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China's Internet Giants' Lottery Apps Linked to Spate of World Cup Suicides

Ryan McMorrow | Posted 09.10.2014 | Home
Ryan McMorrow

While online betting on World Cup matches has resulted in enormous profits for the gambling platforms, and a windfall for the provincial sports lotteries, it has taken a toll on Chinese society.

Putting the 'Fair' Back Into Play

Irina Bokova | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Irina Bokova

UNESCO offers a platform for collaboration and the sharing of good practices, to highlight the stakes involved and turn words into action.

A Safe Bet: Online Gambling's Good for U.S.

Patrick Basham | Posted 05.06.2012 | Technology
Patrick Basham

Prohibitionists appear to ignore the fact that most gambling sites, like any reputable business, rely on customer loyalty to remain profitable. The necessity of maintaining a strong customer base would motivate legal American service providers to offer legitimate, reputable gambling sites. Offers Betting On Endangered Species, Next BP CEO In Wake Of Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green is cashing in on the recent oil spill disaster by offering gamblers the chance to place bets on environmental and corporate fallout in...

"Kill the Referee"

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger I. Abrams

We enjoy the diversion of sports because the outcome of every contest is uncertain. If the game's outcome is predetermined, we are just watching the commission of a crime.