Letters, Mar. 8, 1971

Gambling with a Hydra

Sir: Getting in deeper to get out quicker [Feb. 15] sounds like the same old game: we continue to fight the Southeast Asian Hydra; we cut off one head and two grow in its place! Now a new one. And no Hercules in these parts to get the Hydra.

We are a "hooked" gambler, swearing we are "pulling out" of a game that past experience indicates cannot be won due to the odd rules of the "house."

How much longer will we back our gamblers with more chips so they can get...

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