Season 1, Episode 1 Illegal Gambling
First Aired: December 16, 2009
The multibillion-dollar business of illegal gambling is examined. Included: an illegal sports bookmaker; a professional gambler; a restaurant owner whose bookmaking got him in trouble with the mob; the experiences of entrepreneur Jay Cohen, who set up an offshore Internet gambling site only to be prosecuted and convicted in the U.S. Also: the future of legal Internet gaming is discussed with Reps. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.).
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- Premiered: December 16, 2009
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- Premise: Examining the business side of criminal enterprises. (more)