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Pornhub's New Strip Poker Website Takes Care Of All Your Vices At Once

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weird News

A popular porn portal is thrusting into a new venture -- online gambling. On Monday, Pornhub.com officially opened the aptly named Pornhub Casino, an...

Katie May: A Single Mom's Journey To Royalty

Nicholas Denmon | Posted 01.25.2016 | Sports
Nicholas Denmon

Everyone knows how the internet is growing the customer pool for online businesses, but with that change in access has come a revolution on how to bes...

Get Lucky, Win, Then Maximize Your Gambling Earnings By Doing This

ZM Ishmurzina | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment
ZM Ishmurzina

Your eyes dilate. Your heart races. The hair on the back of your neck starts to tingle. You've practiced for years for this moment, but that anxiety...

Billion-dollar Jackpot or a Billion-dollar Drain on Social Welfare?

Abdul Naseer Malmi Kakkada | Posted 01.18.2016 | Business
Abdul Naseer Malmi Kakkada

While many think about the benefits of gambling, the harm imposed on the society due to gambling seems to be a lesser part of the discussion.

Lotto Loser's 'Powerball Reimbursement Fund' Raises $800 On GoFundMe

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.17.2016 | Weird News

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How Americans Really Feel About Gambling

David Crisanti | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics
David Crisanti

Even as people want others to be free to gamble, they don't want it happening in their backyard-- those that said they would not want online casino gambling in their state outnumbered those that would by nearly 60 per cent.

Why Playing The Powerball Gives You Such A Thrill

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Whenever I buy a Powerball ticket, I leave the liquor store floating on a cloud of dreams and wishes, suspended in a state of bliss as I imagine how ...

Here's How You Can Justify Buying A Powerball Lottery Ticket

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business

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Place Your Bets: Interview with Jesper Sørgaard

Randall Radic | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Randall Radic

European sports betting is big business. And it's getting bigger all the time. France gave sports betting official sanction in 2010, along with poker and horse racing. Germany followed suit two years later, granting private companies the right to offer gambling amenities.

New York Judge Bans DraftKings And Fan Duel

AP | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.11.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday barred daily fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel from doing business in New York, ordering the count...

Why Daily Fantasy Sports Is Redefining Gambling

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 12.01.2015 | New York
Amy Dardashtian

What is gambling? It's a new question with an old-aged answer. The creation of daily fantasy sports necessitates a change in our country's legal definition of gambling.

Sex and Drugs, No Rock and Roll: Straight Talk in Group Therapy

Joanna Charnas | Posted 11.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

Naming the dangerous, irresponsible, and sometimes illegal activities people use to cope when they're distressed is important during group therapy. Su...

Why Online Gambling Is Still Illegal In Most U.S. States

AP | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.25.2015 | Technology

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Internet gambling is slowly growing - but not expanding - after 2 1/2 years of online betting in the United States. Onlin...

If Daily Fantasy Isn’t Gambling, Why Did DraftKings And FanDuel Apply For Gambling Licenses?

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.24.2015 | Sports

Daily fantasy sports sites are built on a contradiction: They feel like gambling, but DraftKings and FanDuel insist that they are absolutely not gamb...

Jewish Grandmas Busted In Florida For Illegal Mah Jongg Games

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 11.24.2015 | Fifty

Police in Altamonte Springs, Florida, "shut down" a senior citizens' clubhouse for illegal gambling. What were the elderly Jewish residents doin...

'My Husband Gambled Away $8,000 and Lied About It'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 11.23.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

This is a very scary situation for a partner to be in, both because there is the threat of your husband ruining you financially, and also because he has lied so overtly that it makes you wonder what else he lies about.

'The Daily Show' Bros Out With Some Fantasy Sports Brotestors

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.19.2015 | Comedy

On Wednesday, after State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman's Nov. 10 ruling that banned fantasy sports companies from accepting bids from New Yor...

DraftKings Sues New York Attorney General Over Daily Fantasy Sports Ruling

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports

DraftKings, the largest daily fantasy sports website, sued New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Friday, three days after he ruled the compa...

Fan Duel/Draft Kings Stumble in New York

Richard Brodsky | Posted 11.12.2015 | New York
Richard Brodsky

Big money is at stake. The way the Internet undermines accepted law and practice is at stake. The limits on hypocrisy in public life, and professional sports, is at stake. The right of average dopes and geniuses to gamble is at stake.

FanDuel Tweets That Killing Fantasy Sports Could Lead To Greater Injustices

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.12.2015 | Sports

Daily fantasy sports operators suffered another big blow Tuesday when New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ruled that the industry has violate...

4 Industries Set to See Massive Disruptions From Smarter Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Shazir Mucklai | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Shazir Mucklai

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the next frontier in technology as humans are working to tap into the enormous data-processing capability of computers.

NFL Lobbyist Opens The Door To New Position On Daily Fantasy Leagues

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.30.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- If the uncertain legal status of daily fantasy sports contests were to change, the NFL would re-evaluate its approach and acceptance of...

No, Chris Christie, How The Feds Handle Fantasy Sports Is A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie earned cheers from the crowd at Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate when he slammed CNBC mo...

Meteoric Rise of DraftKings, FanDuel Poses Challenges to Lawmakers

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 10.29.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

It's hard to believe, but the humble HLHL and thousands of other tiny leagues back then were the progenitors of what has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. I

Deconstructing DFS: Separating the Game From the Gambling

Ron Shandler | Posted 10.19.2015 | Sports
Ron Shandler

The core issue: is fantasy sports a game of chance or a game of skill? The UIGEA definition says, Skill. The problem is that, when it comes to daily fantasy sports (DFS), a skill versus chance argument is a gross generalization of the issue.