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02-07-2006, 01:39 PM
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Originally Posted by BobbyClarkeFan16
I don't get all the fuss and buss the U.S. authorities make over gambling. You'd figure that with drug problems at epidemic levels, they'd try something to curb that. Instead, they choose to make a big deal about gambling rings. It's not like anyone did anything wrong like kill anybody. I think the media is making a big deal out of nothing. The only mistake Tocchet made was that he didn't go offshore.
whether you think the rules are stupid or not (i agree, they are) is separate from the issue that this is a potentially huge legal issue for everyone involved... it's also never a good thing when professional athletes are betting on sports, as it becomes a very gray area.

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