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Allan Bloom
Allan Bloom
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Member Since
Sept. 19, 2010
Last Seen
July 9
Member Type
Bridge Player
United States of America

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Master points are important. Not only are master points important but for many, pigmentation is also important.
Sports Cheating - Russians Barred from Olympics
Gary, be serious. Bridge is not a "sport". Sitting in a chair and lifting a card from your hand requires no special physical dexterity or skill.
Forcing Pass
Eddie Kantar published at a 68 page book entitled The Forcing Pass which covers this subject. It is based on a series of articles Kantar wrote for the ACBL Bridge Bulletin.
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
At all times and now it is undisputed that they are citizens of Norway and subject to its laws, including its tax laws. The Norway has ruled. Therefore, appeal is the procedure to challenge the ruling. Until the appeal is heard or until the time for filing the appeal has ...
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Peg--The court rendered the judgment. Income tax evasion is a serious matter. Again, residency is not the issue. The fact the income was not taxable in Monaco has no bearing on the matter.
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Peg there is no mistake of law or facts involved. The undisputed facts are that they failed to follow the Norway law in relating to payment of taxes for income received. There is no issue involved other than mon-payment from earned income. Obviously, upon being apprised of the law they ...
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There is a difference between residency and citizenship. Although, you are a citizen of Norway, you can reside in Monaco. There are different tests for residency. Residency can be changed. At all times, and now, they remain citizens of Norway and subject to the laws of Norway. What is so ...
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Unbelievable great bridge players who uncovered alleged bridge cheaters yet were themselves although allegedly violating Norway's tax code. Moreover, in my opinion, Bridge federation allowing them to compete for Monaco is total hypocrisy. Can they still represent Monaco?
I played on OKBRIDGE and enjoyed. However, cancelled membership after ACBL suspended awarding of master points for non-payment by OKBRIDGE. My membership imo was based on better monetary value than BBO. Has OKBRIDGE improved since reinstatement by ACBL?
USA2 Wins Bermuda Bowl
Any organization having Gates and Buffett as paid members brings attracts attention and interest to it. There are only positives to having the ACBL recognized by Buffett and Gates as being worthy of their participation. No wonder, the ACBL membership is static without generating more interest. When is the last ...
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