Genting Malaysia’s Resorts World Casino’s video lottery terminals (VLTs) can dish out the dollars and take it on the chin, evidently.
The Queens-based racino, which paid out $3 billion in winnings to the users of its VLTs between the months of April and June, has experienced a surge in the number of sourpuss gamblers who take their money-losing frustrations out on the racino’s gambling machines, The New York Times reports.
The damage inflicted to these machines, by way of punches and kicks, often results in additional monetary losses for the offender. Angry gambler Catherine Beckett caused $1,800-worth in damage after she slapped a VLT not once, not twice, but thrice. And despite the victim being an inanimate object, these assaults can also lead to jail time. Sarah Maslin Nir reports: Read More