Banning the whip in Australian horse racing would only deter a minority of race enthusiasts from gambling or watching any events.
Nick Xenophon says the proposals encapsulated in his party’s gambling policy for the South Australian election are just the start of a wider push for reform.
With a proposition bet, the odds are always against you.
Disadvantage predicts the extent of poker machine losses far more in Tasmania than in other Australian states and territories.
On December 30, 1967 the UK's highest court drew a line in the sand over the rise of casinos. Here's what happened next.
Star Wars Battlefront II, which lets you play parts of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, ignited debate among gamers, industry and governments that may change how video games are played and make money.
In-app purchases and 'loot boxes' in mobile games deliver easy cash for developers and publishers of digital games - and kids are easily sucked in.
Ireland is the 'wild west' of gambling, with little regulation to protect people from the potential social harm. This needs to change.
Excessive indulgence is the city’s unifying theme. It’s also a way to end your life. Just ask Stephen Paddock.
The Labour Party's promises are a start – but we need to go further. It's a public health crisis.
Research that studied the pokie risks gamblers were prepared to take after they held a live crocodile has been awarded one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
A court case against a poker machine manufacturer and casino operator could set a precedent for every poker machine in Australia.
Gambling has impacts on many aspects of life – including employment, income and wealth. The release of HILDA's latest survey provides more evidence to help inform decisions on gambling policy.
Fantasy sports began as a niche hobby for statistically inclined sports fanatics. But, with the internet, it has evolved into a multi-billion-dollar industry.
While fewer people are gambling on the pokies, the amount of money lost per gambler has remained relatively constant over time.
The signs of a gambling problem can be hidden from view.
For some people, fixed-odds betting terminals are ferociously addictive, producing big profits for bookies and a rise in problem gambling. What's the solution?
It is gambling, especially online and mobile, that has come into focus as sport’s most potentially damaging byproduct.
There is reason to suggest new reforms, such a banning credit bets and establishing a self-exclusion register, will have some impact in helping to tackle problem gambling online.
In Tasmania, a changing cast of actors has colluded to grant extreme riches to a single family, extracted in large part from the state’s most disadvantaged citizens.