News tagged with gambling

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 part of the ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Neuroscience
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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.

dateMay 19, 2010 in Internet
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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 ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Internet
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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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