The LA Times has an item about an active killer that confirms some speculation about Las Vegas Mass Killer, and tends to confirm other speculation. The headline is
In the solitary world of video poker, Stephen Paddock knew how to win. Until he didn’t
When a gambler’s luck has run dry, his first impulse is to double his betws, so he can “get even.” But that very seldom works. What does work is to make penny ante bets until your luck comes back.
so when you see, or hear of, a gambler betting like there is no tomorrow, you can bet he will be broke very quickly.
Broke is not an excuse for mass murder – but it can be a motive.