In the past, typical clients tended to be retirees living on fixed incomes who played slots and card games.
Horse racing can be at thrill for punters and jockeys alike. But sex discrimination could be skewing the odds.
Buying and selling stocks – with real or play money – is a way to harness the wisdom of the crowd about questions like who is going to win a competition.
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.
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?
Despite clear concerns about the global impact of problem betting, more governments are making it easier to access
The bookies have got it right in all but two elections since 1868.
Punters are more cautious than the polls, suggesting this election might be closer than the media is reporting.
Debate about gambling has raged throughout the AFL season, but it’ll take a cultural shift for there to be any meaningful change.
They’ve been right so far – and the crowd is now forecasting another Article 50 extension.
Matt Hancock wants a new levy to tackle gambling harms, but it’s a lost opportunity unless you spend it the right way.
There have been ‘Jeopardy!’ greats who can easily answer all the questions, who have mastered the buzzer and who bet big on the Daily Doubles. But Holzhauer possesses an unprecedented level of daring.
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.
Some football bets are 50 times more harmful than others.
When you engage in recreational gambling, you’re not simply playing against the odds – you’re battling an enemy trained in the art of deceit and subterfuge who uses human nature against you.
Online gambling collects a huge amount of data. But instead of personalising offers to keep you hooked, real-time data can be used to prevent problematic gambling behaviour.
Many states are pondering making gambling on sports legal after the US Supreme Court overturned a federal ban. But is the industry really worth as much as some say it is?
But those hoping for a boon in tax revenues could be sorely mistaken: Sports betting isn’t as lucrative as it’s often portrayed to be.
Never mind three more years – some people think just one might be a tall order.