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Forum: Poker Legislation 11-29-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 57
Posted By MiltonFriedman
This OP demonstrates many intellectual inadequacies.

OP apparently has "principles":
1. He objects to Annie Duke as a PPA rep. because she is a bad person, obliquely referring to some horrible "cheating" incident he can't be bothered to summarize....
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-28-2007, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 347
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: PokerRoom refuses to cashout US player

Say this for BoDog: When the US sh*t hit the fan for Calvin a couple of years ago around the WSOP, they stepped up and made whole those folks who were collaterally damaged ....... No fuss, No...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-27-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 50
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Brag/Whine combo

"(I live in pittsburgh and make to much $/hr bother going to court for this)"

Is this a brag or a brag/whine combo ?

So, get on the plane and forget about it, then.
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-26-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 33
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Antigua can look after its own interests, which may not be sports\'

"Antigua can't handle much more tourism."

Sure it could. They have plenty of beaches and very little development of them. The major tourism constraint has been airline service and investment...
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-26-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 34
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Kyl to become new minority whip?

Given gaming's new-found financial muscle in Tenn, as reflected in the recent NY Times piece on the Tenn lottery success, wouldn't Alexander be a best choice among the Whip cadidates ?
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-26-2007, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 33
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Antigua can look after its own interests, which may not be sports\'

I like Antigua, the beaches are extremely nice, the beer is swill, but the rum is top-grade.

However, you miss the point. Antigua will not throw poker under the bus because it cannot do so. For...
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-26-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 33
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Poker and sports face vastly different political landscapes/minefields

Poker is NOT covered by the Wire Act.

While the Wire Act's prohibitions on sports betting businesses may be "wrong" to you and me, it is not necessary to try and overturn that to "legitimize"...
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-25-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 43
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Europeans welcome in US landbased Casinos online poker-rooms?

Tell that to Neteller and all the other payment processors who had money sitting on deposit with US domestic companies ..... No, wait, I guess DOJ WAS pretty happy.
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-25-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 43
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Finding legal council for a (US) poker player

You need an accountant, not a lawyer. You will need him/her to file an amended Return for the prior two years and to do your 2007 taxes.

You do not need Las Vegas counsel.

If you want to waste...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-19-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 256
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: How Kenny Tran Rates Internet Players

"If it was a six handed internet high stakes game he now agreed that some of the top twenty would be those who are considered internet players."

Tautology there ?
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-19-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 17
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Finding the right lawyer for a fantasy world of wheeling dealing

Get better focussed on what you need done. Hire a firm with offices or contacts where you likely need it done.

An international empire like yours, (even if "pulled out of your ass" as you put it),...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-16-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 35
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Beat: Got robbed at gunpoint

"That's why I don't sell drugs."

You really don't get it .... No one would care whether you sold drugs. You were at risk because your idiot roommate set you up to be robbed by dealing drugs from...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-16-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 35
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Beat: Got robbed at gunpoint

Market research skills clearly lacking. .....

HELLO, in there .....WTF, what do you care whether they were "really" bloods or "really" dealt in the neigborhood ?
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-16-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 35
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Beat: Got robbed at gunpoint

Your friend, not the one who was dealing, has been royally hosed by your other friend ... who played him for a fool by dealing drugs from his house. DUCY

Now your homeowner friend is stuck with a...
Forum: Poker Beats, Brags, and Variance 11-16-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 35
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Beat: Got robbed whle engaged in illegal drug business

Cost of doing business as an independent.
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-16-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: DOJ responses to House Committee questions

Thanks.

So, if it is not illegal for a poker player under Federal law to gamble on the Internet, and poker sites do not "bet or wager", how is someone engaged in "illegal" Internet gambling, under...
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-16-2007, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 44
Posted By MiltonFriedman
DOJ responses to House Committee questions

A couple of posts have related that there was an exchange between one or more Committee members abd the DOJ spokesperson, Ms. Hanaway, to the effect that she specifically admitted something about...
Forum: Poker Legislation 11-16-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 39
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Nev. early 2008 primary, GGE concurrent with Dem debate, coincidence ?

There have been ongoing efforts to meet with and educate regulators at the State levels as to "server-based" gaming concepts. This has been going on for a couple of years. The idea is to ensure that...
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-15-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: GPSTS conference 11/10/07 at Harvard Law School: My Thesis

Skill: Having her for breakfast in the morning
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-15-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: GPSTS conference 11/10/07 at Harvard Law School: My Thesis

"I'm curious how do calculate luck? "

Ask a standard deviant.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-15-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: GPSTS conference 11/10/07 at Harvard Law School: My Thesis

Calvinists take a different view, I hear.
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-15-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 66
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: What don\'t you get ? It does not take a genius.

They usually get off at the front of the plane. They ain't flying coach.
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-15-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 66
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: What don\'t you get ? It does not take a genius.

The winning players are the ones holding the shears, not the sites.

Playing against a fish, with all the aids available, is like fishing with dynamite.

Coase wrote a long analysis of this...
Forum: Internet Gambling 11-15-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 66
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: What don\'t you get ? It does not take a genius.

Well, yeah ... but post-mortems are an integral part of poker.
Forum: News, Views, and Gossip 11-15-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 88
Posted By MiltonFriedman
Re: Phil Hellmuth best holdem player by far

He is my hero, but then again, I play like he drives.
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