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Lecture 3

LAW 722 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Externality, Canadian Content, Domestic Violence


Department
Law and Business
Course Code
LAW 722
Professor
Avner Levin
Lecture
3

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From inception (1976) to 2015 seasons
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Sports is a business
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In '76 it was more a game then a business but now it has changed
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It is a good business
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Came back on 2009
Opened team in Vancouver
Expended coast to coast
Something everyone can latch on to
Unites all classes / races/ religions
Put the Team on the Map
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How can we make the community proud
Blue Jays has not had a lot success
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Sports has a clalencene effect
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Players give back
They get to where they need to go (insert charity)
They do not get credit for what they do
Players a maligned
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Winning teams have good ownership
Committed and do everything that is possible to win
Ownership is never been given enough credit
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Blue Jay - president
Interview
He wants to watch the commercial from the US
American commercial is what we all like watch
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Canadian content will be hurt
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These commercials are already available elsewhere so it's not so cut and dry
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People want to watch
What is the government role?
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It will affect Canadian content
But he still wants to watch them
He thinks there are by products
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Recent changes to CRTC is it reasonable allows American commercial bands
local advert during that time slot
They were going to start sport booking in Winsor
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Black socks
Betting and throwing of games
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First rule in commissionaire's office is gambling
He believes that the integrity of the game would be in question
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Thinks betting on the game will affect the integrity
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Prevalence of addictive gamblers
Families are hurt
Negative externalities
Addiction - Gambling
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It is the big amounts of gambling that would risk the game
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Works for it for them but not in baseball
NFL and NBA has it
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Gambling is a donation to government
He thinks it's about raising tax revenue
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Single Game gambling bill, he opposed.
Paul Beeston
February 5, 2015
3:26 PM
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