News tagged with gambling

Researchers develop new method to study gambling addictions

UBC researchers have created the world's first animal laboratory experiment to successfully model human gambling. The advance will help scientists develop and test new treatments for gambling addictions, a devastating condition ...

Jun 17, 2009
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Group says poker winnings are frozen

(AP) -- An advocacy group for online poker said Tuesday that the federal government has frozen more than $30 million in the accounts of payment processors that handle the winnings of thousands of online poker players.

Jun 10, 2009
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Going for broke

(PhysOrg.com) -- Natasha Schull recalls how in the late 1990s she began observing people in Las Vegas transfixed for hours at video poker and slot machines. What, she wondered, kept them glued to machines ...

May 20, 2009
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