Tag Archives: Howard J. Shaffer
- TV exec’s seven-figure casino debts support Harvard addiction research
July 30, 2011
Jerome Powers, CEO of luxury lifestyle cable network Plum TV, has settled a lawsuit with Connecticut's Mohegan Sun casino over an unpaid $1.2m marker. Terms of the out-of-court settlement were not disclosed. In May 2009, the Mohegan Sun extended Powers a $1.2m line of credit, which Powers promptly maxed out...
- Harvard Medical School professors debunk gambling mythology
July 21, 2011
As more and more jurisdictions across the United States consider introducing gambling options or expanding existing ones, one of the chief hurdles that must be cleared is the concern over the effect such moves will have on society. In the District of Columbia, Councilmember Tommy Wells recently announced his intention...
- 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...
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