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 3 ...

Mar 22, 2010 not rated yet 1

BetOnSports.com founder gets 4-plus years

(AP) -- The founder of the online gambling site BetOnSports.com was sentenced Monday to more than four years in prison, ending a lengthy investigation and prosecution into one of the world's largest offshore sports gambling ...

Nov 02, 2009 not rated yet 0

Not knowing when to fold 'em

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parolees with a gambling habit may resort to criminal activities and substance abuse when they are released from prison if there are few community supports to help them re-integrate, a new ...

Sep 23, 2009 not rated yet 0