MONACO: Down with Chance

Dark days have overtaken Monte Carlo. Britons, who before World War II made up half of the gambling Casino's clientele, are now rare winter migrants. Due to British currency restrictions, the few who come to Monaco have little or nothing to gamble with. Some 95% of the current tourists are French who are equally indigent.

Last week the principality was bracing itself against an even direr threat to its basic industry—the emergence of a Monegasque Communist Party. Its program, subscribed to by all 13 members, declared that gambling is immoral and will...

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