GAMBLING: How to Win from a Bookie

In their zeal to dredge up the facts about bookmaking in Florida, the Senate's committee investigating gambling last week chatted with J. Myer Schine, a stolid, sharply dressed man of affairs, whose necklace of eight hotels and about 135 movie theaters includes a beach-front palace in Atlantic City, and the cheaply expensive Roney Plaza in Miami Beach.

Soon after he bought the Roney Plaza in 1943, Owner Schine discovered that the place was creeping with "sneak bookies," who hung around picking up bets where they could find them. As the orderly owner of...

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