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Gambling movies placement 2017

Postby Groramar В» 30.07.2019

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In the early s, Bill Bradley, the New Jersey senator and former New York Knick, argued several times in front of Congress that legalizing sports betting would dehumanize athletes and lead to the rampant corruption of children.

This was no cynical political crusade; Bradley was a true believer. His Knicks were up by 5 at the end when the other team hit a meaningless basket to cut the final lead to 3. A confused Bradley heard cheers in the crowd, and when someone told him why — the opponent had just lost by fewer points and beat the spread predicted by oddsmakers — his eyes were opened to the sordid callousness of the gambling world.

Bradley helped push through the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act in , all but banning sports betting outside Nevada and driving a growing industry that employed hundreds underground. In practical terms, the Sports Protection Act has mostly failed, and gambling has effectively grown to be an inescapable part of big-time sports. A gambler with a hunch about, say, a Golden State Warriors playoff game this month can use a debit card on any one of dozens of offshore online betting sites.

If the gut feeling runs a bit more toward whether a specific player can handle the big stage, he or she can pick him in a daily-fantasy lineup and enter a contest to win thousands. Sometime in the next four months, the Supreme Court is likely to decide whether to hear an appeal by Gov. Chris Christie and the State of New Jersey that would essentially let states determine whether to allow sports betting within their borders.

But most in the gambling industry believe that some court case either now or in the near future — seven other states have recently expressed interest in the added tax, infrastructure and tourism revenue that would come from legalized gambling — will succeed in repealing or gutting the Sports Protection Act. Even the professional leagues, which for years mostly opposed legalization on the grounds that expanded gambling would corrupt their product, have started to prepare for changes.

Adam Silver, the commissioner of the N. Last month, the N. The rise of daily-fantasy sports whose legality is accepted by many states and the placement of N.

In cards and pool and games of chance, the people who get hurt are the house or the sucker who willingly took on the hustler. This, of course, is a dubious fear — those who gamble away their savings at the craps table are no different morally speaking from those who blow their money betting on the Cavaliers.

And if it sometimes seems as if betting scandals are routine in Europe and Asia — allegations of match-fixing in the lower circuits of professional tennis have circulated for years, for example, as have claims of Asian gambling moguls fixing prominent European soccer matches — the legality of sports betting in a particular country hardly matters when the sharp behind an illicit operation lives in Malaysia and bets millions in a casino in Macau.

Regulated sports gambling in New Jersey is unlikely to lead to a new generation of high-powered match fixers in the United States. The larger fantasy-sports industry, however, offers both a model and a cautionary tale for how sports betting could grow once it moves into the light of day. For both fantasy sports and gambling, a vast market has emerged for any bit of information that might provide an edge, and its reach has been evident for years, since N.

Fantasy talk evolved into real insight. If a seemingly meaningless field goal covered the spread, Brent found a way to work in a reference to the people who had just sighed in great, full-bodied relief. Fantasy might have inspired smarter ways to look at actual game play, but it has also tended to make the experience of watching sports, whether with friends or at a bar, downright unbearable. There are hundreds of reasons that a team might win a football game by, say, 10 or more points.

If Bradley wanted fans to root based on the play of their favorite team, he banned the wrong pastime.

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