• 22 Feb 2012 at 1:55 PM

When Life Gives You Lemons, You Give Out Rebates

Faithful Assistant passed me a cellphone. β€œIt’s for you…it’s a woman.”

My stomach knotted. Women calling a bookie’s office? Bad news. I don’t have any female customers, but they’re usually a headache: most of the time they’re not betting for themselves, but for some sharp guy who wants to stay anonymous. If they’re not customers, they’re somebody’s wife complaining that her husband blew Junior’s college fund on the Mets and what was I going to do to make them whole? Read more »