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Minority Interest

Updated: June 22, 2009, 4:57 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

This one is about women and gambling.

Were it not for women, there would be almost 70 percent fewer slot machines dotting the earth and crossing through bank balances. The estimate that almost three-fourths of slot machine players are women comes from a friend who works for an Indian casino. I asked around when last I was among the slot machines, and the women surveyed said that they preferred this gamble to others because it was fast, fun, and a full-blown diversion from the rigors of everyday ...

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