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Thursday, October 15, 2015

Wither Pete Rose: Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Games.

Pete Rose in 2008 signing autographs in a sports store in the shop forum of Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas by Kjunstorm via Wikimedia Commons
Cash Drops and Keystrokes: The Dark Reality of Sports Betting and Daily Fantasy Games
By WALT BOGDANICH, JAMES GLANZ and AGUSTIN ARMENDARIZ The New York Times Oct. 15, 2015


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

Apparently there's a gambling disconnect between real and fantasy games such that it's OK to construct and essentially bet on fantasy teams that represent real results of real players in real games.  That's the legal loophole in most states through which sports leagues that oppose real gambling on their real games have driven through with a vengeance.  But has their greed blinded them to all too obvious questions?

Are players, managers and coaches allowed to participate, i.e., gamble on fantasy games played by fantasy teams whose results are derived from the performances of those same players, managers and coaches? ...


... Pete Rose gambling on baseball games while Rose was manager of the Cincinnati Reds in the 1980s ...
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1 comment:

paul46 said...

The NFL and NCAA Football has always been about the points spread. These online Fantasy Games could ruin Football and Baseball