That's why sharia has harsh laws and punishments like stoning adulterers and whipping drinkers and gamblers.
Like Loco Lil, the madam at the Bird Cage, piano players and the gamblers.
Just think—handsome gamblers, rich miners, everyone dancing with music and liquor and lively fun every night!
He was taken from the Federal service in Washington to New York City by a reform mayor and put in charge of the police, because he had shown both physical and moral courage in fighting corruption of all sorts; and the New York police force at that time was thoroughly tainted with corruption, not in its rank and file, but among its superior officers, who used the power in their hands to extort money bribes chiefly from saloonkeepers, liquor-dealers, gamblers and prostitutes.
In character the Indians are, as a rule, peaceable, though conscious of their numerical superiority and at times driven to join in the revolutions which so often disturb the course of local politics; they are often intensely religious, but with a few exceptions are thriftless, indolent and inveterate gamblers.