Online Gambling Persuasive Essay by Inny

Online Gambling
A speech arguing that online gambling is a pest, which pollutes cyberspace.
# 117240 | 1,430 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2009


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Description:

This paper, written in the format of a speech, first explains that the number one reason why gambling has been persistently available throughout history is because it provides people with a form of amusement. The paper then points out that online gambling presents a convenience for opening a gambling account and collecting withdrawal of winnings; however, it has social consequences such as game fixing and other ethical issues. The paper expresses the author's concern that there are no significant laws existing today that can clip these online gambling pests, which are changing the world of sports.

Table of Contents:
Introduction Including Thesis Statement
Perks and Merits of Online Gambling
Introduction
Convenience of Opening a Gambling Account
Convenience of Withdrawing
Perks and Winning
Other Social Consequences
Game Fixing
Illegality
Ethical Issues (Money Laundering)
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"Because of online gambling, which made sports betting more rampant to the public, game fixing has also become rampant. This would sadden a true-blue sports fan just enjoying the game given that he cannot even rely on his favorite teams or the credibility of the match-up.
"I can give you one particular example. I remember this game very well. During the Western Conference Finals of the NBA in the 2007-2008 season, in game 5 of the Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs, the spread for the game, ..."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Covers.com. "www-card no longer allowing gambling transactions!!!"May 29, 2008. Web. 19 July. 2009. <http://www.covers.com/postingforum/post01/allrecentposts.aspx?pf=1&whichpage=4&spname=joanne12&t=0>.
  • Kochan, Nick. "Casinos and money laundering." n.d. Web. 19 July 2009. <http://www.nickkochan.com/docs/articles/casinos.htm >.
  • Vegasclick.com. "Is online gambling legal in the U.S.?" 2009. Web. 19 July 2009. <http://vegasclick.com/online/legal.html>.
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. "Match fixing." n.d. Web. 19 July. 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Match_fixing>.
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. "Online gambling." n.d. Web. 19 July. 2009. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_gambling>.

Cite this Persuasive Essay:

APA Format

Online Gambling (2009, November 24) Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/online-gambling-117240/

MLA Format

"Online Gambling" 24 November 2009. Web. 23 October. 2014. <http://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/online-gambling-117240/>

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