This is an intriguing story of wealth, scandal, and redemption.
Joe Gagliano is a former trader of bonds futures, with the Chicago Board of Trade, and architect of one of the biggest sports point-shaving scandals in American history – the subject of his new book, No Grey Areas: The Inside Story of the Largest Point Shaving Scandal in History and the Consequences Thereafter.
At the age of 24, Gagliano quarterbacked the ASU basketball point-shaving scandal, still one of the largest scams in sports history. Not only did he outsmart the sports betting world, as an entrepreneur Joe managed to create a number of legitimate and highly successful businesses.
- Who is Joe Gagliano?
Now a family man, and resurrected entrepreneur, Joe is the son of a cop and two-time felon.
Joe Gagliano then and now; living by default vs. conscious choice and direction
- The dark side of gambling; the impact on career, relationships, and overall happiness
- Investing vs. gambling
- Transferrable skill sets
Is it possible to learn how to run a business from a felon?
- Living in the Grey-Area
Many of the skill sets required to operate in the grey-area of law are very effective in managing a business. “Applying those skills, in the proper channels, can lead to great success.”
- Joe’s Takeaway
Being one-degree off center, at an early age, may lead you astray years down the road.
“It takes twenty-years to build a reputation, and five-minutes to ruin it.” ~ Warren Buffet
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