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Tuesday, July 08, 2008
..."To be fair there are millions of people who consider any “investment” in legitimate securities markets a form of gambling." ....

A SQUARE :: 08Jul08 Think Out Of The Box
Category Pari Mutual Betting
Author Sona Blessing
... "While a hedge fund is impractical, there would be plenty of people willing to bankroll a system that can be codified and empirically validated for sports betting or horse betting." ...

... "Hedge funds have been active in the online gaming sector, as have a number of long only institutions." ...

..."Online gaming is about mass market entertainment and is now indelibly ingrained in the leisure sector and continues to expand through new products, new markets and alliances with traditional businesses that are now monetising their assets through e-commerce."
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