Tag Archives: Gambling Addiction
- Crown Resorts defends pokies integrity in landmark suit
September 13, 2017
Australian-listed Crown Resorts Ltd. has entered the court room with full arms swinging as it fends off allegations that its poker machines are designed to cause gambling addiction. The Sydney Morning Herald reported Crown Resorts went on the offensive at the start of the hearing of a landmark lawsuit filed...
- Jessica Broekhuis: Gambling is fun but be responsible
July 26, 2016
In this interview with CCalvinAyre.com’s Rebecca Liggero, author Jessica Broekhuis shares how everyone can enjoy gambling without falling into the traps of addiction. “If one oversteps the bounds of moderation, the greatest pleasures cease to please.” These were the immortal words of the famed Greek philosopher Epictetus that rings true...
- Confessions of a Poker Writer: My Struggles With Gambling
July 30, 2014
Lee Davy continues his confessions series with a deep delve into his personal gambling habits. My name is Lee Davy and I am a gambling addict. Like most young kids in the UK, my first gambling experience was The Grand National - the greatest horse race in the world. My...
- Gambling Study Reveals a Problem With the UK’s Homeless
April 4, 2014
Gambling study reveals a problem with the UK’s homeless as researchers discover evidence to suggest that they are 10-times more likely to have a gambling problem than the UK population as a whole. Is gambling a cause or consequence of homelessness? That never before posed question is now dangling from...
- Russia legislation to label gambling addicts as “incompetent” individuals
January 7, 2013
Russia's perplexing stance on gambling in the Motherland has taken another confusing turn after the country's lawmakers recently adopted amendments that basically called for "gambling addiction" as a legal basis for curtailing the way they live their lives. According to RT.com, Russian president Vladimir Putin signed the amendments late last...
- Ask Calvin Ayre: is online gaming more addicting than land based?
July 22, 2010
Calvin Ayre answers a question regarding online and land-based gambling addiction in the video below. You can read more about Howard J. Shaffer and his studies on gambling addiction and related areas. If you would like to submit a question for Calvin to answer in an upcoming video please do...
iGaming Strategy & Search Think Tank Recap
January 31, 2014
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October 28, 2016
Interview with Optimal Payments’ President and CEO Joel Leonoff
September 24, 2014