Yes, gambling is still against the law in most places within the United States. You know, it’s along the same lines as keeping prostitution illegal, but without the sex. The government believes they can keep us safe, keep us in line morally, by outlawing scary practices like consenting adults placing bets on games. And to prove their moral dominance, they will occasionally enforce these gambling laws with zeal.
Even when no one is actually gambling. [Read more…]