15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Japan's Passtime

In Japan, gambling is very popular amongst older generations. It was interesting to see that they used many of their winnings to buy everyday items, like laundry soap. As if to suggest it was more about gambling itself than the pursuit of monetary gain.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Tokyo, Japan
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T1i
Copyright: © Brittany Smith