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Panic in BC as media spreads irrational online gambling fear

TAGs: BC Government, problem gambling

Why is it that when mainstream news channels cover online gaming legalisation stories, they always harp on about problem gambling? I don’t see news reports droning on about the dangers of cars, or alcohol drinking, do you? Nor is there any mention here of the Harvard Business School addiction department study that concluded that there is no evidence of an increase in addition when you compare internet to land based gaming. But then again that doesn’t make for compelling news headlines, does it? Read more.

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