The Daily Brace 08/14/17


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The Daily Brace 08/14/17:
Today we have two articles with a gambling theme.

First up is an article about “The Lizard,” Tony Bloom. He runs a betting consultancy, is a world class poker player, and oh yeah, he owns Brighton & Hove Albion FC (now in the Premier League). Does this betting owner pose an ethical risk?  Read on: New York Times: England Bans Betting in Soccer, but Not for ‘The Lizard’

Now to Vegas! For the reason of its “proclivity” for betting, professional sports teams have long avoided Las Vegas. However, an NHL team now calls Vegas home and so will an NFL team in the near future. But will an MLS team soon follow suit?  Read on: MLS Multiplex: Will Major League Soccer be coming to Las Vegas soon?

Check back tomorrow for a new Daily Brace, and comment below with your thoughts about these articles! 

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