A 60-year-old Pennsylvania prisoner's lawsuit against a newspaper company that apparently stopped publishing Las Vegas gambling odds got thrown out by the state court. This move actually had caused more trouble for him, since he unwittingly made it known for everyone about his alleged illegal gambling operations in prison.
The prisoner, named Alton Brown, claimed a breach of contract when newspa[...] Read more » Prisoner Unsuccessfully Tries To Sue Newspaper For Not Publishing Gambling Odds
Joined: May '08
Age: 35 (M)
hmmm... "According to the advocate for casino operators, suppliers and allies in the gaming industry, American Gaming Association (AGA), Americans actually illegally bet at least $140 billion on sports every year" so dudes shell out $140 billion a year and no one notice this... but when a few grandmas organise a weekly mahjong tournament with $4 at stake police comes to uncover their illegal gambling operations right away? cool.
Mr. Brown had an 18-year history of filing baseless and ridiculous complaints from behind bars. lmfao... true gangster
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
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Don't you just love the American legal system....and the people that try to take advantage of it,how the hell did this even get to be heard in a court room?I wonder if his gambling operations continued?
Posted by doubletop777: You've got to admire the cheek of the man and it made me laugh when i read about this. How on earth he thought he would get away it i will never know but the audacity of the man is to be admired
Yeah. It's one thing to take this to court and another to come up with his 'own' odds. That would require some real brain.