Online gambling

“Online Gambling Meets Bitcoin”. The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal in 2013, finding that the police do not have legal authority to issue such orders. In the year to March 2011, 5000 adults were surveyed and reported that 11.2% of them had participated in at least one form of remote gambling in the previous four weeks. Any person under 18 will not be allowed to gamble and it is an offence to invite or permit anyone under the age of 18 years to gamble.

It has also been alleged that the largely unsupervised electronic funds transfers inherent in online gambling are being exploited by criminal interests to launder large amounts of money.[67] However, according to a US GAO study, “Banking and gaming regulatory officials did not view Internet gambling as being particularly susceptible to money laundering, especially when credit cards, which create a transaction record and are subject to relatively low transaction limits, were used for payment. Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce, (3).

^ Wood, Richard (2008). Retrieved 9 September 2015.

^ Online Rummy And Online Poker Remains Legally Risky In India

^ Clarification on Tax Compliance for Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets

^ “Internet Law: The Israeli Police Orders Gambling Websites to Shut Down”. “The History and State of Online Gambling in Canada”. Three of the sectors within online gambling are betting, bingo and casino which between them turned over £13,456.07 million between April 2010 and March 2011. The law needs to reflect that.”

^ a b c d e f g “Internet Gambling Developments in International Jurisdictions: Insights for Indian Nations” (PDF). If Only Singaporeans Stopped to Think. Usatoday.com. S. “Manitoba to Launch Online Gambling”. The New York Times. The offense applies to all interactive gambling service providers, whether based in Australia or offshore, whether Australian or foreign owned. Washington Post. Retrieved 13 April 2016.

^ “Antigua and Barbuda: The new Pirate Bay?”. Journal of Business Research (63). Walters, Esquire, lawyer, partner in Weston, Garrou, DeWitt & Walters”. § 5362.

^ Rose, Nelson. 28, PDF file

^ Dean, Andrew (14 August 2014). legally risky.[28]

The Bill identified updates to the laws already in place in the UK, and also created the UK Gambling Commission to take over from the Gambling Board. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ 20.05.2007 ???: ??? ????? ???? ????? (2007-05-20). Any operator must have a separate licence for remote gambling and non-remote gambling. Interstate wagering on horse racing was first made legal under the Interstate Horseracing Act written in the 1970s. April 15, 2011.

^ See 31 U.S.C. Associated Press. International Herald Tribune. Retrieved 21 March 2012.

^ Bowcott, Owen (2002-04-30). The highest prevalence of problem gambling was found among those who participated in playing Poker at a pub or club (20.3%), Dog races (19.2%) and online slot machine style or instant win games (17%). The Straits Times. Attorney for $731 million without legally admitting guilt. The bill was rewritten in the early 2000s to include the Internet in closed-circuit websites such as Betfair, as compared to simply phones or other forms of communication.[5]

The Internet has made way for new types of gambling to form online. Likewise, credit card and gaming industry officials did not believe Internet gambling posed any particular risks in terms of money laundering.”[70]

The German Interstate Treaty on gaming, which came into force on January 1, 2008, banned all forms of online gaming and betting in the country, with the exception of wagers on horse racing. “US Supreme Court refuses to hear Jay Cohen appeal”. It has since moved its operations overseas.[17]

The regulation called for in the UIGEA were issued in November 2008.[48][49] The regulation does not define “unlawful Internet gambling.”[50]

Singapore

Advance-deposit wagering

Main article: Advance-deposit wagering

1 History

2 Forms

2.1 Poker

2.2 Casinos

2.3 Sports betting

2.4 Bingo

2.5 Lotteries

2.5.1 UK National Lottery

In 1994, Antigua and Barbuda passed the Free Trade & Processing Act, allowing licences to be granted to organisations applying to open online casinos.[1] Before online casinos, the first fully functional gambling software was developed by Microgaming, an Isle of Man-based software company. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “Agencies Issue Final Rule to Implement Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act”. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

^ William R. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “Antigua demands trade sanctions”. Budget minister Eric Woerth stated the French gambling market would expand to adapt to “Internet reality.” He further stated “Rather than banning 25,000 websites, we’d rather give licenses to those who will respect public and social order.”[22]Betting exchanges, however, will remain illegal under the new plans.

6 Problem gambling

7 Money laundering

8 Player perception

9 See also

10 References

Advance-deposit wagering (ADW) is a form of gambling on the outcome of horse races in which the bettor must fund his or her account before being allowed to place bets. 1969-12-31. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ http://publicmind.fdu.edu/casino/final.pdf

^ Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind, (May 14, 2012). 2009-11-06. Boston.com. § 5363.

^ See 31 U.S.C. Donath, Judith. Significantly, the 2010 prevalence survey notes that whilst the overall gambling figure had increased, the prevalence among men at 75% was not dissimilar to the amounts in two previous surveys in 1999 and 2007 which were 76% and 71% respectively. Archived from the original on 2013-08-09. 5 November 2014. The Times.

^ “Supper with Denise Phua”. Internet gambling restrictions as illegal.”[11]

In 2012, the Tel Aviv Police Commander ordered local ISPs to block access to several online gambling sites. Retrieved 19 March 2012.

^ “Online gambling statistics 2006/2007” (PDF). copyrights as compensation for the country’s actions; the country planned to form “a statutory body to own, manage and operate the ultimate platform to be created for the monetisation or other exploitation of the suspension of American intellectual property rights”.[12][13][14]

2.6 Horse racing betting

2.7 Mobile gambling

2.8 In-play gambling

2.9 Advance-deposit wagering

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5 Online gambling industry statistics

5.1 UK

Remote gambling

Table game

Baccarat

Mini-Baccarat

There are a large number of online casinos in which people can play casino games such as roulette, blackjack, pachinko, baccarat and many others. NYTimes. The passed bill only addressed banking issues. In Australia, 0.8% used the deposit limit on SportsBet and 6% used deposit loss limits on BetFair Australia.[76]

Online gambling industry statistics

UK

In the United States in 1999 the National Gambling Impact Study stated “the high-speed instant gratification of Internet games and the high level of privacy they offer may exacerbate problem and pathological gambling”. Retrieved 21 March 2012.

^ a b UK Gambling Commission – British Gambling Prevalence Survey (pdf), 2010

^ a b UK Gambling Commission – Industry Statistics (pdf), 2011

^ “Department for Culture Media and Sport: A Literature Review and Survey of Statistical Sources on Remote Gambling”. “Betting laws of India”.

^ Supreme Court Seeks Centre’s Response On Online Rummy And Card Games In India

^ “Centre: Let SC decide if rummy, poker are gambling”. Internet gambling websites had increased from just 15 websites in 1996, to 200 websites in 1997. The bill allows bets to be taken by in-State companies on poker games, casino games and slots but excludes sports betting, although it allows for the latter to be proposed, voted on and potentially regulated separately in due course.[54] However, a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll in April 2009 showed only 26% of New Jersey voters approved of online sports-betting.[55] On a national level, two-thirds (67%) of voters polled by PublicMind in March 2010 opposed changing the law to allow online betting. The bill was passed with a 29-5 majority. Approximately half of the respondents had only participated in National Lottery products. However, the appeals panel also ruled that the Wire Act and two other federal statutes prohibiting the provision of gambling services from Antigua to the United States violated the WTO’s General Agreement on Trade in Services. In 2006, the NTRA and various religious organizations lobbied in support of an act in Congress meant to limit online gambling. government’s actions to impede online gaming. Although the United States convinced the appeals panel that these laws were “necessary” to protect public health and morals, the asserted United States defense on these grounds was ultimately rejected because its laws relating to remote gambling on horse-racing were not applied equally to foreign and domestic online betting companies, and thus the United States could not establish that its laws were non-discriminatory.[10]

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Online gambling, also known as Internet gambling, is a general term for gambling using the Internet.

France

Main article: Gambling in France

In 2014, the Singapore parliament tabled the Remote Gambling Bill as a counter-measure against online gambling locally,[33] while parliamentary member Denise Phua spoke against legalised gambling in Singapore.[34]

In April 2007, Rep. In contrast to ADW, credit shops allow wagers without advance funding; accounts are settled at month-end. Culture.gov.uk. London: News.independent.co.uk. Since then attitudes to gambling have changed and the law has failed to keep pace with rapid technological change. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York. customers. The court found that SCI had sufficient contact with Canada to be prosecuted under its criminal code. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “New Internet Gaming Regulations – Part I, II”. copyrights and patents and a punitive measure. Antigua has met British regulatory standards and has been added to the UK’s “white list”, which allows licensed Antiguan companies to advertise in the UK.[9]

See also

Gaming control board

References

Lotteries

In 2004, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation launched Canada’s first legal online casino, PlayNow.com, which makes legal online gambling available to residents of British Columbia and Manitoba.[18] A survey conducted in 2007 showed that only about 2.3% of Canadians reported participating in online gambling.[19] However, in 2012, Manitoba Lotteries Minister Steve Ashton estimated that gamblers in Manitoba alone were spending $37 million a year at illegal online casinos.[20]Quebec’s lottery organization Loto-Quebec launched a similar service, known as Espacejeux.[21]

In 2003 Tessa Jowell, then Culture Secretary suggested a change in the British Gambling laws to keep up with advances in technology.

In 2002 Camelot decided to rebrand the National Lottery main draw after falling ticket sales. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “WTO ruling”. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “German State passes online gambling legislation”. “The Marker: Backgammon Site Play65 Returns its Activity in Israel”. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “Avast, me hearties! Antigua to legally pirate US copyrighted works”. doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2009.02.025 – via Research Gate.

^ Head, Milena; Hassanein, Khaled (2002). “Rebranding of ‘tired Lottery aims to halt slide in ticket sales”. The U.S. Gamblingandthelaw.com. SCI was fined $100,000 and forfeited nearly $4 million in profits. Several similar bills have been introduced since then in the House and Senate.

Funds transfers

Australia

Main article: Gambling in Australia

On 3 September 2015, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) issued a Circular titled “Clarification on Tax Compliance for Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets” under the black money act which directs the online poker players in the country to declare their money transactions on foreign poker sites through the e-wallets and virtual cards.[29]

Science

Gaming mathematics

Mathematics of bookmaking

Poker probability

Online bingo is the game of bingo (US|non-US) played on the Internet.

Terminology

The UK National Lottery started in 1994 and is operated by the Camelot Group. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ a b Coates, S. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Ryan, Cy. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “Reuters: WTO confirms U.S. These include limiting amounts that can be bet or deposited over a designated period of time, self-assessment tests for gambling problems, and warning signs of prolonged pay or high expenditure.[71] RGFs are usually opt in features for players and are required by certain jursidictions. “FBI detains online betting boss on airport runway”. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

^ “Manhattan U.S. The new brand and name had the slogan:

In July 2006, David Carruthers, the CEO of BetonSports, a company publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange, was detained in Texas while changing planes on his way from London to Costa Rica.[40] He and ten other individuals had been previously charged in a sealed indictment with violations of US federal laws relating to illegal gambling. Attorney for the Southern District of New York filed United States v. banks, however, prohibit the use of their cards for the purpose of Internet gambling, and attempts by Americans to use credit cards at Internet gambling sites are usually rejected.[7] A number of electronic money services offer accounts with which online gambling can be funded; however, many top fund-transfer sites such as FirePay, Neteller & Moneybookers have discontinued service for U.S. “Sports Betting in Canada” (PDF). Dow Jones Network. In response, the NTRA responded that the exemption was “a recognition of existing federal law”, not a new development. Most British consumer online gambling activity is on overseas regulated websites, and estimates place the UK consumer market for online gambling at £1.9 billion for 2010. “Trust Considerations on Attitudes Towards Online Purchasing: The Moderating Effect of Privacy and Security Concerns”. BBC. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Shriver, Roger. Players interact with other players through GUIs, which connect to the gambling site’s server in a non-transparent manner.[72] Players’ attitudes towards sites plays an import role in online purchases and customer loyalty. (2006). 2011-09-14. For example, in Association football a user could bet on which player will receive the next Yellow card, or which team will be awarded the next corner kick.[6]

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In March 2011, the UK online gambling industry employed 6,077 full-time employees. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Pfanner, Eric (2008-01-05). To ascertain the position of Indian government, the Supreme Court of India sought the opinion of central government[26] in this regard but the same was declined by the central government.[27] This has made playing of online cards games like rummy, poker, etc. At the UIGEA bill-signing ceremony, Bush did not mention the Internet gambling measure, which was supported by the National Football League but opposed by banking groups.[47]

On 28 June 2001 the Australian Government passed the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA). The Commission will have the power to prosecute any parties in breach of the guidelines set out by the bill and will be tasked with regulating any codes of practice they set forward. 2011-10-14. Retrieved 4 April 2014.

^ Dodge, Catherine (2010-07-29). The licence must state what form the remote gambling would come in and any conditions appropriate to each operator. “had done nothing to abide by an earlier verdict that labeled some U.S. Retrieved 14 March 2012.

^ “Our UK National Lottery Operation”. Consumer attitudes towards internet gambling: perceptions of responsible gaming policies, consumer protection, and regulation of online gambling sites. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Richtel, Matt (2009-06-09). Infoworld. Canberra: Commonwealth of Australia.

The Israel gambling law (Israeli Penal Law 5737 – 1977) does not refer specifically to online gambling (land based gambling and playing games of chances is prohibited except in the cases of the Israel Lottery and the Israeli Commission for Sports Gambling). Retrieved 9 April 2014.

^ “About PlayNow.com”. London: The Guardian. Usually the wager is in the form of money.

Player perception

Russia

Main article: Gambling in Russia

Also in September 2006, just before adjourning for the midterm elections, both the House of Representatives and Senate passed the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (as a section of the unrelated SAFE Port Act) to make transactions from banks or similar institutions to online gambling sites illegal.[46] This differed from a previous bill passed only by the House that expanded the scope of the Wire Act. “Legalized Sports Betting in New Jersey – FDU PublicMind – April 20, 2009”. “Web’s Poker Winners Face Delays in Collecting”. The GIS will evaluate these recently regulated internet gambling operators in order to ensure they comply with NCPG’s internet Responsible Gambling Standards.[68]

In 2000, the first Australian Federal Government passed the Interactive Gambling Moratorium Act, making it illegal for any online casino not licensed and operating before May 2000 to operate. PartyGaming’s stock dropped by 60% following its announcement. Voters Wary of Internet Gambling (press release)

^ a b “3 Major Online Poker Companies Targeted in Federal Crackdown”. The name National Lottery was kept as the general name for the organisation and the main draw was renamed Lotto. Most private online lotteries have stopped trading as governments have passed new laws giving themselves and their own lotteries greater protection. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “Cross-Border Betting: International Agreement on Protecting Local Residents”. Frank’s Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act of 2009 (H.R. Retrieved November 1, 2006.

^ “NCPG Launches Responsible Gaming Compliance Program for Internet Gaming Websites – NCPG”. In its first seventeen years it has created over 2,800 millionaires.[3]

In the UK, between 2009 and 2010, 4% of adults had bet online.[64] Between April 2010 and March 2011, online gambling which is regulated by the UK Gambling Commission yielded £660.74 million, a 5% increase on the previous year. “NJ lawmakers pass smaller casinos bill”. Retrieved 2 August 2012.

^ “Gambling law updated in the UK for the internet”. Publicmind.fdu.edu. Barney Frank (D-MA) introduced HR 2046, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act, which would modify UIGEA by providing a provision for licensing of Internet gambling facilities by the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. “New Rules For Banks Target Online Gambling”. ADW is often conducted online or by phone. maplecasino. In 2007 the UK gambling commission stated that the gambling industry achieved a turnover of over £84 billion according to the UK Gambling Commission. Retrieved 9 September 2015.

^ “Expansion of gambling does not lead to more problem gamblers, study finds”. (10 Cr. Reuters. Scheinberg, a federal criminal case against the founders of the three largest online poker companies, PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Cereus Poker Network (Absolute Poker/Ultimatebet), and a handful of their associates, which alleges that the defendants violated the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and engaged in bank fraud and money laundering in order to process transfers to and from their customers.

Casino game

List of bets

Online poker tables commonly offer Texas hold ’em, Omaha, Seven-card stud, razz, HORSE and other game types in both tournament and Cash game structures. “Sportingbet arrest threatens internet gambling”. Improvements in technology have changed betting habits just as video lottery terminals, keno and scratchcards changed the gambling industry in the early 20th century.

In 2011, the U.S. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Dilov-Schultheis, Diane. “Gambling and the Law: A Law Professor Looks at Poker’s Black Friday”. The most recent law to address gambling online was the Federal Information Technology Rules where such illegal activities may be blocked by Internet providers within India. Racetrack owners, horse trainers and state governments sometimes receive a share of ADW revenues.

Israel

Russian legislation, enacted in December 2006, prohibits online gambling altogether (as well as any gambling relying on telecommunications technology).[32]

Poker

Main article: Online poker

On June 19, 2007, Antigua and Barbuda filed a claim with the WTO for USD $3.4 billion in trade sanctions against the United States, and in particular, the ability for the country to suspend its enforcement of U.S. Pub.bna.com. 2006-10-13. Federalreserve.gov. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

^ Peppin, Joan. Ibls.com. Retrieved 2014-11-10.

^ “In-play betting is biggest growth area in sports gambling”. 26 January 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.

^ Clark, Andrew; Bowers, Simon (2006-09-09). Uk.reuters.com. In the same year the first online poker rooms were introduced.[1] Soon after in 1999, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act was introduced, meaning a company could not offer any online gambling product to any U.S citizen. Camelot Group. Freedavidcarruthers.com. 2007-06-20. The government said that the IGA was important to protect Australians from the harmful effects of gambling. “The Independent: Former gambling chief Dicks is freed in US”. A benefit of live in-play gambling is that there are much more markets. A number that has declined since 2008 where 8,918 full-time employees were in employment within the industry. The Associated Press. Men were more likely than women (29-14%) and liberals more likely than conservatives (27-18%) to approve of changing the law to allow online betting.[56] In May 2012, FDU’s PublicMind conducted a follow up study which asked voters if they favored or opposed online gaming/gambling and “allowing New Jersey casinos to run betting games online, over the Internet.” The results showed that (31%) of voters favored while a sizable majority (58%) opposed the idea. Networkworld. 370-73.

^ Mccole, Patrick (2010). residents.[8]

1996 saw the establishment of the Kahnawake Gaming Commission, which regulated online gaming activity from the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake and issues gaming licences to many of the world’s online casinos and poker rooms.[1] This is an attempt to keep the operations of licensed online gambling organisations fair and transparent.

Germany

In September 2006, Sportingbet reported that its chairman, Peter Dicks, was detained in New York City on a Louisiana warrant while traveling in the United States on business unrelated to online gaming.[44] Louisiana is one of the few states that has a specific law prohibiting gambling online. Retrieved 19 March 2016.

^ “French gambling plan seeks to stem illegal betting”. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ (Russian) Russian federal law “On state regulation of organization and management of gambling and changes to related legislation”, December 29, 2006 [1], ch.5

^ Lim, Yan Liang (9 September 2014). Gambling

History

List of casinos

Casino

Online casino

Cardroom

Racino

Riverboat casino

Due to the virtual nature of online gambling, it is hard for players to verify the authenticity of sites they are using.[71] Unlike in physical casinos, randomness and deck shuffling cannot be verified by visual means. (Approximately three times the size of the British regulated market). The new legislation meant Lasseter’s Online became the only online casino able to legally operate in Australia; however, they cannot take bets from Australian citizens.[1]

Many of the companies operating out of the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda are publicly traded on various stock exchanges, specifically the London Stock Exchange. Retrieved 2009-06-29.

^ “House Panel Votes To Approve Bill Legalizing Online Gambling”. “Online Poker Legislation – The SAFE Port Act and UIGEA of 2006May 29, 2012 10:56 AM”.

^ “Bush signs port security bill”. “Bill tabled to restrict online gambling in S’pore”. Critics of the bill argued that the exemption of horse racing wagering was an unfair loophole. Wto.org. Retrieved 13 April 2016.

^ Jackson, Charlotte. States tend to operate on their own authority.[25]

Miscellaneous

On April 15, 2011, in U. The Act was signed into law on October 13, 2006, by President George W. Casino City TImes. “Hiding and revealing in online poker games”. 2267 by a vote of 41-22-1. Retrieved 29 September 2014.

^ “David Carruthers finally released today on million dollar bail”. The Bill set out its licensing objectives, which are as follows:

On December 3, 2009, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on UIGEA and Rep. The Indian Express. “Trust in e-Commerce: Evaluating the Impact of Third-Party Seals”. This was the first time people could gamble, chat and interact with each other in an interactive online environment.

Forms

Mobile gambling refers to playing games of chance or skill for money by using a remote device such as a tablet computer, smartphone or a mobile phone with a wireless Internet connection.

In-play gambling is a feature on many online sports betting websites that allows the user to bet while the event is in progress. Other acts/legislations are silent with respect to online gambling/online gaming in India. Jeff Ifrah, the lawyer for one of the account management companies affected, said that the government “has never seized an account that belongs to players who are engaged in what [Ifrah] would contend is a lawful act of playing peer-to-peer poker online.”[51]

In response to Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, a number of online gambling operators including PartyGaming, Bwin, Cassava Enterprises, and Sportingbet announced that real-money gambling operations would be suspended for U.S. This did not pass.[1] Multiplayer online gambling was also introduced in 1999. BETONSPORTS PLC” (PDF). The advertising campaign for the new Lotto cost £72 million which included ten television advertisements featuring Scottish comedian Billy Connolly and one of the largest ever poster campaigns. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Smith, R. Quad-Cities Online. 336), three online poker companies were indicted for violating U.S. It outlined the penalty for being in breach of these guidelines, that being a maximum of six months in prison, a fine, or both for each offence. Another group of interviews conducted by the Gambling Commission.[65]

The Bill also set out guidelines stating that gambling will be unlawful in the UK unless granted a licence, permit or registration. 37, PDF file

^ a b c d Gainsbury, S., Park, J., Suhonen, N. From 2012, casino operators can apply for an online gambling license in this state.[24]

The Bill defined remote gambling as,

Retrieved from “https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Online_gambling&oldid=736271275”

Money laundering

Gambling has become one of the most popular and lucrative businesses present on the Internet. Retrieved 10 April 2014.

^ Smith, Garry. Journal of Gambling Issues (21). The move followed a United States Department of Justice announcement that, in what some say is a contradiction of the Appeals Court ruling, the Wire Act relating to telephone betting applies to all forms of Internet gambling, and that any advertising of such gambling “may” be deemed as aiding and abetting. Help.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.

^ “Yahoo Search Marketing guidelines, 2008″. loss in Internet gambling case”. N.J. The Caribbean country won the preliminary ruling but WTO’s appeals body somewhat narrowed that favorable ruling in April 2005. The European Gaming & Betting Association turned to the European Commission with the request to take action against the German legislation, because such stringent legislation violated EU rules.[23] In 2010, the European Court of Justice ruled that the monopolised gambling industry in Germany has to be liberalised. Fox News. Gamblers can often fund gambling accounts by credit card or debit card, and cash out winnings directly back to the card; most U.S. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

^ “The Use of the Internet for Gaming” (PDF). The government also asked the judge to approve a settlement with the third defendant, Absolute Poker.[62]

Most lotteries are run by governments and are heavily protected from competition due to their ability to generate large taxable cash flows. the Guardian. In stark contrast to the USA, sports betting online is also completely legal in Australia, with many state government licensed sportsbooks in operation, such as Centrebet, Sportingbet & Betfair.

The BetOnSports indictment alleged violations of at least nine different federal statutes, including 18 USC Sec. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Parry, Wayne (2010-11-22). In December 2005, the Attorney General ordered all online gambling operations, online backgammon included, to close their businesses and at the same time commanded credit card companies to cease cooperating with online gambling websites.[30] In May 2007, the Attorney General had excluded the online backgammon website Play65 from the ruling, due to “the unique circumstances of the site’s activity”, allowing it to return to full activity in Israel.[31]

Asian handicap

Due Column betting

Labouchère system

Martingale

Canada

In June 2009, the U.S. Offences for breaching remote gambling guidelines are the same as breaching non-remote gambling guidelines.[63]

The national government, which licenses Internet gambling entities, made a complaint to the World Trade Organization about the U.S. London: The Guardian. Peter Woolley, Director of the PublicMind commented on the results: “Online gambling may be a good bet for new state revenue, but lots of voters don’t think it’s a good bet for New Jersey households.”[57]

In-play gambling

United States

Main article: Gambling in the United States

Bank

Big Six wheel

Bingo

Bola tangkas

Dice games

Faro

Keno

Lottery

Mahjong

Poker

Property of a Lady

Rummy

Scratchcard

Slot machines

Tables (board game)

Video poker

On March 30, 2007, the WTO confirmed that the U.S. 91.5% believed that reputable third party reports on randomness and payouts were important to gain their trust.[71] However, contrasting research shows that seals-of-approval granted by these third parties does not have a strong influence on purchasing behavior, nor are customers usually aware of their existence.[74]

Problem gambling

Main article: Problem gambling

Sports betting

Main article: Sports betting

On March 5, 2009, France proposed new laws to regulate and tax Internet gambling. Scheinberg et al. Firstamendment.com. These games are played against the “house” which makes money because the odds are in its favor.

A study released by the University of Buffalo in November 2014 states that the explosion of online gambling in the United States in the past decade has not given rise to more people with gambling problems.[69]

India

Main article: Online Gambling In India

Various forms of online gambling are legal and regulated in many countries, including some provinces in Canada, most members of the European Union and several nations in and around the Caribbean Sea.

In 2008, H2 Gambling Capital estimates worldwide online gambling revenue at $21 billion.[1]

3 Funds transfers

4 Legal status

4.1 Antigua and Barbuda

4.2 Australia

4.3 Canada

4.4 France

4.5 Germany

4.6 India

4.7 Israel

4.8 Russia

4.9 Singapore

4.10 United Kingdom

4.11 United States

4.11.1 Remote gambling

Venues

In April 2004 Google and Yahoo!, the two largest Internet search engines, announced that they were removing online gambling advertising from their sites. Jeffrey (2008-11-13). Critics of the Justice Department’s move say that it has no legal basis for pressuring companies to remove advertisements and that the advertisements are protected by the First Amendment.[38] In April 2005, Yahoo! has instigated a restrictive policy about gambling ads.[39]

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“Our gambling laws date back to the 1960s. Gambling is now a diverse, vibrant and innovative industry and a popular leisure activity enjoyed in many forms by millions of people. 2012-01-17. Interactive and online gambling and gambling advertising. Around 70% of UK adults play the National Lottery regularly, making the average annual sales over £5 billion apart from the year 2000-01 where sales dropped just below that. This is partly due to the wide range of gambling options that are available to facilitate many different types of people.[2]

Mobile gambling

Main article: Mobile gambling

Blackjack

Craps

Pai gow

Pai gow poker

Roulette

Crimp

Double or nothing

Even money

Handicapping

High roller

Natural

Progressive jackpot

Shill

Table limit

Advanced Deposit Wagering

Responsible Gambling Features (RGFs) are features that online gambling sites use to promote responsible behavior and harm minimization. A report published by Frost & Sullivan revealed that online gambling revenues had exceeded $830 million in 1998 alone. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “USA v. Additionally the report noted a 15% increase in overall gambling since 2007, from a rate of 58% in 2007 to 73% in 2010. Department of Justice seized over $34 million belonging to over 27,000 accounts in the Southern District of New York Action Against Online Poker Players. Government-controlled lotteries now offer their games online.

4.12 Other countries

Horse wagering using online methods across state lines is legal in several states in the United States. Computers in Human Behavior.

^ Golder, Scott. A UK government-funded review of previous research[66] noted a small scale patient survey leading to press reports claiming that 75% of people who gamble online are “problem” or “pathological” gamblers, compared to just 20% of people who visit legitimate land-based casinos.[67]

Legal status

Antigua and Barbuda

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled[35] in November 2002 that the Federal Wire Act prohibits electronic transmission of information for sports betting across telecommunications lines but affirmed a lower court ruling[36] that the Wire Act “‘in plain language’ does not prohibit Internet gambling on a game of chance.” But the federal Department of Justice continues, publicly, to take the position that the Wire Act covers all forms of gambling.[37]

“Don’t live a little, live a Lotto”[4]

Horse racing betting

Casinos

Main article: Online casino

Strategies

Online gambling legal issues in India are complicated in nature as Gambling in India is regulated by different states laws and online gambling is a central subject. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ Simon Bowers and agencies (2006-07-18). “Maintaining Provincial Monopolies: The Legality of Online Gambling Sites in Canada”. Law.themarker.com. Retrieved 2016-07-14.

^ Kollewe, Julia (2006-09-30). Attorney Announces $731 Million Settlement Of Money Laundering And Forfeiture Complaint With Pokerstars And Full Tilt Poker”. While as noted above, a United States Appeals court has stated that the Wire Act does not apply to non-sports betting, the Supreme Court of the United States previously refused to hear an appeal of the conviction of Jay Cohen, where lower courts held that the Wire Act does make it illegal to own a sports betting operation that offers such betting to United States citizens.[41]

Mathematics

Online gambling is illegal in the state of Maharashtra under the “Bombay Wager Act”. ncpgambling.org. buffalo.edu. 2007-03-30. At the end of the month, New York dismissed the Louisiana warrant.[45]

United Kingdom

Main article: Gambling in the United Kingdom

Other countries

Horse racing betting comprises a significant percentage of online gambling wagers and all major Internet bookmakers, betting exchanges, and sports books offer a wide variety of horse racing betting markets.

A study by the UK Gambling Commission, the “British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2010”, found that approximately 0.9% of the adult population had problem gambling issues, more than shown in a previous study in 2007. For example, Denmark Germany, and Spain operators must provide deposit limits, but Australian operators only have to do so voluntarily.[71] A sample of online poker players from Sweden indicated that Responsible Gaming Features increase their trust of a company and reduce their anxiety about winning from other players.[75] However, in jurisdictions that mandate Responsible Gambling Features, only a small percentage of customers use them. “House Panel Passes Measure to Legalize Some Internet Gambling”. 20 November 2003. 2267) where experts in the fields of online security and consumer safety testified that a regulatory framework for Internet gambling would protect consumers and ensure the integrity of Internet gambling financial transactions. Las Vegas Sun. Gamblingandthelaw.com. This was secured with software developed by CryptoLogic, an online security software company. US District Court of Missiourie. Casinoadvisor. Retrieved 22 March 2012.

^ United States General Accounting Office–“Internet Gambling: An Overview of the Issues”, December 2002, p. The Globe and Mail. Safe transactions became viable and led to the first online casinos in 1994.[1]

Sports betting is the activity of predicting sports results and placing a wager on the outcome. Kennedy. The government responded by proposing a bill that will authorize such orders, referring to child pornography, drug trafficking and online gambling websites.

Ensuring no link between gambling and crime or disorder

Ensuring that gambling is conducted fairly and openly

Protecting children and vulnerable adults from harm or exploitation

Bingo

Main article: Online bingo. On January 28, 2013, the WTO authorized the ability for Antigua and Bermuda to monetize and exploit U.S. Retrieved 2011-11-26.

^ “”Freedom to market”, by Lawrence G. IDG. However, the prevalence among women for 2010 was 71%, which was higher than 68% in 1999 and 65% in 2007.[64]

This would be using the internet, the telephone, radio, television of any other device used for communication. This is the first time money was seized from individual players as compared to the gaming company. Bloomberg.com. doi:10.4309/jgi.2008.21.8.

^ Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform (2011). Bush. Retrieved 9 September 2015.

^ United States General Accounting Office–“Internet Gambling: An Overview of the Issues”, December 2002, p. There are other legal problems with the government’s case; and, interestingly, the indictments did not mention the Wire Act.[61] On July 31, 2012, it was announced that two of the three companies indicted for money laundering and forfeiture settled with the Manhattan U.S. The appeals decision held that various state laws argued by Antigua and Barbuda to be contrary to the WTO agreements were not sufficiently discussed during the course of the proceedings to be properly assessed by the panel. The IGA makes it an offence to provide an interactive gambling service to a customer physically present in Australia, but it is not an offence for Australian residents to play poker or casino games online. Online casinos ‘used to launder cash’. Schleswig-Holstein is the only German state that has already come up with their own gambling bill allowing gambling online. Also, there were 291 remote gambling activity licences held by 225 operators at this date. “Why Swedish people play online poker and factors that can increase or decrease trust in poker web sites: A qualitative investigation”. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

^ “Quebec plan to block gambling sites draws cries of censorship”. v. Cigionline.org. Players play against each other rather than the “house”, with the card room making its money through “rake” and through tournament fees.

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By 2001, the estimated number of people who had participated in online gambling rose to 8 million and growth would continue, despite the legislation and the lawsuit challenges which would continue to be received by online gambling.

On November 22, 2010, the New Jersey state Senate became the first such US body to pass a bill (S490) expressly legalizing certain forms of online gambling. laws that prohibit the acceptance of any financial instrument in connection with unlawful Internet gambling,[58][59] that is, Internet gambling that involves a “bet or wager” that is illegal under the laws of the state where the bet is made.[60] The indictment alleges that the companies used fraudulent methods to evade this law, for example, by disguising online gambling payments as purchases of merchandise, and by investing money in a local bank in return for the bank’s willingness to process online poker transactions.[58] The companies argue that poker is a game of skill rather than a game of chance, and therefore, online poker is not unlawful Internet gambling. The first online lotteries were run by private individuals or companies and licensed to operate by small countries. Retrieved 21 March 2012.

^ “Online Wagering Under Attack in Congress”. The bill would legalize and regulate online poker and some other forms of online gambling.[52][53]

“Gambling in which persons participate by the use of remote communication”

While the criminal code of Canada does not prohibit online gambling, it does prohibit any type of gambling at an establishment not owned or licensed by a provincial government.[15] Not withstanding this fact, there are an estimated 1,200 to 1,400 offshore websites that make casino type games and other gambling activities available to Canadians.[16] For online gambling operations within Canada’s borders, the Canadian authorities are willing to prosecute, but as of this date, have only done so once, when British Columbia prosecuted Starnet Communications International (“SCI”), a Delaware corporation, run by residents of Vancouver, where one of the company’s servers was located. The District Court invalidated this order. Retrieved 8 October 2014.

^ In Re:MasterCard, US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (pdf), November 20, 2002

^ “In Re: MasterCard, United States District Court Eastern District of Louisiana ruling”. CSCW ’04 Proceedings of the 2004 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work, New York, 2004. “EU moves toward ruling on German gambling law”. Another act is the Public Gaming Act of 1867. Retrieved 9 April 2014.

^ Crowne, Emir. On July 28, 2010, the committee passed H.R. 26 September 2014. Other operators such as PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Bodog, and World Sports Exchange announced their intention to continue serving customers in the U.S.

In the late 1990s, online gambling gained popularity. Normally, gamblers upload funds to the online gambling company, make bets or play the games that it offers, and then cash out any winnings. Retrieved 21 August 2014.

^ “Rethinking the Offshore: Antigua’s Internet Gambling Challenge”. The British regulated online gambling sector was worth a 12% market share of the British regulated gambling industry within the same time period. 1953 (Operation of an Illegal Gambling Business).[42] Carruthers is currently under house arrest on a one million dollar bail bond.[43]

In August 2014 the National Council of Problem Gambling (NCPG) partnered with the Gambling Interity Services (GIS). July 11, 2006. IDG. During this time period, betting turned over a substantial proportion of this amount, turning over £13,081.44 million, with bingo and casino turning over £26.75 million and £347.87 million respectively.[65]

The money for online gambling can come from credit card, electronic check, certified check, money order, wire transfer, or Bitcoin. Lack of trust in payment systems and security are primary reasons for avoiding online gambling.[73] In an online survey of 10,838 online casino and poker players from over 96 countries, respondents reported a high level of mistrust of online gambling

Advice on Sports Betting

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The most significant piece of games betting suggestion I can provide you is – find a scheme that is a confirmed victor. To know about different sports betting techniques visit this link.

Becoming triumphant at gambling on games is attainable but having an approach and fastening to it is vital for that to occur. Afforded your method is a winner and your gambling pool and gambling plan is appropriately worked out inside that scheme, then ultimately your losing stripe will twist around and your method will become lucrative once more. Here are presently a few oddments of sports gambling guidance that will assist you return from this potentially productive marketplace.

Betting Through Bank

Your gambling bank or staking arrangement must be worked out in combination with your gambling methods.

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If are not somebody who can waited restricted and alerted on whatsoever betting approaches you are with then you ought to not even think taking it up as a severe alternative. It is when effects start to go erroneous and you have go on boarded upon a trailing stripe that the regulation of sticking to your scheme and staying inside your betting plans suits the most hard thing to do. This is a vital piece of games betting guidance.. A betting plan must typically be from 1% to 2% for a method that entails you to enlarge your gambles after a slaughter and from 5% to 10% for a method that remains level bets at all instance. It must not be also complex. The accessible funds must be ample enough to coat any trailing stripe you may have and sufficient to gradually pick up flipside into profit. It should be one that has revealed to return constantly over a long phase of instance

Importance of sports facilities in the school

It allows them to feel the benefits like the boys, and it’s literally helped level the playing field.

School spirit in providing the sport: There are more and more number of schools who are giving many sports facilities to the students. The participation of girls now is increasing rapidly, where girls are taking active part on most of the sports. Students can opt for a sport, whereas some sports are compulsory.

No doubt it’s fun to watch your kid participating in the sports events. There was a mindset to have the child owning the academic excellence, even if he is zero in the sports but going by the opportunities, fitness factors etc parents have realized that sport is a part of academics.

Many schools have to the lottery system for students to access to the games popular sports like football, cricket. In India, slowly the culture is coming where parents are giving the importance to the sports, which was lacking in the past. Many colleges recognize sports as part of their core values, and help student athlete balancing between sports and academic career thus maintaining the highest level of integrity and sportsmanship.

Revenue: College Sports bring in money to the school in N number of ways. As early years have the most impact on the child, it’s important for the parents to research for the schools who provide good quality sports. This is very important advertising factor for the school. May not be your school, if you want your child to rule some sports.

The vast gaming facilities require a huge infrastructure, thus fees for these schools is generally very high. Many medium size school just have a playground, and sell it like they’ve all kinds of sports facilities. Also we want our child to be a good sportsman along with a very good in academic. Moreover college Sports create productive and responsible citizens, strengthening community feeling and create strong schools. The demand of schools providing good sports facilities is very high, and if one school is proving his superiority in the sports, of-course demand will increase as well. Check out the information on some online ports like http://www.schoolib.com to get the information on the kind s of sports facilities provided by the schools.

College Sports for Girls: It is illegal to discriminate against women in any program of education. Time to time there are school and college competitions at every level. Skills continue to be refined during years of college and is the skill that eventually will make a success of student-athlete at work.

The importance for athletes in schools: Irrespective of, female or male athlete if you play to a very successful internal team, there are multi fold facilities for athletes. The revenue to the students is, they can go to extra mile to discover and prove themselves in the sports.. Many schools still manage by the vast funds they receive from the alumni, giving less burden to the students.

We enjoy watching sports in college as pure entertainment. Schools must comply with it, providing athletic opportunities by enrolling the girl students and having a continued expansion of athletic opportunities to girls. There are some who merely go for the fitness factor but many top schools take it very professionally and create sportsmen who can play at the district level, state level so that if somebody has interest and is good in some sports, he can join a sport institute as his career.

Many children join junior teams or community-based sports teams during his years in elementary school because their parents want them to learn the same fundamental values. This includes athletics and sports also. Early age is best to learn integrity, collaboration, communication and good sportsmanship

Horse Racing Systems: 5 That Work

This system takes advantage of one of the few glaring inefficiencies in the parimutuel pools, namely that first and second time starters are badly over-bet.

Horse Racing System #2 – Bet horses that have an excuse for a poor performance in their last race. One of the few anomalies turned up by Michael Nunamaker in his pioneering computer study “Modern Impact Values”, published in 1994, was that horses breaking from the inside post position in route races won more than their fair share of races, and were under-bet by the public. This offers opportunity to more diligent players.

Horse Racing System #4 – Bet low-priced favorites to place. My computer studies of pedigree, based on nearly 100,000 races, suggest that using pedigree in that manner offers no advantage to the player.

First time starters return only about 60 cents on the dollar, and second time starters are only a little better, returning less than 70 cents on the dollar. My study suggests that’s not the case.

Horse Racing System #3 – In maiden claiming races, bet the horse with the best pedigree. They will, however increase the chances of a profitable day at the races by ensuring that your wager dollars go where they have the best chance of success. Let me let you in on a little secret about these “magic formulas”. In most case the public seems to take a horse’s last running line at face value. To the extent that most handicappers use pedigree at all, it’s usually to identify horses that may improve when switched to the turf, or those who may be expected to win as first time starters. I was able to replicate this result in my own study of nearly 100,000 races conducted a decade later.

Horse Racing System #1 – In maiden races, bet the horse with the best last race speed figure that has had at least two career starts. With the BRIS pp’s you can use the Sire Production Factor in concert with the pedigree rating. Because speed figures have gained in popularity over the years, anyone following that system now would have trouble coming up with gas money for the ride home from the track.

In fact, pedigree does not generally offer wager value with one curious exception: well bred horses do surprisingly well in maiden claiming races. If the tote board suggests that the public is overlooking these mitigating circumstances, make your play.

None of these systems will make you rich, or even guarantee that you will make a profit. The horse with the best combination of the two is the play.

For as long as humans have bet on horse racing there have been system sellers trying to con the gullible into parting with their hard earned money with the lure of easy profits to be made on the sport of kings. It must follow, therefore, that if we bet the best horse that has started at least twice, we stand an excellent chance of beating the takeout, particularly in races that have several first and second time starters.

This causes the favorite to be under bet in the place pool, leading to a profit opportunity for us to take advantage of by betting the favorite to place. My own studies have shown a similar advantage for the inside post in routes.

Horse Racing System #5 – Bet Horses breaking from the inside post in route races. This is somewhat counter-intuitive since you’d expect that horses with good pedigrees that end up in the maiden claiming ranks probably can’t run at all. None of them work.

Look for comment lines like “bled”, “lost rider”, “clipped heels”, “stumbled”, “steadied”, “between horses”, “rank”, and “jumped shadows” that suggest that a horse’s last race was not indicative of its true ability. It should go without saying that you should actually like the favorite’s chances after evaluating the race with your own handicapping.

In that spirit. This is another mistake that bettors make: in a race with a clear standout, many people give up on the win pool and bet their choice to place, thinking that they’ll get paid even if the favorite wins.

Instead of blindly betting all horses breaking from the inside, you might use this to supplement your handicapping, paying particular attention to the inside horse, and betting it when you like the horse on other handicapping grounds. Thanks for reading, and see you in the winner’s circle.

Second, the very nature of the parimutuel system itself means that any profits to be made from following a particular set of rules will quickly be arbitraged away as the followers of that system drive down the odds of horses chosen by the system.

The horse with the best last race speed figure (whether Beyer, BRIS, or Equibase) may not be the best horse in the race, but he’s probably not far off, so we can use that as a proxy for selection purposes.

Looking for a dead simple horse racing system that will allow you to quit your job and make a living betting the horses in just 10 minutes a day? Good luck with that!

However, just because systems won’t make you rich doesn’t mean there’s no place for them at all in a horseplayer’s arsenal. I’ve identified some of the most useful handicapping factors that have a proven history of doing much better than the track takeout and put them together with some simple rules that should make your trips to the racetrack more fun and profitable. Few bother to even look at the comment line for the race, let alone take the trouble to seek out and watch the replay of the race. Just don’t expect to quit your day job.

In the first place, the parimutuel takeout in horse racing is large (over 15%) and the mutuel pools are relatively efficient, so that even systems with a strong basis in reality can’t overcome the size of the takeout.

How do we identify the best pedigree, then? If you’re using the DRF past performances, use the stud fee as a proxy for quality, and the Tomlinson figure to judge suitability for the distance and surface. Most people who love horse racing would be thrilled just to win a little more and lose a little less on their trips to the track.

Nunamaker reported that the inside post in dirt route races won at a 20% greater than expected rate, and lost only 10 cents on the dollar, much better than the track take. The inside post combined with early speed is a particularly potent combination, since the horse will not have to exert himself as much to gain his preferred position at the front of the pack.

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For instance, many speed figure handicappers reported making horse racing profits in the 60’s and 70’s simply by betting horses with the best last race speed figure. The inside post in turf routes actually showed a small profit, but this was based on a small sample size and cannot be relied upon

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The Real Secret to the Ben Hogan Golf Swing

Bob Rotella (Doc) the sports psychologist stated in his book “Golf is Not a Game of Perfect” he interviewed Ben Hogan shortly before Hogan’s death in 1997.

Hogan learned how to take his golf swing from the practice range to the course. 1 Golf Book Reviews and has published thousands of golf articles. Hogan started to trust his golf swing out on the golf course and eliminated all those mechanical thoughts preventing him from entering the winner’s circle more often. . Hogan then told Rotella the reason he said this was because people wanted to hear something mechanical about the swing – so he gave them what they wanted to hear…

Since the Ben Hogan golf swing at this point in his life was already fundamentally sound because of all those years of tireless practice, there was no need for him to think about his swing while under the extreme pressures of major championship golf.

This is the “real” secret to the Ben Hogan Golf Swing!

Everyone always thought (and still do) Hogan’s golf swing secret was the cupping of his left wrist at the top of the backswing which prevented him from hooking the ball – a demon he struggled with for a decade.

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Which was a lie!

The result, 9 major championships!

Once Hogan began playing by feel on the course his golf game took a quantum leap! He began to score, and score often… Rotella asked Hogan what the real secret to his golf swing was?

Hogan said you need to trust whatever golf swing you bring to the course and simply react to your target. To learn more about the Ben Hogan Golf Swing and how to take your swing from the range to the course, John recommends you visit GolfSwingSecretsRevealed.com.

Dr. He said this was like lifting a ton of bricks off of him, freeing him to use his imagination and instinct rather than his ego driven intellect.

What was the real secret to the Ben Hogan Golf Swing?

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Hogan went on to say it wasn’t until 1946 when he was 34 that he won his first major – the PGA Championship. He said he started winning major championships because he stopped being so mechanically minded on the course and began playing by “feel” and trusting his golf swing.

Now you know the real secret to the Ben Hogan Golf Swing!

Hogan replied he always told people his “secret” was the cupping of his left wrist at the top of his backswing which eliminated the nasty hook he had early in his career. The time to tinker with your golf swing is NOT out on the course but on the practice range..

Interesting Information on Horse Racing You Probably Didn’t Know

It is even more dangerous in case of fast-pace races, because the faster the horses run, more severe is the fall and the resulting injury. The California Senate passed a bill regarding the same issue following Barbaro’s death. Well, we hope so too, otherwise, it won’t be too long for the reign of this beloved sport to come to an end.

. Experts say that laying softer tracks like polytracks, can be safer for the horses than the hard-mud surfaces. According to the Jockey’s Guild statistics, 128 riders have died in America on the racetracks since the year 1940. Measures like giving better financial aid to the injured jockeys and implementation of on-site medical facilities can be taken.

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has stated that its Safety and Integrity Alliance will help implement all these measures.

Not only for the horses, horse racing is life-threatening to the jockeys too. They often fall down from their horse and are crippled by the other horses running over them, causing spinal cord and even brain injuries

5 myths of sports betting legalization

If something shady were to occur in a game around a betting proposition, raised awareness by the public about gambling in general would help highlight any improprieties before, during and after the match.

Mr. When I lose this money, it’s gone, and I can’t bet until I put more money on deposit. Sen. The two biggest reasons people bet with bookies (beyond the lack of alternatives) are the convenience and the line of credit. In addition, asking for a percentage based on the overall handle (total amount wagered) will cut into the margin of the sports books too significantly.

The National Council on Problem Gamblers has found that problem gamblers are most often involved in illegal gambling, so moving toward a model where more gamblers are doing it legally can only help.

Here’s an example. “But for the FBI knocking on our door and notifying us about Donaghy’s betting, none of the systems that we then had in place had captured any betting by Tim Donaghy.”

In addition, game fixing would be easier in a world where fewer people track or are even aware of things like point spreads and over/under bets. Purdum, an expert on the subject, has been vocal in his belief that online sports gambling will need to be a big part of the new legalization plan, and I share his belief, as betting on a phone and computer is simply much more convenient than driving to a brick-and-mortar sports book and making a wager. First off, the government will only legalize if it is going to get significant revenue. 5: It will create greater risk for game fixing

My answer is a solid maybe. District Court Judge Mary Ann Medler ruled in favor of CBC, stating that “statistics are part of the public domain and can be used at no cost by fantasy companies.” One would infer that the same would apply to legal bookmaking operations.. This credit relationship will be hard for many gamblers to give up.

Las Vegas sports book operators are already looking to expand to other states. Since sports gambling is currently something that happens in the shadows, problem gamblers are likely to hide in that shadow until it is too late.

And I have heard some mention licensing fees for data, but haven’t we already covered that in lawsuits against both the NBA and Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM)? In both cases, statistics and data were ruled to be public, not a private asset for which the leagues could charge a license fee.

This is the easiest myth to dispel. Legalized sports betting would elevate these now somewhat esoteric notions into the mainstream conversation about sports. It’s a pretty reasonable assumption that it’s easier to fix a game in an environment where most of the money wagered is impossible to discover or track by the government. However, there are certainly some myths that I believe can be dispelled.

The topic of federal legalization of sports betting has been brought up before, but it has gained steam since Adam Silver’s November New York Times op-ed and after Silver’s cover story in ESPN The Magazine’s Gambling Issue. I am concerned that the overall pie, even with online gambling, may not be large enough for the leagues to make the money they are hoping for.

Until many of these questions are answered, it will be difficult to draw any hard conclusions about the ramifications of legalized sports gambling in the U.S. Concerts, shows, high-end nightclubs and restaurants draw people to Vegas as much as the gambling does. In order to grow the pie large enough, these conveniences must be provided to gamblers. U.S. How will it be regulated? How involved will the government be? Will it be federal enforcement or on a state level?

Here are the top five myths about legalizing sports betting and why they’re wrong:

When I think about the best way to legalize sports gambling from a logistical standpoint, I get a headache.

I understand the argument that legalized sports betting could expose more people to gambling and the increased ease and access will create more problem gamblers, but I simply don’t buy it. Are fewer people gambling because they can do it in their home state?

Myth No. In the past two decades, although total revenue has risen, percentage of revenue from gambling has decreased from close to 60 percent to last year’s 38 percent. Those who believe that legalized sports betting will lead to more risk of game fixing simply don’t understand why games are fixed. Whyte, executive director of the NCPG, told my ESPN colleague David Purdum.

At any rate, I really don’t see legalized sports betting in other states having a big impact on the sports betting business in Vegas.

In that time span, we all know that Vegas has flourished. This mirrors a similar concern that some had 25 years ago when Indian and commercial casinos began sprouting up all over the U.S.

Once games happen, the stats are public domain. 2: It will create more “problem gamblers”

Furthermore, once sports betting becomes legal the negative stigma behind it will eventually disappear, which will make it a bit easier for problem gamblers to ask for help. 4: It will damage the sports betting business in Las Vegas

In the most relevant case, CBC, the parent company of CDM Sports, a fantasy provider, sued MLBAM after being denied a new fantasy sports license. John McCain (R-Ariz.) also recently said that Congress needs to hold hearings to discuss legalizing sports betting.

Myth No. Illegal sports betting has some characteristics that can lead to problem gambling more than legal betting would.

Myth No. These days, most bookies provide both a phone number and website where bets can be made. If it’s legalized, there will be huge changes, but some assumptions are simply off.

Those who believe this simply don’t understand how sports betting with a bookie works. In addition, customers are far more inclined to place a wager when they don’t have to put any money down.

Since bookies will not have to pay taxes or licensing fees, they will be able to offer better margins or incentives to their customers. The experience of going to Vegas is becoming less and less about putting down a sports bet and more and more about the experience of everything else. There are no credit checks or margin calls until it is time for me to pay. Maybe more so.

I see the same trend happening if sports betting gets legalized in the U.S. 3: It will put local illegal bookies out of business

Silver echoed this sentiment when discussing his personal revelation in an exclusive interview with ESPN. But let’s say I have a bad losing streak and end up down more than $1,000. This is not how most bookies work. In the latter case, I set up a credit arrangement with Illegal Book B and we agree that I will pay every time I go over $1,000. Yes, trademark images and logos would be a different story, so I could see the leagues getting marketing deals, but I don’t see that as a huge windfall for the leagues.

Myth No. In fact, there’s an argument that exposing more people to sports gambling in their native states will make the general concept of sports gambling more approachable, ultimately leading to a larger overall percentage of sports fans-turned-gamblers.

There are a lot of unanswered questions regarding legalization of sports gambling in the U.S., and it will be fascinating to watch how it unfolds in the next few years. Many bookies will allow me to get more credit and continue to gamble. This year, it is on pace to welcome a record 40 million visitors. Vegas has had to reinvent itself as a place that is about more than just gambling. bookmaking powerhouse William Hill has already set up an operation in New Jersey, and MGM CEO Jim Murren has said his company is interested in expansion.

While it seems that the question of legalizing sports betting presently is more of an if than a when, there remains a great deal of uncertainty regarding what it would look like. Some are based on a time frame, while others are based on going over agreed-upon limits. Illegal gambling is one of the factors that’s associated with gambling addiction,” Keith S. Say I set up an account with Legal Sportsbook A.

The real value for them will be potential marketing dollars and increased fan engagement, not licensing fees for data or direct revenue from wagering.

There is simply no way the leagues could ask for a percentage piece of gambling revenue, as this would result in a huge conflict of interest. 1: It will result in large revenue for the leagues

Those betting with bookies have predetermined settlement terms. There are going to be a lot of hands in the cookie jar. (It’s common for bookies to offer rebates to their big customers.) This will be difficult for legal bookmakers to compete with.

The thought process here is that with legalized sports betting available locally, there will be less interest in making the trek to Sin City to wager on sports. The U.S. I will likely have to put money on deposit to do so. “The Donaghy controversy also made me aware how important it is that we have a way of monitoring irregular activity on our games,” Silver said. Second, operators will need to run a cost-effective business, which may prove difficult if there are a lot of other hands to feed besides the government.

Myth No. operation for the U.K. This is the type of financial recklessness associated with problem gambling.

“One of the things that makes sports betting so interesting is that it is probably by far the most widely participated in form of illegal gambling

Get Smarter By Knowing the Different Types of Governments That Exist

This is how a timocracy turns into an oligarchy, where riches are concentrated in the hands of a few.

Plato also highlights problems an oligarchy will face as a result of this divide.

? The rich men will consolidate power and wealth leaving the poor desperate for social emancipation, causing them to rebel against the oligarchs.

? Also, the threat from foreign aggressors may be greater, as the governing class, due to their far lesser numbers will be unable to amass a huge army, they will be reluctant to arm the oppressed working class too, fearing a revolt.. Like before, Plato says that the oligarch can be the son of a timocratic king, but without the love of honor and integrity that the latter possessed. The laws are therefore changed to enable only the ruling class to hold great wealth, thereby guaranteeing their supremacy over the worker class. However, he is also astute as he knows mindless spending can bring even a rich man to his knees and is therefore, moderate in his pursuit of materialistic pleasures.

Although the aristocratic form of government as described by Plato expressly forbids the king from owning property (his needs are satisfied by the voluntary contributions of his people) the kings in a timocracy and oligarchy are allowed to do so. They accumulate wealth and spend it, often in excess, leading to a dependence on monetary policy and increase in the demand of wealth in the general population. He is more in tune with materialism and gives in wholeheartedly to the accumulation of money and riches

How to Bet the Kentucky Derby: A Beginner’s Guide

Therefore, betting on him won’t yield a big payout. What’s a superfecta anyway, and how do you bet one?

Picking a Horse

There are 20 horses in the field for the Kentucky Derby, though as of now only 19 will be running Saturday (#11 Hopportunity was “scratched.”) All the horses are 3-year-old male thoroughbreds, which means they’re young horses with lots of talent that is still developing and not a ton of experience.

Many casual bettors will pick a horse based on name or looks, but there are better ways to judge the odds for whether a horse has a shot at winning. For a superfecta you pick the top four finishers in the right order. The Kentucky Derby is one and a quarter miles long, longer than any race these horses have run before, so the winner will need stamina.

Odds and Favorites

When you look at a race form there will be a number in parentheses after each horse’s name. The words “first, second, and third,” are replaced by “win, place, and show.” If you think your horse is pretty good but not going to come in first, you can bet that he will “place,” — that is, come in first or second. Give that a good look to see who’s done well recently.

Look for a horse that has won most of his races by a good length. Horses with lower first number (10 and down) are considered top contenders.

Betting on a horse with good odds will not pay out much money if they win. If you’re not going to be in Louisville for the big day, you can head to your local racetrack or off-track betting outlet and place a bet there.

Like all sports, horse racing has its own language that can be confusing to casual watchers. He’s dominated all the races he’s run so far and all eyes will be on him. A horse that goes into the race with 50-1 odds but comes in first place will pay out the most money to the bettor. If your horse comes in any of those positions, you’ll get money.

If you’re sure you’ve got the winner and you only want to place a simple bet for him to come in first, go ahead and bet your money that way. Saturday. You’re trying to hit the sweet spot: a horse with okay odds who you think has a shot at winning.

The favorite going into this weekend is California Chrome, with 5-2 odds. That number shows what the odds are that the horse will win. Here’s a quick guide:

Exacta: You pick the two horses you think will come in first and second, in that order.

Trifecta: Pick the three horses you think will come in first, second, and third – in the right order.

Superfecta: You guessed it. It looks something like this: Vicar’s In Trouble (20-1).

Horses with a high first number (like 20-1 or 50-1) are considered unlikely to win the race. Conversely, betting on a horse with bad odds will pay out a lot of money if they do win.

Here’s our guide to making sense of the Run for the Roses. If you’re in it for the thrill of victory alone (and not the money), he’s a good bet.

Betting on Your Picks: “I’ll take $2 to win on the four horse, please.”

In horse racing, you need to bet on what place the horse will come in. Like it’s name implies, the superfecta pays out big bucks if you manage to get it right.

You’ve got your mint julep and your fancy hat ready for the Kentucky Derby, but are you ready to place your bet on the horse you think will win?

Now it’s off to the races. Good luck racing fans!. Say, “I’ll bet $2 on (horse’s name or number) to win.”

If you’re done with the beginner stage of betting, you can up your odds of winning by doing more complicated bets that yield bigger payouts: exactas, trifectas, and superfectas. Each horse will have a record of recent races he’s run, what place he finished, and how far ahead of the other horses he was. You can place your bet anytime up until about 20 minutes before the race goes off at 6:24 p.m. Or you can bet that he will “show,” — that is, come in first, second, or third