Online Gambling?

By Anonymous Questions, February 27, 2013

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New Jersey just OK’ed online gambling. Nevada will soon go full tilt, as well. As my state (Maryland) is doing every thing legal to compete with casinos in West Virginia, I believe that over the next few years, most states that currently allow lotteries and gambling will not want to fall behind their neighboring states in rolling out a version of this new online moneymaker. Please tell us which companies (ZNGA?) will stand to benefit from this new rush for revenue. Thanks.

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3 Comments on " Online Gambling?"


Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe
February 27, 2013 8:43 am
I did see the WSJ article on this ( ), but don’t know a lot about it otherwise — I personally think it’s unlikely to be a windfall for anyone in the near future. I actually I think almost all the US casino companies, with the possible exception of Las Vegas destination casinos, are using faulty logic in estimating their possible earnings as more and more states legalize gambling. Maybe not as faulty as the logic being used by legislators in those states, but certainly optimistic. The two major Connecticut casinos are hurting even without local competition having come… Read more »
March 13, 2013 2:02 pm

Online gambling is a good thing.

Adolph Cellini
Adolph Cellini
May 7, 2013 12:32 pm

Gambling is also a major international commercial activity, with the legal gambling market totaling an estimated $335 billion in 2009.In other forms, gambling can be conducted with materials which have a value, but are not real money. For example, players of marbles games might wager marbles, and likewise games of Pogs or Magic: The Gathering can be played with the collectible game pieces (respectively, small discs and trading cards) as stakes, resulting in a meta-game regarding the value of a player’s collection of pieces.`-

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