Stereotypes Contributing To Harrah's Casino

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Angie Bachmann was just an average mother who struggled with keeping a steady job, because of being a full time mother, later on she then inherited almost a million dollars after the Bachmann's parents passing of old age. Angie Bachmann then later started going to Harrah's Casino everyday out of boredom, since most of her children could take somewhat care of themselves and Mr. Bachmann worked most all the time. Rat Park states,"People do not have to be put into cages to become addicted-but is there a sense in which people who become addicted actually feel "caged"?"(Pg#2 & Para# 7). During the end, Angie Bachmann ended up losing all her families money to Harrah's Casino and took them to court because she blamed them for taking her money. After …show more content…

Harrah's Casino didn't force her in any way to make her come over and spend all her families savings, she could have gotten a job and made a more positive/responsible impact on her family than a negative one she already did. Her actions and choices was the reason why she started going down this negative path, she could have gotten a new hobby that didn't cost a whole lot to keep her busy but instead she goes into Harrah's Casino so they could keep her busy. Angie Bachmann could have been an adult and say,"What I'm doing is wrong and could affect my family in a negative way financially, I need to stop"but she didn't. Later on Angie Bachmann made an argument about Harrah's entertainments made it harder for her to make right …show more content…

At that point her family started realizing her addiction and told her she needed to stop but she couldn't handle not going to the casino. Angie Bachmann had many chances to walk away from spending the money at Harrah's Casino but instead she still went and that caused her to be in debt that she couldn't pay off. Angie Bachmann thought she had everything under control but really she was addicted and was ruining her family financially. Angie Bachmann's number one addiction from Harrah's Casino was the betting

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