The Tale of Two New Jersey Shutdowns and How They Impacted the Casino Industry

The Tale of Two New Jersey Shutdowns and How They Impacted the Casino Industry

Had it not been for the astuteness of the former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine, the casino industry in the state would have suffered a huge financial loss in the three-day state shutdown that ended on July 3, 2017. Corzine, a former

James Packer: A Crown Jewel of the Casino Business

James Packer: A Crown Jewel of the Casino Business

Posted by: on May 31, 2017 | No Comments

Let’s say Hello to the Ninth Richest Australian of 2017, James Packer!

With a net worth of US$3.9 billion, Packer has made a name for himself in the gaming and entertainment business by launching Crown Resorts Limited.

Don’t Miss Rakesh Wadhwa Speaking at Freedom Fest 2017

Don’t Miss Rakesh Wadhwa Speaking at Freedom Fest 2017

Posted by: on May 9, 2017 | No Comments

Businessman and economist, Rakesh Wadhwa has been invited to speak at FreedomFest, scheduled for July 19-22, 2017. The event will mark the 10th anniversary of FreedomFest and will

India, The Third World

India, The Third World

Posted by: on Dec 7, 2016 | No Comments

Should India subscribe to free market principles? Can India overtake the US? Here are some quotes from my book: India, The Third World.

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials? (Part Two)

Posted by: on Nov 28, 2016 | No Comments

Having seen the crossroads of technology and gambling, the question arises: Which is the path best taken to bring back the younger generation to casinos.

According to the Applied Analysis for the Association

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Are Casinos of Interest to New Millennials?

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2016 | No Comments

Gaming might be a popular activity on a mobile device or phone but for some years, the gaming industry has been looking at a bleaker picture when it comes to footfalls in halls, casinos and other physical venues. The American Gaming Association,

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Are Casinos Really Accessible to All?

Posted by: on Nov 14, 2016 | No Comments

Free markets and healthcare are unlikely bedfellows, if you look at the traditional dichotomy between these two. One issue that comes up is that of barriers to accessibility that take different guises. While the ancient Latin proverb, ‘Caveat emptor

The Road to Serfdom is Paved with Good Intentions

The Road to Serfdom is Paved with Good Intentions

Posted by: on Nov 7, 2016 | No Comments

The Road to Serfdom is a singularly influential book published in 1944. The book was written by the Nobel Prize-winning economist Friedrich Hayek and is probably the single most popular book on economic theory to be read and known, thanks to the Reader’s

Prohibition: Archaic Remedy That Failed (Part 4)

Prohibition: Archaic Remedy That Failed (Part 4)

Posted by: on Oct 28, 2016 | No Comments

Read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of this series of articles.

What goes around, comes around and the buck stops only when the head understands the cost of doing things without a long-term vision and in the absence of a rather basic respect for the rights of others. Just as the US government had

Prohibition: Archaic Remedy That Failed (Part 3)

Prohibition: Archaic Remedy That Failed (Part 3)

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2016 | No Comments

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series of articles.

Prohibition of alcohol has proved to be a failed experiment a hundred years ago in the US. The biggest case against prohibition is the 13-year ban enforced in the US. You must keep in mind that pre-prohibition crime rates in the US