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March 26th, 2017 at 7:07:05 AM permalink
Wherein I look into the multi-layered world of eSports and eSports betting:

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/game-within-the-game/
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April 3rd, 2017 at 7:35:27 PM permalink
On the Raiders moving to Vegas:

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/nevada-gambles-on-the-raiders/
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April 3rd, 2017 at 8:47:29 PM permalink
I'll try to read the article but I'm aware that there are NO independent experts on the economics of sports stadiums there are simply two sides with two sets of experts.

Vegas is importing traffic jams, disappointing small businessmen and buying crowds of people who would be there anyway for different purposes.
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April 4th, 2017 at 2:48:06 AM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I'll try to read the article but I'm aware that there are NO independent experts on the economics of sports stadiums there are simply two sides with two sets of experts.



I'll certainly appreciate it if you do! I'm not claiming to be an expert, but a good bit of what I discuss in the article is pretty obvious stuff to even a non-expert such as myself.

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Vegas is importing traffic jams, disappointing small businessmen and buying crowds of people who would be there anyway for different purposes.



I agree with that and all of that gets mentioned in the article. For one thing, they could very well be redistributing visitors who would go to Vegas anyway and just causing them to move the trip they would normally take anyway to see the football game. Certainly some new visitors will be had, which will be particularly beneficial during the couple months in the slow time of the year, but a good bit of it will be redistribution of people who already visit.
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April 4th, 2017 at 3:28:47 AM permalink
I think it should be kudos to Oakland. Most cities don't have the courage to keep from yoking themselves to celebrity teams that actually contribute little to the economy but traffic jams and parking tickets.
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April 8th, 2017 at 12:36:41 PM permalink
Quote: FleaStiff

I think it should be kudos to Oakland. Most cities don't have the courage to keep from yoking themselves to celebrity teams that actually contribute little to the economy but traffic jams and parking tickets.

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April 15th, 2017 at 4:49:12 PM permalink
Gamblification, the best way to gamble with an Expected Return often of 0%:

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/guaranteed-to-lose/

So many subjects in this most recent News & Notes that it's tough to even summarize them all:

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/news-and-notes-xxi/
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April 21st, 2017 at 1:04:32 PM permalink
Should casino employees be viewed as, 'The Enemy?'

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/the-adversary/
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April 22nd, 2017 at 1:52:12 AM permalink
The enemy? No. Stupid and lazy? Maybe.

http://wizardofvegas.com/articles/laziness-and-stupidity/
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