as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!

Thursday, April 10, 2008

racetracks place survival odds on casinos.

A new television commercial for Empire City Gaming/Yonkers Raceway has begun airing in the New York region, and it's promoting the newest trend in gambling: "racinos." A combination of a casino and horse or dog track, racinos may sound like an odd hybrid of a term, but they have helped bring back racetracks from what has been a decades-long decline.

-excerpt from NPR

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