Friday Bits & Bytes

Hey Friday


Legal sports betting comes to Michigan!

I like this legislation. I know some people do not, but with so much betting already taking place, this legislation brings it out in the open, regulates it, and earns some additional revenues for the K-12 schools of Michigan.

Simply put, this is an opportunity for Michigan and other states to capture some additional tax revenues that would otherwise head elsewhere.

I do wonder if legalized sports betting will result in a drop in crimes related to illegal sports betting. Here is hoping.


Facebook will run its first Super Bowl ad during Super Bowl LIV on February 2nd, 2020.

I am sorry, but any Facebook ad for the Super Bowl needs to be a shot focused on CEO Mark Zuckerberg, staring just off-camera, not blinking, nervous, with the tagline “Trust Us!”

Facebook CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg testifies during a US House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing about Facebook on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, April 11, 2018. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

We are seeing the new Star Wars moving this evening. No spoilers, please!


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