Nation: Bingo Is the Best Revenge

In Hollywood, Fla., just north of Miami, 1,200 people crowd each evening into a fancy, $900,000 bingo hall. Its owners pamper the players with valet parking, waitresses and armed escorts to their cars after the games. Small wonder: the nightly super jackpot can run as high as $19,000. Top prizes at other Florida bingo games are limited by law to $100.

The Hollywood bingo emporium is the latest revenge of Florida's Seminoles on the whites, who drove the Indians' ancestors into the Everglades in the early 19th century. Until recently, the 397 Seminoles...

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