By Yale R. Jaffe
An area bookie peddles athletes to school coaches and develops a game having a bet operation situated on highschool video games. He recruits an associate to execute his final wager, person who may possibly set them up financially for all times yet is fraught with possibility. The Chicago Police examine the grasping gamblers who may well attempt to 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 remodeling the participant right into a department 1 prospect utilizing unorthodox basketball education equipment. Corrupt adults, who selfishly have interaction in dicy and exploitive behaviors, encompass the athlete: gangland profiteers, win-at-all-cost coaches, grasping highway brokers, shoe corporation representatives, collage recruiters, disloyal enthusiasts, and others. virtue drawback examines the motivations that force the encompassing adults to corruption, betrayal, and greed.
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The gang always appreciated members who opened new avenues of opportunities. For people like Davis, it meant expanding his drug clientele to new grade schools within his hard fought territory. Davis also tried to make connections with suburban chippers (occasional users) who could drive by the street where he conducted his operation. Bobby G. made his contribution to new business by developing a sports book of bets on high schools. While the glamour bets revolved around college or professional football and basketball, high school betting was smaller but much more profitable.
Dedication For Sue. For Bryan and Jason. In loving memory of Shirley and Aaron. Acknowledgements This book is entirely and completely a work of fiction. Any references within this novel to actual people in real or fictional places are coincidental and not intended to imply actual events or participation in such events. Descriptions of buildings, parks, schools and other places have been modified in fictional ways. Organizations, companies, and governmental agencies are fictional or attributed with fictional characteristics.
She felt good about her volunteer participation and it caused her to reevaluate her family’s materialist dispositions. Her conservative parents travelled with the south side “in crowd”. They watched Elizabeth evolve from her inherited spoiled affluence to a socially conscious young woman. Upon graduation, her friends made plans to attend largely conservative, Midwestern schools such as the state universities of Illinois, Iowa, and Indiana, or private institutions including Northwestern, Chicago, and DePaul.