Gambling

The GOP 2012 Platform is pleasantly refreshing, with a great deal of support for life, families, parents, children, marriage and traditional values. Among the positive planks, Internet gambling, online pornography and abstinence education are addressed:  Read more

According to an article in ChicagoBusiness.comRead more

South Carolina’s history with gambling is not pretty. Nearly 33,000 video poker machines were shut down, banned and removed from South Carolina, back in 2000, due to a South Carolina Supreme Court legal decision that found the pro-video poker referendum to be unconstitutional “because the state does not provide for a ballot initiative in its constitution.”  Read more

“Going for gold” means something entirely different to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) than to those within the gambling underworld and Internet gambling scene. The IOC is very concerned about sports gambling, particularly Internet gambling corrupting the integrity of the Olympic Games.  Read more

Internet gambling policy – once a federal war – is now moving into individual state battles.  Read more

Daniel Hannan, a British conservative and Member of the European Parliament, spoke at the Washington, D.C. CPAC 2012 event. He’s one of America’s biggest fans, primarily because of its Founders and founding principles.  Read more

He hit the nail on the head: Gambling is a racket, not a tool of economic development.  Read more

Best Bet of All

March 27, 2012

March Madness, otherwise known as the NCAA College Basketball Tournaments, and the Super Bowl are the two most common sporting events, on which people place betsRead more

States are sending online gambling bills to the grave in the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions. Outside of Nevada and Illinois, most states are not sure if they want to open Pandora’s Box of Internet gamblingRead more

[Originally posted 2-29-2012; updated and re-posted 3-9-12]

What goes ‘round comes ‘round.  Read more

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