This column is such a terrible, poorly reasoned, piece of justification it has the opposite effect of its intent. Instead of reassuring the public, it has the same tone Wall Street had in 2007 — “you don’t understand what’s happening, we do, stop worrying, stop rocking the boat, if you don’t like it, take a hike.”
It’s you, DB730, who doesn’t see what’s going on. To try and argue that pre-knowledge is not an advantage, not even your friends believe you, they’re just being polite.
“If you don’t feel comfortable then don’t play”! Really ! You take a hike, DB730. I don’t want people like you telling me to not play. I’m telling you not to hijack the moral microphone, you get out of the way of the majority of people you want a properly regulated (not necessarily government) environment.
“You shouldn’t be playing…” Really? Only the smart people must play? That will be the first gambling industry in the world that has no losers.
DB730, here’s the news pal: Fantasy sports is a zero-sum game. There is no value generation. EDGE, however small, is all there is.