A Fifty Cent Bet Wins Almost A Half Million Dollars
This could have been right from a movie, but this really happened early this month at Saratoga Race Course. An unnamed gambler, placed a 50 cent on a Pick Five race at Saratoga. After all the horses came in first, the gamblers 50 cents won them $471,124.50!
Potato Chip Day Held on March 14th
Potato Chip day was held March 14 to celebrate the chip that got its start as the Saratoga Chip. The name comes from Saratoga, New York, where at a lodge there the first chips were made. As the story goes, Native American chef, George Crum, made the first chips after a customer sent back his potatoe…