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Color Me Up by Mark Anthony Given

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Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. -Seneca (5 BC – 65 AD)  _________________________________________________
THE FIRST CASINO I walked into was in Biloxi, Mississippi in the late fall of 1994, and having walked into every blackjack den on the Mississippi Gulf Coast I finally found exactly what I was looking for. But I had to get my feet wet before spanking some real ass, at the biggest and best casino that had two locations, The Biloxi Grand and the Gulfport Grand fifteen miles down the beautifully manicured man made crystal white sandy beach. On the second floor separating the tables from the machines was a circular eight person Video Blackjack starting at $1.00. They were the only ones on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and God as my Witness, three weeks after I turned this sore looser into my personal ATM, they were taking out of the casinos and never came back
        IT TOOK ME ten thousand hours to learn how to play Blackjack like a…