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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Gambling or fantasy? The only fantasy is people pretending it's not gambling.

Image result for Casablanca movie
Casablanca (1942) (movie)
Stars:
Humphrey Bogart ... Rick Blaine
Ingrid Bergman ... Ilsa Lund
Claude Rains ... Captain Louis Reault

Rick: How can you close me up? On what grounds?
Captain Renault: I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here!
[a croupier hands Renault a pile of money]
Croupier: Your winnings, sir.
Captain Renault: [sotto voce] Oh, thank you very much.
[aloud]
Captain Renault: Everybody out at once!

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Aren't we all?  Shocked that is.

Sunday, July 26, 2015
Major League Baseball "an investor in the “daily fantasy sports” website DraftKings".

Monday, July 27, 2015
DraftKings gets more money from Major League Baseball.

Monday, July 27, 2015
Pete Rose today: Draftkings addict? What player and/or manager is?

Sunday, August 2, 2015
DraftKings ads now on baseball-reference.com

Monday, August 3, 2015
DraftKings "free" offer on 
baseball-reference.com requires a deposit.

Scandal Erupts in Unregulated World of Fantasy Sports
By JOE DRAPE and JACQUELINE WILLIAMS OCT. 5, 2015 The New York Times


Well, maybe some of us are not so shocked.
 

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