The Sky used to be the wagering limit | Opinion

The Sky used to be the wagering limit | Opinion

By James Terminiello

In the 1955 film “Guys and Dolls,” professional dice-tosser Sky Masterson relates that he once saw a fellow gambler bet $5,000 that one raindrop would beat another down a window pane. For audiences of the time, this story was meant as a humorous example of how betting mania can reach absurd extremes.

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