Episode 8 – Addicted To Vegas

10kSeptember 11, 2015 – Katie runs through Disneyland on a 10K run and Aaron sits through a Colombo marathon. Also, this marks the first time we didn’t go to Vegas in between episodes. It’s the end of a streak, or as we like to see it, the beginning of a new streak.

Show Notes: Disneyland 10K

What Happened In Vegas News: Cosmo Fire Update, 28 Things To Do In Vegas this September, Mirage Drink Voucher System, PRIDE LV.

Faces: We talk gambling addiction with the co-director of the UCLA gambling studies program, Dr. Timothy Fong . Are there differences in addiction rates between men and women? Do Asians gamble more than other ethnicities? Why aren’t there “When the fun stops” pamphlets at the bar or at a buffet? We ask these questions and more.

Aces: Pizza Rock

Tip The Player:@BlackjackROI joins Chris in a discussion about 6-5 vs 3-2 blackjack pays on the strip and come to the conclusion that friends don’t let friends play 6-5.

If you are in California, you can receive free gambling disorder treatment by calling 1-800-426-2537, that’s 1-800-GAMBLER. If you are out of state you can call the Problem Gamblers Helpline at 1-800-522-4700.