The Washington Examiner’s David Freddoso reports that Paddy Power, Ireland’s largest bookmaker, is taking bets on President Obama’s State of the Union speech tomorrow — from the first cliche uttered to the color of the president’s tie.
Why Ireland? Quite simply, because online gaming is an industry that the American government has literally chased out and away from our shores, for no good reason.
Meanwhile, back in America, all we can do legally is engage in drinking games.
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