfor-
JANUARY 2018 mance to better prepare them for the real world. How much money does a dealer earn? New dealers earn $5.25 per hour in wages plus tips, which can vary depending upon where they work. At a break-in casino they can expect to earn about $300 per week at their first job. After a short while, they should be able to audition for a dealing job at a larger casino where they can earn as much as $400-$450 per week. After a year or more of experience they can apply for jobs that pay as much as $600-$700 per week or more. Dealers who work the plush casinos in Las Vegas that cater to high rollers (Venetian, Caesar’s Palace, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Palms, and the Hard Rock) can get $200+ per day in tips. The hourly wage for dealers in some casinos increases over time up to $7.40 per hour (based on longevity on the job and job performance). Dealers also get excellent benefits including medical, dental and 401K plans. The potential is there to make a good living, but of course it depends on the dealer’s personality, attitude, and dealing skills. Are the stories about high rollers occasionally tipping dealers thousands of dollars true? Yes. For example, a few years ago a player tipped as much as $250,000 per day over the three days he stayed at a high-end Strip casino. Dealers call players who tip large amounts of money “King Georges.” What makes a person a successful casino dealer? Their personality and attitude are the keys. Successful dealers are well groomed in their appearance, friendly, helpful, have a positive attitude, interact well with players, and are happy to be a dealer. Casinos figure that dealer’s skills at dealing will always improve. What they look for is the package: a pleasant individual with a good attitude and the ability to deal. If they have these characteristics it will show in their job performance and result in a positive playing experience for players. For more information on Kallos’ dealers school, visit www.learn2deal.com or call Kallos at (702) 893-1788, from 9 am to 9 pm (PST), seven days a week Henry Tamburin, Ph.D. is the author of the Ultimate Guide to Blackjack (www.888casino.com/blog/blackjackstrategy-guide/) editor of the Blackjack Insider e-Newsletter (www.bjinsider.com), lead instructor for the Golden Touch Blackjack course, and host of smartgaming.com. For a free three-month subscription to his blackjack newsletter, go to www.bjinsider.com/freetrial. To receive his free Casino Gambling Catalog, call 1-888-353-3234 or visit www.smartgaming.com.
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What's News in Nevada . . . BYE-BYE RED INK There are smiles in many boardrooms in the wake of the announcement that during the fiscal year 2016, Nevada’s largest gaming palaces actually turned a profit. That is the first time in eight years that, when all the numbers were in, there was more black ink than red ink. Oddly, though, much of the uptick was not because of what happened on the gaming floor, but what happened in other areas of the casinos and hotels. Aggressive advertising has led to better room revenue and better numbers at other operations, such as restaurants and non-gaming sales areas. VIRGIN BRAND VEGAS BOUND? Is billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson preparing to bring the Virgin Hotel brand to Las Vegas? There are published reports that a spokeswoman for Virgin Hotels has confirmed that Branson is scoping out possible locations for one of his properties. Branson’s possible entry into Las Vegas is still some time in the future and still enigmatic. Branson’s people are continuing to be tight-lipped about future plans, citing that complete secrecy is necessary for future projects to work. Three of Branson’s air carriers, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Holidays and Virgin America, are frequent visitors to
the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. PALMS OUTLINES REMODEL Owners of the Palms Hotel-Resort tell media that the redecoration of the Palms will include new “nightlife” opportunities. Additionally, a cadre of so-called “celebrity chefs” will host restaurants there. The Palms, located about a mile west of the Las Vegas Strip, was opened in the late fall of 2001. The company claims the remodel work will result in a completely new facility. Sixty guest rooms will be added, both a dayand night club are planned, with the entire renovation to be completed sometime in 2019. The work could cost half-a-billion dollars. LONG-STOPPED CASINO COULD RESTART Area casino owners continue to mull over a recent decision to finally finish a long-abandoned casino construction project. The unfinished Fontainebleau Las Vegas was recently purchased for a little over $600 million. The purchaser was a New York-based investment group, Witkoff. If the project IS finally finished, the price tag for construction could be around $3 billion. The property is planned to have nearly 4,000 rooms. The project is near the Las Vegas Convention Center and Circus Circus.
Sh-h! It’s a Secret
New Year’s is a harmless annual institu-tion of no particular use to anybody save as a reason to overindulge in alcohol before making friendly calls and humbug resolutions. —Mark Twain January 25th is the birthday of my friend, Shirley Mason, also known as Sybil. She had Dissociative Identity Disorder, multiple personality disorder, and as a result had sixteen distinct personalities. Her story was the subject of a bestselling book and later a movie starring Sally Field. Shirley was a gifted artist and every time I look at two of her watercolors that are in my dining room, my spirit is uplifted. I mention this because January 31st is Inspire your Heart with Art Day. You don’t have to visit a museum to do that though. Art can hang on a wall or you can surround yourself with it by taking a long walk. Mother Nature creates masterpieces all the time if we pause to notice her creativity. On another topic, this is a brandnew year with a chance to fix old habits and begin new ones. One old habit that I long ago kicked to the curb was partying on New Year’s Eve. Back in the day my husband and I would party till the roosters crowed. Then we’d go home to catch a few hours sleep before hosting a New Year’s Day gathering for a houseful of people who didn’t give a diddly darn that we may have overindulged the night before. They just wanted to eat sauerkraut with pork and hoot and holler during the football games. Robert and I finally wised up and terminated the hosting at our house. Our new habit is to enjoy a peaceful day at home with no obligations to keep guests happy and well fed. We don’t feel guilty doing this because we discovered that January 16th is Do Nothing Day and we gave ourselves permission to celebrate it early. When I was still teaching, twice
JANUARY 2018 a year the staff would draw names from a bucket to choose a secret pal. For a specified period of time we would anonymously gift our pals with small gifts, food, and happy notes. The idea was to lift our spirits and add a little fun as each person tried to guess the identity of his/ her pal. Since January is a time for forming new habits and January 11th is National Secret Pal Day, I’m challenging my readers to pick deserving persons and be their secret pals. You could mail your pal a gift card for the snack bar at bingo. Or, during a bathroom break you could set a new dauber or good luck bauble on top of their bingo cards. The fun is in the anonymous gifting. You might have to gag some of your more talkative friends, but hopefully everyone will keep the secret from your secret pal until you let the cat out of the bag. Maybe you’ll start a chain reaction and someone will reciprocate your kindness by choosing you to be on the receiving end of secret gifts. Until next month, may Lady Luck blow you kisses as you dance out the door with dollars. Win big. To learn more about Dissociative Identity Disorder and my friend, visit sybilsfriend.com. You can email me at email@example.com to share your thoughts.
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LIBRA: Sept. 23 to Oct. 23 1st thru 6th… Fantastic 3rd-4th$ 7th thru 12th… Snooze, don’t lose 13th thru 18th… Perfect ending 17th-18th$$ 19th thru 24th… Very early the 19th$ 25th thru 31st… Justifiable 27th & 31st! SCORPIO: Oct. 24 to Nov. 21 1st thru 6th… Driven to win the 1st$ 7th thru 12th… Luck abounds 9th-10th! 13th thru 18th… In the groove 14th-15th 19th thru 24th… Watch it happen 19th-20th! 25th thru 31st… A sure thing the 29th$
LEO: July 23 to Aug. 22 1st thru 6th… RED to win 3rd-4th 7th thru 12th… A friendly hand 7th-8th 13th thru 18th… Travel for $$ 13th$! 19th thru 24th… Win with confidence 22nd! 25th thru 31st… Take chances 26th-27th$$
TAURUS: April 20 to May 20 1st thru 6th… Unstoppable 1st & 5th$$ 7th thru 12th… Not just yet 13th thru 18th… Keep it coming 14th-15th 19th thru 24th… Works like a charm 19th-20th! 25th thru 31st… Down to basics the 29th$
Best chances 14th-15th$$ 19th thru 24th… Wait ‘til the 24th 25th thru 31st… Money multiplies 29th $$
SAGITTARIUS: Nov. 22 to Dec. 21 1st thru 6th… Get ‘em good 3rd-4th! 7th thru 12th… Beginner’s luck 13th thru 18th… Opportunity awaits 17th-18th$! 19th thru 24th… Great guns 22nd-23rd $$ 25th thru 31st… Back in da game 30th-31st
VIRGO: Aug. 23 to Sept. 22 1st thru 6th… A place near water the 1st$ 7th thru 12th… Big money 9th-10th! 13th thru 18th…
CAPRICORN: Dec. 22 to Jan. 19 1st thru 6th… Insanely good 5th-6th 7th thru 12th… It’s your game 9th-11th! 13th thru 18th… On a roll 14th-15th$$ 19th thru 24th… Dream becomes reality 19th-21st 25th thru 31st… Everything you want 24th-25th AQUARIUS: Jan. 20 to Feb. 18 1st thru 6th… Doubtful 7th thru 12th… Anticipate abundance 7th-8th$ 13th thru 18th… Funds expand 12th-13th! 19th thru 24th… RED card $$ 22nd-23rd 25th thru 31st… Big potential 26th-27th$ PISCES: Feb. 19 to March 20 1st thru 6th… The luckiest 1st-2nd$!$ 7th thru 12th… Made to win 9th-10th$ 13th thru 18th… Overcome obstacles 14th-15th 19th thru 24th… Intuition’s key 19th-20th$! 25th thru 31st… BLUE takes it 28th-29th Color associations refer to lucky objects, daubers, cards, machines, clothing/jewels you wear, or a dominant color in the room.
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