Gambling

Gambling ban on Cologne seniors’ illegal bingo game to be lifted

Residents at a retirement home in Cologne were told earlier this week that their weekly bingo game was illegal. They have now been given a …

Public Policy

'I was trying to use gambling as an escape from the s**t that was going on in my life...I was genuinely on the brink'

Soon afterwards, McMahon and manager David Murphy signed with London-based Boxing Ireland Promotions.<p>The plan was to fast track the 23-year-old to …

News (Ireland)

Gambling Teens Exhibit Low Academic Performance

Young teens who gamble are at greater risk of struggling in school, according to a new Canadian study published in Springer’s <i>Journal of Gambling</i> …

Psychosocial

Gambling companies have the biggest presence in the red-hot ICO market

• <b>Gambling companies are leading the way in the initial coin offering market, according to Credit Suisse research.</b>• <b><br>The report found gaming and gambling companies stand to benefit from the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.</b><p>Investing in an initial coin offering (ICO) is a bit of a gamble in and of …

Business

How iGaming Companies Work With Responsible Gaming

The multi-billion dollar iGaming industry is set to grow even further in the coming year. Sports betting has also seen tremendous growth, and new …

Czech Republic

Anti-gambling crusader wins $25K in gaming sweepstakes

<b>CHICAGO •</b> A suburban Chicago woman who has crusaded against gambling for decades has won $25,000 by playing a sweepstakes game at a gambling …

St. Louis

Three women among 21 held on gambling charge

The Commissioner’s Task Force personnel arrested 21 persons, including three women, on the charge of gambling from an apartment in the Commercial Tax …

Crime

Belgium Government Warns of Harsher Digital Advertising Code - PACEDm.com - Performance Marketing Insider

The Belgian Chamber of Representatives has approved a new mandate that is targeting digital marketers in general, and those who promote gambling …

Advertising

Gambling addict stole £12,000 from elderly woman in his care

<b>A man ‘abused his position of trust’ by stealing nearly £12,000 from a woman in his care in order to fund his gambling habit.</b><p>Chris Best, 39, of Amity …

Crime

Regulator warns Bitcoin buyers: Be ready to lose all your money

<b>The head of one of Britain's leading financial regulators has warned people to be ready to "lose all their money" if they invest in Bitcoin.</b><p>Andrew Bailey, head of the Financial Conduct Authority, told the BBC that neither central banks nor the government stood behind the "currency" and therefore it …

Boss Loses Wife And Money

Boss: It's not easy being a professional gambler. I lost a million dollars and my wife in one week. But I don't want to be a quitter because I know …

Dilbert

Elton-Marshall: How video games turn kids into gamblers

Are we setting our children up for a gambling addiction without realizing it?<p>One of the hottest new video games this holiday season is Star Wars …

Electronic Arts

The Link Between Drugs And Depression

Ever wondered why depression is rife among drug users? Depression is one of the largest problems facing drug users, as far as their mental health is …

Psychology

New study probes impact of 'female-focused' gambling ads

Bookmakers have begun prominently featuring women in their ads and promoting betting odds on TV shows like The Bachelorette, researchers say.

Australian Universities

Betting is to become VAT-free

Gambling on the outcome of an event, including sports, will be exempt from Value Added Tax (VAT) from January, as will the services of bookmakers and …

Malta

Lefkoe's Locks: Saints vs. Falcons Gambling Preview and Prediction

Watch above for Adam Lefkoe's gambling prediction for Week 14 <i>Thursday Night Football</i>.<p>Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere.<p>Connect to the NFL stories, teams, athletes and highlights that make the game more than a …

Sports

Catena Media acquires German affiliate for €26.5m - Gambling Insider

https://www.gamblinginsider.com/news/4612/catena-media-acquires-german-affiliate-...<p>3 days ago - Maltese <i>affiliate</i> network <i>Catena Media</i> have announced …

Live sport gambling ad limits from March 2018

Live sport broadcasts will no longer be interrupted by gambling advertising under draft laws introduced to federal parliament.<p>Under the legislation …

Sports Betting

'Psychological distress and emotional turmoil': West Aussies face gambling problem

More than 50 people per month are seeking help for their gambling addiction through WA's primary problem gambling counselling service.<p>And it is not …

Emotions

Lift the ban on sports gambling?

The Supreme Court could open the floodgates to legal betting on sports, a move that would need citizens, not just state lawmakers and sports leagues, …

Digital Age

Lefkoe's Locks: Steelers vs. Bengals Gambling Preview and Prediction

Watch above for Adam Lefkoe's gambling prediction for Week 13's <i>Monday Night Football</i> game.<p><i>Looking for the best NFL coverage around? Bleacher Report is the go-to destination for armchair quarterbacks everywhere. Connect to the NFL stories, teams, athletes and highlights that make the game more than</i> …

Sports

Scottish gambler wins $8.5 MILLION playing online slots in his kitchen

I've never gotten the appeal of slot machines, even when one of my college roommates disappeared one night in a casino for a few hours only to return with a couple Gs. That worked out for everyone. Still, who goes to a casino just to sit in a dark, smoke-filled corner pulling a lever? Playing slots …

Golf

Radioactive playing cards found by German police

Gambler could identify cards marked with Iodine-125 using a concealed detector<p>A German restaurant owner is in hot water for allegedly marking playing …

Contract Bridge

Raids on 24-hour convenience stores that are fronts for online gambling - Nation

MIRI: Sarawak police are going after those who operate 24-hour convenience stores as fronts or to provide reloads for online gambling.<p>Police raided …

Sarawak

THE BITE OF THE GAMBLING BUG!

AS THE December holiday season approaches South Africans will be flocking to entertainment hotspots to relax and have fun.<p>But don’t do it in such a …

News (South Africa)

Andrew Wilkie calls for Raiders to reimburse problem gambler

Tasmanian anti-poker machine advocate and Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has called for the Raiders club to reimburse an addicted gambler after it was …

UK Gambling Commission weighs in on loot crate legality

Statement warns of blurred lines<p>The U.K. Gambling Commission today posted a statement clarifying that video game loot boxes do not qualify as gambling under current British law. However, the statement also warns that loot boxes show how “the line between video gaming and gambling is becoming …

Gaming

Cryptocurrencies – investing or gambling?

[MUSIC PLAYING]<p>Cryptocurrencies have appeared on the scene in the last few years, and how they differ to conventional currencies is mainly related to …

Bitcoin

Berlin November days away

The eagerly awaited annual Berlin November horse race is taking centre stage this weekend and once again has teamed up with the Eastern Cape Gambling …

News (South Africa)

Belgium's Gaming Commission Has Declared That Lootboxes Are Gambling

Last week, the country of Belgium used their gaming commission to look into whether games like Overwatch and Star Wars: Battlefront II should be …