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Old September 9th, 2011, 12:11 AM   #38 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nlsme View Post
... I am rather good at holdem. Go to the Turning Stone on a monthly basis. I routinely triple my money. ....
Economically speaking, gambling is a zero-sum activity, which most often leads to a transfer of wealth from the poor to the rich. I believe Bob brought out the asymmetrical relationship.

Perhaps there is a compromise, require gamblers (punters) to have a license, proving proficiency in statistics, probability, expected value, etc... I know doubt this would be an easy exam for you.
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