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From self-regulation to regulation – An analysis of gambling policy reform in Finland

Responsible gambling is a form of gambling industry self-regulation, covering the multiple ways of gambling operator’s promises to prevent and reduce gambling addiction. In Finland, where the gambling operators consider themselves to be among the most responsible operators in the world, the amendment of the Lotteries Act aimed to shift the balance from industry self-regulation to more stringent state regulation. 84 more words


Jordan Spieth Says He's Taken A Whole Lot Of Money From Tony Romo On The Golf Course

Earlier this week, we told you about the friendship between Masters champ Jordan Spieth and Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. The two have been palling around for years, showing up at birthdays and regularly playing golf together. 154 more words


How Charles Barkley Lost Almost $30 Million Gambling In Vegas

Charles Barkley’s gambling prowess is well documented. Over the years, there’s been wild stories of multi-million dollar losses at casinos in Vegas. Some wondered if Chuck had a serious gambling addiction. 118 more words


OFFLINE GAMBLING...For richer or poorer

Gambling is very popular, from way back when, and more so today.  It is a scam itself.  In fact the oldest form known.  Not only a scam, but very deceptive.  482 more words


Hackney council joins calls to regulate betting shops

Councils and residents should be given greater power to check the growth of betting shops in their area, according to a joint proposal by 62 councils across England and Wales. 500 more words


more young people have gambling problems

I read some horrifying news today on BBC website. Apparently more and more young people between the age of 18 to 35 have gambling problems and contact the advice service. 419 more words

Gambling Problems