Tuesday 16 January 2018

Out of luck in the bog casino

•It's a game really. Made up of numbers. The Yanks ran the numbers racket for years, bordering crime with cash, all bound up in lucky numbers.

The State tried to outlaw it but then came on board with lotteries. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.

Here in Ireland, we deal in the numbers game. We pitch the figures between obscene NAMA or Anglo high and pitifully low. Here is how it works.

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