This Week by the Numbers: Gambling, Car Recalls and the World's Worst Summer Associate Salary

$9.6 Million

The amount of money a professional gambler won at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in New Jersey. The casino now wants to sue him for allegedly exploiting manufacturing flaws in the playing cards at a Baccarat table to win.

$4.55

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton lawyers and staff have vowed to live on $4.55 a day for food, to raise awareness of hunger before the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Competition, a contest during which law firms compete to collect the most food and funds for local food banks. Kudos to all the participants for their commitment to this important cause!

2.6 Million

The number of Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn model cars GM has recalled since its faulty ignition switch was linked to 13 deaths. The company now faces multiple lawsuits and regulatory fines.

$6.25

One New York firm’s hourly rate for the summer associate it’s looking to hire. Sound low? Yeah, it’s a dollar less than New York’s minimum wage.

$23,500

The amount of course fees that a British law student has paid off by stripping. But that’s not the best part, she told The Mirror. “My lap dancing and webcam work were already teaching me transferable legal skills,” she said.

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