GeekSpeak for 2006-08-05

Online Poker with Tom

Tom, a professional gambler for over 30 years, joins the Geeks for a discussion about online gambling. Additionally the Geeks, John Tracy, Sean Cleveland and Miles Elam, join Lyle Troxell for GeeksNews and taking listeners calls and emails.


! Geek News

[Hubble’s Constant|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hubbles_constant]? Yeah, well, it’s [not so constant|http://www.physorg.com/news73830714.html] (for the first time in over fifty years).

electronic voting machine [not secure|http://www.openvotingfoundation.org]? Quick impression of Diebold: “What? Me worry?”

! Clarifications

Durring the show we mentioned that the state does not making any money on online gambling, this is partially true. Tom does pay income tax on his winnings, but the casino site exists outside of the US and therfore does not pay taxes.