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Thousands Arrested Worldwide In Raids Targeting Soccer Gambling

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 07.18.2016 | World

BANGKOK (Reuters) - More than 4,000 people have been arrested worldwide and more than $13 million seized across Asia in operations targeting illegal g...

What One Woman Says It's Like To Be Married To A Man With A 'Gambling Problem'

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 07.08.2016 | Dr. Phil

Amber claims her year-and-a-half marriage to Jim is being destroyed by Jim’s gambling. She says he has lost their cars and business, and they are pr...

The Government Wants to Access Your Data... Wanna Bet?

Lori Duff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Lori Duff

In the State of New York, after shutting down operations by FanDuel and Sports Kings, the General Assembly is changing things. In mid-June, legislation overwhelmingly passed the NY version of the House that would allow fantasy sports with cash entry fees.

Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope

Allen Frances | Posted 05.16.2016 | Science
Allen Frances

A seemingly small and barely noticed organizational change in DSM-5 disguises what is really a giant conceptual leap -- one that may eventually cause large and harmful unintended consequences.

Kentucky Derby Predictions

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 05.05.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

The prized derby is this weekend in Churchill Downs and hat makers everywhere are having their yearly rush. The Kentucky Derby brings the best horses ...

4 Ways To Become A Better Risk Taker

Ken Budd | Posted 04.30.2016 | Fifty
Ken Budd

As she approached her 40s, Kayt Sukel suffered a midlife crisis... in reverse. Instead of binging on wild adventures--bungee jumping, big-game hunting, flings with Bieber-aged men-- Kayt became a play-it-safe suburbanite, which is not how she sees herself.

What Your Aging Parents Aren't Telling You - I'm Gambling Too Much

Patrick O'Brien | Posted 04.04.2016 | Fifty
Patrick O'Brien

A weekend bus trip to the casino might sound like a fun and social activity for your retired mom or dad. But if these trips are frequent and seem to t...

Free Florida Fun

Christina Oxenberg | Posted 02.08.2016 | Entertainment
Christina Oxenberg

For five centuries many have contributed to creating this perfect tiny city of Key West. Lush with green dripping trees dangling with flowers amongst ...

Almost All The Top Officials In This Texas Town Were Arrested For Corruption

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

Nearly every top elected official in a small Texas town was arrested last week after being accused of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes and hel...

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, 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

A GoFundMe account set up for a woman who claimed to have blown her entire savings on Powerball tickets has been shut down -- despite raising more tha...

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 I...

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

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business

You might think that ponying up $2 for Saturday’s record-breaking Powerball lottery is a useless exercise. After all, the odds of winning the now $8...

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.

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...

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 gambl...

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 doing? Pla...

'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 compan...