Tag Archives: professor john kindt
- Pennsylvania gets new poker-only online bill; RAWA House hearing postponed
March 4, 2015
Pennsylvania has a (sorta) new poker-only online gambling bill, courtesy of Rep. Nick Miccarelli. In case you’re wondering, no, this is not another flip-flop on the poker-only/poker-and-casino legislation filed (and re-filed) by Rep. John Payne. Miccarelli’s HB 695 is a warmed over version of the HB 2297 he introduced in...
- Kanye was wrong: it’s online gambling that doesn’t care about black people
September 12, 2014
Anti-gambling jeremiads were definitely in vogue on Thursday. First up was the reliably batty former University of Illinois professor John Kindt (pictured on the left), who gave an interview to Newsroom America about the evils of sports betting. The interview was published on the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror...
- Vice-Admiral won’t face state charges for playing poker with counterfeit chips
October 2, 2013
Disgraced US Vice-Admiral Tim Giardina won’t face criminal charges for gambling with counterfeit chips at an Iowa casino, according to state investigators. Giardina, the former #2 man in charge of America’s nuclear weaponry, made headlines this weekend after US Strategic Command officials confirmed that Giardina had been suspended from duty...
- Do we need an online gambling media guide to combat disinformation?
December 11, 2010
DrugScope, a UK charity, has created a free digital pamphlet entitled The Media Guide to Drugs: Key Facts and Figures for Journalists. Its aim is to provide media sources with an impartial, unprejudiced, factual reference guide to consult when covering stories that involve illegal drugs, their effects and the laws...
- Anti-gambling editorial takes the biscuit
August 18, 2010
"You are not entitled to your opinion. You are entitled to your informed opinion. No one is entitled to be ignorant." — Harlan Ellison "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts." — Daniel Patrick Moynihan “No, you're lying! You're lying! What makes you lie?”...
Kanye was wrong: it’s online gambling that doesn’t care about black people
September 12, 2014