A screeching of brakes comes across the station.
“Please stand clear of the closing doors.”
The slap of the rubber as the doors shut is also the signal that your ball has been released onto the spinning roulette wheel.
Your money is down—so best just relax into it.
Look left, then right. A chance that Lady Luck may even have a seat waiting for you — or else she’s busy breathing on somebody else’s dice and you get…