Kicker – Lost but not broke

NICK EICHER, HOST: Maybe something like this has happened to you before. You put an address into the GPS and expect it’ll get you where you want to go.

Well, some gamblers made a bad bet with their Waze app. They were looking for a particular casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Put the address in and just started driving.  

But instead of neon lights, they wound up stuck in mud on unpaved roads. In the middle of nowhere. “Nowhere” being the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area—50 miles from Atlantic City.

Jackson Township police have been busy bailing out stranded drivers. They’ve contacted Waze about the issue, and the company is working to correct the problem. 

On the bright side, 

REICHARD: Always look at the bright side! 

EICHER: …let’s look at it this way: they didn’t lose any money in the slot machines! 


EICHER: Well, not that either.

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