As far as I know, it’-s the second LAT “-editorial”- asking for the legalization of internet gambling and betting (and speculating). Via Sir Niall O’-Connor.
Anybody knows of another media that has published pro-internet gambling editorials??
(((An “-editorial”- is usually anonymous and speaks for the media as a whole, as opposed to a column or an op-ed, each of which speaks only for its writer(s).)))
The enforcer of the Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act (H.R. 4411):
Read the last blog posts by Chris Masse:
- Remember Jesse Gillepsie? – January 21st, 2007
- SuperBowl Squares – January 21st, 2007
- What is a tag? – January 21st, 2007
- North Korean Missile contract expiry. – January 21st, 2007
- Discussion about applicability of prediction markets for long-term prediction! – REDUX – January 21st, 2007
- BetFair Multiples?? – REDUX – January 20th, 2007
- Barry Ritholtz, market skeptic – January 20th, 2007
- Jed Christiansen, prediction market consultant – January 20th, 2007
- Does wisdom require markets? – REDUX – January 20th, 2007
- New Hope for TradeSports-InTrade?? – January 20th, 2007
- That’s what I call an upward trend – January 20th, 2007
- 500 Internal Server Error – January 20th, 2007
Via Betting Market at Delicious (which you may bookmark if you wish to get further links on the new internet Gambling crisis, later on this week):
– United States of America v. Stephen Eric Lawrence
– United States of America v. John David Legebvre
– Loosely related: Gary Kaplan (BetOnSports) – InterPol – (Frauds, Thefts) – [Note: From memory, Robin Hanson participated in a pro-gambling conference sponsored by BetOnSports, some years ago. Addendum: With Koleman Strumpf. The link.]
– Does the U.S. government consider the offshore, real-money prediction exchanges (a.k.a. betting exchanges) as part of the “-internet gambling industry”- and will it enforce the Internet Gambling Prohibition and Enforcement Act (H.R. 4411) against TradeSports-InTrade?
– Do TEN CEO John Delaney and the TEN shareholders (venture capitalists and angel investors) have knowledge that they have been participating in a criminal activity in the United States?
1. Criminal laws exist in the United States that prohibit persons from promoting certain forms of gambling.
2. Criminal laws exist in the United States that prohibit the transmission of funds that are known to have been derived from criminal activity or are intended to promote criminal activity.