Over a quarter of people in the UK gamble online at least once every four weeks.
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We can make better use of technology to limit problem online gambling.
In a remarkable shift, pro sports leagues like the NFL have eagerly embraced gambling.
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With few regulations in place, gambling companies are going all-in to attract as many customers as possible – with younger, sports-obsessed and smartphone-savvy Americans particularly vulnerable.
Fans celebrate at the William Hill Sports Book in Atlantic City, N.J.
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Researchers who analyzed every sports bet placed online since 2018 found that young adults are the fastest-growing group of bettors, with more than 70% of them placing in-game bets.
You can keep placing new bets throughout the whole game.
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Sports wagering apps bring in-play betting right to the palm of your hand. Easy, ever-present access can lead to excitement and fun – or problem gambling.
The NSW Crime Commission says cashless gambling cards are needed to stop billions of dollars of ‘dirty money’ being funnelled through NSW pokie venues,
Gambling during homelessness is sometimes motivated out of desperation and in the hope of financial gain.
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.
Whether the Victorian royal commission leads to a more responsible gambling industry depends on the recommendations the state government has kicked down the road.
Crown Resorts’ contribution to Victoria is at the core of its attempts to keep its casino licence. But the costs of it keeping the casino may well be greater
Helen Coonan’s evidence to the Victorian Royal Commission into Crown Melbourne shows how entrenched the gaming company’s cutlural problems are.
Evidence to the Victorian Royal Commission into Crown’s Melbourne casino shows the emptiness of ‘responsible gambling’ strategies.
The new problem gambling?
Esports is becoming a goldmine for betting companies. New research shows how their online ads are reeling in children.
Matt Hancock wants a new levy to tackle gambling harms, but it’s a lost opportunity unless you spend it the right way.
The longer they keep you plugged in to a game, the better it is for the house.
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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.
Fixed-odds betting terminals have been called the ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling.
That the government has finally moved to limit the damage is welcome, but there is much still to do.
The Australian Hotels Association (South Australia) has campaigned against the SA Best party’s proposed poker machine reforms.
The Australian Hotels Association of South Australia claims poker machine reforms proposed by Nick Xenophon’s SA Best party would wipe out ‘many of the 26,000’ jobs in the hotel industry. Is that right?
The evidence behind Nick Xenophon’s proposed gambling reforms in South Australia is reasonably strong.
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.
Money gambled on pokies is frequently diverted from other, often more productive purposes, such as mortgage repayments, rent or other entertainment.
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.
The one-metre long relatives of this snappy croc at the Koorana Crocodile Farm, near Rockhampton, helped test the betting risks of potential gamblers.
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.