Hit Me. No, I Mean With A Card

WHO SAYS THE HOUSE ALWAYS wins in Vegas? The MGM Grand and the Hilton Las Vegas came up big losers a few months back when Australian media mogul Kerry Packer walked off with an estimated $20 million after a hot weekend at the blackjack tables. Packer, who is known to wager as much as $250,000 a hand and to dish out $100,000 a night in tips, contributed mightily to MGM's $6.6 million second-quarter loss this year.

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