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Resorts online betting lounge aims to break down walls between in-person and Internet gambling

Apr 16, 2015 1:38 PM

Source: FOXBusiness.com

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. –   Atlantic City's oldest casino is embracing gambling's newest technology. Resorts Casino Hotel opened an online gambling lounge Thursday...

Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling Warns Families Against the Dangers of Online Gambling

Apr 16, 2015 10:09 AM

Source: MarketWired

Senator Blanche Lincoln Urges Parents to Protect Their Families by Watching for the Signs of Dangerous Online Gaming LAS VEGAS, NV --(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) - As Congress continues to...

New Zealand to clamp down on online overseas betting

Apr 16, 2015 8:33 AM

Source: IGaming

New Zealand Racing Minister Nathan Guy has revealed that the Government is to undertake a review of online overseas betting by players in the country in order to support domestic operators. Guy...

Gambling losing its appeal in Las Vegas

Apr 15, 2015 5:41 PM
By: hugo martin

Source: Los Angeles Times

Gambling, once the mainstay of Las Vegas, is slowly taking a back seat to other entertainment in Sin City. The latest survey of Las Vegas visitors found that fewer people go to the city to gamble...

If you buy lottery tickets online, you could be a double loser

Apr 15, 2015 11:41 AM

Source: Toronto Star Online

Buy Ontario lottery tickets online? You could be a double loser Peggy Staruch got a surprise this month when she discovered that instead of paying $3 for a lottery ticket, playing her lucky...

National Lottery launches next stage of 'life changing' journey with new brand identity

Apr 15, 2015 5:42 AM

Source: World Lottery Association

-  Camelot today announced a new brand identity for The National Lottery and its portfolio of games. The refresh is the next stage of the strategy the company has adopted over the last 18 months to...

New investment in research and treatment of gambling dependency

Apr 15, 2015 5:42 AM
By: guido frefel

Source: World Lottery Association

- Two to three per cent of all Swedes have a gambling problem. Lund University is launching a research project on gambling dependency, financed by Svenska Spel. At the same time, Region Skåne is...

I got paid to drink and gamble in Ponderosa

Apr 15, 2015 4:22 AM
By: jack hauen

Source: University of British Columbia Ubyssey

Photo Ross Elliott / Flickr Tweet   email   print When another Ubyssey editor first told me about a psych study that would pay you $20 to drink beer and gamble for two hours, I thought it...