Does whipping hurt horses and why do jockeys do it? Research shows the industry’s view that whipping is important for safety and performance is misguided.
Fixing the culture of individual casino operators is one thing. Fixing the political culture that allowed them to run amok is another.
Gambling is increasingly pitched to women and if Netball Australia accepts sports betting sponsors, younger girls will be next.
Russia’s war in Ukraine calls for drawing a line between power and luck. Putin, who was widely considered among the most powerful people in the world, may have been simply lucky.
Monte Carlo simulations can predict different potential outcomes because they provide for the presence of random variables or elements.
Gambling during homelessness is sometimes motivated out of desperation and in the hope of financial gain.
New technology, big jackpots and rubbery regulation means bingo’s friendly reputation is due for a rethink.
Many sports betting platforms now offer the opportunity for punters to place multiple bets in quick succession during the course of a match.
There is evidence to suggest that dopamine plays a key role in gamling addiction.
Crown Resorts has plumbed astonishing ethical and moral depths in pursuit of profits. Private equity giant Blackstone is also chasing a profit – from redeeming Crown’s reputation.
The less an ad explicitly tells us what to do, the more likely we are to engage with it. This is particularly true – and more detrimental – when we’re very young.
New research shows gambling participation in Australia is dropping.
Gambling live streams are likely to become an increasingly important part of contemporary gambling practices in the years to come, and merit the closest study.
An upcoming review of gambling legislation must consider powerful new styles of gambling advertising.
We know stressful circumstances make people more vulnerable to developing addictions. Meanwhile, people seeking help for addiction may have had their treatment disrupted because of lockdowns.
Many countries have done much more to reduce gambling-related harm than we have in Australia.
How to inject more reality into gamblers’ overestimation of their chances of winning? One simple tool is feedback.
A plethora of sport betting operators will now enter the Canadian market and contribute to the economy through consumer betting and marketing partnerships. But what are the risks?
Helen Coonan’s evidence to the Victorian Royal Commission into Crown Melbourne shows how entrenched the gaming company’s cutlural problems are.
Over the course of Euro 2020, fans across the world will be counting the cost of lost bets.