Advantage Disadvantage by Yale R. Jaffe

By Yale R. Jaffe

A local bookie peddles athletes to varsity coaches and develops a recreation making a bet operation founded on highschool video games. He recruits an associate to execute his final guess, one who may perhaps set them up financially for all times yet is fraught with chance. The Chicago Police examine the grasping gamblers who may possibly try and control a highschool basketball playoff video game. an opportunity assembly among the daddy of a mediocre student-athlete and the bookie places in movement a chain of occasions reworking the participant right into a department 1 prospect utilizing unorthodox basketball education equipment. Corrupt adults, who selfishly interact in dicy and exploitive behaviors, encompass the athlete: gangland profiteers, win-at-all-cost coaches, grasping road brokers, shoe corporation representatives, collage recruiters, disloyal fanatics, and others. virtue drawback examines the motivations that force the encircling adults to corruption, betrayal, and greed.

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A guard fixed an encoded band containing his name to his arm just above his wrist. The place was full of people in motion, cops escorting suspects to open bench posts or re-cuffing people on the way to the next station. Marcus listened to the clanging of metal constraints and he looked around in horror and shock. It was a horrible collection of people: drunks laughing and yelling, hookers jokingly trying to seduce the police officers, drug addicts screaming for relief and a few quiet introspective folks like Marcus.

When a captive needed to exit the cage, one guard cautiously opened the cell door while the other stood back with firearms drawn. Marcus entered one of these holding cells. There were several inmates already sitting inside the cage on the benches. This was a terrible place to find one’s self. How could a loving husband and decent father end up in this Chicago hellhole? Chapter Two. The Imari’s Marcus Imari was born thirty-five years ago to an unwed teenage mother. Despite her own academic shortcomings, no one valued education more than this young mother did.

However, if you win, I will bring you lunch from Manny’s Deli. ” Sensing an opportunity but being nervous about crossing an unspoken, invisible line, Marcus debated about his response Throwing caution to the wind and ignoring the fact that she was Caucasian and the daughter of one his bosses, he replied, “That’s not enough, given how good Trader Carl’s team seems to be. They are undefeated. How about this - if we lose, Tropical Hut Ribs are ok. ” Marcus stunned Elizabeth by his counteroffer; this was a test of her idealism.

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