Originally Posted by CHRIS_SPORT
I'm just wanting to see how ppl feel about this young kids gamblin. And being in place were its 21 and up?
Well I personally don't see anything wrong with kids gambling, but young kid's going into an adult atmosphere is a no-no(bar-ect).
Although when I was growing up at around age 16, 30 or 40 yr. old guy's would take me out of town to play pool in in bars and night clubs, I would win 2 or 300 dollars and they would give me say $50 and I was happy, but that count and split thing changed by the time I was 17 or 18, I really didn't want a backer, nor need one, but having someone older with you was nice if something bad happened, seems like that kind of stuff was going on more back then than now.
I know at age 14 I had the whole 9th grade class flippin quarters (odd man out) before school, at dinner , and in PE classes.....hehe, it became a fad, and I was the cause of it.
I remember pitching quarters to the wall to see who could get the closet, I got good at that game, every one at the pool hall played that.
I learned to play poker at that age, could stack a deck good as any grown up if I wanted too, shoot dice, and my specialty shooting pool, I beat most all grown ups for 100 miles of home town.
I sold news papers for a short while when I was 14yr. , bought 20 of them for 5 cents apiece, sold them for a dime, made a $1.00 in about three hrs. , and all the while I was selling them, all I could think about was how much money I could have done won at the poolhall, maybe $5.00......
As I look back , kids can gamble, but really need to do it with mostly kids of the same age untill they get 18yrs. or so.
I do know I may have been an exception, but it did make me a good gambler of all games!