Zitzewitz Asks: Is Sports Betting Legal if You Bundle It with Furniture?

Michael Giberson At Midas Oracle, Eric Zitzewitz asks, “Is sports betting legal if you bundle it with furniture?” A furniture retailer in Boston offered furniture that would be free to customers purchasing a mattress, dining table, sofa, or bed between March 7 and April 16, if it turned out that the Red Sox won the … More Zitzewitz Asks: Is Sports Betting Legal if You Bundle It with Furniture?More Zitzewitz Asks: Is Sports Betting Legal if You Bundle It with Furniture?

California Fires

Lynne Kiesling My best wishes and good vibes to those in the fire zone in California. I hope the winds calm down soon. The thing that really disgusts me is that three of the San Diego fires were set intentionally by an arsonist. What kind of sick person does that? … More California Fires

Airlines Prefer Customers Take Delay Risks Rather Than Face Market Mechanisms to Allocate Capacity at Jfk, Other Congested Airports

Michael Giberson A New York Times article reports on negotiations initiated by the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking to get airlines to voluntarily give up landing slots at Kennedy Airport, one of the nation’s most congested airports. (Many other stories on this topic are available.) After a pep talk by the secretary of transportation, Mary … More Airlines Prefer Customers Take Delay Risks Rather Than Face Market Mechanisms to Allocate Capacity at Jfk, Other Congested AirportsMore Airlines Prefer Customers Take Delay Risks Rather Than Face Market Mechanisms to Allocate Capacity at Jfk, Other Congested Airports