News tagged with gambling

Portrait of gambling behavior in Quebec

The initial findings of a survey on the prevalence of gambling in Quebec have been released. The study also deals with behavior problems associated with gambling. The study reveals that nearly 70 percent of Quebec adults ...

Nov 10, 2010
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Specific brain areas for sex, money

A team of French researchers headed by Jean-Claude Dreher of the Centre de Neuroscience Cognitive in Lyon, France, has provided the first evidence that the orbitofrontal cortex (located in the anterior ventral ...

Oct 01, 2010
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EU court deals setback to online betting sites

Europe's highest court on Thursday handed down a setback to online betting sites, ruling that member states are allowed to ban them from operating to help combat fraud and protect consumers.

Jun 03, 2010
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Lawmakers push to regulate, tax online gambling

(AP) -- Prohibition didn't work with alcohol and it's not working with Internet gambling now, say lawmakers pushing Congress to approve long-shot legislation that would legalize and tax online wagering.

May 19, 2010
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House effort would legalize, tax online gambling

Americans looking to satisfy their gambling itch can do so now at the close to 1,700 casinos across the country. A bill in the House of Representatives could bring casino gambling to the approximately 86.8 million American ...

Apr 26, 2010
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