Online Retailing in Germany Summary ports gambling was here, legal or not: Editorial
Germany has the second lowest unemployment rate in the EU, behind the Czech Republic. In 2016 the unemployment rate in the country was 4.3%, which is its lowest rate since 1991. By 2021, another 2.8 Million people will be in employment – though many will be in part-time jobs. Rising employment and increasing wages strengthen consumer confidence, and with more disposable income, consumers have more to spend in retail and an increased willingness to spend.
When Delaware lawmakers advocate “sports betting,” they’re not talking about tennis or hockey or even baseball. The only game in town is football.
This week, Gov. Carney signed legislation allowing daily fantasy sports websites – like FanDuel, DraftKings, and Yahoo – to operate in Delaware. The sites have faced legal hurdles around the country. Operators say they provide a game of skill. Others call it gambling. Such a debate last summer prompted Attorney General Matt Denn – citing state law – to ban daily fantasy sports sites from operating in Delaware.
Their return bolsters a trend we’re seeing across the sports landscape.
For decades, horse and harness tracks were the only “acceptable” venues for sports betting. That never stopped thousands of Americans from wagering on pretty much every other sport. Leagues, especially the NFL, took and out-of-sight-out-of-mind approach or publicly vilified betting as anathema to the integrity of their sports.
ily’s situation within the state and the reputation of that state outside its borders.
When you’re young, you want to believe — or choose to believe, or perhaps truly believe — that a bad image of the sort I describe is wrong and unjust.
You look for champions to demonstrate what you think you know—that your state is better than others think, and is as good as any state, better ’n most.