This is a very scary situation for a partner to be in, both because there is the threat of your husband ruining you financially, and also because he has lied so overtly that it makes you wonder what else he lies about.
Big money is at stake. The way the Internet undermines accepted law and practice is at stake. The limits on hypocrisy in public life, and professional sports, is at stake. The right of average dopes and geniuses to gamble is at stake.
The core issue: is fantasy sports a game of chance or a game of skill? The UIGEA definition says, Skill. The problem is that, when it comes to daily fantasy sports (DFS), a skill versus chance argument is a gross generalization of the issue.
A recent Washington Post headline reads, "Insider-trading scandal rocks daily fantasy sports industry." There is one problem with that headline; there is no such thing as "insider trading" in fantasy sports. It is unregulated.
The outpouring of interest in the two fantasy sports websites demonstrates in a convincing fashion the unmet market for sports gambling. Few are naïve enough to think they win at these games because they are sports aficionados.
Sports betting is unquestionably linked to viewership numbers, and finally ESPN's parent company, the squeaky clean Walt Disney Co. has formally retreated from its anti-gambling posture to cater to its millions of fans who gamble.
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Having now spent considerable time trying to figure out how such a number is even possible, I have learned a lot about the lottery and see it in a whole new light. As It turns out, the entire state-operated lottery system is absurd.