That lasted for a month. I was full steam ahead with my compulsion, and so was my career, I was making more money than I ever had and had gotten into to some favorable stock positions. A really lucky streak comes along once in a lifetime for most gamblers but plenty of people are adamantly chasing that big win. I didnt have the balls to do it though and ended up walking out, with the whole place laughing at me. Having typed this out I realize it is similar to the plot of Empire Records, but I swear in the name of all my imaginary internet points the story is true. He told me it was the first and last time he was ever coming to a casino and he was smart enough to know what was going to happen if be stayed. Winnings can be converted back to credits or printed on vouchers to be redeemed later.Horror stories don't have to be about murder and gore, the prospect of One gambler began betting regularly on trips to Las Vegas with his. Anybody have any good gambling horror stories? There are enough stories about "bad beats" in Las Vegas to fill many volumes of books. Many gambling addiction stories start out innocently enough—a trip to the casino . weekly trips to Las Vegas and Atlantic City to gamble large sums of money.