Gambling

Give gambling firms the boot: Xenophon

Australia's football codes should follow the lead of the English Football Association and sever ties to gambling companies, says Nick Xenophon.<p>The FA …

Nick Xenophon

Goldmoney reports FY results

Goldmoney (OTCPK:XAUMF): FY Net loss of C$4.41M.<p>Revenue of C$523.8M (+102.5% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Stop Gambling On A 7.66% Yield When The 7.51%</b> …

Wolf takes dim view of GOP's budget-balancing strategies

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf poured cold water on leading ideas from Republican lawmakers Wednesday to patch up the state's deficit-wracked finances as they wrestle with the state's biggest cash shortfall since the recession.<p>Wolf's comments came as top Republican lawmakers try to …

Republicans

Kenya says will raise tax rate on gambling to 35 percent

Kenya's president signed a law on Wednesday that raises the tax rate on gambling but sets it at a lower rate than had originally been proposed.<p>The law will impose a tax of 35 percent of gross profits on all gambling. Until now, lotteries were taxed at 5 percent, betting firms - bookmakers - at 7.5 …

Taxes

Prototype for Blockchain-Based Gambling Protocol Released

sponsoredDAO.Casino has announced the release of an MVP for its Blockchain-based gambling protocol with all basic features and several games.

Bitcoin

Australian A$11.3bn gambling merger gets go-ahead

<b>A merger between Australian gambling giants Tabcorp and Tatts Group has been approved by authorities.</b><p>Plans to form a business worth A$11.3bn ($8.6bn; £6.7bn) emerged last year.<p>Despite objections from rival betting companies, the Australian Competition Tribunal found the merger would have …

Competition Law

Taxpayers: Pennsylvania lawmakers have a gambling problem

Gambling is the opioid of Harrisburg lawmakers. It comes with all the hallmarks of addiction: compulsive need, increasing tolerance, and the drive to …

Philadelphia

Telangana: Online rummy, gambling to be illegal soon as Cabinet passes Ordinance amending Gaming Act

The cyber police will track online gambling and act against violators, Deputy Chief Minister Kadiyam Srihari said.<p>The Telangana Cabinet on Saturday …

Goods and Services Tax

SC6: Celtics gambling if they trade No. 1 pick

Zach Lowe tells SC6 the Celtics’ discussions to trade the No. 1 draft pick to the 76ers look increasingly plausible<p>Latest Videos

Sports

Legislation could turn Philly 'stop-and-gos' into mini casinos

Philadelphia lawmakers fear the gambling expansion bill that passed the House last week will exacerbate the problem of stop and gos in the city.

Philadelphia

NFL settles lawsuit with charity over gambling policy

The NFL usually wins in court. Except when it settles. When it comes to the lawsuit filed by a youth charity against the league due to the relocation …

Las Vegas

iDice: The latest gambling craze

iDice is the first mobile blockchain based gambling app. The company has got the reputation worldwide as one of the most played blockchain casinos in …

Blockchain

Punter loses £70,000 betting on Tory majority, believing election ‘unlosable’

Not many people can lay claim to having had a worse Thursday night than Theresa May, but the gambler who placed a £70,000 bet on a Tory majority is …

Referendums

Disabled Samsung employee stole 8,474 smartphones to pay $800,000 gambling debt

Here’s something you don’t read every day. A disabled employee stole over $700,000 worth of goods from his employer to settle a gambling debt of …

Samsung

Samsung employee allegedly steals 8,500 phones to pay off gambling debt

Why it matters to you<p>No matter how bad of an employee you think you are, you're probably not as bad as the guy who allegedly stole thousands of …

Samsung

Gambling debt was motive behind Philippines casino attack, not terrorism, police say

Authorities earlier dismissed the claim of responsibility by ISIS<p>The man behind the casino attack in the Philippines that left dozens dead was a …

Terrorism

Bonanno affiliate to get up to 7 years for role in gambling ring

A Bonanno crime family member will spend up to seven years behind bars for his role in a gambling and extortion ring, prosecutors said.

Crime

Gambling's 'crack cocaine' is devastating lives and not doing much for the economy either

Since 2008, UK gamblers have squandered £11.4 billion playing games such as poker and roulette on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). These …

Fraud

Trump Impeachment Is More Likely Than Ever, According to Gambling Sites

No longer much of a gamble.<p>The odds that President Trump will leave office before his first term is officially over are higher than ever, according …

Donald Trump

Australian Government's Crackdown on Offshore Gambling Sparks Interest in Bitcoin

BITCOIN faces a unique opportunity in the wake of the Australian government’s decision to crack down on offshore gambling.<p>The IGA Amendment Bill 2016 …

Australian Government

888 Plunges as Regulator Reviews Problem-Gambling Controls - Bloomberg

Online betting operator 888 Holdings Plc plunged in London after regulators started investigating the company’s U.K. business over its compliance …

Business

Gambling counsellors want TV betting ads scrapped | POLL

Local Business<p>Wagga gambling counsellor Rob Nickle has welcomed a move to restrict sport betting advertising, but would prefer to see it scrapped …

Sports Betting

Miami Beach votes to ban casinos and gambling fascilities

Miami Beach commissioners have left no doubt they don’t want gambling in their city. Friday the commission, on a 6-0 vote, gave preliminary approval …

Art Basel

These Are the Striking Similarities Between Trading and Gambling

<i>"The market is a no-called-strike game. You don't have to swing at everything - you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you're a money manager</i> …

Trading

Like the unnamed Premier League footballer, I too was addicted to gambling

According to the marketing gurus at Ladbrokes, gambling is social. If you’ve watched any sport on TV in recent years you can’t have missed the …

Soccer

Sergeant jailed on charges he stole to feed gambling habit

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police sergeant has been jailed on charges he stole thousands of dollars from his department to feed his casino gambling habit.<p>The defense attorney for Altoona Sgt. Matthew Starr didn't immediately comment Wednesday on the charges filed by state police.<p>Starr was …

Crime

Gambling ad featuring only female croupiers banned for objectifying women

The advertising watchdog has banned a gambling ad from Bear Group for both objectifying women and suggesting that betting could enhance personal …

Women's News

The World’s Biggest Gambling Hub Is Adding Facial Recognition to Its ATMs

Macau plans to add security features to ATMs to monitor withdrawals, authorities in the world's largest gambling hub said as the Chinese territory …

China

Live odds ban debate exposes sport and gambling's uncomfortable mutual dependency

Watching sport on TV may not exactly be a healthy activity, but it should at least do more good than harm. Yet viewers are exposed to all manner of …

TV

Sweeping media reforms to include crackdown on TV gambling ads

The Turnbull government will launch a crackdown on betting advertising during live sporting coverage as part of a package of sweeping media reforms, …

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