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The Government Does It…

from the Toronto Star,
The burning question for Team Canada, hockey division, is crystal: who will be team croupier? A strong scent of illegal gambling has hit the NHL, allegedly involving a half-dozen unnamed players plus Janet Jones, Wayne Gretzky's wife. Rick Tocchet, Gretzky's assistant coach in Phoenix and a star in the league recently, is accused of financing a bookmaking ring. If that indeed turns out to be the case, then shame on Rick Tocchet for swiping the role usually played by our governments. Who books more bets than a state or a province? No one. Who decides which bets are legal and illegal? Our governments.

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