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Britain to trump Las Vegas tricks

By Chuckmonster on Monday, 7th March 2005 11:32am
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BRITISH super-casinos are to be banned from using Las Vegas-style psychological trickery to entice customers to part with their cash, The Times has learnt.

Tessa Jowell, the Culture Secretary, has taken fright at some of the mercurial tactics used by Las Vegas casinos to keep customers anchored at slot machines hour after hour.

Tricks include removing clocks from the gaming floor so punters lose track of time, simulating daylight at night and pumping pheromones at slot machines to encourage faster and more aggressive betting.



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