Harvard Law School Examines Casino Ban
26 February 2008
Student –led Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society (GPSTS), at Harvard Law School, hosted a discussion, led by Vin Narayanan. This discussion was be on Governor Deval Patrick’s proposed bill to legalize gambling in the state of Massachusetts. This was held on Wednesday, February 20th this year.
Narayanan who is Managing Editor of Casino /times and has worked for USAToday, CNN and Capital News Service, gave a briefing on the political climate surrounding the pending legislation, including the bill, that would impose a prison sentence and a 25,000 fine for anyone playing online poker.
The discussion was sponsored by the HLS chapter of Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society, which is part of an ongoing series of forums, summits, and speaking engagements, by some of the top poker experts in the world.
The GPSTS believes that poker teaches and sharpens important life skills. This makes poker more than just a fun game.
It will be interesting to see the outcome of this meeting, and what will come out of it!! Stay informed!!
For more on what this was all about:
18 March 2008Professor Charles Nesson and Andrew Woods Explore the Future of Online Gaming
CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Marketwire – March 18, 2008) – Harvard Law School Professor Charles Nesson and Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society (GPSTS) Executive Director Andrew Woods will speak on a panel with the nation’s leading experts on gaming law, gathered to analyze and debate the current U.S. legal regime surrounding online gaming at the “Legal Issues in Online Gambling” symposium, at the University of Richmond on Wednesday, March 19, 2008.Read full article