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In Vegas the Tournament Really is March Madness

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Last year, for the first time in six years, I did the responsible thing.

I stayed home.

Every year since 2003, I had religiously made my pilgrimage to Las Vegas - including once BY MYSELF when everyone bailed on me - to watch the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament at various sportsbooks along The Strip.

But last year, I purchased a house with my wife, so I did what any sane, married 30-something who had just bought a house would do.

I broke the streak.

What a mistake!

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