News tagged with gambling founder gets 4-plus years

(AP) -- The founder of the online gambling site 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 ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Internet
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Families suffer from problem gambling

Many people perceive gambling to be a harmless recreational activity. However, it is estimated that six to eight million people in the United States personally suffer from a gambling related problem. This problem seems to ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Not knowing when to fold 'em

( -- 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 University of Alberta ...

dateSep 23, 2009 in Social Sciences
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