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Globe says Rogers ads raise concerns with lottery corp.

Sep 30, 2016 9:27 AM

Source: Stockwatch

The Globe and Mail reports in its Thursday edition that Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. has expressed concerns to Rogers Communications over a nationwide ad campaign that the telco has launched with...

No surprise that 40000 Irish people have gambling addiction

Sep 30, 2016 9:06 AM
By: stigmabase initiative

Source: Stigmabase | IE Review

No surprise that 40000 Irish people have gambling addiction - Gambling on sport is massive business, and it is now understood that Irish people gamble more than €5 billion every year — that equates to €10,000 ...

Sense at the slots: problem gambling talk at Sudbury Downs

Sep 29, 2016 12:44 PM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

Gambling council says over 3% of Ontarians have a moderate to severe gambling problem Gamblers taking part in some gaming at the Sudbury Downs this week wil be asked to consider their gambling habits...

Government exempts Singapore Pools, Turf Club from online gambling ban

Sep 29, 2016 6:14 AM

Source: Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Online betting will become legal in Singapore under strict conditions, after the Government approved the applications of two operators, Singapore Pools and Singapore Turf Club. In a...

Cancelled plans to privatize lottery good for 400 employees, says union

Sep 28, 2016 7:35 PM

Source: Soo Today

The cancellation of OLG’s plans to privatize its lottery operations is good news for 400 workers at the Sault headquarters, says the union representing them, but they are hoping for clarification on...

The Brain Activity of a Poker Player

Sep 28, 2016 7:28 PM
By: contributing author


It’s a commonplace of contemporary competitive sport that the mental game is as important as the physical game. Poker is a card game that has made the transition from recreational pursuit to professional competition, it has become a spectator sport and...

New Street in Birmingham is one of the UK's worst gambling hotspots

Sep 28, 2016 1:45 AM

Source: Brief Report.co.uk

Birmingham’s New Street has been ranked as the fifth worst gambling hotspot in the UK with punters frittering away...

Australia's Gambling Addiction

Sep 27, 2016 11:38 PM

Source: Bloomberg

A.C. casino to debut world's 1st video game gambling machines

Sep 27, 2016 3:27 PM
By: kenneth hilario

Source: Philadelphia Business Journal

One of Atlantic City's casinos is set to debut what is being pegged as the world's first...

Casino operator will be announced in early 2017

Sep 26, 2016 5:09 PM

Source: Sudbury.com

Early in the New Year, Greater Sudbury should know what company wants to operate a casino in the city, almost five years after it was announced with much fanfare. First announced in spring 2012,...