A Scene Outside OTB on Delancey [Video]
Regardless of the season, gamblers generally tend to congregate outside the OTB outpost on Delancey. They are usually civil, pacing back and forth, talking shop, and discussing their wagers. Nothing crazy. But every now and again, there is a scene. On this particular occasion, the NYPD responded to a drowsy drunkard sleeping at the foot of Happiness Deli.
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Two police officers on the beat tended to the man until a Beth Israel ambulance arrived to take him from the scene. During the ensuing shuffle, the gamblers were cackling feverishly and heckling the man.