News tagged with gambling

How did gambling become legitimate?

Why do some consumption practices become legitimate while others remain stigmatized? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research looks at the way the public discourse regarding casino gambling has shifted in the last ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Wanna make a bet that women gamble?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Typical Australian gamblers are no longer just men playing poker, with more women becoming addicted, isolated and even suicidal, a researcher from The University of Queensland has warned.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Social Sciences
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No limit to pokies problem

Problem gamblers are being created at a rate of almost one for every new poker machine introduced, new research has found.

dateJan 08, 2010 in Other
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