Hollywood Casino & The Action Card Spam

It’s 8:30pm.  I’m sleeping because all the overtime I work to pay down my student loans nine years early has the unfortunate side effect of occasionally requiring me to live on four hours of sleep.  My phone rings with a phone number I don’t recognize.

717-469-2211.

That’s Grantville.  I don’t know anyone in Grantville, let alone anyone with that number, so I let it go to voicemail.  A few minutes later my voicemail alert goes off.  It can’t be a wrong number; who would call a wrong number and, after hearing the name in the greeting, leave a message?  And a two-minute message at that?

It was Hollywood Casino. 

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Hollywood Casino: Not Sold

Penn National just issued a press release stating that Hollywood Casino will not be sold off to PNG Acquisition Company.  A very cursory Google search reveals no useful information about “PNG Acquisition Company”.  So I wonder:  PNG = Penn National Gaming?  Was Penn National trying to buy a Penn National property from Penn National?  Was Penn National trying to sell to Penn National?

That’s odd.

Hollywood Slots

I hit my first major win the other day — $346.61 from $20.  And I did it on Hee-Haw.  That’s right, I’m a high-roller $.02 slot player.  I love that game if for no reason other than it’s so completely random.  The payouts are just great:  Two rednecks, an ear of corn, and a Democrat?  You’ve just won 1000 internets!

And I find it both disturbing and hilarious that “KKK” is an actual payout.