Shohei Ohtani, Jontay Porter and the Problems of Sports Gambling

Transcript of an interview that I did with CBC's Radio Jayme Poisson on the Shohei Ohtani and the coming tide of sports gambling problems. Front Burner Transcript for April 2, 2024 Host: Jayme Poisson Front BurnerOhtani, Porter and sport’s gambling problem23:22 JAYME POISSON: Hi, I'm Jayme Poisson. JAYME POISSON: The LA Dodgers Shohei Ohtani is the biggest star in baseball. In December, Toronto lost its collective mind just over rumours that he was signing with the Blue Jays. SOUNDCLIP FIRST SPEAKER: Jon Rossi tweets out...

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Shohei Ohtani, Illegal Gambling and the Evil World of Translators

How to understand the scandal of Shohei Ohtani, Major League Baseball, organized crime, illegal gambling, New York Mets, 8 Men Out, and the evil world of translators. Of course it was the translator. Translators are, like librarians or cardigan-wearing women who work in charity shops, born and bred notorious criminals. Translators, like their illegal confederates among the book stacks of the local library, are well-known denizens of shady bookmakers and underworld dens....

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