The UK government is mulling a review of the regulations on fixed odds betting terminals commonly found in pubs and betting shops, in order to reduce the risk of problem gambling developing.
Reactions to new measures designed to tackle problem gambling online have so far been mixed. The federal human services minister, Alan Tudge, said he was "hopeful that in combination [they] will have a profound impact". But ...
Australia's casinos are much better resourced than pubs and clubs to implement responsible gambling practices, but there's little evidence to suggest how effective those practices really are.
Would-be gamblers from at least 23 states tried to log onto casino gambling websites in the first night of New Jersey's test of online betting.
If Congress makes no progress on a national framework for online gambling this session, it won't be for a lack of legislation.
Internet gambling will begin in New Jersey on Nov. 26, after a five-day trial period to make sure things work properly.
Gamblers who prefer their laptops to blackjack tables could be getting a boost from Washington.
U.S. casinos are forbidding gamblers from wearing Google Glass, the tiny eyeglasses-mounted device capable of shooting photos, filming video and surfing the Internet.
Poker devotees can now skip the smoky casino and legally gamble their dollars away on the couch—at least in the state of Nevada.
Gambling provides Australian state governments with an average of 7.3% of their own taxes, about $5147 million, according to ABS data for 2010-11.