Gambling

Betting and gambling ads appear in 95% of live football matches on UK TV

Survey finds one in five commercials broadcast during TV ads in a football match was for a betting firm.<p>The overwhelming majority of advertising …

English Premier League

Casino Association reports first decrease in gambling revenue in 20 years

The biggest growth in gross gambling revenue was experienced in Western Cape — up 5.3%.<p>The biggest loss was experienced in the North West — down …

Business (South Africa)

Survey: Problem gamblers in Ohio doubled after casinos

The percentage of Ohioans deemed problem gamblers has doubled since the implementation of racinos and casinos five years ago, according to a survey …

Business

UK Government to Investigate Loot Boxes Following Petition

The UK Government must respond to a petition concerning the use of Loot Boxes as gambling in video games after it gained significant public …

Gaming

The UK government have responded to questions about in-game gambling

<b>Update, October 17:</b> <i>The UK government has provided a response to two questions on the subject of in-game gambling posed by a Labour MP last …

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

UK Petition Forces Government Response on Loot Boxes Gambling

UK Petition Forces Government Response on Loot Boxes as a Form of Gambling<p>/ October 16, 2017 at 1:21 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p>A petition regarding …

UK Parliament

PUBG item gambling is both a thing and already allegedly corrupt

Bluehole<p>When there’s predatory money to be made through gambling, it will be made. PUBG, like CS: GO, has gambling sites that tip the scales in the …

Gaming

PEGI is leaving the verdict on loot boxes up to gambling commissions

The ESRB may have said that loot boxes don't qualify as gambling, but the board's European equivalent is deferring its judgment on the topic to the …

Game Design

Are loot boxes gambling?

Sin City is the global capital of gambling. Casinos with colourful chips, well-postured croupiers and automaton pensioners plugged into slot …

Las Vegas

Gambling is Alabama's zombie

It has risen again in several rural counties.

Gambler furious at bookies after it refuses to pay out his winnings after mystery man cashes in

A disgruntled gambler was fuming after he tried to cash in a bet - only to be told a mystery person had already gone off with his winnings.<p>John …

FIFA World Cup

Peter Pan and friends hook children on web gambling

Betting shop staff not trained to spot problem gamblers, says report

Study described as a ‘wake-up call’ comes as government prepares to unveil review that could overhaul regulation<p>Betting shop staff are not properly trained to spot problem gamblers and are even encouraging customers to chase losses or adopt useless strategies, according to a report described as a …

Betting

Online betting: More addicts struggling with mobile sites

<b>The number of gambling addicts struggling with betting on mobile phones and tablets has risen, figures show.</b><p>The National Problem Gambling Clinic (NPGC) said while 24% of its patients struggled with mobile gambling in 2012-13, this rose to 63% in 2016-17.<p>Software companies are working on apps to …

Mobile

Macau is hitting it rich from gambling

INTERNATIONAL - Casinos in the world’s biggest casino hub of Macau have extended a 14-month winning streak in September, with their revenue up 16.1%, …

Las Vegas

An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gambling

Around 3.2 million Japanese have likely suffered from gambling addiction, a survey shows, amid renewed concern about pathological gambling since a …

Addiction

Who's to Blame For Zambia's Gambling Addiction Problem?

Who's to Blame For Zambia's Gambling Addiction Problem?Prominent journalist Edem Djokotoe has gone on a rant condemning casino investments, "the …

Zambia

Zambia: China's Gambling Investment Destroying Families - Journalist

[Zambia Reports] Zambian journalist Edem Djokotoe has taken aim at China's casino investments littered across the country arguing it is one of the …

Africa

Leakey Gaming Report & Where Casino Expansion is Headed

The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government in New York state recently published a study on New York gaming as a whole, which included casinos, …

Casinos

Teacher accused of gambling away $90,000; thousands stolen from homecoming fund

A Michigan high school teacher is accused of gambling away thousands of dollars from a school fund used for activities like the annual homecoming …

Louisiana legislator fined $37,000 for gambling his campaign money | NOLA.com

BATON ROUGE -- A Louisiana lawmaker must pay a $37,000 fine to the state treasury over three years under an agreement approved Friday (Sept. 15) by …

Baton Rouge

Lord Sugar leads calls to ban pre-watershed gambling adverts

Billionaire businessman and The Apprentice star Lord Sugar is leading calls for tighter regulation of gambling adverts in the UK after savaging …

HOOKED ON GAMBLING: By Choice or by Design?

Australians gamble more than any other nation in the world. We spend over $11 billion each year on pokie machines, and 70-80% of all gamblers who …

Australian Universities

TERA's New Dungeon is All About Gambling (But Not RNG)

Place your bets and test your luck at the Demon’s Wheel, the new dungeon headed to TERA next week. In a preview of the upcoming content, players are …

MMOGs

Gambling Addiction is Not Uncommon in Veterans

It has been estimated that upwards of two percent of service members struggle with gambling issues. Two percent may not sound like much. However, …

Substance Abuse

Politicians must get real about gambling reform

Growing up in suburban Brisbane I watched my stepfather slowly become a gambling addict. It's hard watching someone you love descend into …

Australian News

Labour Party pledges to 'take gambling logos off football shirts'

Scott Heppell / Reuters<p>Gambling is an industry that's deeply intertwined with football, but the Labour Party wants to separate the two.<p>Tom Watson, …

Labour Party

Ban gambling companies as football club sponsors, urges Labour

Football clubs could be banned from gaining sponsorship deals with betting companies - if Labour gets into power.<p>The policy has been unveiled by West …

Birmingham, UK

Steelers boss stole $1m from club to feed secret gambling habit

Police say Miles has made full admissions.<p>View More Local Business<p>List Your Business Here<p>Steelers boss Scott Miles has admitted he fleeced the club …

Australian News

This gravy train is a bad way to make policy on gambling

One good thing to be said about our report that sports and betting companies dominate the list of gifts to MPs is that such donations are declared …

Betting