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Old 03-12-2010, 06:54 AM
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Default Hollywood Stock Exchange-Betting on Movies

http://www.hsx.com/

Just saw a newstory on this at http://abcnews.go.com/Business/movie...ry?id=10079023

What do you guys think? Just another online casino gimmick? Will you do it?
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:02 AM
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If it's only for 'play' then it could certainly be good fun.
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Old 03-12-2010, 09:25 AM
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The internet has facilitated the creation of marketplaces that try to ascertain the risk of seemingly irrelevant events . They only make sense if you use them as insurance, in this case if you work in the movie industry.
But I doubt that enough people play along. With only a few players involved you don't get a liquid market and it can indeed be only used for fun. But playing in a real casino or cents gambling with your friends is probably more fun.
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Old 03-12-2010, 10:16 AM
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Yep, if I want to gamble I'll play poker or blackjack
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