As smartphone uptake and connectivity grows in Africa, so does the often unhealthy trend of young people betting on sports using their phones.
About one in six people who take the most common medication for Parkinson's disease will develop addictive behaviours. We found whether this happens depends on a person's unique brain structure.
The game is a major part of John Major's political legacy.
Up until the 1919 Black Sox Scandal, gambling and baseball had a marriage of convenience. A century later, gambling is again being seen as a solution to the sport's woes.
Gambling operators are required by law to donate some of their revenue for charitable purposes. But a review of data in Victoria shows that charitable giving is actually far less than they claim.
Debate about gambling has raged throughout the AFL season, but it’ll take a cultural shift for there to be any meaningful change.
Research has shown that betting advertisements can have a huge effect on young people, so why are gambling companies still allowed to sponsor sports?
The failure of regulators to uncover alleged criminal activity at Crown casino is an important story. But regulatory failure in gambling runs deep, and is a major political problem.
Losing revenue from hotels and liquor retail outlets will hurt Woolworths Group, but not too much. The long-term reputational benefits are considerable.
Online gambling algorithims and blurred lines on what constitutes an advert on social media mean advertising principles are being flouted.
Governments are addicted to tax revenue from harmful activities. It is stopping them from doing what is in society's best interests.
About 47 million adults in the US are expected to gamble on March Madness this year. A growing share of the bets will actually be legal.
There's a strong case to ban gambling as it's rapidly becoming a public health concern in sub-Saharan Africa.
Decades of psychological research suggests humans are rather irrational. But a new approach, borrowing an idea from artificial intelligence, challenges this notion.
The story of Macau is one of globalisation and the rise of China.
Some football bets are 50 times more harmful than others.
Problem gambling among children has gone up, and it's got everything to do with gambling-like features in video games.
New research has found that more than a third of Australian sports gamblers are making micro-bets using offshore operators. And this type of betting is strongly linked to problem gambling.
Studies looking at a cross section of the UK population have long recognised FOBTs as contributors to harmful gambling.
Electronic gambling machines can be highly addictive, and are associated with very high rates of gambling harm. Many of the mechanisms of this potential for addiction are now becoming clearer.