Is it not amusing to have a magical room, where the same type of activity is both encouraged and discouraged? When you go to this same magical room and gamble, you are both complimented and arrested. The magical room is none other than the Borgata Poker Room. The magic governing the rules in the Poker Room are supra-rational. It defies logic and common sense.
The case of the sports betting “bust” reveals the dark magic of NJ political activity. Representative Sorceress, Anne Milgram, deplores the bad people who were sports gambling. ‘How dare they gamble in a Poker Room?’ bellows Milgram.
The principle at play in the Borgata Poker Room “bust” is ‘How dare you gamble and not give a percentage to the NJ government?’ The longer that we see the magical workings of state and local government the sooner we live under the principle, ‘How dare you even breath without giving a tribute to King Corzine and “All the King’s Horses and all the King’s Men.”
Here are two serious questions for you to ponder:
1) Are football and horse racing both sports?
2) Why can you gamble on horse racing, but not football, in an Atlantic City casino?