Dealing from the Bottom of the Deck: Hypocritical Gambling Laws Enrich Crooked Politicians, a Select-Few Casinos, and the Mob

Dealing from the Bottom of the Deck: Hypocritical Gambling Laws Enrich Crooked Politicians, a Select-Few Casinos, and the Mob

by Brian Saady

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ISBN-13: 9780998724553
Publisher: Prerogative Publishing
Publication date: 04/11/2017
Series: Rackets , #2
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Brian Saady is a politically-independent author who has a healthy dose of criticism for both major political parties. The pages of his books are filled with eye-opening revelations that are backed up with extensive, academic-style documentation. Although some of the subject matter is complex and controversial, his expert analysis is easily digestible and it provides the necessary balance to inform both casual readers and devoted academics.

Brian is a freelance writer whose work focuses on corruption, crony capitalism, human rights, and civil liberties, among other issues. He has been published by a diverse group of news outlets that spans the full political spectrum, i.e. Centrist, Liberal, Conservative, Libertarian, Progressive, etc. That list includes The Palm Beach Post, CounterPunch, The American Conservative, AntiWar.com, Leafly, The Mises Institute, High Times, Blacklisted News, among others. He is also a special contributor to Gambling 911.

Table of Contents

Introduction…………………………………..…………….……5

1. The Failure of Outlawing Gambling and the Connection with

Organized Crime……..……………..………………………….10

2. Contradictions and Sham Politics of the Modern Era of Gambling……………………………………………………...…49

3. The Offshore Gambling Industry.….……………..……...…65

4. Legal Sports Gambling………...........................….……98

5. Hypocrisy Part I………………….......…………………….127

6. Hypocrisy Part II………......………………………….……150

Names, Organizations, and Laws……….………………..….178

References and Notes………...……………………………….181

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