The Christmas celebration speech of Her Majesty has turned to the remote memoirs, and children become major fidgets. In the past at this moment, they usually shook some dust from the Monopoly and started to play and then they started to think about charades. However, in our society's time of simple pleasures that brings innocent desktop or room games, it isn't enough already. On this Christmas, more and more families will gather behind a card table and play poker.
The shops and supermarkets show the data that this year sales of poker sets have surpassed sales of classical desktops games. The poker fever is kindled by the popularity of Internet sites of gambling television series such as Desperate Housewives and the increase in thee quantity of satellite and cable television channels devoted to poker. As a result, poker gets rid of the image of a dirty game and for the first time also involves many women.
The charitable sector of gambling grows as well. We will show the examples of the most outstanding events. The outstanding sum of 4,128 million dollars found its owner recently.
Mega Millions is the national lottery in the United States and is one of the largest in the country, and it quite justifies the name. The jackpot at times reaches several tens of millions of dollars and sometimes it passes for hundreds of millions. In addition, the lottery is also connected closely with the charitable sector. The circulation takes place on February 20th, 2003. The jackpot has grown to 128 million. The adventurous combination all on one ticket which was filled up by the immigrant from Cambodia named Fin Put. The new millionaire was 32 years old, had a wife, two children, and he lives in Brighton Scourge and works as a gardener in Central Park in New York. He is quite pleased with the work that brought him about 40,000 dollars in a year.
When some journalists took an interest whether he would give up his work, Fin Put said that he would ask his boss. Having won millions in the charitable sector, the person doesn't become a millionaire all at once and gets portions of the money over the next 20 to thirty years. There are firms that trace lucky beggars and they suggest that they take the large sum all at once in exchange for the right to receive the prize bit by bit. The sum however is smaller, so why don't you wait and be reserved and patient.
Well, in any case, it is necessary to pay the taxes from the prize. The taxes go to charitable organizations and the government. Put has chosen to take the money all at once; his prize was reduced up to 7.53 million dollars. At the ceremony of delivery, Fin Put behaved with appropriate modesty and said that he didn't yet know what the sum of money was that he had gotten. He did not know on what he would use the money. Probably, he would buy a house somewhere in a better climate than in New York. He was very young when he became a millionaire in the charitable sector. He was going to study and he thought that God was kind to him.
The charity and gambling is closely connected. The top casinos always use chance to finance some event or to put some money into some hospital.