Offshore Betting: The Feds Are Rolling Snake Eyes

They're eager to ban online gambling, but it may be beyond the reach of U.S. law

The view out Steve Schillinger's office window is vintage Caribbean: swaying palm trees and cloudless blue skies. But inside, the barefoot, blue-jeaned entrepreneur is focused on a huge Sony TV and three computer screens monitoring the British Open, half a world away. The TV shows the action on the greens, but it's not nearly as exciting as the activity on one of the computers, which show dozens of bets on the tournament streaming in from gamblers across the U.S.

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