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Re: ecash lottery (Was: ecash casino)

At 2:00 AM 11/30/95, Dr. Dimitri Vulis wrote:
>[email protected] (Ian Goldberg) writes:
>> So; is there a problem with the implementation outlined above?
>What about the income tax on winnings?

That's a good one! A bit subtle as humor, though.

(For many of us, even most of us, the whole _attraction_ of such gambling
schemes--to the extent any gambling scheme can ever be attractive to a
rational person--is the tax avoidance. And any scheme that allows taxation
of winnings, but not losses on individual bets, would kill this proposal

--Tim May

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