News tagged with online gambling

How you name it matters: 'Gambling' vs. 'gaming'

(Phys.org) —Is online betting fun entertainment or a seedy fraud? Your opinion likely depends on whether you label it "gambling" or "gaming," reports a new Cornell study that shows how industry labels help shape consumer ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Gibraltar betting on US online gaming

The tiny British territory of Gibraltar is bidding to snap up a giant slice of the nascent US online gaming market as states gradually begin to relax a ban on Internet betting.

Oct 08, 2013
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China busts $11 bln online gambling ring

Chinese authorities have busted what is reportedly the country's biggest online gambling ring, which allegedly handled bets of more than 70 billion yuan ($11 billion), according to state media.

Nov 02, 2012
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Australian gamblers spend big online - but it's risky

Australians are spending around $1 billion annually on illegal offshore gambling sites, yet with few regulations in place they are leaving themselves open to identity fraud, being ripped off or developing gambling problems.

Jun 05, 2012
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